Electronics Engineer (Contractor)

Ultra Electronics PMES - Rugeley

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Ultra Maritime SMaP, Rugeley (UK)                                                                                                                   
Electronics Engineer Contractor x 4

Job purpose

Ultra Maritime, Rugeley currently has a vacancy for an Electronics Engineer Contractor. This role involves working as part of a small team with specific focus on PCB Design, manufacture and testing.  Ultra Maritime specialises in the design, manufacture and supply of novel power dense, high integrity electronics.    

Key responsibilities

In this role you will support the Electronics Capability to analyse the design of bespoke Printed Circuit Boards in support of the manufacture of a wide variety of equipment.

Responsibilities include:

  • Analysis of electronic circuits
  • Design and development of electronic circuits
  • Design assurance testing of electronic circuits
  • PCB Layout review
  • Undertake engineering Tasks as required by the project and the business in support of projects and programs
  • Undertake internal and external meetings as required by the business
  • Document appropriately the work and activities undertaken in line with local operating procedures

Personal attributes


  • Educated as a minimum to Degree level in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Rapid learner, flexible and adaptable engineer willing to undertake varied tasks related to the support of the electronics and surrounding system
  • Able to work accurately and efficiently when under pressure
  • Understanding of basic analogue design
  • Understanding of basic digital design
  • An understanding of schematic capture and drawing review
  • Wiring definition experience
  • Circuit simulation
  • Eligibility to hold full SC security clearance


  • Have experience in PCB Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Knowledge of ‘Zuken Cadstar’ an advantage 
  • Knowledge of ‘Altium – Designer’ an advantage
  • Experience of designing with FPGAs
  • Will already possess SC security clearance


Please note; this role has been assessed as inside IR35

Ultra Electronics is committed to Equal Opportunities and career development
within and across all businesses

Job Reference: DEC20203642
Salary: Competitive
Location: Rugeley
Category: Engineering
Contract: Contract - Full Time
Closing Date: March 12, 2021