Flight Test Engineer

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.
The Test Engineering team at Anduril works across the entire spectrum of products ranging from Lattice Ghost UAS, Sentry Tower, CUAS and our other platforms. Our team conducts full system level development testing, new production acceptance testing, sub-component qualification testing and much more.  In short, if it involves test we support it.  If you are interested in working in an extremely innovative and fast paced environment, where your work directly makes an impact and difference in the products that are fielded this a fantastic opportunity. As a Test and Evaluation (T&E) engineer, under minimal supervision, you will determine and develop various approaches to achieve T&E goals and help guide the completion of test activities.  This position will initially act as test engineer for product development, aircraft acceptance and flight operations. Test duties include system level T&E of hardware and software with emphasis placed on resource planning, conducting ground and flight testing, process improvement/development and participating in technical test reviews.

Job Requirements:

      •  A bachelor's degree or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and 2 years engineering experience. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.
      • Previous expertise and working knowledge of the National Airspace System and UAS operating rules and regulations thereof.
      • Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties.
      • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.
      • Strong computer and documentation experience.
      • Must have strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas.
      • Able to work extended hours as required.
      • US Citizenship required

Additional Desired Experience (Plus):

    • Aerospace engineering degree
    • Experience working with the Department of Defense (DoD)
    • Experience as a test conductor, test director, test pilot/navigator or similar
    • Component level qualification experience
    • Familiar with MIL standard testing
    • Prior drone experience or small UAS
    • Ability to obtain security clearance
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will require the ability to access U.S. only data systems and 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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