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Technical Cost Modeling Lead

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1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning

Compensation Overview

$114k - $171kAnnually

+ Platinum Healthcare Coverage + Life Insurance + Generous Holiday Calendar + Paid Caregiver Leave + Mental Health Resources + Professional Development Stipend + Daily Meals + Commuter Benefits + 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan

Senior, Expert

Newport Beach, CA, USA

Corporate Finance
Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
Finance & Banking
Required Skills
Financial analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Finance, Economics, or a related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in cost modeling, financial analysis, or a related technical field
  • Proven expertise in cost estimation techniques and methodologies for complex technical products or services
  • Strong analytical skills and proficiency with cost modeling tools and software (e.g., Excel, @Risk, Crystal Ball, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership abilities with experience in leading and developing a team of cost analysts or similar roles
  • Familiarity with engineering and manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and their integration with cost modeling tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-functional team environment and influence decision-making across various levels of the organization
  • Develop and maintain sophisticated cost models to predict the costs of goods sold (COGS), including materials, labor, overhead, and other expenses
  • Collaborate with technical teams to understand product designs and manufacturing processes to ensure cost models accurately reflect production complexities
  • Analyze historical data and trends to improve the accuracy of cost models and forecasts
  • Work with engineering, procurement, and suppliers to gather cost data and negotiate pricing where possible to optimize cost assumptions
  • Provide detailed cost analyses and reports to support business cases, investment decisions, and pricing strategies
  • Lead the cost modeling team in establishing best practices, methodologies, and tools for cost estimation and analysis
  • Train and mentor team members in cost modeling techniques and tools
  • Manage the integration of cost models with enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and other financial software
  • Support the continuous improvement of cost models by incorporating new technologies, materials, and manufacturing methods
  • Present findings and recommendations to senior management to inform strategic decisions
  • Monitor market trends and changes in technology that may impact cost assumptions

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