Do you want to play a senior role in the development of new technology for a global leader within its field? Are you a technologist with expertise within controls/cybernetics who would like to work with product development from idea to final test and delivery? 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 data acquisition, software processing and imaging, and technology and innovation.
The Technology and Innovation Centre`s activities are to develop, produce and test state of the art products for geophysical applications within oil & gas, carbon capture and storage, and renewable energy industries. The centre and its people have proven the 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 position is a unique opportunity for the right candidate to be part of the development, optimization and field introduction of a novel marine seismic acoustic source. The work includes complex non-linear systems, and you get a chance to work with highly skilled domain experts within electro-mechanical systems, hydraulics and embedded real-time software.
This is a position where you can use your existing knowledge but also gain new knowledge and skills. The main focus is on development and implementation of control strategies and algorithms, and actual coding will be required.
Other skills we look for are creativity, curiosity, problem solving skills and cross-functional teamwork. The working language is English.
As you see, this position gives you variety, influence, and challenging tasks.
Key responsibilities and tasks.
- Develop and implement control strategies and algorithms.
- Develop models and simulators for testing of control algorithms. Perform testing, data analysis and optimization studies.
- Based on project need, propose and keep track of controls related tasks, suggest priorities, and plan and communicate timeline for completion with the rest of the team.
- Guide and supervise contractors or more junior resources working on controls.
- Develop and review product documentation.
- Assist in system qualification and testing.
- Ensure technical issues and/or questions related to the control system are resolved in a timely manner.
- Dependent on previous experience and interests, assist with other tasks in the project as needed to help achieve high level project goals
Working at Shearwater GeoServices
The Technology-centre encourages all its employees to take initiative for publishing in scientific media, participation in external conferences and opportunities to develop personally and professionally.
We are a multidisciplinary project organization with a very low hierarchy, and you will be assigned tasks 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 basics 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 sports-clubs with subsidized membership for employees.
Shearwater can offer competitive pay and excellent pension, insurance, and benefits package.
Who are we looking for?
You have been working for a minimum of five years in development and implementation of control strategies and algorithms. Preferably you have a Master of Science or PhD within Controls theory or Cybernetics, but candidates with other relevant education will also be considered..
If you thrive with cross-functional teams, solve technical challenges, and have experience of control system development and testing and complex, non-linear control methods, you might just be the one Shearwater is looking for.
Program and tools used are Simulink, MATLAB and Simcenter Amesim. You should have previously worked with these or similar tools.
Other background info:
- Documented experience with open and closed loop controls, including complex, non-linear systems
- Experience with MATLAB and Simulink
- Knowledge of Kalman filters
- Experience with other programming languages, such as C, C++, Python and/or LabVIEW is a benefit
- Understanding of real-time operating systems
It is also important to have excellent interpersonal skills. The working language is English.
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 or Jovana Kozul for further information.