Systems Engineer at Ultra Global Business Services in Chantilly, Virginia

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Job Description:

The Ultra Engineering function 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.

Ultra Innovates Today for a Safer Tomorrow!

Ultra Maritime Naval Systems and Sensors is searching for a System Engineer to support the development of a Radar system.

What you will do:

We keep submarines safe on the surface-our technology has a direct impact on the Navy (by eliminating collisions).

Work closely with RF, Mechanical, Electrical, and Software Engineers, the System Engineer guides the development of the Radar System from initial design, through finalization of the design, and finally through the integration and test events. The System Engineer provides system level trade-space assessments of approaches working with the Project Engineer to determine the benefit trade-offs. He/she guides the development and selection of key technologies for the Navy and will have the opportunity to work with complex software algorithms and cutting-edge digital signal processing hardware. The System Engineer will have the opportunity to contribute to key strategic approaches for future proposals, IR&D, and additional development activities.

Required Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience with MS in Systems/EE Engineering or similar technical degreeor 4+ years or experience with a BS Degree in Systems/EE Engineering or similar technical degree

  • Experience working with a team to jointly develop a system whileusing proper system engineering discipline and rigor required for disciplined system development.

  • Ability to obtain aUS Government security clearance. Security clearances are granted to U.S. citizens.

Desired Skills:

  • 1+ year of experience with Radar systems or similar signal processing systems.

  • 2+ years of laboratory knowledge including setup and use of Linux-based system integration, test, and execution.

  • Knowledge of Navy platforms or common Navy platforms interfaces.

  • Matlab, Mathcad, or other Modeling Languages.

  • Strong attention to detail and work ethic.

  • Willingness to travel (25%).

Ultra specialises in providing application-engineered bespoke solutions. We focus on our customers' mission critical and intelligent systems in defence, security, critical detection & control markets. Our capabilities and technologies can be found on many of the world's long-term military programmes. We employ over 4,500 employees across the globe and are listed on the London Stock Exchange. Ultra operates mainly as a Tier 3 (sub-system) and occasionally a Tier 2 systems provider, in the Maritime, C3 (Communications, Command and Control) and Cyber, military and commercial aerospace, nuclear and industrial sensors markets. We use both research and development , to provide innovative, mission specific bespoke technological solutions to our customer's most complex problems. Learn more by visiting our website;

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), 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all indibiduals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing compensation. 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.

Reasonable accommodation statement: if you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email