Unleash the Power of MultiMission Excellence Safeguarding the Seas for the Worlds Navies

Step into a world where cutting-edge technology meets unparalleled expertise. Ultra Maritime pioneers delivering multi-mission solutions that protect and empower the naval forces worldwide. With our extensive portfolio of capabilities, our innovations are utilised on naval fleets across our allied navies around the globe.

As the maritime and underwater battlespace evolves, we tirelessly push the boundaries to develop advanced specialist systems that provide our 'five-eyes' Defence customers with an unbeatable warfighting edge. From surface vessels to sub-surface operations and unmanned platforms, we are revolutionizing the way naval missions are executed.

We thrive on collaboration and partnering with our customers to ensure mission success. Our expert solutions encompass an array of game-changing technologies, including state-of-the-art sonar, radar, expendables, signature management, and naval power systems.

Join us in shaping the future of naval warfare and together, we will safeguard the seas and empower navies worldwide!

Flexible Working

At Ultra Maritime, we understand that your personal life is just as important as your professional one. That's why we support and promote flexible working arrangements where possible. Whether you prefer a hybrid model, working remotely, or the structure of being on-site, we will support you as best as we can. Embrace the freedom to shape your work hours according to your needs, whether it's part-time, compressed hours, or a unique arrangement that suits your lifestyle.

Loudwater, Greenford, and Weymouth exclusively offer a 9-day fortnight working pattern, offering extended weekends every other week, granting you more time to pursue your passions. And that's not all – we provide flexible start and finish times.

It's the 'innovating' and 'empowering' values that we ASPIRE to be. We welcome the challenge to work in new ways and have trust in you when getting the job done because we recognise, our business is our people.

The role

Ultra Maritime Sonar Systems offers a two-year graduate scheme. Our structured programmes give you the opportunity to designing solutions and solving problems on our diverse range of projects and programmes. We will challenge and support you in equal measure to nurture your potential as an engineer.

Starting in September 2024, during the scheme you will complete several placements around the business, designed to be flexible to support your career objectives and development. These placements will give you the chance to utilise and build your skills across the engineering disciplines as well as gain knowledge of the wider business, such as Project Management, Sales and Marketing, Commercial and Operations.

You should be expecting at least a 2.2 level bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or STEM subject. Masters and PhD candidates equally welcome. Any previous work experience such as internships or work placements is likely to be a bonus.

You need the ability to gain security clearance at SC level.

Ability to travel between sites is useful.

Electrical / Electronics

  • Developing schematics for electronics to meet system requirements and functional interface specifications.
  • Selecting components appropriate for the application and environment being considered.
  • Working with the operations and systems teams to ensure the manufacturability, reliability and maintainability of electronic equipment designs.
  • During the graduate scheme, you will progress your engineering competence and will have the opportunity to work towards Chartered Engineer status. At all times throughout the scheme, we will provide you with excellent support, including providing you with a mentor and coaching during each placement by senior team members.

At Ultra, we are committed to supporting and developing future engineers and we have plenty of STEM & Outreach activities for you to get involved in, such as careers fairs, school or university talks, and paid volunteer days. These activities also bolster your communication and presentation skills aiding your progression to Chartered Engineer status. Ultra has a strong diversity, equality and inclusion programme so don’t worry about fitting in: we value you as you are.

How do you find the hidden, detect the soundless, and see the invisible? How would you like to lead a team that develops and manufactures next-generation technologies and products that help find our nation’s stealthiest adversaries? Find out more about what we do and the people who currently help us succeed.


Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of flexible employee benefits along with career development opportunities.

  • 6 monthly pay reviews for those on the Graduate scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • 1pm finish on a Friday
  • Optional 9 day fortnight
  • Hybrid working for certain job roles.
  • Casual dress
  • 25 days holiday
  • Christmas shut down.
  • Option to buy or sell holiday.
  • Option to purchase private health care, dental, critical illness etc via salary sacrifice.
  • Reward hub - discounts at over 200 online stores
  • 4 x annual salary life cover
  • Pension starting at 5% Employer / 4% Employee. You can select your employee contribution level from 4% to 70% (providing this sacrifice does not cause your salary to drop below the National Minimum Wage/ National Living Wage).
  • Annual bonus

Here at Ultra we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusivity. Underpinned by our values, behaviours and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be the best version of yourself. We also believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures will increase our diversity of thinking, ensuring we successfully deliver to our customers.