Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Analysis Expert - AREA-I at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Atlanta, GA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Area-I Mechanical Engineering

Area-I, 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 experienced Mechanical Engineer with a background in classical hand calculations and finite-element or numerical methods analyses, you'll serves as a member of the core mechanical engineering team to lead IRAD (internal research and development) projects, and help develop company standards, processes, and resources in mechanical engineering.


  • Experience with the following:
  • Performing and coaching others in various analyses that are appropriate for each phase of design.
  • Reviewing and approving designs and analyses.
  • Helping develop company Mechanical Engineering standards and processes.
  • Facilitating shared knowledge among engineers through a web-based design manual.
  • Leading continuous improvement projects and teams.
  • Recommending and building company analysis resources.
  • Providing status reports and supporting documentation.
  • U.S. Person Status is required as this position needs to access controlled data.


  • Minimum BS in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or a related field.
  • 8+ years relevant industry experience (6+ with MS, 4+ with PhD).
  • Expertise in structures, composites, dynamics, heat transfer, aero/fluids, or similar analyses.
  • Matlab, C/C++, and/or python for modeling and analysis.
  • Finite-element expertise desired.
  • Instrumentation and testing experience desired.
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance.

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
    Sr. Mechanical Engineer - Analysis Expert - AREA-I
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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