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8. September 2021
28. September 2021
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Local Unit & Position Description: DNV Norway offers students relevant work experience.*Summer job in DNV Norway**If your ambition is to make a real difference and seek opportunities beyond business, this could be the perfect start for your career.*The maritime autonomy team at Høvik is now searching for summer students to join us working with state of the art ship autonomy development for the summer 2022.Autonomy is expected to have major impact on how we move goods and people around the world in the future. The Norwegian industry is a major player within ship technology and is currently spearheading the development of autonomous and remotely operated ships. DNV is a part of this and with our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment we are preparing for a reality where autonomous and remotely operated systems impact how the world shipping fleet is operated.The Maritime Transportation programme in Group Research and Development (GRD) is currently researching situational awareness for autonomous and remotely operated ships. Situational awareness refers to the ability of the ship to perceive its surroundings using sensors which is a prerequisite for automated navigation and collision avoidance. Machine learning algorithms will be an integral part of this system, and research is focused on how we can make sure such systems are safe to use. Relevant topics are; explainable AI, interpretability of deep neural nets and their predictions, safety testing with limited specifications and data, and detection of high confidence mistakes, with the goal of developing the rules and assurance procedures necessary for the adaptation of autonomous ships in a commercial setting.As a part of our team, you can expect to work within interesting and highly relevant topics such as deep learning, interpretability and explainability of deep learning systems, computer vision and sensor fusion algorithms, aligned with the needs and research interests at DNV. It is preferable that you have some programming skills and a bonus if you have some experience with computer vision, sensor fusion and machine learning algorithms from studies, previous summer jobs or extracurricular activities. It will also be regarded positive if you are interested in writing your project- and/or master’s thesis on a related subject. Researchers from DNV can offer co-supervision and support to such work and provide data and equipment as necessary.Managers will select summer students based on their business needs aligned with your education, experience and background. In the application letter, please formulate how you believe you can contribute to the ongoing research within the aforementioned subjects during the summer. How does your research interest fit with the goals and topics of the summer job? Please also indicate your master program specialization and/or main area of study during the application process.Position Qualifications: Primarily we are seeking 3rd and 4th year students with relevant Master Program specialization in:Marine TechnologyCybernetics / RoboticsData Science / AIMathematics / StatisticsPhysicsComputer Science / Information SciencePersonal Qualities: We want engaged students, who can identify themselves with our values and standards. We are looking for candidates that are:Open-minded and curiousAbility to think outside of the boxAble to work both individually and cooperate in teamsFluent in English, both verbal and writtenAligned with DNVs purpose and valuesWhat we can offer: Valuable and real-life experience through our projectsThe opportunity to work with world class technical expertsBeing involved with solving real life business challengesBe part of a large group of summer students with different backgrounds and universitiesBuilding a professional network for the futureDNVs headquarters at Høvik is a great place to be a summer student. In addition to challenging work, there are also fun social events arranged during the summerFull access to all sports and leisure facilities at campus, including fitness center, kayaks, tennis court etc.Previous summer students have experienced the summer jobs in DNV to be an excellent opportunity to get to know DNV as a workplace while obtaining valuable and real work experience. At Høvik – start the day with a kayak on the fjord before work.*Application process: *Please upload your application letter, CV and grade certificate in our application tracking system (iCIMS). All documents should be in English, if possible. Students without this information will not be considered.Our managers will select and recruit from 3rd of October to 31st of October. The process will be closed on 6th of November.Welcome to DNV!*Application deadline: * 3rd of October 2021Company & Business Area Description: DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, with almost 12,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.Whether assessing a new ship design, optimizing the performance of a wind farm, analyzing sensor data from a gas pipeline or certifying a food company’s supply chain, we enable our customers and their stakeholders to make critical decisions with confidence.Our employees are driven by a common purpose: to safeguard life, property, and the environment. We help tackle the challenges and global transformations facing our customers and the world today and we are a trusted voice for many of the world’s most successful and forward-thinking companies.Equal Opportunity Statement: DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!Location: Veritasveien 1, HøvikJob Type: Full-time