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Recruiter NameSuzanne Wood
Industry OIL & GAS, Subsea
SalarySalary negotiable
BenefitsNegotiable. Please quote what salary you would be looking for when applying.
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypePermanent




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is urgently seeking a Lead Subsea System / Field Architecture Engineer.



Working within the Subsea and Pipelines Front End Engineering Department, the Lead Subsea System / Field Architecture Engineer will be involved in the development of front-end engineering activities spanning from Concept Select to Basic Engineering/FEED and starting from the tendering phase.



  • Degree Qualified, Bachelor/Master
  • System oriented mindset with good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Past involvement in the execution of front-end engineering studies, strong knowledge of different subsea architectures/production systems and full understanding of the inter-relations between the different engineering disciplines, deep understanding of technical/economic drivers leading to subsea architectures selection including operability, flexibility, reliability and installation and project execution aspects.
  • Knowledge of SPS and SURF.
  • Experience in concept select processes, with focus on fully integrated subsea field development optimization (technical, economic and schedule) supported by a solid basic knowledge of all essential subsea field building blocks and interfaces.
  • Office based so previous office experience is required.



Main duties/responsibilities of the job position include:

  • Contribute to tender preparation and development of fit-for-purpose competitive proposals.
  • Participate in the execution of front end engineering activities, typically including screening and comparative analysis of alternative subsea architecture solutions, technical definition of main building blocks (SPS and SURF elements), preparation of field schematics, layouts, MEL, etc.
  • Contribute to know-how development/retention, including development of discipline tools/procedures and transfer of lessons learnt.
  • Attend meetings with Client (e.g. design reviews, presentation of study results, etc.).


SALARY:         Negotiable. Please quote what salary you would be looking for when applying. 


BENEFITS:     Very Close to the Station and some parking available.


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification and must be to work within the EU/UK.


For more information please contact Suzanne Wood, Director of Recruitment

on 020 8905 2250 or    

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