Component Test Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Quality Assurance
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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.

We are looking for a Component Test Engineer to join our team!


    • Lead and own End of Line test plan definition for new products and new features, in collaboration with firmware, software, and hardware design teams
    • Determine test strategies that optimize product safety, product reliability, risk mitigation, FMEA coverage, and schedule
    • Design and execution of PCBA and electrical system components with hands on testing and rework as necessary
    • Data analysis and clear communication of results and collaboration with design engineers to resolve any product problems found via test
    • Design and implement next generation test automation hardware systems to facilitate fast and repeatable testing of product
    • Manage purchasing, build, integration and final commissioning of functional testers
    • Develop test procedures and test automation from component level to system level
    • Support board bring-up and bench validation as needed
    • Support Design Engineer with DFT, provide feedback from test results to improve quality and test coverage
    • Support manufacture test bring-up and yield
    • Support quality field failure analysis
    • Familiarity with measurement analysis techniques such as Gage RR and Process Capability Analysis


    • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineer or equivalent
    • 5+ years of experience designing functional test equipment and PCBAs
    • Experience in Schematic Capture and PCBA layout.
    • Knowledge of scripting language to develop automation. Python, Matlab, PERL or SHELL. Experience in LabVIEW is a plus
    • Understanding of peripherals and developing test and validation strategies
    • Experience with computer hardware communication bus protocols: USB, I2C, I2S, CSI, Ethernet, SPI, PCIe, HDMI, CAN, etc
    • Understanding of memory hierarchy and developing test and validation strategy
    • Understanding of Product Release Cycle from prototype to production and key deliverables of each phase
    • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to support product development from prototype to production
    • Experience with hands-on electrical engineering work
    • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Top Secret security clearance


    • Understanding both hardware and software integration and test process
    • Advance proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and VISIO
    • Understanding of lab safety protocols when working in all types of lab environment
    • A detail-oriented individual who strives in an environment that values effective team collaboration
    • Self-motivated: Demonstrate ability to set direction and proactively identify and fills gaps where needed

US Salary Range
$120,000$180,000 USD

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 the majority of full time offers; and are considered part of Anduril's total compensation package. Additionally, Anduril offers top-tier benefits for full-time employees, including:

  • Platinum Healthcare Benefits: For U.S. roles, we offer top tier platinum coverage (medical, dental, vision) that are 100% covered by Anduril for you and 90% covered for your dependents.
    • For UK roles, Private Medical Insurance (PMI): Anduril will cover the full cost of the insurance premium for an employee and dependents.
    • For AUS roles, Private health plan through Bupa: Coverage is fully subsidized by Anduril.
  • Basic Life/AD&D and long-term disability insurance 100% covered by Anduril, plus the option to purchase additional life insurance for you and your dependents.
  • Extremely generous company holiday calendar including a holiday hiatus in December, and highly competitive PTO plans.
  • 16 weeks of paid Caregiver & Wellness Leave to care for a family member, bond with your baby, or tend to your own medical condition.
  • Family Planning & Parenting Support: Fertility (eg, IVF, preservation), adoption, and gestational carrier coverage with additional benefits and resources to provide support from planning to parenting.
  • Mental Health Resources: We provide free mental health resources 24/7 including therapy, life coaching, and more. Additional work-life services, such as free legal and financial support, available to you as well.
  • A professional development stipend is available to all Andurilians.
  • Daily Meals and Provisions: For many of our offices this means breakfast, lunch and fully stocked micro-kitchens.
  • Company-funded commuter benefits available based on your region.
  • Relocation assistance (depending on role eligibility).
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan - both a traditional and Roth 401(k). (US roles only)

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!

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