01. February 2021
The Marine Robotics department (MARO) in Horten has over 20 years of experience in the delivery of commercial autonomous solutions, best known for the industry leading HUGIN AUV product line. We create, design and build autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and autonomous unmanned surface vessels (USVs) that can explore from the sea surface and down to 6000 meters below. Our vehicles can operate alone for days at a time, gathering information about the seafloor, the water, and objects in the water. We create and integrate advanced sensors for information gathering, maritime navigation and communication. More information on our products can be found at www.unmanned-survey.com/ and www.kongsberg.com/maritime/products/marine-robotics/ To meet an exciting, sustainable and expanding future, we are seeking highly motivated Hardware R&D Engineers to make the marine robotics for the future. Working in MARO will give you the opportunity to be involved with solutions that are tested daily in real environments in our approved autonomous test area outside Horten. Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to follow projects from concept through to finished product. You will report to the Group Manager Hardware R&D and work with five other Hardware R&D Engineers. You will also cooperate closely with the Mechanical Design and Software teams within the R&D department, consisting of more than thirty developers, and with the MARO Product Group and Operations department. What you will be working on As a Hardware R&D Engineer in the MARO department you will get the opportunity to follow the project from concept through to finished products, and from contract through to delivery for systems. You will work with several, if not all, of the following depending on qualification: Vehicle and Back-end system schematicsSensor system integrationPCB designLithium Battery and BMS systemsPower supply, DC-DC design and useEmbedded system development and integrationAcoustic noise and electrical troubleshooting. You will be responsible for delivery of technical results. On a day-to-day basis you will be involved in hardware system and component design, specification, development, implementation, and testing. We work with a hands-on approach philosophy to development, implementation and testing on the vehicles and systems. You will also have the opportunity to join our operators on sea trials in the Oslofjord in order to test and verify new developments. What more we can offer you With us, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefit packages with good development opportunities in an international environment. We have flexible working hours and holiday arrangements in addition to a good pension and insurance schemes. We offer an informal, inspiring and safe work-environment with highly qualified enthusiastic co-workers and the possibility to work with sustainable and exiting solutions for the future. Although we can't offer you a gaming corner or a ping-pong table, we would like to offer you cooperation with our golfers, skiers, cyclists, musicians, kiters, video gamers, boat owners, hikers, photographers, and all other sorts of people that together make up the Marine Robotics department at Kongsberg Maritime. Qualifications A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree within the electronic design field.You are cooperative, responsible, and quality minded.You have an excellent investigative and problem-solving ability.You are structured and independent.You have good communication skills in both English and Norwegian.You have experience working with CAD tools (E3, Autocad, Cadence).It is beneficial with experience within one or more of the work areas listed above but recent graduates with good qualifications will also be considered.It is also beneficial with high general technical knowledge on electronics, electronic test equipment and computer systems, in general being able to rate yourself as technology savvy. This employment requires the ability to get security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority. For more information visit www.nsm.no. At KONGSBERG, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance for extreme conditions. We do that through excellent products and services developed for delivering the greatest benefits to our customers. For over 200 years, KONGSBERG has made solutions that enable people around the world to deliver extreme performance under extreme conditions. Today we are a world leader in several areas within maritime operations, defence, aerospace, and oil and gas industry. Our strength is to put together centers of expertise around products, technologies and market needs. Kongsberg Maritime, a subsidiary of KONGSBERG, is a global marine technology company, providing innovative and reliable technology solutions for all marine industry sectors including: merchant, offshore, subsea and naval. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 34 countries. Kongsberg Maritime is part of KONGSBERG, an international, knowledge-based group delivering high-technology systems and solutions to clients within the oil and gas industry, merchant marine, defence and aerospace Our Sensors and Robotics division develops and delivers world class connected sensors and smart robotics for Marine, Research and Naval applications. The division has the responsibility for KM's leading offering of Underwater Mapping systems, Underwater Positioning, Marine Robotics, Fishery and Naval Sensors, Precision Positioning and Sensing Solutions.