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R&D Engineer - Navigation

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 expanding our activity within acoustic positioning and communication products for subsea operation, and we aim to strengthen the applications support. The embedded software engineers core tasks are to design and develop system and applications software in a team with skilled engineers. We design and develop our own embedded hardware platforms.   

Our world class products are used in a wide range of subsea operations such as deep-water research, subsea installation, AUV, USV and mapping surveys including products such as HiPAP, cNODE, HAIN and other complementary sensors.  

What you will be working on

You will be joining a dedicated group of software engineers mainly developing desktop and embedded applications for acoustic positioning and communications systems. We are strengthening the team and are looking for software developers eager to make a difference.

You will be working on development of embedded software for our inertial navigation system, HAIN. On a day-to-day basis you will be involved in software system design, specification, development, implementation, and test. You will also contribute to real life testing of the product partly onboard our research vessels in Horten.   

What more we can offer you 

  • A competitive salary and benefit packages, good pension and insurance scheme.
  • Independent responsibility
  • Flexible work hours and holiday arrangements.
  • Good development opportunities in an international environment.
  • An inspiring work environment with the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future.

Qualifications and experience 

  • M.Sc in software programming, cybernetics or similar
  • Some years relevant experience is preferable, but recently graduated will also be evaluated 
  • Embedded programming in C and C++
  • Linux
  • Sensor interfacing
  • Real-time programming, real time operating systems
  • Fluent in both Norwegian and English
  • It is beneficial with experience within one or more of the following areas: navigation, Kalman filters, inertial sensors.

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority.  For more information visit  

You are able to 

  • Act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results 
  • 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 


Point of contact

Eirik Grythe, +47 99521914