Software Engineer - Android - Area-I at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Atlanta, GA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Area-I Software

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 an Android Software Engineer you’ll be working on our new UAV command and control plug-in written primarily in Java for the Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK). You'll help the team define and develop the MVP to command and control Area-I's unmanned platforms on tactical tablets. Additionally, you'll Integrate directly with drone hardware to build new in-flight experiences for controlling drone positioning, behavior and data capture. Other responsibilities will include Analyze and optimize mobile applications for efficiency and performance for critical flight workflows as well as work with mission operators and engineering teams to prototype, test, and ship new user- facing improvements and features.


  • Minimum 1 year of experience with writing, testing, shipping, maintaining, and supporting live mobile applications
  • Demonstrated proficiency with the Android ecosystem (Java/Kotlin)
  • Exhibit a passion for user interfaces balancing technology with customer impact
  • The ability to iterate on solutions and respond to change effectively
  • U.S. Person Status is required as this position needs to access export-controlled data.


  • Familiarity with ATAK, TAK Server, and WinTAK
  • Prior experience with multimedia and video streaming protocols
  • Drone piloting experience

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
    Software Engineer - Android - Area-I
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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