Communications Engineer – Network Design and Cyber Security

Lead innovation at KONGSBERG. “Protechting People and Planet” is our path to pioneering solutions.

Kongsberg Maritime’s world leading products and solutions are running on highly reliable real-time platforms, while we continue to look out for and develop next generation technologies necessary to fulfill our ambitions for the future. To fulfill our challenging and ambitious goals we need to strengthen our competence and are therefore looking for a Communications Engineer to join us. Our team is focused on specifying, developing, and integrating our world leading connectivity solutions for maritime applications. This includes own technology and third-party components.

In this role, you will be working with design, maintenance, and troubleshooting of industrial communication network architecture for maritime applications with a key focus on cyber security. Some of the tasks include working with communication network equipment, such as firewalls, routers, modems, and switches as well as internetworking of equipment, IP planning, and system/network hardening. You will be testing and integrating both wired and wireless communication technologies in our connectivity solutions. Commonly used wireless access technologies and standards include Wi-Fi systems, satellite communications, point-to-point radio systems, and cellular communications (4G/5G). A key requirement for our connectivity solutions is integration of cyber security solutions/principles for industrial communications networks. This will therefore be an important responsibility in this role.

If you are interested in these areas and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we would love to hear from you!

Innovate for a better world with us. Protechting People and Planet drives every solution.

Qualifications and experience

  • Master's degree or bachelor's degree in ICT, cyber security, computer engineering or similar.
  • Good understanding of communication/IP networks, networking standards as well as practical experience with networking equipment.
  • Practical experience or good knowledge of wired as well as wireless communication systems and technologies (e.g., Ethernet/IP, satellite communications, mobile – 4G/5G communications, Wi-Fi systems, etc.) is beneficial.
  • Practical experience or good knowledge of cyber security solutions, principles, and practices for industrial communication networks is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of programming languages/tools (C/C++, Python, shell scripting, Git, DevOps).
  • Excellent Norwegian and/or English communication skills.

At KONGSBERG, we believe that diversity fuels innovation. We encourage you to apply, even if you do not meet every requirement. Your unique perspective is valuable to us. Your skills, attitude and perspective could be exactly what we are looking for!

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.

You are able to

  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area.
  • take initiatives, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results.
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively.
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.

What we can offer

  • An inspiring and safe work environment.
  • International work environment and multidisciplinary team collaboration.
  • Professional development and career opportunities.
  • We offer hybrid working arrangement.

Work location
Kongsberg, Norway.

Point of contact
Gulzaib Rafiq, Department Manager +47 913 02 583

Applications will be continously evaluated. 

Protechting people and planet