Systems Integration/Electrical/Electronic Engineer
at Ultra Electronics

Date Posted: 18/07/2018

Job Description

Ultra Electronics PMES is an established operating division within Ultra Electronics and specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic/electrical products and sub systems in the international power, defence, rail and aerospace markets. 

PMES offers opportunities for talented individuals to grow their skills and experience and to flourish.  


Job purpose

Ultra Electronics PMES currently has a vacancy for a Systems Integration/Electrical/Electronic Engineer (generalist engineer with this field). Experience of Distributed Low Power electronics (<7.5kW), networks and data acquisition.  Ultra Electronics PMES Specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of novel degaussing and corrosion protection systems.    

Working closely with our customers you will be expected to design, develop and architect solutions for high integrity control and sensor systems.  Showing a high level of production, design and implementation skills, you will take full responsibility for the lifecycle of business critical hardware products in order to deliver high quality solutions to tight deadlines.  The role provides an opportunity for career development and would be suited to a candidate willing to take responsibility for product development.

Depending upon the skills and experience of the candidate, applications are sought at Engineer, Senior Engineer and Principal Engineer levels.

 Key responsibilities

Specific responsibilities for the System Integration Engineer role will depend upon your skill set and level of seniority. Typically, you will be responsible for a wide range of engineering activities covering all stages of the engineering lifecycle; from concept through to verification and validation of production systems. You will work within a multi-disciplinary team to develop solutions that successfully meet with the overall objectives of the project. 

You will be expected to have a broad knowledge of design and application; this may include:

 Ability to analyse requirements and identify hardware solutions to meet these requirements

  • Understanding and design of network hardware

  • Distributed system of power supplies from 250W to 3.5kW

  • Carry out benefit analysis for bespoke vs CoTS solutions

  • Definition of production and system tests to demonstrate verification of requirements

  • Design for EMC

  • Interfacing with software and mechanical disciplines to support meeting system requirements

Job Requirements


  • Degree or higher in electrical engineering

  • Excellent standards knowledge

  • Rapid learner, flexible and adaptable engineer

  • Ability to communicate effectively with team and across disciplines

  • Attention to detail

  • Eligible to obtain UK security clearance and to level SC level.

  • Able to travel on Company business


  • Some knowledge of Def Stan requirements

  • An understanding of processes and techniques applicable to design

  • A proven track record of product design and verification in a relevant environment

  • Good knowledge of best practice design lifecycle process; gated design phases, design reviews, etc

  • Good in front of customers; willing and able to make presentations

    Applications should be forwarded to Human Resources at: [Click Here To Join]


Ultra Electronics is committed to Equal Opportunities and career development

both within and across all businesses.

Job Snapshot

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