Software Safety Engineer

Vehicle Autonomy

Updated on 5/22/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning

Compensation Overview

$124,000 - $231,000Annually

+ Healthcare coverage + Life insurance + Generous holiday calendar + Paid leave + Professional development stipend + Other perks


Newport Beach, CA, USA

  • Degree in Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Robotics, or a related field
  • Experience in safety critical industry, particularly with safety-critical software development standards, software safety fault/hazard analysis, and requirements-driven software verification and validation strategies
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the application of industry safety standards
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the application of engineering standards into engineering processes or requirements
  • Experience writing testable system-level and software-level safety requirements
  • Experience working with requirements management tools like JAMA, Polarion, etc
  • Experience assessing software design and performing code reviews
  • Must be eligible to obtain and hold a US DoD Security Clearance
  • Take a leading role in ensuring Anduril products are able to preserve key functionality and continue meeting safety goals in the presence of faults, failures, and functional limitations
  • Collaborate with software subject-matter-experts to identify potential insufficiencies and specify countermeasures to ensure that Anduril products are able to achieve safety goals
  • Define and develop test, verification, and validation plans for our complex software product capabilities to ensure overall system safety
  • Define a strategy to comply with appropriate Industry standards like DO 178C and MIL-STD-882 E
  • Define safety goals from product requirements
  • Apply safety engineering techniques to perform a variety of safety analyses such as hazard analysis, fault tree analysis, failure modes & effects analysis and dependent failure analysis
  • Work directly with robotics system and software engineers to generate functional and software safety requirements based on structured safety analysis techniques
  • Collaborate closely with other partner teams, such as hardware, product, and test operations as needed
  • Understand technical implementation at the architectural level and propose technical alternatives when necessary; ask questions that clarify priorities.

Anduril Industries specializes in the development of autonomous systems for defense, incorporating advanced AI via their Lattice OS. This robust platform facilitates sophisticated command and control abilities and integrates modular hardware components for scalable solutions. This focus on high-level autonomy in critical missions positions them as a leader in defense technology, offering employees a dynamic environment where cutting-edge technology meets significant, real-world applications. Working at Anduril Industries provides a unique opportunity to contribute to innovative and impactful defense solutions.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



null, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Full Family Health Coverage

16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers

Family Planning & Support

Incentivized Time Off

Mental Health Resources

Financial Planning

Unlimited Provisions

Professional Development