Lead Embedded Software Engineer



1,001-5,000 employees

Technology products for defense & national security

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning

$168,000 - $294,000

Relocation Assistance


Newport Beach, CA, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Robotics, Electrical Engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • 7 or more years of experience in Embedded Software or related technical experience
  • Direct experience with DO-178 standards or similar design assurance standards and processes
  • Direct experience in aircraft embedded software or other safety critical systems
  • Strong C programming skills
  • Background in low-level embedded software architecture, design, and development
  • Low-level device driver development, experience with microcontrollers and application processors
  • Comfortable with typical embedded systems tools, compilers, debuggers and IDEs
  • Familiarity with communications busses and protocols such as CAN, CANFD, ARINC-825, ARINC-429, MIL-STD-1553, UART/RS232/RS422/RS485, SPI, QSPI, I2C, Ethernet, etc.
  • Strong debugging skills through use of instrumentation such as oscilloscopes and protocol analyzers
  • Familiarity with revision control systems
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S. Top Secret clearance
  • Lead high-impact projects through requirements analysis, design, and execution
  • Provide technical leadership across a group of about 10-15 Flight Software Engineers
  • Develop microcontroller software using RTOS
  • Develop device drivers, protocols, and APIs for aircraft sensors
  • Integrate new features and sensors into flight controller software
  • Create aircraft control systems
  • Create SITL/HITL test fixtures
  • Analyze flight test results
  • Support device manufacturing efforts
  • Support operational aircraft deployment
  • Gain a working understanding of Anduril’s business lines and collaborate with leaders to build cohesive, end-to-end experiences for our users
  • Communicate effectively to plan, execute, and deliver results across multiple teams and functions
  • Be an advocate for excellent engineering culture across the team
  • Mentor and coach engineers on the team to help them achieve their results and grow their careers

Anduril's mission is to transform US & allied military capabilities with advanced technology.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



, 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