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Senior Propulsion Engineer - Active Clearance

Company: Anduril Industries
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

Anduril - Hardware - Mechanical Engineering / 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

  • Select and integrate aircraft engines, engine components, and fuel systems on unmanned air vehicles
  • Design, fabricate, and test prototype components and control systems
  • Plan, instrument, and execute tests of aircraft propulsion systems
  • Coordinate with engine vendors, develop strategic partnerships, and manage development projects
  • Support critical hardware demonstrations with customers as needed
  • Travel to test sites as neededREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
    • 7+ years of propulsion engineering experience on air vehicles (manned or unmanned)
    • Professional experience with jet engines in the 1000-4000 lbf thrust class. Knowledge of jet engine fundamentals
    • Experience with use and/or development of engine cycle decks
    • Exposure to testing of engines or powertrain components
    • Experience designing mechanical parts (CAD). Understanding of manufacturing methods (machining, sheet metal, composites, 3D printing, injection molding, etc)
    • BS or higher degree in Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering
    • Must possess and be able to maintain an active U.S. Top Secret security clearancePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      • Experience in NX/Teamcenter
      • Hands-on experience with jet engine testing including test practices, instrumentation, and data processing
      • Knowledge and experience working with Engine Management Systems (EMS), OEM or motorsport
      • Experience procuring parts and working in a machine shop. Working knowledge of machine safety and shop safety protocols
      • Active U.S. Secret security clearance 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!

Keywords: Anduril Industries, Costa Mesa , Senior Propulsion Engineer - Active Clearance, Engineering , Costa Mesa, California

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