Kongsberg Maritime - Sensors and Robotics

Senior Hardware Engineer R&D – Marine Robotics

To meet an exciting, sustainable and expanding future, we are seeking Senior Hardware R&D Engineers to make marine robotics for the future. With us you will contribute to the development of new and exciting products. You will be part of a strong R&D department and have the opportunity to work 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 to finished product.

You will be part of the Marine Robotics department, who 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.


Key accountabilities

  • Develop technical solutions and system schematics for products and deliveries
  • Solve technical problems and work within our hardware domain of our systems
  • Involved in hardware system and component design, specification, development, implementation and testing
  • Integrate sensors and control systems in a demanding environment
  • Maintain our product portfolio by updating production documentation when necessary


Qualifications and experience

  • Degree within the electronic design domain
  • Experience with fault finding and troubleshooting of hardware systems
  • Electrical and acoustical noise and environmental testing of products
  • CAD tools (Cadence, Zuken E3, Autocad)
  • We also need you to have experience with one of two fields:
    • design of analog and digital electronics, design of hardware systems or circuit boards and Embedded design (microcontrollers/FPGA) or
    • electronics development, primarily power supplies and DC-DC design and/or Lithium battery and BMS systems
  • Fluency in English and Norwegian, both verbal and in writing

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority. For more information visit www.nsm.no.


You are able to

  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocates resources effectively
  • analyze complex issues and problems and come up with rational judgments
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals
  • be aware of own strengths and limitations and pursues learning and career development opportunities
  • Adhere to company rules and procedures, and execute plans with commitment and determination


What we can offer you

You will have the opportunity to join our operators on sea trials in the Oslofjord in order to test and verify new developments. You will work in cross disciplined project teams and get the opportunity to follow the product from design to delivery/integration with the customer. 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.


More information of our products can be found at




Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis


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.

WORLD CLASS – through people, technology and dedication

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