The Hamburg Ship Model Basin

Driving excellence for the maritime future

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Do you like to join us to develop the next generation of ships and structures for open water and for Ice?

HSVA is one of the world leading ship model basins. As a private company operating in the wonderful city of Hamburg, Germany, HSVA is active in the field of hydrodynamic research since 1913. Besides operating a large range of experimental facilities, we are among the forerunners of CFD developments and maritime applications.
HSVA is always looking for new, dedicated employees. There is a wide range of career opportunities like technicians, project managers, project engineers, software and instrumentation engineers.
At HSVA you will work in an open, informal but professional customer and service orientated environment. We look for ambitious, engaged persons, who are good communicators and innovative problem solvers.
If there are no vacant positions listed at the moment, but you think you can contribute to our needs, feel free to contact us:

VACANT Positions:

HSVA is seeking Student Assistant to supportinternship

  • Database Programming and Data Analysis








Student Assistant Database Programming and Data Analysis

Task description:

Your main task will be to support the set up and maintenance of databases containing test and process data. You will develop applications to organise and analyse data for different procedures. Besides you will provide support for project engineers in test analysis and documentation including video editing.   


You are a student of engineering or informatics and you have experience with class-based programming (preferably JAVA). You are familiar with the most common software applications and you show a strong analytical understanding.The envisaged collaboration period is at least three month with a longer perspective.




The regular working time will be around 9 hours a week. The monthly payment is 450 EUR. Working hours can be arranged flexible in accordance with study times.

Depending on the tasks and the interaction with the team, working in home office is partly or completely possible and subject to agreement with the supervisor. At least for training and familiarization, presence at HSVA is required.

To apply for above positions or receive detailed information on single tasks please contact Jasmin Gronau,