Development Engineer - Digital & Smart Marine Technologies (F/M)

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Date: 26-Nov-2021

Location: Saint Herblain, Pays de la Loire, FR

Company: Bureau Veritas

An award-winning employer, our people are trusted and responsible, believing in what they do with a clear commitment to contribute to transforming the world we live in and shaping a world of trust. Bureau Veritas operates in a wide range of sectors, delivering Testing, Inspection and Certification services to some of the world’s biggest household names. With more than 400,000 global clients and a reputation for quality, we are at the forefront of service and innovation.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, which is why we have worked hard to create a supportive and engaging working environment, which is open and inclusive and individuals are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential and really leave their mark.



Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore is dedicated to improving the safety of ships and offshore structures worldwide, providing tangible benefits to ship owners, shipping and offshore industry stakeholders and the environment through its classification services.


The integration of connected equipment and automation on board ships and offshore units offer many benefits. Collecting and analysing data from the ship and transmitting them to shore improve operational performance, while reducing emissions, optimizing maintenance and controlling operating costs.


In this context, we are looking for a Development Engineer who will follow technical evolutions in  the sector of Digital & Smart Marine Technologies and translate them into technical developments and classification Rules.


Within the Technical Department and reporting to the Head of Digital & Autonomous Ships Rules team, you will be responsible for developing technical and regulatory expertise in the field of Digital & Smart Marine Technologies.

As such, your main missions will be :

- Develop our classification Rules for Digital & Smart Marine Technologies, particularly in the area of communication, connectivity, data management and automation

- Involve our customers in working groups or review of the Rules under development

- Assist our operational teams in technical projects

- Contribute to research and development (R&D) projects with industrial partners.


You will occasionally travel in France, Europe and worldwide. You will work with international partners (industry companies, research or standardisation organisations, etc.) as well as with our customers.




Graduate of an engineering school or equivalent, you have experience in the area of Digital & Smart Marine Technologies. Ideally, you have experience within the maritime industry and knowledge of the classification environment.


You have a strong interest for technical matters and good writing skills. Given the international environment of the position, a fluent level of written and spoken English is required.


Your analytical and teamwork skills, your autonomy and your interpersonal skills will contribute to your success.


This position can be located in Nantes or in La Défense. 


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.


Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.