Senior Hardware Test and Validation Engineer

Irvine, CA /
Hardware – Sentry Tower Hardware and Production /
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.


    • Develop and own full spectrum of the Product Validation Lifecycle
    • Design and manage internal tests and coordinate external tests with vendors
    • Statistically analyze data to provide design risk assessments 
    • Set-up test equipment and run hands-on tests
    • Write test plans and report o n follow through
    • Research new technologies to understand unique failure mechanisms 


    • 7+ years of validation engineer experience
    • Extensive Experience with MIL STD 810
    • Ability to use failure analysis methodology to derive a root cause of failure
    • Experience setting up test environments
    • 7+ years of experience in environmental testing
    • Confident with navigating ambiguity and creating new ways of doing things
    • Excellent written, visual, and verbal communication skills
    • Extreme attention to detail and curiosity of how technologies work
    • Capable of handling multiple projects at once
    • Dynamic engineer with a “can do” attitude with the aim to work in a top notch team and product
    • Consumer electronics or portable defense product experience required
U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data.