Mission Operations Engineer - SIP Training Manager at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Mission Operations

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 to create software and hardware solutions that 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 Training and Development Manager to join our team. As part of our support to USSOCOM’s System Integration Partner Program, the Training and Development Manager will support our partner by being responsible for the creation, management, and delivery of world-class, technical training instruction, enabled through an understanding of the Program’s products and our partner’s unique demands. Multi-functional work and proactive communication across internal teams will help you drive the end-to-end customer experience. If you are passionate about educating others on ground- breaking technology, contributing to the national security mission, interacting alongside professionals that span a wide-range of disciplines, and providing best-in-class training support, Anduril is interested in speaking with you.

We are a fast-growing company at the early stages of our growth, and you will be expected to own material and important projects during your time on the team which will have a significant impact on the Program’s trajectory. Anduril fosters a diverse, collaborative, culture with plenty of opportunities for ownership and professional growth.


  • Develop and manage the delivery of training and education across the entire Systems Integration Partner family-of-systems
  • Design training curriculums (POIs) across a variety of platforms, ranging from computer-based simulations and knowledge portals to hands-on individual and collective training
  • Build, deploy and resource a globally distributed training cadre
  • Create and update training material for Anduril and Partner product capabilities
  • Collaborate with industry partners to remain up to date on latest product and technology updates within the family-of-systems
  • Work across all Anduril teams, including Product, Engineering, Design, and Operations, to capture product updates and support training of End Users
  • Build tools, collect data, and inform Program Management and Business Development efforts


  • 10-years of work experience
  • Ownership mentality with strong initiative in managing your own work, andpossibly that of others.
  • Resourcefulness. You should have a natural bias towards action and assuming responsibility very early on in your Anduril career
  • Training and training management background. Ideally managing training POIs and major training events for military or Special Operations Forces (SOF)
  • Candidates who thrive in a dynamic and ambiguous environment where multitasking and time management skills are essential — you are leadership on a team that is helping our partner solve a critical challenge
  • Comfort with communicating complex thoughts simply across various methods of communication and tools
  • Ability to comfortably work in a cross-functional, matrix environment with little to no hierarchical relationships
  • Enthusiasm towards transforming US and allied military capabilities with advanced technology


  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Secret security clearance.
  • Prior Special Operations experience extremely helpful
  • Ability to travel up to 50%
  • Expertise in cUASsystem employment a plus

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
    Mission Operations Engineer - SIP Training Manager
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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