Test Technician at Anduril Industries | Powderkeg

Location: Costa Mesa, CA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Mechanical 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.


  • Member of an interdisciplinary team capable of executing static, dynamic, fatigue, thermal and vibration testing
  • Test items ranging from small integrated electronics systems to whole aircraft fuselages and large structures
  • Operate and maintain thermal chambers, vibration tables, data acquisition systems and structural testing equipment as needed to execute test objectives
  • Build test equipment and execute test procedures to inform and validate design decisions
  • Support critical hardware demonstrations with customers as needed
  • Travel to test sites as needed


  • 2+ years of professional experience in a engineering technician capacity or similar
  • Experience in preparing and executing test procedures with high levels of attention to detail
  • Demonstrated hands-on fabrication and assembly skills
  • Instrumentation installation and checkout experience (strain gauge application, sensor calibration, thermocouple install, cable harness assembly, etc.)
  • Familiarity with DAQ system setup and collection
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, demanding, flexible team environment
  • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data


  • Experience with environmental chamber equipment, vibration qualification testing, and/or battery discharge testing
  • Familiarity with electro-mechanical systems such as motors, computers, and power systems
  • Experience with machining, sheet metal fabrication, welding, and 3D printing
  • Demonstrated sense of drive and ability to work in cross-functional teams effectively

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
    Test Technician
  • Company
    Anduril Industries
  • Location
    Irvine, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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