Senior System Engineer

  • Competitive
  • Norway Buskerud
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas

Do you want to play a role in solving global energy challenges for future generations? At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

We are the world-class subsea technology provider, enabling resources, and accelerating the industry towards a low-carbon future. Subsea offers solutions, products, and services for Subsea Oil & Gas projects, such as: production systems, processing, boosting & compression, power distribution, intervention & workover systems, and tools & subsea life cycle services.

Our team in Tranby is now looking for a Senior System Engineer.

What will you be doing?
  • Defining subsea system architecture, write system design basis, operational philosophies, and scope definition.
  • Check/approve test procedures, system schematics, P&IDs, project design philosophies and system analyses.
  • Be present at design reviews with client and resolve internal/external interfaces and interact directly with client’s technical representatives related to deliveries.
  • Oversee project scope management system and escalate and present technical issues to project management and other more senior stakeholders.
  • Provide clear design directions and instructions to application, product engineers and SLS personnel.
  • Guide, supervise and train less experienced system engineers.
We think you should have:
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines (e.g., System Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automation, Electrical & Controls Engineering) or equivalent
  • 5 - 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required
  • Proficiency in COMOS, AutoCAD, Solidworks (3D) is beneficial, but not mandatory.
  • Proven experience with quickly understanding technical issues and learning how to perform new tasks.
  • Excellent contractual and commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills, communicating effectively in English both orally and in writing.
  • Relevant Subsea background and experience
More reasons to work with us:
  • Professional development and excellent career opportunities with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects ranging from oil and gas, renewables (carbon capture, hydrogen, and offshore wind) to aqua culture.
  • A healthy work-life balance with flexible working conditions throughout the different phases of your life journey
  • Competitive pay and benefits with excellent pension and insurance schemes as well as private health services provided by Aker Care
  • Access to welfare club with free gym facilities, sports equipment hire and cabins for rent in the mountains and by the sea
  • Possibility to work remotely/from home 1-3 days per week.
  • Free parking and chargers for electrical cars
  • Dynamic and exciting projects within Subsea
  • Opportunity to join and work with an international team.
Interested? Contact us.
For more information about the position, please contact:
Rolf Erik Smith, Senior Advisor, NES Advantage Solutions, Email:

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Diversity and Inclusion
Aker Solutions is empowered by its diverse workforce. We ensure a good working environment where equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion are considered vital to our success. We believe diversity creates value, attracts talent, and makes life more interesting. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from diverse backgrounds related to race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, and more.

This is Aker Solutions
Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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