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Updated Sep 12, 2022

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3.5
63%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
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Ultra Electronics Chief Executive Officer  Simon Pryce
Simon Pryce
122 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Great people to work with and you always felt like your job was important.(in 57 reviews)
  • "Good benefits and really enjoy the sector we work in.(in 52 reviews)
  • "Good pay(in 21 reviews)
  • "Work/life balance is good(in 12 reviews)
  • "flexible hours (but no(in 10 reviews)
Cons
  • "Every second year there’s a survey and every time it says poor management.(in 36 reviews)
  • "5) Upper management is mostly comprised of folks who came from administrative positions, because they were able to mingle with the VP's around the water cooler.(in 18 reviews)
  • "Department Manager was good but Senior Management were very poor.(in 16 reviews)
  • "Sr. staff lacks leadership abilities with a mouse leading the rank & file.(in 15 reviews)
  • "security managers, secretaries, HR reps, and general managers, with barely one or two actual engineers making decisions.(in 13 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Awesome Transformation Agenda

    Sep 9, 2022 - Human Resources 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth Challenging work Benefits

    Cons

    Recent acquisition Site Management and Leadership

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  2. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Communications

    Aug 6, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Opportunities for professional development Flexible working

    Cons

    Had a very positive experience working for this company.

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear that you have had such a good experience with Ultra so far!

  3. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good Company Great Boss

    Aug 4, 2022 - Senior Executive Assistant to President 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great Boss. Gave me the ability to work at a very high performance level.

    Cons

    Culture. A majority of the culture has not been able or willing to come up to speed from being a Mom & Pop shop to being a big player.

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. All feedback is extremely valuable, so thank you!

  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Software Engineer

    Aug 3, 2022 - Software Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great environment, great people to work with.

    Cons

    Working with a lot of outdated technology. Poor upper management.

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Thank you for your honest review. All feedback is extremely valuable, therefore we really appreciate you taking the time to write this review!

  5. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Decent place to work

    Jul 31, 2022 - Program Manager in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    It’s all right for a defense contractor

    Cons

    Complicated org structure that makes it hard to get things done

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. All feedback is extremely valuable, so thank you!

  6. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Not bad at all

    Jul 14, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good work / life balance and good people

    Cons

    None that I can think of

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Thank you for your review. We value all feedback & appreciate you taking your time to write this review!

  7. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Great Company to Work in.

    Jul 7, 2022 - Field Systems Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Veteran Friendly | Socially Responsible | Professional | Great location (Austin Office) |WFH| Local Staff is Amazing people that will support you every step of the way.

    Cons

    ULTRA HAS A GREAT TEAM.

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We are so glad you had have had such a wonderful experience with Ultra!

  8. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Stressful timelines but critically important products

    Jun 20, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Victor, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Very interesting development projects with customers asking for more than can be delivered. Good benefits and really enjoy the sector we work in.

    Cons

    Small business feel can mean long hours at crunch time

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. All feedback is extremely valuable! Thank you!

  9. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Interesting work, poor upper management

    Jun 16, 2022 - Engineer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of good engineering work Flex time Good vacation policy (may be changing soon)

    Cons

    Programs routinely underbid, which leads to unrealistic expectations given the limited resources - leads to overwork, burn out, and turn over

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    There are lots of positive changes for Ultra ahead in the next 12 months. We take all feedback seriously and thank you for taking the time to leave a review.

  10. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Nice Place

    Apr 6, 2022 - Electronics Assembler 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Temperature controlled, decent pay, 4-day work week, can listen to music/podcasts while working

    Cons

    On your feet for 10 hours

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    Ultra Electronics Response

    Talent Acquisition Sourcer

    Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad you are enjoying your time at Ultra!

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Ultra Electronics Reviews FAQs

Ultra Electronics has an overall rating of 3.5 out of 5, based on over 558 reviews left anonymously by employees. 63% of employees would recommend working at Ultra Electronics to a friend and 60% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -6% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Ultra Electronics employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.5 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Ultra Electronics. This rating has decreased by -5% over the last 12 months.

63% of Ultra Electronics employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Ultra Electronics 3.8 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.4 for culture and values and 3.5 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Ultra Electronics to be career development, benefits, coworkers and the cons to be culture, senior leadership, management.

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