Do you want to play a key role in the development of new sensor-technology for a global leader within its field? Are you a technologist who would like to work from sensor to image? At our Technology and Innovation Centre we can offer you a collaborative community that focuses on personal development, opportunities and growth.
Shearwater is a global provider of powerful geophysical marine seismic acquisition and processing services from sensor to image. The Company is, by asset, the leading marine seismic acquisition company globally. Core activities include marine acquisition, software processing and imaging, and technology and innovation.
The Technology and Innovation Centre`s activities are to create, produce and test state of the art products for geophysical applications in the oil & gas, carbon capture and storage and renewable energy. The centre and its people have proven ability to bring revolutionary ideas to fruition. The centre is a scientific community that attracts highly skilled technologists who get to use their passion for developing new ideas and technology in close collaboration with key clients, research and technology partners and academia.
This is a position where you can use your existing knowledge, but also gain new knowledge and skills. You will be responsible for sensor solutions, front-end electrical designs and for delivering and testing the sensor design within the projects. You will have regular contact with suppliers and subcontractors while you can also expect close cooperation with industry partners and academia for parts of the job.
This includes creative R&D, design, development, testing, follow-up manufacturing and integration within products. Last, but not least, in this role you get to “have fun” at the electronics and sensor labs.
Key responsibilities and tasks
- Creative R&D, design, development and testing
- Deliver designs according to project and product requirements
- Sensor design and follow-up throughout product lifecycle
- Responsible for electrical integrity of sensor and front-end designs
- Responsible for laboratory experiments and the integrity in the instrumentation
- Responsible for optimization of close loop regulation of sensor design
- Participate in supporting the manufacturing and sustaining part of the organization
- Ensure good communication between the different disciplines working on the project
- Mentoring new team members within the discipline
- Stay updated with advancements in sensor technologies and advise on opportunities
Working at Shearwater GeoServices
The Technology-centre encourages all its employees to take initiatives for publishing in scientific media, participation in external conferences and opportunities to develop personally and professionally.
We are a multidisciplinary project organization with little hierarchy, and you will be assigned and given responsibilities and challenges from day one. You get to work with highly skilled people within a company that supports you. In combination with cool high-tech, interesting and multi-disciplinary challenges, you have the basis in place for having a great day at work.
Diversity in all aspects is important for Shearwater and this is reflected among our employees. We are located at the seaside in Høvik within recreational surroundings. There is a shuttle bus from both Skøyen and Sandvika, in addition to free parking provided on site. The office campus has a fitness centre tennis court, kayak-rentals, and a variety of sport-clubs with subsidized membership for employees.
Shearwater can offer competitive pay and an excellent pension, insurance and benefits package.
Who are we looking for?
As a person you have a positive attitude and thrive when working in an international environment. You have excellent communication skills and are able to communicate with staff, suppliers and subcontractors at all levels. Additionally, you are someone who can mentor and share knowledge among your colleagues.
For the level of R&D work we do, we are primarily looking for a candidate with a Masters-degree or PHD. Ideally within one of the following:
- Physics, sensor physics and front-end circuit design
- Instrumentation and measurement techniques
- Analog electronics design
- Regulation of close-loop electrical design
Ideally, you have 5 years of experience from independent sensor design, laboratory set-up and micro-mechanical systems. You have knowledge of CAD tools, and a good understanding of documentation.
If you would like to apply for the position, please do so via the apply button. At this stage we only require a copy of your CV or link to your detailed LinkedIn profile.
Alternatively, please don’t hesitate to contact Kennet A- Hansen for further information.