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C++ Developer Ecosystem - Software Engineer

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Software Engineering
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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.

About the Team

Anduril Developer Services (ADS) aims to provide an end-to-end development and testing service that enables Anduril to build and execute faster. We do this by building tools and capabilities that compress development cycle and span from SW through to system & field testing. Our focus is on delivery: to developers, to customer environments, and more. The mission is to make Anduril an excellent software engineering organization.

About the Role

At Anduril, C++ is core to the development of our vehicle systems. We are seeking to hire a seasoned software engineer to own our C++ development ecosystem. This individual will work closely with other developers in order to promote effective C++ development across the company. Work will include developing build systems, expanding core libraries, supporting new tools, establishing best practices, and more. An ideal candidate would be an autonomous, empathetic, user-focused engineer who is excited to act as a force multiplier for C++ developers across Anduril.


    • Own the C++ development ecosystem, including build systems, tools, and core libraries.
    • Establish & promote C++ best practices across Anduril.
    • Embed deeply with C++ development teams in order to understand their workflows and pain points.
    • Lead high-impact projects through requirements analysis, design, and execution.
    • Work with partner teams to understand problems, identify opportunities, and build consensus.
    • Be an advocate for excellent engineering culture across the team.


    • Prior experience with C++ development.
    • Prior engineering experience from the industry, along with academic pursuits & studies in the areas of: Computer Science, Computer/Software Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics.
    • Familiarity with algorithms, data structures, storage systems, cloud infrastructure, Linux systems, and other technical tools.
    • A desire to work on software and applications that have real-world impact.
    • U.S. Person status is required as this position needs to access export controlled data.


    • Have a bias for action. If you see a problem, you want to solve and fix it.
    • Be naturally curious about the technologies and tools you use.
    • Have a point-of-view, but are still low-ego.
    • Eligibility to obtain and hold a U.S. security clearance, preferably Top Secret.
US Salary Range
$168,000$252,000 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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