Principal Engineer - Data Analytics

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Date Posted
31st July 2017
Job Type

Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry. Its engineering, design and technology bring discoveries into production and maximize recovery. The company employs approximately 14,000 people in about 20 countries. Go to for more information on our business, people and values. 

Aker Solutions' Global Product Management Team, who provide subsea production control systems expertise to the industry, have an exciting opportunity for a Principal Engineer - Data Analytics. This is a contract role based in our Reading offices.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

As the lead technical authority for data analytics development projects, this role will assume responsibility for;

Managing complex technology projects and initiatives within the data space
Developing and managing internal competency in big data and machine learning
Striving to continuously improve processes and practices
Working together with other teams to deliver cross-group projects, on time and meeting the expectations of stakeholders
Ensuring features deployed have technical integrity and stability
Guiding concept discussions, and proposed technology solutions, to meet business objectives
Working with multi-functional project teams on system architecture options
Guiding team to deliver secure, reliable and scalable solutions

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

Suitable candidates should have the following qualifications and experience;

Minimum honours degree in software, A.I. or data related subject
Preferably 8+ years’ experience in software/IT product development
Team/Project leadership experience
Digital transformation experience in the industrial IOT domain
Building a data platform with business intelligence and data driven insights
Up to date knowledge of the big data landscape
Ability to extract and translate user requirements into technical solutions
Passion for technology and continuous personal development
Fully versed in agile methodologies and how to lead an agile development team
Knowledge of industry standard software development lifecycle models
Ability to communicate with colleagues and partners at all levels, to ask the right questions to get the best out of everyone

We Offer:

Competitive compensation and benefits
Good work/life balance
Positive work environment with challenging tasks
Development opportunities


Contact Us:

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

For further information, please contact: 

Stephen Laurie, Senior Recruiter on 020 8811 7385

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