Systems Integration Engineer Contractor

Ultra Electronics PMES - Rugeley

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Business:    PMES                                               

Location: Rugeley

Systems Integration Engineer

Job purpose

 A key role in the Signature Management team has become available. This team is recognised as world leading in submarine degaussing and signature management. They posses capabilities that span from detailed modelling of signatures to the definition, design, integration and commission of these systems worldwide. The vacancy forms part of a close knit friendly hardware team focused on maintaining their recognised technical excellence in signature management. No prior knowledge of submarine systems or signature management systems is required.


Key responsibilities 

You will work within the hardware team working closely with the Software Engineers and Scientists.

You will be expected to have experience in definition, design, integration and commission of electrical and control systems.

 Including the following skills:


  • A basic understanding of electrical systems design, protection, 3 phase ac, power supplies
  • A basic understanding of data acquisition, including selection of cots ADC, thermal interface units and networked DVMs
  • A basic understanding of data communications networks, selection of data switches

Personal attributes

 Pro-active approach to engagement with colleagues.

 Attention to detail

 Good Lab practice

 Willingness to learn and be flexible in day to day job tasks

 Willingness to travel both in the UK and abroad

 Ability to achieve SC clearance (not suitable for dual national due to business requirements)


Previous roles

Electrical integration engineer

Control & integration engineer

Test system engineers


Ultra Electronics is committed to Equal Opportunities and career development

both within and across all businesses.

Job Reference: OCT20191316
Salary: Competitive
Category: Engineering
Contract: Contract - Full Time
Closing Date: December 18, 2019

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Ultra Electronics PMES

Ultra Electronics, PMES is part of Ultra Electronics, an internationally successful defence, security, transport and energy company with a long, consistent track record of development and growth.

I feel that my contribution to the success of the business really is appreciated and this motivates me to keep improving.

…The culture at Ultra Electronics is very friendly and people are always willing to help each other. I really enjoy working here and am continually learning and developing my skills.

Senior management is very approachable and has an open door policy which helps effective communication. I feel that my contribution to the success of the business really is appreciated and this motivates me to keep improving…

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UK UltraSelect Benefits

As a UK employee you are offered company paid life assurance and membership of a contributory pension scheme as part of UltraSelect, the Group's flexible benefits scheme. Each year Ultra offers a SAYE scheme for all employees. UltraSelect offers important benefits flexibility for all UK employees by giving you the opportunity to consider how you wish to receive your benefits package from the company.

Up to 4x life assurance pension
Private medical insurance
Dental plan
Health screening
AESOP (All Employee Share Ownership Plan)
Holiday flexibility
Retail vouchers
Childcare vouchers
Salary Sacrifice for Cars scheme