Mechanical Engineer- Power Systems at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Mechanical 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.


  • Own hardware from concept generation to real world use
  • Use first principles physics as a basis for every decision
  • Lead design reviews, run analysis, visit vendors, define and execute hardware test plans
  • Build prototypes, analyze failures, and transition successful projects into production
  • Support critical hardware demonstrations with customers as needed
  • Travel to test sites as needed


  • Experience in an immersive technical project (collegiate project teams or professional settings)
  • Experience in the mechanical design of high power battery packaging including, bus bars, cable routing, thermal management, BMS and cell monitoring integration, etc.
  • 2+ years of mechanical experience in a professional experience
  • CAD skills (any platform) and ability to make high quality engineering drawings that meet common industry standards
  • Demonstrated hands-on fabrication skills
  • High competence with, and fluid use of, engineering first principles
  • BS, Mechanical Engr, MS or PhD in an engineering field
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. top secret security clearance


  • Experience in NX/Teamcenter
  • A whole-picture mindset with a focus on complex system integration
  • Familiarity with high power (50+kW) and high voltage (>400Vdc) design, testing, and lab safety
  • Ability to integrate electronic components into mechanical designs (radios, computers, sensors etc.)
  • Experience with industry best practices relating to machining, sheet metal fabrication, and 3D printing

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
    Mechanical Engineer- Power Systems
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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