Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS

Address: Ladehammerveien 4, 7041 TRONDHEIM
Phone: +47 73561400

Vacancy Details

Created 17.11.2015
Expires 01.12.2015
Company Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS
Employment Full-time
Job type Permanent
County Sør-Trøndelag
Phone +47 73561400

Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS (SMSC) is an innovative company with international recognition within maritime simulation and simulator based training of maritime personnel. SMSC develops advanced full-scale simulators and training systems, and also undertakes project and research activities. The company's main areas of focus are offshore loading operations, crane and lifting operations, dynamic positioning, onboard training systems, operations in Arctic waters and human factors. 

SMSC has 40 employees and is located in Trondheim. SMSC is owned by DNV GL AS, Teekay Norway AS, Statoil ASA, Kongsberg Maritime AS, Norwegian Shipowners Association’, Norges Sjøoffisersforbund, I.M Skaugen SE, BW Gas ASA, Det norske maskinistforbund and Buksèr og Berging AS. Read more about SMSC at


Developer - Ship System Simulation

Do you have a passion for software development, and would like to work within ship simulation? Ship Modelling & Simulation Centre AS (SMSC) is looking for a Developer – Ship System Simulation to join our team!

  • Create mathematical ship models, develop/maintain our ship physics and integrate ship systems to the simulator
  • Produce high quality software in a timely manner
  • Practice development process leveraging agile methodologies such as Scrum
  • Collaborate with the team to deliver challenging projects and resolve complex issues from initiation to resolution
  • Stay current with technology and improve technical knowledge and capability within the team
  • Share best practices and standards with other team members
  • Participate and contribute in all aspects of the software development process including design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and maintenance


Basic qualifications
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in naval architecture, cybernetics, physics or other relevant experience
  • Basic knowledge within ship motions and ship systems such as propulsion, DP, reference systems and sensor systems
  • Proven proficiency with C++, network communication and real-time computing
  • Self-starter with excellent interpersonal, facilitation and motivational skills
  • Knowledge about development processes, test methodologies and quality assurance tools
  • Possess strong verbal and written communication skills in English


Additional qualifications
  • Experience with tools such as MATLAB and/or GNU Octave
  • Fortran 77/90 knowledge
  • Experience with game engines and/or physics engines
  • Focused with the ability to work independently and in teams
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Quick learner of processes, new technologies and tools
  • Focused on quality and customer satisfaction
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize multiple and competing responsibilities
  • A background from the offshore or simulation industry is an advantage, but not a prerequisite


SMSC offers
  • An exciting position in an international working environment
  • The opportunity to be part of a dynamic and skilled team
  • Competitive terms and conditions
  • Good insurance, welfare and pension schemes


If you are interested in this position, we would like to welcome your application! Please mark your application with the job title. All applications and inquiries will be treated confidentially.


Apply to the position here!