Quality Systems Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Software Engineering, Quality Assurance
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 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.

Anduril’s Quality organization is seeking a Systems Quality Engineer to join our team. The Quality team works with our customers, internal teams, and suppliers to ensure the deployment of reliable products that meet all mission requirements. We develop cutting-edge Quality processes and methods to secure scalable, long-term business success.

As a Quality Systems Engineer you will work inside and outside the organization to define and execute scalable processes that deliver reliable products. The right person for this role has extensive knowledge in Quality Management System (QMS) standards, data analysis, and continuous improvement. If you are someone who loves to build world-class Quality processes, work hands-on, help others succeed on the quality journey, and be accountable for results, then this role is for you.


    • Manage the execution of the QMS and its top-level processes.
    • Partner during the development phase to help quality engineering prepare new products to meet QMS requirements or develop new capabilities to meet existing QMS requirements.
    • Become a systems expert for Anduril’s quality tool, processes, and data sets to enable effective QMS execution.
    • Define and improve required documentation and activities.
    • Work across the organization to define and execute requirements.
    • Communicate with external audit agencies. Support customer audits as necessary.
    • Manage the QMS internal auditor process and participate as an internal auditor.
    • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities that benefit the QMS and product quality.
    • Support investigations, initiatives, and projects as needed, at the team or organization level.
    • Support developing QMS training modules and packages. Facilitate training records and retention with manager of affected trainees.
    • Driving root cause analysis and corrective action with internal findings from audits and customer visits.


    • Bachelor’s degree or 3+ years of experience in aerospace and/or defense manufacturing
    • Expert knowledge of QMS requirements and auditing in a complex product environment, in one or more of the following QMS standards: ISO 9001:2015, AS9100D, AS9110C, AS9120B, IATF 16949:2016, ISO 13485:2016, TL 9000 R6.3.
    • Working knowledge of design, development, manufacturing, supply chain, deployment, contracts, and other organizations that are apart of a company wide audit.
    • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and Business Intelligence (BI) systems.
    • Experience communicating with all levels of the organization and external parties.
    • A strong ownership mindset with demonstrated capability to drive projects from start to completion.
    • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data.


    • AAB certification as an AS9100 aerospace auditor
    • One or more American Society for Quality (ASQ) certifications: CQE, CRE, CMQ/OE, CQA
    • Experience with low volume, high complex manufacturing.
US Salary Range
$100,000$150,000 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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