ICSS Engineer- SBM Operations

Req Id:  14679
Job Family:  Operations - Onshore Engineer

Georgetown, GY


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 




ICSS Engineer – Guyana Shorebase


Reports to: Technical Support Supervisor


Responsibilities & Main Tasks

  • Primarily provide direction on all matters relating to computer control systems to operational line management, for the designated Region.
  • Provide direction on computer control systems to FSO / FPSO’s and Shore Bases, in particular Integrated Control and Safety Systems (ICSS) including Fire & Gas, Cause & Effect and Package Systems, as and when required.
  • Implement effective controls to ensure ICSS and other software are maintained and protected against uncontrolled modifications and cyber-attacks.
  • Provide assistance on all matters relating to control systems to Classification Societies, Clients and Vendors.
  • Provide input to new projects in the Region through review of design documents and specifications to ensure good operating practice and expertise is incorporated.
  • Undertake personnel assessments and identify training necessary in order to assure competence of the control system personnel offshore in accordance with Company’s established Competency requirements.  Take corrective actions wherever required.
  • Analyse and collaborate with Fleet HR with regards to the competency of all ICSS specialists offshore.
  • Coordinate the Management of Change requests including major upgrades, major repairs, and overhaul works, and supervise and direct execution of the work as necessary.
  • Take part in reliability studies and help establish maintenance philosophies related to the ICSS
  • Provide support to the Digital Project developments
  • Develop, maintain and manage the onshore data application systems such as Osisoft PI, Matrikon Alarm Manager and Control Performance Monitor
  • Lead the implementation and maintenance of the cyber-security systems and applications
  • Provide technical assistance for the Root Cause Analysis related to ICSS failures and recommend remedial actions.
  • Travel to offshore sites when required


Job Requirements:

  • MSc or BSc degree in control system and instrumentation technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 20 years’ experience as ICSS or Control System Engineer
  • Oil and Gas industry experience mandatory (minimum 10 years)


Specific Skills

  • Fluent in English (both written and verbally).
  • Knowledge of PCS7 is a must
  • Knowledge of onshore data systems
  • Functional Safety TUV (good to have)
  • Good practical knowledge of Management of Change for ICSS modifications and Risk Assessment (RA).
  • Computer literate in Microsoft packages and familiarity with software based maintenance systems        
  • Offshore survival and medical desirable/required.






SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at www.sbmoffshore.com. The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.