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Field Applications Engineer - Altius

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

Atlanta, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 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.

FAEs advise internal Anduril teams such as product development and engineering about industry trends and customer needs that may lead to product enhancements or new product development. The FAE provides Voice of the Customer (VoC) inputs based on field experience and customer feedback.

What you’ll do

  • Become subject matter expert (SME) on the Anduril network stack and C2 data flows.
  • Build Link Budgets, Network Diagrams, Terrain Analysis reports, and Configuration files for Anduril subsystems and C2 network components.
  • Analyze and optimize Radio Frequency (RF) configurations and network architecture to provide scalable solutions to our customers.
  • Adapt standard Anduril product offerings to a specific customer use case. Provide input and guidance on implementation of ALTIUS to meet mission requirements.
  • Consult with internal teams to provide C2 equipment specifications, cost estimation, and technical advice to effectively execute UAV operations over the lifecycle of a program.
  • Generate new applications of our products for customers by collaborating with end users, vendors, and the internal product development team.
  • Provide technical support for customers to create awareness of more advanced features of Anduril’s products to accomplish complex use cases.
  • Travel to various test sites and ranges to conduct flight operations
  • Work with multiple internal organizations to plan test events and contribute to successful execution of those test events
  • Become subject matter expert (SME) on Anduril UAV products

What you’ll need

  • Must possess and be able to maintain a U.S. Secret Security clearance
  • Strong understanding of IP data including addressing schemes, IP switches/router interface, gateway functionality, TCP/UDP protocols and the best methods for transfer over data pipe.
  • Experience with commercial mesh networking radios.
  • In-depth understanding of Military and Public Safety tactical network infrastructure. Demonstrated familiarity with wideband networked military and commercial communication products and government contracting.
  • Basic understanding of cloud compute concepts and mobile device management.
  • Ability to seamlessly integrate communications products with other customer systems and maximize network performance. Knowledge of electrical and mechanical integration for when customers decide they want to integrate our products into various vehicles.
  • Ability to understand complex communication and engineering concepts and explain them to customers in simple, understandable ways.
  • Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and fix network performance issues through monitoring and troubleshooting systems.
  • Ability to work independently, demonstrated initiative, and ability to interact with a variety of engineering development teams, acquisition/procurement specialists and communications and/or networking product users.
  • Proven ability to master a technical system and support it in austere environments; must demonstrate an innate drive to be self-sufficient across the breadth of a technical system
  • Experience working in unstructured situations at the interface of hardware, software, and networking; ability to drive challenging and vague technical problems to clarity and resolution
  • Ability to travel 50%+, willingness to travel to remote regions of the world for up to one month at a time


  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in the market or technology segments identified
  • Demonstrates track record in fielding, integration, and troubleshooting networked communications products.
  • A known track record of communication system deployments in the applicable market segment(s) is a must.
  • U.S. Military Special Operations or equivalent contracting experience overseas.

Salary Range: $108,800.00 - $163,200.00

US Salary Range
$108,800$163,200 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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