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London - Sutton

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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognized globally as a leader across the Energy Industry, with over 80 nationalities across more than 30 countries. For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world.

Our success and sustainability are only made possible by continuing to develop our assets and technology through innovation and collaboration, and importantly through the development and diversity of our people who every day ‘Make Incredible things Happen’ at Subsea 7.


The Global Projects Centre & Asia Pacific (GPC & AP) is Subsea 7's centre of excellence for the execution of its largest projects worldwide.

Within GPC & AP Engineering Function, Design & Analysis Group, "Risers, Installation Analyses and Umbilical" (RIAU) department is currently looking for OrcaFlex Automation Engineer to support various engineering automation related to riser design and installation analysis using OrcaFlex.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Support various engineering Automation initiatives within GPC & AP Engineering Function using OrcaFlex Python API related to riser configuration optimisation, riser global analysis automations, installation analysis (flexible product installation and structure installation), and data processing of recorded Subsea 7 vessel motion data.
  • Manage relevant interfaces within Subsea 7 Group (Digitalisation, Offshore Resources, Pipeline Groups, Seaway 7 etc.) and externals (e.g. 4Subsea).
  • Support riser design and installation analysis works in GPC & AP projects and tenders to identify the area of automation need and follow-up the implementation of new tools.
  • Organise the roll out and training of the tool within the discipline and follow-up on the implementation of the tool. Perform gap analysis for any under-performing area of the tool and identify the area of improvement.

Your profile

  • Advanced skill in OrcaFlex software with strong knowledge of OrcaFlex programming interface (OrcFxAPI) able to create a model, create customised pre-processing / post-processing scripts, and manipulate the output data in different format (e.g. csv, json).
  • Strong programming skill in Python and usage of standard libraries.  
  • Experienced in developing the python tools from scratch.
  • Interest for riser design analysis and installation analysis works.
  • Understanding of offshore installation, riser design, flexibles pipe, umbilical, mooring, hydrodynamics is desirable.
  • Your autonomy, capacity to coordinate and communicate are key assets to succeed at this position

Working conditions

  • Majority of the work is carried out in the Home office site – Sutton
  • Requirement for some international travel


Subsea 7 is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed in creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.

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