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Working at Ovation


We are always interested in receiving CVs from high calibre individuals who feel they can make a major contribution to the development of products at Ovation Systems.

As a company we are always striving to get better at what we do and recognise the fresh perspective new employees bring to the organisation.  We recruit people in a variety of roles and are always on the lookout for talented, highly motivated people to join our team.  If you feel you could make a real difference to our business and help strengthen our future, then we would love to hear from you.

Who are we

Based near Oxford, Ovation Systems is a privately owned company that started business in 1987 as an electronic design consultancy, concentrating on high-speed digital electronic design projects.


In 1990, the company changed direction and started developing its own product range.  Since then, Ovation Systems has grown into a highly successful and profitable electronic design and manufacturing organisation, specialising in advanced video surveillance products and systems for high-end CCTV, police and military applications.

                Our aim is simple: to produce products that impress our customers!      


We are currently a team of 24 people and keep a small company atmosphere.  The company promotes employee involvement and communication by actively encouraging employees to contribute ideas and suggestions.  The flow of communication works well at Ovation because all staff, including Directors are accommodated in an open-plan office at a single site.  We are in a pleasant rural location in the green belt just outside Oxford, with London just an hour away.  And during 2013 we are expecting to significantly expand our production and test facilities. 


As a company we aim to keep up with the continual advances in technologies for the media and communications industries, and apply these to innovative products for the security and surveillance industry.


Your career

Our technology is challenging and fast moving, requiring elegant solutions and clear focus on customer needs.  More than the technology, this is about people and their vision.  We want people with the same vision to join our team and help us to succeed. 

In return, you will be rewarded for your efforts, both in financial terms and job satisfaction.  Our working patterns are flexible and you get to work in a dynamic friendly environment. 

For the right people, we offer a high rate of pay, share options and generous bonuses based on success.  More than that, we hope you can really flourish and express yourself at Ovation Systems.


What next?

Please also take a look around our website: if what you read inspires you, and you believe you can make a major contribution, please email your CV to


Third-party applications (Agencies)

We have appointed a preferred recruitment consultancy to work with us, so unless you are already working with us on agreed terms, we would rather you didn’t speculatively send us any candidate CVs. If you do, we retain the absolute right to pursue and hire that candidate without any obligation to any third-party terms and conditions even when these form part of the CV. We will not pay any agency fees associated with unsolicited third-party applications.