Senior Modeling and Simulation Engineer - Platform (Remote Ok) at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Catalyst - Mission Autonomy and Planning

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.

We are working on cutting edge complex systems that need to operate in the harshest of conditions. To support our development and deployments tasks we are building up a Modeling and Simulation team to support our efforts. Our goal is to create a modeling and simulation capability to support all stages of our current and future product life cycles, from prototype development all the way to deployment, training and sustainment.


  • Have an outsized impact on the culture and key architectural decisions of the team
  • Work on challenging problems in a fast-paced environment from across our portfolio of programs and products which include
  • Work with multi-disciplinary subject matter experts to understand and adequately model pertinent sub-system, system and system of system dynamics

Work with internal and external customers to understand simulation requirements and develop efficient modeling and simulation solutions

  • Simulation solutions for Guidance, Navigation and Control algorithm development
  • Software-In-The-Loop (SITL) solutions
  • Hardware-In-The-Loop (HITL) solutions
  • Pilot-In-The-Loop (PITL) solutions
  • Customer product training solutions
  • Monte-Carlo simulation analysis
  • Failure mode analysis


  • 10 years in relevant Science and/or Engineering related field; relevant academic experience (BSc. etc.) qualifies
  • Knowledge of flight dynamics/flight physics and control
  • Nominal proficiency with C/C++
  • Nominal proficiency with scientific computing systems (Mathworks products (e.g., MATLAB, SIMULINK etc.), scientific Python (e.g., numpy, scipy))
  • Flight test data processing experience
  • Experience with developing sub-system and system level models (Air vehicle, ground vehicles, ground based sensors and other types of complex systems)
  • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data


  • 15 years in relevant Science and/or Engineering related field; relevant academic experience (BSc., MSc. Phd) qualifies
  • Advanced proficiency with C/C++
  • Advanced proficiency with Mathworks products (MATLAB, SIMULINK etc.)
  • Nominal proficiency with FORTRAN
  • Experience with model development to support Guidance, Navigation and Control algorithm development
  • Flight test support experience
  • Experience with developing emulated/simulation interfaces for on-board avionics
  • Early stage startup experience

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 Modeling and Simulation Engineer - Platform (Remote Ok)
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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