Kongsberg Maritime - Sensors and Robotics

Are you interested in manufacturing engineering and technology?

Test Development Engineer - Acoustics

Are you interested in manufacturing engineering and technology? Do you want to work in a team developing world class manufacturing?

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Test Development Engineer - Acoustics in our central Manufacturing Technology department. In this role, you will develop hydroacoustic test systems and other automated manufacturing tests for underwater acoustic sensors. You will work with world leading products, in product development and improvement projects, and collaborate with product designers and manufacturing. We develop test systems for our internal manufacturing in Horten and Villajoyosa (Spain). Our automated test systems for underwater acoustic sensors are key for efficient and high-quality manufacturing.

Kongsberg is growing in Horten and is moving into a new building, which will become an exciting center for advanced manufacturing in Norway.

Key accountabilities

  • Develop automated hydroacoustic test systems and other manufacturing tests
  • Develop software for test systems: Interface products, test instruments and control systems, data acquisition, storage and post processing.
  • Test data management and analysis
  • Implement and verify test systems in manufacturing departments
  • Take part in product development projects with focus on ‘Design for Test’ and new functionalities
  • Support manufacturing and technology departments

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s degree or equivalent experience within relevant technical area (software, electronics, cybernetics, physics, acoustics).
  • Experience within software programming:
    • Python, MATLAB, LabVIEW and C# would be preferable
    • Software management tools such as Azure DevOps and Git
  • Experience within databases and database administration
  • Knowledge of test systems, measuring techniques, electronics and automation

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

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively
  • 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 pursue learning and career development opportunities


What we can offer you

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive terms including attractive insurance policies and pension schemes
  • To take part in the green shift of the ocean space
  • We offer the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future
  • We offer flexible working hours and hybrid working arrangement
  • Social welfare club with social and recreational activities

Work location
Horten, Strandpromenaden

Point of contact
Svein-Erik Rogneflåten, Department Manager +47 992 03 890

Applications will be evaluated continuously.

Information of our products

Ocean Science & Mapping Systems
Acoustic Positioning & Communication Systems
Commercial Fish-Finding and Fishery Systems
Marine Robots

Kongsberg Discovery is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations, and project delivery for KONGSBERG's subsea and marine surface sensors, hydroacoustic positioning, sonar & mapping systems, robotic vessels, and communications systems. Through its comprehensive portfolio of offerings, Kongsberg Discovery continues to be recognized as a world leader in its core markets all over the world. We have a strong history and track record of delivering world-class products and services to customers across the globe. There is a firm focus on developing advanced technological and autonomous systems that optimize operations at sea – while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact – our solutions are key in transforming the maritime sector for a more sustainable future.

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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Horten, Strandpromenaden


Svein-Erik Rogneflåten

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