Software Team Manager

To meet an exciting, sustainable, and expanding future, we are seeking a Software Team Manager for the Autonomy team in software R&D. With us, you will contribute to the development of new and exciting marine robotics for the future.

You will be part of the Uncrewed Platforms division, who design, create, and build autonomous underwater vehicles and autonomous uncrewed surface vessels, which can explore from the sea surface down to six thousand meters below. Our vehicles can operate alone for days and weeks at a time, gathering information about the seafloor, the water, and objects in the water. We create and integrate advanced sensors for information gathering, maritime navigation, and communication.

The Uncrewed Platforms software group is responsible for the whole stack, ranging from sensor integration and vessel control and autonomy to mission planning, control, and monitoring, as well as acquisition, visualization, and analysis of recorded data.

What you will be working on

The Autonomy team is responsible for the control, communication, and coordination of our autonomous vehicles and vessels, developing and maintaining the core autonomy and navigation software utilized in our marine robots and systems. You will join and lead a team of software engineers and experts, that together create one of the world’s leading solutions for guidance, navigation, and control.

Working in close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team is vital to develop robust and scalable software solutions, following the process all the way from newly hatched ideas to finished market products.

On a day-to-day basis you will be included in the software management team, involved in managing the team members, coordinating tasks and activities within the team and as part of the whole software group. Contribution to software system design, specification, development, implementation, and test is to be expected. You will have the opportunity to join our operators on sea trials in the Oslo fjord to better understand customer needs, while testing and exploring new developments.

What more we can offer you

  • Competitive salary and benefit packages.
  • Good pension and insurance scheme.
  • Flexible work hours and holiday arrangements.
  • Hybrid working 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.

Although we can't offer you

table soccer or a ping-pong table, we would like to offer you cooperation with our skiers, cyclists, musicians, runners, weightlifters, video gamers, hobby gardeners, boat owners, hikers, photographers, and all other sorts of people that together make up the Uncrewed Platforms division at Kongsberg Discovery.


  • A master’s degree in cybernetics, computer engineering, computer science or similar - experience can compensate for a degree.
  • Experience in leading software development and managing development teams.
  • C++ programming experience. Knowledge of modern C++ is highly beneficial.
  • Proficiency in the English language, both spoken and written.
  • It is beneficial with experience within one or more of the following areas: control theory, inertial navigation systems, motion planning and control, sensor fusion, situational awareness.

Technologies you will be working with

  • Modern C++
  • Python and MATLAB
  • Linux and Windows
  • Azure DevOps
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Git

You are able to...

  • act on own initiative, make things happen, and accept responsibility for the results.
  • communicate in a clear, precise, and structured way.
  • create a stable and reassuring work atmosphere, and support and encourage the team.
  • 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.

This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority. See for more information.

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Points of contact

Tommy Walther-Jansson, Software Development Manager

Kongsberg Discovery is responsible for product and technology development, supply chain operations, and project delivery for KONGSBERG's subsea and marine surface sensors, hydroacoustic positioning, sonar & mapping systems, robotic vessels, and communications systems. Through its comprehensive portfolio of offerings, Kongsberg Discovery continues to be recognized as a world leader in its core markets all over the world. We have a strong history and track record of delivering world-class products and services to customers across the globe. There is a firm focus on developing advanced technological and autonomous systems that optimize operations at sea – while simultaneously reducing the environmental impact – our solutions are key in transforming the maritime sector for a more sustainable future.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two-hundred-year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers,