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Digital Onshore Pipeline Engineer

£50k + share options

Remote based

Sustainable Pipeline Systems (SPS) has developed innovative new technology for the mobile construction of pipelines. This manufactures pipe in the field and directly lays it, avoiding the need to ship preformed pipe sections to a pipe dump and manually weld them together.

As our Digital Pipeline Engineer you will be responsible for leading the development,  qualification and implementation of our digital pipeline monitoring and real-time integrity management product based on spiral winding of optical fibre.

The successful candidate will be experienced in:

  • Large data computer systems for pipeline monitoring
  • Data aggregation, dashboard type visualisation tools and cybersecurity
  • Development and deployment of DTS (distributed temperature sensing) /DAS (distributed acoustic sensing) type systems within the oil and gas industry
  • SCADA systems and interface with fibre optic systems
  • Application of fibre optic systems to onshore pipelines in assessing pipeline integrity
  • System architecture and front end software development
  • Managing and interfacing with both Suppliers and Operators
  • High speed serial communication protocols and architectures
  • A similar role within the onshore pipeline industry

A knowledge of fibre optic systems used in integrity management would be advantageous.


  • Bachelor (or Masters) of Science degree in Computer systems or equivalent
  • SCADA Integrity Management
  • Minimum of 10 years of project relevant experience in the onshore pipeline industry with comprehensive experience in applying computer/large data-based techniques to Pipeline Integrity Management
  • Experience in writing technical reports/documentation
  • Ideally some knowledge of Pipe stress analysis programs such as Caesar II and Autopipe and 3D modelling engineering software e.g. Intergraph, AutoCAD, PDS and PDMS.
  • The ability to coordinate day to day technical activities, liaising closely with the lead engineer

Build your career with us

It is an extraordinary time to be in the onshore industry. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, SPS is at the cutting edge of this change, supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At SPS our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. As such the opportunity for share options will be available after a qualifying term.

To apply, please complete the form below and submit a copy of your CV. Due to high levels of applications, we will only be in touch with candidates who are shortlisted for interview.

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