NixOS Developer

Costa Mesa, CA /
Anduril - Software – Software Product /
/ 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.

Anduril is seeking an NixOS Developer to join our team.

As an NixOS Developer, you will be extensively working with Nix across a wide variety of domains, including deploying embedded NixOS systems to a fleet of robots, structuring Nix overlays and flakes, and developing automated tests for physical and virtualized NixOS assets. The right person for this role has depth of experience across Nix, nixpkgs, and NixOS. If you are someone who is motivated by using Nix and NixOS in new and exciting areas then this role is for you.


    • Help make NixOS be an excellent embedded Linux distribution
    • Package various open-source and proprietary software components using Nix
    • Contribute to the use of Nix across our build, CI, and deployment infrastructure
    • Help define the default NixOS configuration for hardware assets
    • Work with upstream Nix/NixOS to open-source improvements


    • Proficiency with Nix, nixpkgs idioms, NixOS, and functional programming generally
    • Deep understanding of how Linux systems work, from kernel to userspace
    • Ability to dive into large and complicated systems, and use Nix to improve them
    • Experience with one or more of the following languages: Rust, C++, Go, Python, Haskell


    • Experience with ARM ecosystem. Board bring-up with NixOS. Customizing device trees
    • Experience with securing embedded Linux systems
    • Record of contributions to Nix/NixOS
Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that matter, we’d love to hear from you!