Sr. Systems Specialist Engineer

Do you want to solve global energy challenges for future generations?

At Aker Solutions we are changemakers and accelerators. With a proud history of delivering complex projects to the oil and gas industry, we are looking for talented individuals to help us shape the path towards a sustainable energy future.

Our Subsea Systems Engineering Department in São José dos Pinhais is now looking for a Sr. Specialist Engineer.

What will you be doing?

  • Responsible for planning, organizing and setting goals and monitoring all engineering activities of the project in progress, including technical scope and requirements management, cost (budget and forecast compliance), reuse of products / materials, planning (schedule compliance ), risk, change, contract compliance and quality and SMS;
  • Ensure that the technical obligations of the contract to be applied to the project, including legal understanding, commercial interpretation and restrictions for the required deliveries and requirements, are understood at all levels to achieve the best possible engineering relationship between project risk and reward ;
  • Responsible for system integration management, including requirements management and new technology integration (TQ), definition of system test scope, test acceptance criteria and final technical approval of full system performance as part of testing and completion;
  • Responsible for managing lifecycle documents, including WBS / CDM configuration, on-time delivery / OTD of all engineering documentation and to ensure that the dates and times of documents in SAP are kept up to date for input in the productivity report and alignment to Primavera.
  • Review the contract and technical specifications to ensure compliance with the project's technical requirements;
  • Monitor and manage engineering projects especially VO / VOR;
  • Ensure proper engineering quality and use of quality systems for the project;
  • Ensure that technical deviations from contract requirements are agreed with the customer and managed in the relevant project deviation system (NCR process);
  • Responsible for technical performance in accordance with all relevant authorities, international standards, customer and contractor as part of the completion and delivery of the system to the customer;
  • Responsible for all engineering performance in project portal reviews.
  • Ensure that the engineering scope of the project is executed within the allocated engineering budget.
  • Lead the implementation of HSE on Design requirements and creation of relevant procedures to ensure the best active and passive HSE performance in the industry.

We think you should have:

  • Engineering Degree in related disciplines (Mechanical Engineering, Automation & Controls Engineering) or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to communicate effectively in Portuguese and English, both oral and written
  • Minimum 15 years relevant experience as an Engineer within Subsea or Oil & Gas related industries
  • Technical management experience
  • Expert knowledge of System Engineering principles and processes
  • Expert understanding of the constraints and drivers of other disciplines (mechanical, piping, structural, material, controls, electrical, instrumentation)
  • Expert knowledge of industry codes and standard (ISO, API, ASME, NORSOK etc.)
  • Experience with CAD and ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Demonstrate a proactive attitude, structured and solution oriented mind-set
  • Ability to plan and manage own and others workload in an efficient manner to meet schedule and budget targets

Interested? Contact us.

Feel free to send an email to with the position title and your updated resume.

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.