Recruitment Manager at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Sydney

Team: Australia - Internal Operations

Anduril is a defence technology company, bringing Silicon Valley talent and funding to the defence 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 defence.

As the first member of the Australia Recruiting team, you have the ability to shape the way Anduril Australia builds a team. You will be given the unique opportunity to partner with the leadership team on the initial and ongoing hiring strategies for the region. You will be seen as a high-trust partner to the greater organization. This opportunity is truly unique and best suited for someone who likes early stage growth.


  • As the first Talent Acquisition partner on the ground you will partner with Executive leadership on the recruitment strategy for Anduril Australia
  • Source and identify top technical talent across multiple disciplines within Software and Hardware industries
  • Plan and host recruitment events
  • Manage candidates through entire recruiting process
  • Work with hiring teams to identify needs on the team
  • Partner with interviewers and hiring managers to define interview process and new evaluation techniques
  • Cultivate employee referrals
  • Partner with and manage third party recruitment firms
  • Ensure candidates have positive experience throughout the recruitment process
  • Kick off University recruiting efforts in Australia

  • 5+ years experience recruiting in the Australian tech market
  • Previous experience working at companies that have scaled quickly
  • Experience recruiting in either high tech or defence environments
  • Ability to thrive in undefined environments
  • Extensive experience sourcing software engineering, mechanical engineering and electrical engineering talent in the Australian market
  • Experience with salary negotiations
  • Full cycle recruiting experience across multiple disciplines
Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Recruitment Manager
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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