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R&D SW Engineer

Are you a passionate programmer who wants to make a difference going towards a more sustainable future?

We in Kongsberg Maritime are now looking for an R&D Engineer to join our Embedded System team. This exciting position is in our central technology department, where we design underwater acoustic systems. We are building new battery driven underwater acoustic equipment often placed on the ocean floor. We run our SW on ARM microcontrollers, programmed using C++, and we mostly interface to FPGAs.

Your coworkers are leading experts in acoustics, electronics, signal processing and embedded design. Joining us you will be working within a strong professional environment, and you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge.

Key accountabilities

  • Modern C++ (2011 or newer)
  • Python
  • Real-time Operating Systems
  • Micro-controllers
  • SW architecture
  • cmake
  • DevOps

Qualifications and experience

  • Educated as Master or equivalent
  • Knowledge of embedded systems
  • Passionate programmer
  • 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


You are able to

  • Co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals
  • Demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • Use a methodical and systematic approach and plan ahead
  • Adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination


What we can offer you
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. You will be working in a company that develops world-class technology.


Work location

Point of contact
Kåre Anders Holmeset

+47 951 20 968

Ole-Jeger Hoffstuen



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.

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