Position: Mid-Senior level

Job type: Full-time

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To meet an exciting, sustainable, and expanding future, we are seeking a new Hardware Development Manager to make marine robotics for the future. With us you will contribute to the development of new and exciting products. You will be part of a strong R&D department and have the opportunity to work with solutions that are tested daily in real environments in our approved autonomous test area outside Horten. Furthermore, you will get the opportunity to follow projects from concept to finished product.

You will be part of the Marine Robotics department, who create, design and build autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and autonomous unmanned surface vessels (USVs) that can explore from the sea surface and down to 6000 meters below. Our vehicles can operate alone for days 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.

What We Can Offer You

By joining us, you will have a key role in shaping the future technology of marine robotics. You will work in cross disciplined project teams and get the opportunity to follow the product from design to delivery/integration with the customer. 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.

What You Will Be Working On

Your main responsibility will be to enable our hardware team to deliver the best possible hardware solutions. You will lead, manage, coach the hardware team that consist of a group of six R&D Engineers and consultants. In this role you will supervise and participate in design and development of everything from large system deliveries to circuit board development and documentation.

Who are you?

You like to act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results. As a manager you provide your team with a clear direction, inspire and coordinate others and keep them focused on set goals. You develop people through delegation, empowerment, coaching and promote self-development. It’s important for you to adhere to company rules and procedures and execute plans with commitment and determination. To reach goal you use a methodical and systematic approach, plan ahead, define clear priorities and allocate resources effectively. As a person you co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals.

  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in electronic design,
  • Experience with:
    • Marine applications and acoustical sensors
    • Electronic development/design
    • Electrical noise and EMC testing
    • Electrical design tools
    • System architectures
  • Fluent in English and Norwegian, both verbal and in writing
This employment requires security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority. The successful candidate may start work with limited accesses whilst the clearance is being processed. For more information visit www.nsm.no.

Work location

Flexible, our offices are located in Horten.

Point of contact

Bjørn Gjelstad, R&D Manager, +47 958 85 299

More information of our products can be found at



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
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Deadline: 05-03-2024

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