Sensing Systems Engineer at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Mountain View, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Electrical Engineering

Anduril is a defense technology company, bringing Silicon Valley talent 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.

At Anduril, we rely heavily upon a network of sensors to drive critical product infrastructure. From imaging to radar sensors, you’ll provide the fundamental component to the way our products are able perceive the world.


  • In this role you will help take products from early concepts to reality--Playing a critical role in product architecture, design, integration, optimization, & lifecycle support, with special consideration to the sensing systems and architecture our products employ
  • Identify key sensor technologies to address current and future product needs; work with product leads to distill impactful sensing capabilities
  • Writing fast and functional code to perform sensor integration that is reliable and robust
  • Integrate sensor nodes into the larger Anduril software stack
  • Drive the vertical integration, and optimization of sensor system for a continually evolving product and application space; coordinating short to medium-term efforts across multiple hardware and software teams
  • Support existing product deployments in the field; identifying, diagnosing, and addressing P0 hardware and software issues
  • Debug complex electro-mechanical systems


  • The ideal candidate will have at least 2+ years of experience designing, developing on, or optimizing remote sensing systems. (Radar, Lidar, EO, IR, etc)
  • Strong proficiency in writing software for sensor data analysis (python, matlab, c++, etc)
  • Driven, autonomous, hungry, and passionate about your work. Desire to be a part of a team and work with stakeholders across different functional domains
  • Strong technical communication skills, providing the ability to deliver critical technical briefings and conclusions to technical leadership, company leadership, and customers
  • Working knowledge of statistics for analysis of sensor data
  • Strong fundamentals in math, linear algebra, and signal processing
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance

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
    Sensing Systems Engineer
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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