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People Generalist

Anduril Industries

Anduril Industries

People & HR
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 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.

People Generalist

Role Overview
The People Generalist is an essential member of Anduril's People Operations team. They have a wealth of HR knowledge and experience, and they're great at supporting ongoing HR needs. They're the go-to person for any employee issues and always put policies and compliance first. They're in charge of ensuring that the new hires at their worksite have a fantastic onboarding experience, making them feel comfortable and welcomed from day one. The People Generalist is a strategic thinker who leads HR projects with enthusiasm and dedication, always making sure that the project is completed on time and aligns with the company's goals. They're also ready to occasionally serve as a mentor to junior team members, helping them develop their skills and grow professionally. They're always happy to collaborate with their peers and strive to create a positive work environment where everyone feels valued and motivated.


  • Support the business partner team and act as an escalation point for employee questions and tickets.
  • Document, maintain, and communicate core HR processes to stakeholders, managers, and employees.
  • Develop and implement HR policies, procedures, and programs aligned with organizational goals.
  • Oversee HR compliance activities to ensure adherence to employment laws and regulations.
  • Provide guidance and support to employees regarding HR-related inquiries.
  • Lead HR projects and initiatives, conduct periodic audits for data accuracy and compliance.
  • Mentor junior HR team members and collaborate with People Operations leadership to align strategies and initiatives.
  • Coordinate the on-site onboarding process for new employees, collaborating with internal teams.
  • Serve as one of the primary points of contact for new hires, providing assistance and resolving issues.
  • Maintain onboarding materials and documentation with updated company information.
  • Facilitate orientation sessions to convey company culture, and performance standards.

Traits and Experience

  • Strong knowledge of HR policies, procedures, and best practices, including employment laws and regulations.
  • 3+ years of experience in HR or People Operations.
  • Commitment to excellence, detail-oriented, and adept at multitasking.
  • Discretion — you know how to maintain confidentiality but also recognize what needs to be escalated.
  • Ability to function independently and problem-solve with minimal or no direction.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, ensuring data integrity and compliance.
  • Proficient in using HRIS and other HR-related software systems.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with employees at all levels.
  • Passion for service and commitment to empathy, kindness, and patience.
  • Adaptability in a fast-paced work environment.
US Salary Range
$90,000$135,000 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!

To view Anduril's candidate data privacy policy, please visit https://anduril.com/applicant-privacy-notice/.