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14. April 2021


We want you to help us build the future! If you are a highly motivated and determined technology leader, come join us in our quest to build world-class instruments for operating in and understanding the ocean space.
An exciting opportunity is open as R&D Manager in the Underwater Acoustics (UA) Department for complete products within mapping of the seafloor, biomass estimation, positioning and communication and naval sonars.
The R&D UA department has highly skilled employees in Norway and abroad, in dedicated teams for software, electronics, documentation and mechanical engineering. The department covers a broad skillset from mechanical engineering, QA, signal processing, embedded software, cloud-solutions, GUI, technical documentation, real-time software and electronics. The departments main mission is to execute development projects and product maintenance.
Key accountabilities
Development and maintenance of our world-class products including hardware, software and documentation
Plan and execute development projects for new and updated product versions
Manage our strategic roadmap for hardware and software platforms
Resource budgeting, planning and allocation according to decided roadmaps and strategies - track and review progress – report to Management team
Implement common tools, methods and procedures – ensure use of best practice and continuous improvement
Strengthen R&D organization within all aspects of test, test automation and documentation
Manage partnerships with external partners for scaling of relevant competence
Keep up to date with the latest relevant technologies within our domain
Qualifications and experience
Several years of experience in managing distributed software teams - familiar with a variety of technologies, programming languages, codes and processes
Experience from managing development projects
Analytic and strategic thinking to bring KM in a position to utilize appropriate technology to develop world class systems
A pragmatic approach to delivering results and create value for our customers
Ability to establish good relationships with a broad group of internal and external stakeholders
Co-operate well with management team, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals
Master of Science in computer science, electronics or signal processing
What 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 work hours and holiday arrangements in addition to a good pension and insurance scheme. We offer an inspiring and safe work-environment and the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future.
The department has few women appointed in central positions, and women are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.
This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority. For more information visit www.nsm.no.
See links below for more information on our products:
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 performances 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.
The Underwater Acoustics department develops products and services within Underwater Mapping, Ocean Sciences, Underwater Positioning and Communication, and Naval Sonars. Much of this equipment is used to explore and monitor our ocean.WORLD CLASS – through people, technology and dedication

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