Senior Electrical System Test 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.


  • Create, maintain electrical system test strategy, and test plans for various UAV and Ground Control products
  • Analyze and drive coverage and analysis of failures observed in integration and system level testing
  • Integration testing of electrical subsystems and functionality
  • Facilitate electrical system performance, calibration, durability, and environmental testing of developmental hardware per test plan
  • Develop and maintain test standards, design, and develop test equipment or procuring and handling purchased test capital equipment to support test readiness
  • Act as a liaison to conduct test ground and flight testing and support flight test team during tests
  • Leverage data analysis and existing tools to reproduce and characterize failures
  • Validation of automated test systems


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics, Computer, Mechanical Engineering, or related fields
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience with emphasis on hardware validation and verification testing
  • Familiarity with hardware development life cycle, reliability, and compliance testing
  • General understanding of engineering concepts, principles, and theory with technical experience demonstrating the application of those concepts while ensuring safety and regulatory compliance
  • Familiarity with Python and/or MATLAB for data parsing and data visualization
  • Familiarity with electronics test equipment such as power supplies, electronic loads, oscilloscope, function generators, data acquisition and measurement sensors
  • Familiarity with environmental testing such as MIL-STD-810 and MIL-STD-461
  • Strong root cause analysis skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to travel to and work at remote sites supporting test integration, commissioning and training as required
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance


  • 10+ years of relevant industry experience
  • Pursuing a Master’s of Science or PHD in Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with firmware integration, vehicle level validation and debugging
  • Demonstrated knowledge of regulatory compliance standards

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
    Senior Electrical System Test Engineer
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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