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 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 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 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 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. You will be a part of Shearwaters embedded software team and solutions.
Occasional travel may be expected.
Other skills we look for are technical writing skills for developing and reviewing documentation, cross-functional teamwork, stakeholder management, and problem solving. The working language is English.
As you see, this position gives you variety, influence, and challenging tasks.
Key responsibilities and tasks.
- Develop, implement and test control strategies and algorithms.
- Develop models and simulators for testing of control algorithms. Perform testing and optimization studies.
- Based on project need, propose and keep track of tasks within the controls domain, suggest priorities, and plan and communicate timeline for completion with the rest of the team.
- Guide and manage contractors or more junior resources working on controls.
- As part of the embedded software team, assist on development and testing of other parts of embedded software systems.
- Develop and review product documentation.
- Assist in planning and execution of product qualification and testing.
- Ensure technical issues and/or questions related to the control system are solved in a timely manner.
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 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 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 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, but a Bachelor can be accepted with significant experience and the subject is within Controls theory, Cybernetics or Electronics.
If you thrive with cross-functional teams, solving technical challenges, and have experience of control system development and testing and non-linear discrete control methods, you might just be the one Shearwater is looking for.
Program and tools used are Simulink, MATLAB, Simcenter Amesim, LabVIEW You should have previously worked with these or similar tools.
Other background info:
- Documented experience with open and closed loop controls
- Knowledge of Kalman filters
- Preferably some experience with C and/or C++ programming
- Understanding of real-time operating systems
It is also important to have excellent interpersonal skills and strong technical writing 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 for further information.