Senior Manager
Avionics Electrical Systems
Updated on 3/20/2024
Anduril

1,001-5,000 employees

Technology products for defense & national security
Company Overview
Anduril's mission is to transform US & allied military capabilities with advanced technology.
Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
Hardware
AI & Machine Learning
Aerospace

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding

$3.4B

Founded

2017

Headquarters

, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

20%

1 year growth

76%

2 year growth

212%
Locations
Newport Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Python
Data Analysis
CategoriesNew
Avionics
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience designing, testing and troubleshooting complex board designs and avionics modules in a UAV context
  • Understanding of relevant avionics design standards for UAVs
  • Competence with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, thermal chambers, current-probes, and automation of tests
  • Experience in design for signal integrity / power integrity
  • Familiarity with standard interfaces such as Ethernet, CAN, I2C, SPI, PCIe, USB, etc.
  • Familiarity with common MCU, CPU, FPGA devices and technologies
  • Knowledge of modern analog and digital electronics and electronic circuits
  • Proficient with Altium Designer or equivalent electronic design automation design tool
  • Knowledgeable in Python and C/C++
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance
Responsibilities
  • Lead an avionics program from concept through production with the development of core avionics systems for an air vehicle and supporting systems
  • Create, maintain and communicate product development schedules with sufficient detail to ensure that all assigned personnel are aware of their tasks and deadlines
  • Experience with flight architecture and design for high reliability, resiliency, redundancy and/or fault tolerance, along with the ability to work collaboratively with other teams to define product requirements, develop specifications for all critical avionics modules, write and execute design verification test plans
  • Verify avionics system test coverage on flight or flight-representative hardware at the system-level and validate product performance
  • Understanding of hardware evaluation methodologies, including development of test cases/suites, performance monitoring, test automation, and data analysis
  • Full cycle PCB and LRU design including collecting requirements, schematic design, component selection, supervision or completion of layout, bring-up, test, debug and integration with the system
  • Developing system interconnect diagrams and defining cables and wire harnesses that connect electronic equipment within the vehicle
  • Successful fabrication assembly and BOM management of hardware with PCB, cable, connector, and component vendors
  • Familiarity with aircraft avionics module vendors and component suppliers from past experience in UAV programs
  • Experience in the electrical integration of avionics modules and payloads into UAV systems
  • Support software and firmware team’s development effort with an understanding of flight controls, sensing, payload integration, power management, and networking
  • Represent the avionics system in vehicle-level cross-disciplinary trade-off studies that define and optimize the flight architecture and implementation