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Kongsberg Gruppen

Senior Software Engineer


At Kongsberg Discovery we are developing new and revolutionary technology that operates from the deepest oceans to the outer space. We are looking for a Software Engineer that can join our Vessel Robotics team, filling the position of a recently created vacancy. In this role you will have to apply in depth technical knowledge of control algorithms and HW signals to create novel solutions for underwater autonomous robots. You will act as part of the SW team responsible for the robot autonomy and navigation, interacting with our mechanical-, electronics- and other software engineers.

In this role you will collaborate with product development, and field operations to improve the control algorithms and SW implementation on a product that takes on some of the world’s most challenging problems within environment and sustainability.

Are you ready to be part of a company where innovation and technology is fundamental in everything we do? We are more than excited to welcome you to a diverse, exciting, and challenging position as a Software Engineer. Welcome to our team!



  • Define and implement new SW algorithms capable of completing the needs for autonomous operation
  • Taking responsibility of improving the products existing SW structure through DevOps activities, utilizing Azure Devops as frame work
  • Design and support of SW subsystems. Make complete SW systems integrated with the robot host platform. Make SW system concept proposals


Qualifications and experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent formal education within one or more of the fields within Cybernetics, Computer Science or Electronics Systems Design
  • Minimum 4 years of programming experience
  • Fundamental understanding and some formal background in the principles of modern computer science
  • Competency in the field of robotics, such as: SW tools, computer vision, paradigms for autonomous robot operation
  • Some knowledge from real time SW systems on various HW platforms
  • Knowledge of data processing and ability to use common tools (Matlab/Python) for data analysis
  • Interest in conducting field experiments and feasibility studies. This includes planning of experiments, experiment operational and executional competency, post processing and interpretation of experiment results. Writing of specifications and documentation from feasibility studies


This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.


You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively
  • produce fresh and imaginative ideas and solutions
  • communicate in a clear, precise and structured way
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals


What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • To take part in the green shift for the ocean space
  • We offer the possibility to work with sustainable and exciting solutions for the future
  • We offer flexible working hours and a hybrid working agreement.


Work location
Bankløkka, Horten

Point of contact
Bent Liverød, R&D Manager, tel.: +4745631132


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, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We work determined to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

Protechting people and planet