Robotics Engineer - AREA-I at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Atlanta, GA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Area-I Robotics

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.


As a Robotics Engineer at Area-I, you will be an integral team member focused on developing novel strategies for mission autonomy and control of unmanned vehicles and their payloads. The person in this position will work as part of a team to develop capabilities for multiple mission requirements, including aircraft control, mission execution, and sensor guided mission sets. We are looking for candidates willing to work in teams with a wide array of responsibilities and flexibility within a multi-disciplinary group. Applicants that have experience with algorithms, data messaging, and UI development are strongly encouraged to apply. Past and current customers include the U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, NOAA, NASA, and other defense industry partners.


  • C++, QML, Javascript, MATLAB, or Simulink experience required.
  • Knowledge of networking applications (OSI, TCP/IP models) is a plus.
  • Experience with multi-threaded application development is a plus.
  • Proven experience with path-planning algorithms is a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance.


  • Experience with the following:
  • Designing, developing, implementing, verifying, and testing algorithms to perform guidance navigation and control of unmanned vehicles.
  • Coding and testing software based upon software specifications.
  • Supporting software development using formal specifications, data flow diagrams, and other accepted design techniques.
  • Providing status reports and support documentation.
  • Working with program managers to identify requirements and meet those requirements on schedule for highly visible corporate initiatives.

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
    Robotics Engineer - AREA-I
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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