Technical Project Manager - Maritime

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

IT, Operations
Costa Mesa, CA, USA · Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023
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 realtime, 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.
As our team continues to grow quickly, we are looking for motivated candidates that are inspired to work within an extremely energetic, creative, and innovative team that is passionate about subsea robotics and exploring the open ocean. We work in a highly dynamic environment where collaboration and idea sharing are a way of life. We are seeking a Technical Project Manager (Maritime - Defense) to join Anduril and work in a cutting-edge start- up environment to advance the state-of-the-possible in subsea robotics.


  • Work within a team of multidisciplinary engineers and specialists throughout the life of AUV design and integration efforts
  • Serve as project management lead for a variety of customer funded tasks, including both developmental efforts and those focused on defense product and service delivery
  • Develop project scope and manage changes through the life of the project
  • Identify, track and manage project risks
  • Generate and maintain project schedules
  • Manage deliverables, including routine status updates and final delivery to the customer
  • Interface with the internal Program Management (PM) and customer teams to provide technical and schedule performance updates related to project efforts
  • As required, support the internal PM and finance teams with budget tracking, reporting, and invoicing
  • Support the Sales and Business Development teams with new business capture, including:
  • Serve as the “voice of the customer” for follow-on business capture efforts and activities
  • Assist with proposal generation by providing budgetary estimates for new project scope
  • Support the Engineering team in the definition of high-level system design and architecture for future vehicle builds
  • Lead formal testing efforts by generating test plans, identifying resources needed, and supporting mobilization logistics
  • Coordinate test execution with 3rd party vendors and partners
  • Lead offshore AUV test events when required (typically multiple-day test events with occasional multiple -week deployments)
  • Travel to support customer meetings and testing approximately 25% -75% of the time (dependant on where your office location is)


  • Bachelor of Science degree in systems engineering or related field and a passion for hardware development
  • 5+ years of robotics experience, specifically in technical project management and/or systems engineering, or related project management and/or systems engineering experience in a relevant industry
  • Understanding of government contract structure and reporting
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Top Secret Security Clearance


  • Experience operating robotic systems offshore
  • Experience with maritime special operations preferred
  • Comfortable with deployment of robotic systems in austere environments
  • Experience integrating subsea acoustic sensors
  • Familiarity with U.S. Naval operations and/or problem sets
  • This position could be out of Washington, D.C. but in such case, there would be a 75% time travel requirement
For Full Time Employment Opportunities: The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offer may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and/or training, critical skills, and/or business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in all offers and are considered part of Anduril’s total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans, employee life and disability, mental health and family planning benefits with all premiums paid by Anduril. Anduril provides fully paid medical leave, paid company holidays, and paid time off. A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians and all on-site meals are fully subsidized during the work week through use of our gourmet kitchens. The recruiter assigned to this role can share more information about the specific compensation and benefit details associated with this role during the hiring process.
Anduril is an equal-opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. The Anduril team is made up of incredibly talented and unique individuals, who together are disrupting industry norms by creating new paths towards the future of defense technology. All qualified applicants will be treated with respect and receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, uniform service, Veteran status, age, or any other protected characteristic per federal, state, or local law, including those with a criminal history, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the CA Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. We actively encourage members of recognized minorities, women, Veterans, and those with disabilities to apply, and we work to create a welcoming and supportive environment for all applicants throughout the interview process. If you are someone passionate about working on problems that have a real-world impact, we’d love to hear from you!