Senior Flight Test Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
July 24, 2023

The Test Engineering team at Anduril works across the entire spectrum of UAS products and related technology. Our team conducts full system level development testing, mothership integration, new production acceptance testing, sub-component qualification testing and much more. If you are interested in working in an extremely innovative and fast paced environment, where your work directly makes an impact and difference in the products that are fielded this a fantastic opportunity.


  • Perform test planning, safety reviews, execution, and reporting
  • Collect and perform initial test data analysis for the system under test
  • Work closely with engineering teams to discuss test results, to include collected data and observations
  • Support execution of flight testing at private and government owned test ranges
  • System level T&E of hardware and software with emphasis placed on resource planning, conducting ground and flight testing, and process improvement/development
  • Act as primary test engineer during ground and flight operations
  • Work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution. (May substitute equivalent engineering experience in lieu of education.)
  • Ability to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Previous expertise and working knowledge of the National Airspace System and UAS operating rules and regulations thereof.
  • Must have a complete understanding of engineering concepts, principles, codes, and theory; experience demonstrating a broad application of those concepts; and expanding knowledge of principles, concepts, theory, and practices in related technical specialties.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly; apply them accurately; organize, schedule, and coordinate work phases; and determine the appropriate approach at the task level or, with assistance, at the project level to provide solutions to a range of complex problems.
  • Strong computer and documentation experience.
  • Must have effective communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; able to perform complex tasks in one or more engineering areas.
  • Able to work extended hours as required.
  • U.S. Person Status is required as this position needs to access controlled data.


  • B.S in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, or related background
  • Experience working with the Department of Defense (DoD)
  • Experience as a test conductor, test director, test pilot/navigator or similar
  • Component level qualification experience
  • FAA Part 107 qualification
  • Prior experience with small UAS

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