IT Engineer

Location: Base - Aberdeen
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: January 2020

Stena Drilling manages international drilling operations, with a fleet of 6 drilling units supported from our headquarters in Aberdeen.

As a care, innovative and performance driven company, we realise the importance of our IT Department in the successful delivery of our safe and efficient drilling operations both offshore & onshore.

We currently have new opportunity, for IT Engineer to join our busy team, based in Aberdeen. Some of the duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;

  • Work within IT strategy in support of the company’s mission and core objectives.
  • Assist in the development of IT policies and procedures.
  • Server, infrastructure and communications support to all offices and offshore sites.
  • Desktop support to all offices and offshore sites.
  • Support of telephony, AV & conferencing systems.
  • Support of mobile devices (smart phones & tablets).
  • Visit offshore units and worldwide shore offices as necessary.
  • Monitoring of systems using industry standard tools.
  • Evaluating users’ needs and investigate alternative solutions.
  • Liaise with 3rd party service providers.
  • Provide assistance to IT Project Team as required.
  • Run user workshops and training as required.
  • Work Order tracking & documentation.
  • Participate in on-call and shift rotas.
  • Any other duties as required by the IT Manager.
  • Implement IT Changes in line with the IT Change Management Procedure (L2-DOC-IT-5892).
  • Maintain high level of awareness in IT, Information, and Cyber Security and provide information and advice to others as necessary.
  • Work with elevated account privileges and permissions in line with documented procedures.
  • Attend relevant training courses as identified, and follow up with exams/qualifications if available.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Relevant University Degree
  • Professional qualification in IT
  • Extensive experience working in an IT role
  • Service Desk Experience, supporting in house and remote systems and users in person, via telephone, and using remote control
  • IP Networking (LAN, WAN, & VLAN)
  • Microsoft Office 365 Management and Support
  • Microsoft Azure Management and Support
  • Microsoft Windows Server and Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Windows and Office
  • VMware and Storage Systems
  • Satellite & WAN Communications, & Acceleration
  • Working with, and Monitoring, 3rd parties and contractors
  • Demonstrates a personal commitment to a positive working environment
  • Organizational qualities
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Effective team work
  • Logical approach to problem solving
  • Commitment to professional service delivery
  • Willingness to learn and share knowledge


  • VCP
  • ITIL Foundation
  • Understanding of Agile and Scrum Project Management methodologies
  • Oil and Gas sector experience & Offshore Survival
  • Experience in offshore IT implementations
  • SharePoint, SQL Server, Systems Centre, Forefront
  • Citrix Meraki
  • HP Server, Storage, and Networking Hardware
  • IP Telephony and Video Conferencing Systems.
  • Backup systems