Flight Software - Simulation Developer - 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.


The Flight Software - Simulation Developer is responsible for maintaining and updating Area-I’s in-house simulation environments used to analyze aircraft, mission, and autopilot performance. This role requires a strong understanding of vehicle dynamics and equations of motion. This role involves embedding with project engineering teams to provide subject matter expertise to design impacts on aircraft and mission performance through simulation evaluation. The role also includes flight test data analysis and simulation performance verification with flight data.


  • BS in Aerospace Engineering, Robotics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical engineering, or related field, with a focus on vehicle dynamics.
  • Experience with: Aircraft platforms, flight dynamics, 6DOF simulations and subsystem component modeling.
  • Experience with flight testing and data analysis.
  • Experience with C++ and/or Fortran.
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret security clearance.


  • Experience with the following:
  • Maintaining and updating simulation environment codebase.
  • Developing simulations to test guidance and control architectures before progressing to flight testing and finally deployed products.
  • Developing and analyzing Monte Carlo simulations.
  • Analyzing flight test data.

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
    Flight Software - Simulation Developer - AREA-I
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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