Master Thesis Software Developer – Wave Energy

Doing your Master Thesis at CorPower Ocean you will be a part of a world class team, determined to make big impact. We are on a mission to bring reliable and competitive wave energy to the world. You will find a dynamic environment with highly motivated and skilled individuals. Having shown game-changing performance, expectations are high and your work will be watched from around the world.

The internship is part of the HiWave-5 wave demonstration project, funded by the Swedish Energy Agency.

Profile: We are looking for a student pursuing a Master’s degree in a related field (e.g. computer science). You have a good understanding of large complex machines as well as a genuine interest in software development where you want to work with leading edge technology. Combining effective clean code with advanced mechanics and electronics into robust systems makes you happy. Out-of-the-box thinker with a creative mind and attention for details.


CorPower Ocean is looking to expand its software team and future job opportunities for the successful student is likely.


Technical field: Software engineering

When: Start summer 2021, at least 3 months, preferably 5 to 6 months



  • Assist the software team in the development of real-time critical code for WEC system
  • Creation of test reports, systems documentation, etc.;
  • Drive agile development and testing in the software & control group;

Meriting Programming Languages

  • C++
  • JavaScript
  • Octave
  • Scripting languages (Make, bash)

Other software skills (preferable)

  • Experienced in Linux/Ubuntu
  • Version control (git)
  • Continuous integration / continuation deployment (ideally within the GitLab framework)
  • Database management (ideally InfluxDB time-series database)


As a person:

  • you are striving for excellence, put quality into everything you do
  • you are self-motivated and passionate about your technical area
  • you always search for the most simple and elegant solutions to difficult problems
  • you are persistent, knowing it takes stamina to reach ambitious goals
  • you are data driven and strive to always back your points with a solid analysis

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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What's in it for you?

  • Our mission

    CorPower Ocean brings competitive wave energy technology to the world, unlocking one of the largest untapped sources of renewable energy - harnessing the natural power of the oceans to help us tackle climate change and achieve a sustainable low-carbon future.

    We are solving a grand challenge that no one else have cracked the code for. With growing global attention to the health of our Earth´s environment, this mission is more important than ever. We find it hard to imagine doing anything more meaningful than this!

  • Your impact

    Each team member works with a high degree of autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. The technical and commercial challenges you will be part of solving are complex, cutting-edge and highly inspiring . Entering the world of wave energy technology with CPO gives you a unique chance to use, improve and hone your skills.

  • Fun!

    It's not all just hard work here at CPO. In reaching our goals we laugh, we care, we are a CPO-family that enjoy both solving challenges and hanging out with each other. During the journey to complete the dream of a better future there will be lots of challenges, but also lots of fun,and tremendous sense of achievement - you don't want to miss it!

  • CPO benefits

    We offer an attractive packages including: competitive base salary, stock options , health & wellbeing support , pension plan, health insurance, and six weeks of paid vacation.

Be part of something great

We are a dynamic, supportive, fun and a truly international team of more than 10 nationalities including industry experts innovators, experienced interdisciplinary engineers and business professionals.

CPO strive to combine the best of world class knowledge from around the world with a true entrepreneurial spirit devoted to developing the best wave energy technology out there .  


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