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Aberdeen - Westhill
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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’.


Subsea 7 currently have a requirement for a Senior Data Processor to join the team on a permanent basis at our Westhill office in Aberdeen. The successful applicant will assist with all data processing activities to support Subsea 7 Survey and Inspection activities. The role will support Remote Operations for global projects to control associated data quality, processing and charting of data, production of final reports and deliverables.


  • Processing of hydrographic survey and inspection data including digital terrain data and pipeline inspection data
  • Video review and eventing
  • Processing of INS derived data
  • Processing of Dimensioning Control data
  • Creation charts and drawings, data visualisation and interpretation
  • Implementing GIS Technology associated with map production
  • Review, quantify and report on standards of survey data processed offshore
  • Assist with Data Governance processes related to Survey data
  • Prepare, review, quality control and final preparation of survey and inspection reports
  • Oversee and execute Managed File Transfer systems to maintain delivery of raw data.
  • Preparation of documentation such as procedures, guidelines and manuals
  • Provide support to field-staff through addressing of technical queries and analysis of acquired datasets
  • Interface and liaise with projects and manage work against scheduled deadlines
  • Support transfer to and use in operational projects of new data solutions
  • To maintain and comprehensive handover notes
  • To maintain a detailed and accurate processing log
  • To maintain and develop experience in Survey software and Survey techniques
  • Supervise and provide training to staff where required

Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Excellent computing skills in standard office applications and software packages
  • Relevant experience in a related environment
  • Proficient CAD and GIS skills
  • Knowledge of survey sensor calibrations
  • Proven offshore experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of a variety of specialised survey software products
  • Good knowledge of survey data processing philosophies and methodologies
  • Knowledge of automated processing techniques, Machine Vision and Machine Learning
  • Knowledge of cloud computing and hosting services

Qualifications and Education 

  • Educated to Higher level or equivalent
  • Qualifications in earth science, geography, mathematics (desirable)
  • Degree in a surveying or geoscience subject is preferred
  • Masters in GIS (desirable) 


  • Technical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent computer skills and understanding of data formats
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of principle discipline and peripheral subjects
  • Co-ordination, organisation and liaison skills
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills. Proactive communication to team and management
  • Creative thinking - recognising, exploring, and using a broad range of ideas and practices
  • Identify technological trends and patterns that could be applied in the organisation
  • Knowledge of Web based technologies applied to data storage and manipulation
  • Understanding and experience in agile project and development methodology would be an advantage
  • Understanding and experience in problem solving relating to IT Systems/Software and Project Management would be a distinct advantage
  • Team player
  • A ‘can do’ attitude
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritise and manage own work
  • Organised and professional approach to work.


  • Survey Data Processing, charting skills
  • Exposure to a variety of data processing applications


  • Role location is based at Subsea 7 East Campus, Westhill, Aberdeen
  • Some occasional travel to other Subsea 7 bases may be required 

Subsea 7 are committed to 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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