Embedded Software Engineer (New Grad) - AREA-I at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Atlanta, GA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Area-I Software

Area-I, Inc., An Anduril Company, is a Metro-Atlanta based company dedicated to the development of state-of-the-art unmanned aircraft systems designed for use by the United States Armed Forces. We specialize in the development of unmanned aircraft systems that eject from host platforms or modular launch systems. These platforms are designed to meet the specific needs of our customers, where we design, build, test, and ultimately deliver unique solutions to the customer. Area-I’s customers include the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, and NASA.


Responsible for designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining embedded applications for command and control of unmanned systems. Area-I’s software modules range from enhanced mission autonomy (sensor fusion and routing) to software system interoperability (architecture, communications, and devices). These applications will be used in a tactically relevant environment by Area-I’s DoD customers and make meaningful impacts to the warfighter. You and your team will be responsible for developing software for Air-Launched Effects (ALEs), launcher systems, and or payloads in a fast-paced Agile environment.


  • Proficient in C++ and C.
  • Generate design prototypes.
  • Produce robust and testable software.
  • Knowledge of modern software engineering practices, including Agile methodologies.
  • Experience with using Git version control.
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance.


  • Familiarity with unmanned systems and robotics.
  • Prior experience with build systems (CMake).
  • Working knowledge of various communications protocols (especially TCP/IP networking).
  • Experience with Docker.
  • Prior experience with CI/CD.
  • Have a bias for action. If you see a problem, you want to solve it.

Area-I 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!


Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Embedded Software Engineer (New Grad) - AREA-I
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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