Technical Program Manager
Robotics Software
Posted on 10/4/2023

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
AI & Machine Learning

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding





Costa Mesa, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Newport Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Technical Program Manager, Technical Product Manager, Engineering Manager, or Engineer in an autonomous systems, robotics, or software development environment
  • A strong familiarity with robotics or computer vision systems and their architecture preferred
  • Solid technical aptitude and an ability to understand technical designs, software development lifecycle, challenges and risks; ability to work closely and effectively with engineering teams
  • Strong experience in project management; practical familiarity with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies and ability to apply them where best suited
  • Define the roadmap for the Robotics Organization for core Anduril Products like Ghost, Anvil, Tower, GA and Group (1-5) aircrafts
  • Autonomously execute on broad and/or ambiguous requirements from internal engineering, program office, and third party corporate partners to own successful delivery of outcomes on multiple programs simultaneously
  • Coordinate and execute frequent test events involving various levels of software and hardware, from full-software simulations at Anduril HQ to full hardware-in-the-loop demonstrations at test sites
  • Demonstrate high ownership on all pieces of work; become a trusted partner to Anduril's engineers
  • Partner deeply with engineering leaders to drive successful program execution and team velocity across groups of software teams and more broadly across departments. Be an effective proxy in program and organizational matters to help engineering leads scale
  • Ensure that the organization's technical roadmap is well understood and that programs and staffing are aligned with the roadmap
  • Manage, unblock, and accelerate cross-team projects spanning multiple functional teams and cross-functional initiatives. Instill an efficient project management mindset and workflow across the teams
  • Identify and resolve systemic execution issues across the team or group that require broader initiatives to resolve
  • Partner with product leads to scope, staff, and deliver capabilities to achieve company milestones
  • Identify, resolve, escalate key cross team dependencies
  • Support leads with quarterly and ongoing staffing plans across the organization, particularly where difficult prioritization conflicts exist
  • Collaborate closely with other partner teams, such as hardware, product, and test operations as needed
  • Track and communicate the progress of the team or group's key programs. Define efficient processes for communicating group program status more broadly
  • Remove obstacles to drive clarity and progress, identify gaps in communication or schedule, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities, and drive results proactively
  • Understand technical implementation at the architectural level and propose technical alternatives when necessary; ask questions that clarify priorities
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in building programs for software deliverables from ground up
  • Ability to work within organizations with minimal structure and with minimal direction
  • Experience is rolling out potentially disruptive organizational process changes
  • Experience with creating communication plans for various levels of stakeholders
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong technical, analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive decisions
  • Experience with tools like JIRA and Confluence
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, OSCP, GIAC-PEN, Prosci, SAFe or PMP
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or an Engineering discipline