Flight Test Engineer

Posted on 2/21/2023



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning


Newport Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • A bachelor's degree or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution. May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education
  • Ability to travel as required for test planning and execution
  • Previous expertise and working knowledge of the National Airspace System and UAS operating rules and regulations thereof
  • Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and, expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and, determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems
  • Strong computer and documentation experience
  • Must have strong communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas
  • Able to work extended hours as required
  • As a Test and Evaluation (T&E) engineer, under minimal supervision, you will be responsible for test planning, execution and reporting
  • Collect and perform initial test data analysis for the system under test
  • Work closely with Engineering to discuss test results, to include collected data and observations
  • Support execution of flight testing at private and government owned test ranges
  • System level T&E of hardware and software with emphasis placed on resource planning, conducting ground and flight testing, and process improvement/development
  • Act as primary test engineer during ground and flight operations. Test duties include system level T&E of hardware and software
  • Work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices
Desired Qualifications
  • Aerospace engineering degree
  • Experience working with the Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Experience as a test conductor, test director, test pilot/navigator or similar
  • Component level qualification experience
  • Prior experience with small UAS
  • Ability to immediately obtain a U.S. Secret-Level or greater Security Clearance

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


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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