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!
Ultra Maritime has an exciting opportunity for an Intermediate or Senior FPGA and Firmware Developer to contribute to our rapidly expanding business. The candidate will be responsible for designing, coding, simulating, implementing, testing and integrating firmware and digital logic realized in FPGA devices and microcontrollers. The role would suit a candidate with a keen interest in embedded systems and a proven ability to develop digital components as part of a wider complex product.
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.
The Intermediate or Senior Firmware Developer is responsible for designing, coding, simulating, implementing, testing, and integrating firmware components within custom-engineered systems.
Embedded Firmware implementation and unit testing
Firmware integration, verification, and defect resolution
Contributing to design, test, maintenance, and release documentation
Support the Software and System testing groups as required to conduct software and system integration testing
Required Skills/Experience (Intermediate Developer):
Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering
4+ years of digital logic development experience
Self-motivated, adaptable to change, proactive, diligent, and inter-personal skills
Knowledge of digital logic best practices, methodologies, processes, and tools, specifically for FPGA and Embedded firmware development
Working experience with test instruments like Oscilloscope, Logic Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer etc.
Required Skills/Experience (Senior Developer):
7+ years of digital logic development experience
As above for an Intermediate developer
Experience providing mentorship and technical oversight of more junior team members
Ability to read electronics schematics, device specifications, datasheets etc.
Test automation experience with scripting languages similar to Python, or LabVIEW experience
Understanding of sensor calibration and verification methodologies
Experience working on customized hardware solutions for defense organizations (any level)
Good understanding of configuration and build management
A good working understanding of Microsoft office applications: Word and Excel
Familiarity with using Linux operating system and shell.
Printed Circuit Board design, development, and testing
Sonar domain knowledge or similar signal processing intensive applications
Experience working with hardware and software emulators to conduct integration testing
What does Ultra Maritime - Canada offer?
Ultra Maritime – Canada offers a competitive wage and vacation package along with medical, vision and dental benefits. Additionally, we offer the following benefits for all employees:
9-day fortnight, condense your two-week schedule from 10 days to 9 days and receive every other Friday off
Up to 5% RRSP matching after 3 months
Flexible work from home policies or the option to work on-site
Bonus scheme available to all employees
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.
What’s in it for you?
We offer a competitive benefits package including extended health and dental, life insurance, RRSP, deferred profit sharing, optional critical illness insurance, an EFAP and student bursaries
We encourage regular manager-employee performance feedback, goal alignment and employee development through our Employee Performance Development Plan (EPDP) and offer employee education assistance to allow our people to acquire new qualifications and certifications.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and particularly welcome applications from Women, Aboriginal Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.
Reasonable accommodation statement: If you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email