Lead Software Systems Engineer

Updated on 5/24/2024



1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning


Newport Beach, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • 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 engineering standards into engineering processes or requirements
  • Experience writing testable system-level and software-level requirements
  • Experience working with requirements management tools like JAMA, Polarion, etc
  • Experience assessing software design and performing code reviews
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity, evolving priorities, and challenging problems
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Must be eligible to obtain and hold a US DoD Security Clearance
  • Define Systems Engineering vision for the Robotics Organization
  • Work directly with the Business Lines to understand product requirements and deliverables
  • Collaborate and lead requirements decomposition with the Robotics teams
  • Autonomously execute on broad and/or ambiguous requirements
  • Coordinate and execute frequent test events involving various levels of software and hardware
  • Define a strategy to comply with appropriate Industry standards
  • Demonstrate high ownership on all pieces of work
  • Define systems engineering requirements from product requirements
  • Work directly with robotics engineers to define SW requirements
  • Ensure the organization’s technical roadmap is well understood
  • Manage, unblock, and accelerate cross-team projects
  • Identify and resolve systemic execution issues
  • Partner with product leads to scope, staff, and deliver capabilities
  • Identify, resolve, and escalate key cross team dependencies
  • Support leads with staffing plans
  • Collaborate closely with other partner teams
  • Understand technical implementation at the architectural level

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