Electrical Design Engineer
at Ultra Electronics

Date Posted: 11/13/2019

Job Description

Job Description:
  • Perform electrical design contributing to new product development as well as design maintenance and troubleshooting on existing products
  • Work with the Mechanical Designers for packaging at feasibility stage
  • Provide electrical design constraints at the design stage
  • Recommend and implement changes to existing products
  • Produce drawings from sketches, existing drawings and electronic images
  • Produce and verify power and heat budgets for the design
  • Design parts based on written and verbal descriptions
  • Work closely with Production during initial builds
  • Make recommendations to the Mechanical Engineers to enhance product performance
Required Skills:
  • BSEE from an accredited university, or equivalent
  • 1+ years’ experience in electrical design, preferably in a defense electronics manufacturing or similar environment (co-op and internship time is accepted)
  • Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance.  Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with RAD Hard designs 
  • Willingness to read and comprehend basic engineering design concepts, standard operating procedures, engineering change notices, technical reports and correspondence
  • Strong electrical aptitude with the creative ability to produce original design solutions
  • C programming for embedded drivers 
  • VHDL/FPGA design experience 
  • Willingness to run simulations (e.g., signal integrity) as needed to evaluate designs
  • PIC/ARM experience 
  • Familiarity with MIL specifications
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and AS9100 requirements 
EMS Development Corporation is an established supplier of specialist power supplies and degaussing systems for the electromagnetic silencing of naval vessels. It also provides transformer rectifier units, high voltage power conversion sub-systems and a wide variety of magnetic and power components. It also provides specialist military and civil human-machine interface (HMI) solutions, including: displacement and force joysticks; hand grip controls; trackballs; encoders and simulation equipment; cockpit equipment.
Ultra Electronics is a UK-based defense, aerospace, cyber security, energy, and transportation products group.  Ultra manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.
We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60–1.4(a), 60–300.5(a) and 60–741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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Job Requirements

Required Skills:
  • BSEE from an accredited university, or equivalent
  • 1+ years’ experience in electrical design, preferably in a defense electronics manufacturing or similar environment (co-op and internship time is accepted)
  • Ability to obtain a US Government security clearance.  Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with RAD Hard designs 
  • Willingness to read and comprehend basic engineering design concepts, standard operating procedures, engineering change notices, technical reports and correspondence
  • Strong electrical aptitude with the creative ability to produce original design solutions
  • C programming for embedded drivers 
  • VHDL/FPGA design experience 
  • Willingness to run simulations (e.g., signal integrity) as needed to evaluate designs
  • PIC/ARM experience 
  • Familiarity with MIL specifications
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001 and AS9100 requirements 

Job Snapshot

About Us

Ultra has established an excellent track record of winning new business worldwide and delivering customer satisfaction through the successful execution of contracts, despite the challenges of international competition. This success has only been possible by all involved in the business working together to meet our customers’ needs in an efficient and innovative manner.

The success which Ultra achieves in innovating to meet customer needs is based on the broad range of skills and capabilities of the Group’s employees. Ultra understands this and recognizes that the Group’s ‘right’ people are its most important asset. Ultra strives for an efficient organization with engaged and competent people.

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