Engineering Technician

Lexington, MA /
Anduril - Imaging – Imaging - Operations /
Full-time
/ 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 the 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! 

WHAT YOU'LL DO:

    • Work closely with development and test engineers to build and test new optical systems for airborne, maritime and space platforms
    • Fabricate and assemble high quality, high reliability and electro-mechanical assemblies.
    • Develop and implement integration and test fixtures; setup and use existing test equipment, monitor, and report the results.
    • Own internal prototyping resources, including mechanical and electrical fabrication equipment
    • Manage R+D space from a facilities and organizational standpoint
    • Travel to external laboratories and test sites as needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum 7 years experience as a technician working on complex electro-mechanical assemblies
    • Experience operating manual machine tools (milling machine, lathe)
    • Experience with building and troubleshooting cables and wiring harnesses.
    • Familiar and comfortable with soldering, crimping, assembling cables and connectors
    • Basic electrical understanding (able to calculate voltage drop, size wire based on amperage, Ohm's Law, etc.)
    • Ability to take ownership of entire rapid prototyping process from start to finish
    • Ability to work through R&D tasks with limited oversight (evaluate, design, order materials, execute)
    • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experience with the alignment and characterization of optical systems
    • Experience with 3D printing for prototyping
    • Experience with CNC machine programming and operating
    • Experience with test and measurement equipment (Instron, CMM, optical comparator, etc.)
    • Proficiency with Solidworks and scripting/automation languages (Matlab, Python, Labview)
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!