Harness Design Engineer at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Electrical Engineering

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.

We are looking for a Harness Design Engineer to join our team.


  • Plan and document signal interconnections between system components by generating harness schematic drawings
  • Research and select appropriate connectors, back-shells, contacts, wire, shielding, and cable construction for the product and environment
  • Prepare harness assembly instructions and test procedures, incorporating your knowledge of industry standards and best practices
  • Evaluate corrosion resistance, acceptable temperature range, UV tolerance, watertightness of interconnects through analysis and testing
  • Work closely with other electrical, mechanical, software, and test engineers to deliver fully functional products
  • Work in a fast-paced environment supporting new developments, active deployments, and customer operated hardware
  • Concurrently manage involvement in multiple projects at various stages


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent
  • +3 years hands-on experience designing electrical harnessing for rugged commercial, industrial, aerospace, or military applications
  • Experience working directly with harness manufacturers to deliver high quality, high reliability products
  • Familiarity with common electrical bus interfaces (CAN, Ethernet, RS422, RS232, USB) and fiber optics
  • Familiarity with high voltage (>100VDC), single- and three-phase AC power
  • Experience reading system interconnect schematics and connector pinout drawings
  • Proficient in 3D CAD modeling or similar harness design software
  • Exceptional organization and communication skills (both written and oral)
  • U.S. Person status 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!

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Harness Design Engineer
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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