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Senior Engineer electro-optics and optics (DSS:05/19)

Space Systems is part of Division for Space & Surveillance i Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and develops advanced space hardware. Our product ranges includes components for the Ariane launchers, control mechanisms for antennas and solar panels and optical/electro-optical payloads for satellites and space probes. We work in close cooperation with the largest actors in the European space industry.


Job description:

  • You will be involved in all business phases, from pre-bid activities, via bids and product development to the delivery of hardware that will be installed in satellites and space probes
  • Your assignments will include marketing support, concept studies, design, analysis, assembly, testing, and documentation of our products
  • We work in small teams and each team member is expected to work on many different types of tasks. As the expert in your field, you will also be called upon to contribute in solving interdisciplinary challenges
  • Our business is international, and you will work in close cooperation with our international partners and customers in the space sector


Required and desirable qualifications:

  • Expertise in one or more of the following fields: optics, imaging sensors, optical communication, fibre optics, photonics and electro-optics 
  • Good knowledge of optical and electro-optical components 
  • Experience from space technology and product development is highly desirable 
  • Experience from business development is desirable 
  • Must be able to work purposefully and independently 
  • Excellent written and oral English 
  • Good proficiency in a Scandinavian language (written and oral) is desirable


We offer:

  • Technically challenging and exciting work 
  • Good opportunities for professional career development 
  • An open and easy-going work environment, in the proximity of Oslo 
  • Competitive reward package


Applications will be evaluated consectively within the advertisement period.