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Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 21, 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.

Senior Site Reliability Engineer

Anduril Industries is a defence 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 defence 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.

At Anduril Australia we are developing unmanned systems for subsurface and other domains that will leverage unsupervised autonomy for the delivery of long endurance, multi-mission capability to our customers. These projects, including but not limited to the Extra Large Autonomous Undersea Vehicle (XL-AUV) Program, require Site Reliability Engineers with deep experience in modern software development, delivery and sustainment toolchains. The Senior Software Engineer strives to leverage their experience to rapidly architect, design, delivery, support and evolve toolchains required to delivery next-generation autonomous systems.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Lead the design, development, implementation and support of next-generation software delivery toolchains that enable the continuous and secure delivery of capabilities orders of magnitude faster than the competition, including in times of national crisis and across multiple national security classification domains
  • Manage modern ICT systems at the infrastructure layer, including providers and/or technologies such as AWS, Azure, and VMWare ESXi
  • Manage modern ICT systems at the operating system layer, including operating systems such as NixOS, Ubuntu, Red Hat, and Microsoft Windows
  • Manage modern ICT systems at the orchestration layer, including technologies such as OpenShift, Kubernetes, Docker and Terraform
  • Manage modern ICT systems at the application layer, including Github Enterprise, CircleCI and a variety of proprietary applications
  • Contribute to our Nix managed build and deployment systems
  • Contribute to the management of ICT hardware systems in a limited capacity
  • Advocate for and implement best-practice security measures within Anduril’s software toolchain
  • Work as a member of a multi-disciplinary software team, including as a mentor for Software Engineers from differing backgrounds

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, a relevant field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a senior role for the delivery of a software and/or hardware system with a mature software delivery, security and operations capability
  • Experience with the design, implementation and operation of horizontally scaled cloud technologies
  • Experience troubleshooting and analyzing remotely deployed software systems
  • Capacity to work holistically on software enabled capabilities up and down the software stack and through lifecycle through design, implementation, operation and sustainment
  • Capacity to act as the technical owner for a software service, including stakeholder engagement, requirements definition, roadmap management, team co-ordination, design, implementation, sustainment and evolution
  • Capacity to learn and grow individually, while mentoring junior team members effectively, building team cohesion and capacity
  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Australian Government Security Clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience writing cloud-native services using C++, Rust, Python and/or Go
  • Experience with the NixOS operating system and the Nix programming language
  • Systems and/or application programming skills including algorithms, data structures, concurrency and optimization
  • Experience managing infrastructure with Terraform
  • A strong understanding of networking, particularly in cloud and hybrid environments
  • A strong knowledge of and experience with deploying applications with Kubernetes and maintaining Kubernetes clusters
  • Desire to learn and grow in to other roles that require experience as a Senior Software Engineer, such as Principal Software Engineer and/or Engineering Manager
  • Desire to grow in to a Tech-Lead-Manager role, with responsibility for line management of engineers, in addition to delivery

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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