Test Pilot

Anduril Industries

Irvine, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering QA
  • Post Date: 01/03/2021
  • Website: anduril.com
  • Company Address: , Orange, CA

About Anduril Industries

Anduril is a defense technology company that works to make America safer.

Job Description

Anduril is a defense technology company, bringing Silicon Valley talent and funding to the defense sector. Our technology helps our customers solve their toughest challenges by enabling them to make better, more informed decisions in life-and-death situations. We’ve assembled a diverse team of experts in artificial intelligence, computer vision, sensor fusion, optics, and data analysis that are creating software and hardware solutions to radically evolve the capabilities of the United States and our allies. If you are passionate about solving problems that have real impact, come join Anduril and build the future of defense.
 
SUMMARY / ABOUT THE JOB
 
At Anduril we are developing unmanned aerial systems capable of terminal guidance, long range intelligence collection, precision relative and global navigation, and unsupervised autonomy. The Test Engineering team works across the entire spectrum of products ranging from Lattice Ghost UAS, Sentry Tower, cUAS and our other platforms. As a UAV Test Pilot, you will support the development and field testing of Anduril’s Unmanned Aerial System products. In this position you will prepare aircraft for flight, conduct flight tests of the aircraft as the test pilot, maintain test aircraft and support the test engineering team during product development. This position will be dedicated a new revolutionary design of a larger UAS from first flight through fielding and beyond.

Requirements:

    • 8+ years of RC pilot experience
    • Experience with both fixed and rotary wing aircraft
    • Significant mechanical experience building or working on aircraft
    • Ability to travel 25-50% of the time
    • Ability to get and maintain a FAA part 107 certificate
    • Significant knowledge and understanding of National Airspace regulations and operating restrictions
    • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks
    • Able to work extended hours as required
    • US Citizenship required

Additional Desired Experience (Plus):

    • Knowledge and understanding of PID controller
    • Experience flying aircraft 200+ pounds
    • FAA pilot license
    • A&P mechanic
U.S. Citizenship is required as this position needs to access export-controlled data.
 
Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate to work on problems that matter, we’d love to hear from you!

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.