Company:  Ultra Maritime
Location: Staffordshire
Closing Date: 22/03/2024
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Unleash the Power of Multi-Mission Excellence: Safeguarding the Seas for the World's 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.

Rugeley embraces flexibility by offering adaptable start and finish times, empowering you to find the perfect balance between your professional and personal commitments. Bid farewell to rigid schedules and embrace the freedom to design your workday around your unique needs.

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.

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Scientist to join our Ultra Maritime SMaP (UK) based in Staffordshire in Underwater Measurement Systems Department within the Research team. Reporting to the Research Team Leader, the successful candidate will carry out a vital role within a dedicated team of Scientists. The successful candidate will be undertaking studies and developing software and system designs related to vessel systems and underwater measurement ranges dealing primarily with electromagnetic fields. The candidate will work closely with other team members developing technical solutions to successfully meet project objectives

Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will work on a range of scientific, modelling and programming activities from bid to delivery in a variety of the following areas:
  • Magnetic and electric source modelling
  • Electromagnetic field propagation in conducting and non-conducting media
  • Finite Element Analysis & Boundary Element Analysis
  • Underwater Signature Analysis (electromagnetic, acoustic, pressure, seismic)
  • Numerical & Optimisation Methods
  • Modern Control Theory
Personal attributes
  • Be educated to a minimum of Masters degree level, Phd preferred in Physics or Mathematical discipline.
  • A post-graduate degree or experience in a physics or mathematical environment is desirable.
  • Be computer literate with good programming skills. Experience in C++ would be beneficial.
  • Experience in two or more of the following would be advantageous: electromagnetic modelling, Vector Fields FEA, COMSOL, MATLAB/Simulink
  • Have good written English and report writing skills.
  • Ideally have presentation skills and training skills and be confident in a customer facing role
  • Some travel is required which may include site work e.g. research or commissioning trials in the UK and worldwide.
Important note: The successful candidate must be able to obtain relevant security vetting clearance required for the role.

Relocation Support

Attracting high-level talent and people that can add value and expertise, is vital to our success. Attracting and retaining brilliant people is imperative so that's why we search across the UK for talent. We offer financial support to candidates that are considering relocating; this is considered on a case-by-case basis per role and subject to HMRC guidelines.

Nationality Requirements

Candidates must be eligible to obtain the relevant security clearance required for the role, due to the nature of the programmes we deliver for our customers.

Diverse & Inclusive Employer

Ultra Maritime is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity, inclusion, equity and equality. Underpinned by our values, behaviours, and policies, we want you to feel empowered to be your best and authentic self.

We promote a workplace that welcomes people from all backgrounds and cultures; believing that this will increase our diversity of thinking, and ultimately ensure we continue delivering on our commitments to our customers.

We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status and welcome applications from all candidates.
Ultra Maritime
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