Senior Mechanical Engineer

Lexington, MA /
Anduril - Imaging – Imaging - Sensor Engineering and Production /
/ On-site
Anduril Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to transform U.S. and allied military capabilities with advanced technology. By bringing the expertise, technology, and business model of the 21st century’s most innovative companies to the defense industry, Anduril is changing how military systems are designed, built, and sold. Anduril’s family of systems is powered by Lattice OS, an AI-powered operating system that turns thousands of data streams into a real-time, 3D command and control center. As the world enters an era of strategic competition, Anduril is committed to bringing cutting-edge autonomy, AI, computer vision, sensor fusion, and networking technology to the military in months, not years.


    • Own hardware from concept generation to real world use
    • Use first principles physics as a basis for every decision
    • Lead system integration activities in to tactical platforms including ship and aircraft
    • Build prototypes, analyze failures, and transition successful projects into production
    • Support critical hardware demonstrations with customers as needed
    • Act as the mechanical program lead on new optical system development efforts
    • Define top level system architecture trades to develop optimal system designs
    • Execute in-depth and rigorous opto-mechanical designs
    • Travel to test sites as needed


    • 7+ years of professional experience
    • Experience in an immersive interdisciplinary technical project (collegiate project teams or professional settings)
    • CAD skills (any platform) and ability to make high quality engineering drawing that meet common industry standards
    • Understanding of thermal and structural analysis
    • Demonstrated hands on fabrication skills
    • Ability to integrate electronic components into mechanical designs (motors, controllers, sensors etc.)
    • Experience with machining, sheet metal, injection molding, and 3D printing
    • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance


    • Experience with complex optical system design, analysis, test and implementation
    • Experience performing detailed analysis including any of thermal-elastic, line-of-sight, jitter, modal, thermal
As an employee at a growing startup you will be given broad leeway to solve problems with the resources needed to win!

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!