Be proactive & Apply! Hydrodynamics Engineer opportunities in Monaco (local contract)

Req Id:  6207
Job Family:  Engineering - Hydrodynamics

Monaco, MC


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. 




As Hydrodynamics Engineer, you utilize your knowledge and experience to perform hydrodynamics and mooring leg calculations in compliance with applicable codes and regulations. You are responsible for delivering results including station keeping, global performance analyses and interface loads to the project team within the overall project schedule. You may be assigned as a Package Engineer with technical responsibility for the design, procurement and manufacture of the Package. You must work with Engineers and Designers both within and outside the discipline as needed to ensure deliverables.
The Hydrodynamics Engineer may act as Discipline Lead for assigned projects.


Job description:

  • Deliver anchoring systems design (Windfloaters, FPSOs, mooring systems, CALM buoys notably) on projects/tenders through hydrodynamics analyses

  • Work on windfloaters global sizing and perform ad hoc numerical calculations supporting this activity

  • Review windfloaters fully coupled analyses performed by others

  • Interface with other engineering disciplines and divisions (Supply Chain, Proposals, PMT) to ensure smooth project/tender execution

  • Perform package engineering activities on projects for anchoring items

  • When required, supervise model tests campaigns on projects

  • When required, calculate vessel motions/accelerations, waves bending moment, slamming and greenwater loads, design bilge keels


Job requirements:

  • Relevant engineering school such as Ecole Centrale Nantes, ENSTA Bretagne, Seatech, Ecole Centrale Marseille or University degree in Hydrodynamics

  • At least 6 years’ experience in the offshore industry, including at least 5 years on floating wind technical topics

  • Knowledgeable on Hydrodynamics numerical analyses tools: Orcaflex, Ariane, Hydrostar

  • Fluent English

  • Knowledgeable on Floating Wind business, on windfloaters sizing/design methodologies and associated numerical hydrodynamics calculations

  • Knowledgeable in Python coding

  • Knowledge on metocean data derivation is a plus


Behaviours & inter-personal skills - Key points:

  • Ability to coach / support others

  • Action Oriented

  • Ensure accountability

  • Plan & Aligns

  • Drives results







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 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.