Senior Modeling and Simulation Engineer - Clearance Eligible

Costa Mesa, CA /
Anduril - Software – Robotics /
/ On-site
Anduril is a defense technology company, bringing Silicon Valley talent and funding to the defense sector. Our technology helps our customers solve their toughest challenges by enabling them to make better, more informed decisions in life-and-death situations. We’ve assembled a diverse team of experts in artificial intelligence, computer vision, sensor fusion, optics, and data analysis that are creating software and hardware solutions to radically evolve the capabilities of the United States and our allies. If you are passionate about solving problems that have real impact, come join Anduril and build the future of defense.

We are working on cutting edge complex systems that need to operate in the harshest of conditions. To support our development and deployments tasks we are building up a Modeling and Simulation team to support our efforts. Our goal is to create a modeling and simulation capability to support all stages of our current and future product life cycles, from prototype development all the way to deployment, training and sustainment.


    • Work on challenging problems in a fast-paced environment from across our portfolio of programs and products
    • Simulation solutions for Guidance, Navigation and Control algorithm development
    • Software-In-The-Loop (SITL) solutions
    • Hardware-In-The-Loop (HITL) solutions
    • Pilot-In-The-Loop (PITL) solutions
    • Customer product training solutions
    • Monte-Carlo simulation analysis
    • Simulation and Test data analysis tools and processes
    • Work with multi-disciplinary subject matter experts to understand and adequately model pertinent sub-system, system and system of system dynamics
    • Work with internal and external customers to understand simulation requirements and develop efficient modeling and simulation solutions
    • Own the end-to-end configuration of our SITL, HITL, and PITL for our test vehicles in support of safe and efficient flight tests


    • Experience with aerospace/aeronautical systems (including rotorcraft/VTOL) and/or Subsea vehicles
    • 10+ years in relevant Science and/or Engineering related field; relevant academic experience (BSc. etc.) qualifies
    • Expertise in flight dynamics/platform physics and control
    • Nominal proficiency with C/C++
    • Advanced proficiency with scientific computing systems (Mathworks products (e.g., MATLAB, SIMULINK etc.), scientific Python (e.g., numpy, scipy)
    • Flight test data processing/sim correlation experience
    • Experience with developing sub-system and system level models (Air vehicle, ground vehicles, ground based sensors and other types of complex systems)
    • Experience with model development to support Guidance, Navigation and Control algorithm development
    • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. security clearance at the Secret level


    • 15+ years in relevant Science and/or Engineering related field; relevant academic experience (BSc., MSc. Phd) qualifies
    • Advanced proficiency with C/C++
    • Flight test support experience
    • Experience with SITL and HITL simulation infrastructure design, development and deployment for complex systems
    • Experience with developing emulated/simulation interfaces for on-board avionics
Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate to work on problems that matter, we’d love to hear from you!