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R&D Engineer, FPGA programmer

Kongsberg Maritime is now looking for R&D Engineers to join our team. We seek people that are focused on new technology, are innovative and reliable. Within Kongsberg Maritime, the Subsea Acoustic Technology unit is responsible for keeping our world class product portfolio at the forefront by innovation, new development and enhancement projects.

We work on embedded signal processing interfaces to our sonars. We focus and optimize on performance, price and low power. Simple and user-friendly solutions are important. We are using modern SOCs, FPGAs and microcontrollers. 

We are building new sonars for mapping and naval applications. We are looking for professional FPGA programmers to join new sonar teams. It is important that you are a good team-player and that you are capable of transferring and renewing our code-platform into new applications. 

Key accountabilities

  • FPGA programming – VHDL or C
  • Develop testbenches
  • Signal processing implementation
  • Sonar integration and test

Qualifications and experience

  • Educated as Master or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge on FPGAs
  • Fluency in English and Norwegian, both verbal and in writing

You are able to

  • Adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination
  • Use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocates 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

What we can offer you
We are a team of highly qualified colleagues who are willing to share our knowledge and experience. With us, you will be offered a competitive salary and benefit packages with good development opportunities in an international environment. We have flexible work hour’s 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.

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

Work location
Horten or Asker

For over 200 years, KONGSBERG has made solutions that enable people around the world to deliver extreme performance 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.