Legal Operations Associate

Costa Mesa, CA /
Anduril - Internal Operations – Legal /
/ 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.

As Legal Operations Associate (non-lawyer position), you will be joining our growing Legal team at one of the country’s most exciting startups, working closely with a small team of highly dedicated and dynamic team members. You will help provide extensive paralegal, operational, and administrative support to our multi-disciplinary team. Our responsibilities include contracts negotiation, knowledge management, increasing overall operational effectiveness by implementing new processes, and special projects. Anduril is a fast-growing company at the early stages of our growth, and we're excited about our team's impact on the company’s business. Anduril fosters a diverse, collaborative, and innovative culture with plenty of opportunities for ownership and professional growth.


    • Monitor intake mechanisms and workflows to facilitate the smooth and timely daily operations of the department
    • Prepare, review and redline contracts, e.g., NDAs, SaaS licenses, vendor contracts, engagement letters, teaming agreements, etc.
    • Coordinate electronic signatures and maintain contract records and filings
    • Identify opportunities to improve processes, share best practices, and improve efficiency within the Legal team’s organizational structure
    • Develop, implement, and/or improve centralized resources and internal tools to ensure they are well maintained and accurate
    • Support and manage various ad hoc projects within the team as needed


    • Strong written and verbal communications skills and excellent attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to build strong relationships within the team and cross-functionally including Procurement, Finance, and Growth/BD
    • Solutions oriented, experience developing and streamlining processes and creating efficiencies
    • Willing to wear multiple hats with shifting priorities and work on projects of all types, big and small
    • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
    • Positive, team player attitude, good judgment, and eagerness to help others
    • At least 1 year of relevant experience
    • Bachelor's degree and/or paralegal certificate
    • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data


    • Interested in national security and changing the landscape of defense contracting
    • Experience with startup, defense, and/or in-house legal teams preferred but not required
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!