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Software Engineer

Mach Industries

Mach Industries

Software Engineering
Huntington Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023

Backed by $80M in funding from investors such as Bedrock, Sequoia, BoxGroup, DCVC, and others, Mach Industries is a defense technology company with a mission to create better defense systems for the US and its allies. With a vertically integrated supply chain, we offer capabilities impossible with conventional methods.

Role Summary:

The Software Engineer will be a vital member of our engineering team, responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining mission-critical applications. With a focus on writing efficient code, architecting end to end software stacks, and collaborating with cross-functional teams, this role demands a high degree of technical skill, adaptability, and attention to detail.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficient in writing clean, well-tested code in one of Python, C, C++, or Rust.

  • Experience implementing a large (> 10,000 line) project.

  • Ability to execute in a fast-paced environment, often shipping multiple times a day.

  • Extreme ownership and ability to operate autonomously.

  • Solid fundamentals of the entire software development life-cycle, including architecture, design, development, deployment and support of complex software systems.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and take initiative to propose and implement solutions that enhance efficiency, quality and overall project success.

  • Contribute to agile project planning and task generation, including communicating risks, issues and blockers.

  • Ability to work on-site in Huntington Beach, CA.

  • U.S. security clearance eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Significant experience in Rust, including embedded Rust with Embassy.

  • Experience using microcontrollers (e.g. I²C).

  • Experience with real time operating systems.

  • Experience modeling flight vehicle dynamics in highly integrated cross-disciplinary simulations.

  • Significant experience writing firmware, and firmware testing.

Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate is a dedicated and skilled software engineer with a strong foundation in C++ and Rust. Your ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams, manage complex software issues, and adapt to rapidly changing requirements will set you apart. If you are passionate about software engineering and are eager to contribute to a mission-critical project, this role could be the perfect match for you.


This position may require access to information protected under U.S. export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Please note that any offer for employment may be conditioned on authorization to receive software or technology controlled under these U.S. export control laws and regulations without sponsorship for an export license.

The salary range for this role is an estimate based on a wide range of compensation factors, inclusive of base salary only. Actual salary offers may vary based on (but not limited to) work experience, education and training, critical skills, and business considerations. Highly competitive equity grants are included in most offers and are considered part of Mach’s total compensation package. Mach offers benefits such as health insurance, retirement plans, and opportunities for professional development.

Mach is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. 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. If you’d like to defend the American way of life, please reach out!