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Kuala Lumpur
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Subsea 7 has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Riser Design Engineer within the Global Project Centre Engineering Team based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Senior Riser Design Engineer will be responsible to conduct analysis of riser systems in compliance with codes and Client specifications and to define and specify all riser ancillaries. This engineer will report to the Riser Design, Installation Analysis, Flexibles and Umbilical (RIAU) Design Lead and will be assigned to projects when required.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

All personnel are also expected to contribute to creating a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct.


  • Perform global analysis (Extreme, Interference, Fatigue, VIV) of different riser systems: rigid risers, flexible risers, hybrid risers
  • Perform mechanical sizing of the lines
  • Define and specify requirements for riser ancillaries, review suppliers deliverables
  • Prepare technical project documents such as Design Basis, Design Brief, analysis reports, specifications
  • Interface with project team and support other engineering disciplines to ensure smooth interface with procurement, installation, operation and project management
  • Prepare design review meetings
  • Interface with Client as needed during the course of the project
  • Consolidate experience within the discipline, keep up to date with Client specifications and good engineering practice

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist skills, knowledge in project or discipline engineering, including design codes and Client specifications
  • Understands client’s needs, identifies and addresses design parameters and problems; develops and implements solutions
  • Adhere to Subsea 7 values
  • Monitor performance objectives with direct reports. Where necessary provide day to day guidance and coaching
  • Being a technical representative of the Company in meetings with Clients, Subcontractors, 3rd Parties etc.
  • Train / mentor junior engineers


  • Professional qualifications: BEng or above
  • Relevant experience in Riser Design expertise
  • Proficiency in design and analysis software is essential
  • Good knowledge of industry standards
  • Able to direct small teams
  • Excellent communication skills and confidence to liaise with clients
  • Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work
  • Ability to prioritise and organise work and meet project deadlines
  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization
  • A demonstrable commitment to HSE and Quality
  • Shall be self-motivated and have well developed interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to travel on short assignments overseas


  • Membership to a relevant Professional body
  • Experience in design, installation and construction of offshore rigid pipelines, flexibles, umbilical, flying leads and risers
  • Knowledge of hydrodynamic physics
  • Knowledge of material engineering and welding