Senior Software & Automation Engineer for Wave Energy Converters

Working 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 work environment with highly motivated and skilled individuals. We offer autonomy and flexibility, combined with great personal responsibility. Having shown game-changing performance in wave energy, your work will be watched from around the world.


We are looking for a senior software and automation engineer to take an important role of developing reliable and user-friendly software for control and communication with world largest test rig for  Wave Energy Converters (WEC) on device and system level.


  • Primary owner of the control and communication software in our full-scale test rig.
  • Define system requirements and software test specifications;
  • Develop and validate real-time critical code for test rig system automation in Simulink;
  • Verify and optimize control functions on prototype equipment;
  • Development of methods for built-in testing and regression testing;
  • Drive agile development and testing in the software & control group;
  • Manage the software activities to meet performance, schedule and budget targets
  • Creation of manuals, test reports, FMECA, systems documentation, etc.;
  • Component selection and supplier relations;
  • Supporting pilot installations in the field

Programming Languages

  • Expert in C++ (required)
  • Very experienced in Octave/Matlab  (required)
  • Very experienced in Simulink, including experience of code generation from Simulink (required )
  • Experienced in JavaScript (qualifying)    
  • Experienced in scripting languages (make, Bash) (qualifying)

Other qualifying software skills

  • Experienced in Linux/Ubuntu
  • Version control (git)
  • Continuous integration / continuation deployment (ideally within the GitLab framework)


Skills and qualifications

You have at least 5 years of relevant industry experience as a software engineer, preferably working with development of control / automation / SCADA for advanced machinery. You have a broad technical knowledge, genuine interest in software development and machine control where you want to work with leading edge technology. Combining effective code with advanced mechanics and electronics into a robust system makes you happy. You have a track record of producing high-quality code that is well tested and that conforms to modern software engineering design. You may have an advanced degree, but your personality, experience and interest in the field is the most important. You are proficient in English, both spoken and written.


As a person:

  • you are striving for excellence and put quality into everything you do
  • you enjoy leading and coaching team members to reach the best joint results
  • you love to learn new things and take pride in constantly developing your skills
  • you are always searching 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
  • you are outspoken and like to interact with colleagues, partners and 

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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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