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Design Engineer

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Job Description

This role is part of the ITSO Field Telecommunication Organisation in IPPD Connectivity Portfolio. The mission of Field Telecommunications is to manage realignment and simplification of governance, process, people and technologies associated with Field Telecommunications and ensure that projects delivered by our suppliers conform to Shell standards and guidelines.

The Field telecoms Design Engineer is expected to be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) covering the application of telecommunications technology deployed across the Shell Group. This includes both onshore and offshore facilities and the SME will also provide project design assurance and support for Capital Projects and IT Project / Programme domains.

The purpose of the Field Telecoms Design Engineer is [either as an individually or leader of a team] to manage the end-to-end technical delivery of the telecommunications systems required as part of Company Capital Projects. This can include both Construction Telecoms (Temporary telecom used during the project phase) and the Permanent Telecoms facilities which are part of the built facility for use in the OPERATE phase

Key responsibilities * Perform network and telecom design assurance on projects
  • Technical Authority for networking and field telecoms provisioning projects
  • Assurance during transition to operate during execution phase of a project in support of target operating environment.
  • Develop knowledge management on Field Telecoms in Shell including building Community of Field Telecom Practitioners.
  • Review and approve detailed designs for network and telecom system produced by the telecoms contractor
  • Deliver and execute the Discipline Controls and Assurance Framework (DCAF) for Telecoms as a Technical Authority (TA) throughout the project phases with assurance of supplier plan and solution designs on robustness of solution from a design, operability and maintainability perspective
  • Setup and coordinate execution interfaces between various disciplines and or contractors (most importantly between the specialist telecom execution contractor(s), Shell ISP contractors, the Main Automation Contractor, FEED / EPC / EPCM contractors) and manage delivery of the Temporary and Permanent Telecoms scope
  • Specify the communication network required for transfer of process data to the office network and public domain taking into consideration alternatives like satellite communication, fibre optic, local communication network systems or dedicated radio communication system
  • Deliver and execute the project control documentation for networking and field telecoms with assurance of the supplier plan and solution designs from an operability, affordability and maintainability perspective
  • Review and approve detailed designs for network and (field) telecom projects
  • Document the architecture via network and communication systems drawings
  • Integrate engineering standards and practices into the design and contribute to the development and/or revision of standards and practices
  • Specify Acceptance Test and Acceptance Criteria to ensure supplier deliverables are in line with business requirements
  • Witness Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) System Acceptance Tests (SAT) and Commissioning Acceptance Tests (CAT) to ensure equipment is in conformance with requirements
  • Engage with operate teams to ensure handover ownership is defined at early phase of projects and ensure designs are supportable by the operate team
  • Contribute to the annual performance goals and personal development plan cycle
Employment Type

Full Time

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, active across more than 80 countries, employing 90,000 people.

Shell Business Operations Sdn Bhd (503619-D), a LEED Platinum certified green facility in Cyberjaya, provides a wide range of professional services to support the efficient operation of the Shell Group. The Centre delivers world-class operational excellence to the business through shared operations and services that include Human Resource, Information Technology, Finance, Customer Services, Order to Delivery and Contracting & Procurement. The Centre is currently on a growth path and as part of this rapid growth, we are looking to recruit talented professionals to join us!

If you would like to be a part of an innovative energy leader that offers a rewarding career in a multi cultural environment, then apply to us today and be a part of this vibrant, world-class organisation.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Telecommunications or equivalent work experience
  • 8- 10 years in leading and executing Telecoms project delivery, Telecoms operations, or IT consultancy assignments to design, develop and deliver viable network and telecom solutions, preferably in Oil and Gas or similar industry with offshore experience preferred..
  • A high degree of technical network knowledge on traditional (IP) networks and systems as well as telecom solutions such as Satellite, Optical/Radio links, Wireless Canopy, Mobile Radio (DMR/Tetra), Microwave, Fiber Optics, Marine and Aeronautical Radio, Sub-marine Fiber and Access Security/CCTV
  • Good understanding of OSI Model, TCP/IP protocol suite (IP, ARP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, SMTP, FTP, TFTP)
  • Knowledge of Layer-2 Switching, VLAN's and Access-list
  • Knowledge of Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS), Voice over IP (VoIP)
  • IP addressing and subnetting and routing concepts
  • Switches: basic configuration and VLAN setup on Cisco switches
  • Router: basic configuration and monitoring of Cisco routers including VLAN's
  • Telecoms Industry knowledge with extensive experience in Networks and Telecommunications, Testing and Commissioning
  • Knowledge of environmental and electrical safety in hazardous (IEC EX) that impact design of telecoms systems used in process plants; Upstream / Downstream IT infrastructure and telecom solutions e.g. Process Control/SCADA, Safety Critical Elements
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