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Aberdeen - Westhill, London - Sutton, Oslo, Paris (Suresnes)

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We are looking for a PLM Technical Architect to join our team at Digitalisation team. This role can be based from UK, Norway or France.

Subsea7 is developing a number of Engineering digitalisation initiatives that will bring significant long-term value and benefits to the company. These improvements will be realised through changing and optimising the technical delivery of our Projects with the application of new systems and tools. One of these key initiatives is the implementation of a Product Lifecycle Management Tool to support the technical delivery of our projects. Subsea7 has been working in conjunction with a class leading PLM system provider to develop a PLM system suitable for Subsea7’s needs.

The purpose of the PLM Technical Architect is to provide technical knowledge and guidance during the development and implementation of PLM at Subsea7.

What will you be doing?

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Drive the technical solution of Teamcenter as it is deployed at Subsea 7
  • Provide deep Teamcenter technical expertise to Subsea 7
  • Work closely with the Solution Architect, PLM Implementation Manager and Business Stakeholders ensuring that the solution being developed is fit for purpose and drives value
  • Support the creation of the Solution Blueprint document ensuring it is kept up to date as the solution develops
  • Lead the analysis, design and development of future capability
  • Lead technical workshops on future design capabilities
  • Deliver demos of the solution to the business to achieve sign-off of the solution
  • Coach and guide the Functional Consultants that support the Technical Architect and Solution Architect
  • Lead the functional design of Teamcenter ensuring that it meets business process and application requirements.
  • Review and approve functional specifications and conduct code walk-through as appropriate with the Build Team
  • Act as an advocate of Teamcenter, and introduce best practices, methods, and processes
  • Ensure Azure DevOps is kept up to date with details of configuration and design changes made to Teamcenter
  • Present potential design solutions to the Design Authority
  • Raise Risks & Issues on the solution as required
  • Liaise with Siemens on the proposed design ensure that best practices provided are incorporated

The PLM Technical Architect will:

  • Ensure the solution being delivered is fit for purpose and is aligned to best practices
  • Proactively support and guide the PLM Team, bringing deep knowledge and experience of Teamcenter projects
  • Ensure technical documentation is created and updated containing details of how Teamcenter is implemented at Subsea7
  • Provide technical Teamcenter knowledge to the team

What experience would we like you to have?

Please note, if you don’t tick all the boxes below but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, please do consider applying. We would encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience.


  • Experience of PLM Teamcenter system implementation on a large scale (> 500 + users)
  • Experience of delivering Solution Blueprints and leading solution development of Teamcenter
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Good listening skills
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
  • Business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challenges


  • Solution Architecture certification
  • Siemens Teamcenter certifications
  • Experience of engineering and/or industrial organisations

What do we offer?

  • Career development – with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development
  • Flexible working – lots of our people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it’s hybrid, part-time of flexitime working. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but let’s have a discussion to see how we can make it work.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave
  • A fantastic benefits package – which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more.

Who are we?

We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy.

At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage.

In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further.  Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development.

Start your journey with us today.

An environment where you can thrive

We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success.

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking.

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.

What happens next?

If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page.  

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Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.

Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

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