Title:  Telecommunication Engineer

Job Req ID:  11307

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


Saudi Aramco is seeking an experienced Telecommunication Engineer to join our growing Unconventional Resources (UR) program. 

As the successful candidate you will have the opportunity to introduce new technology to enhance company profitability and productivity. You will be responsible for maintaining and incorporating new cost-effective solutions for designs through the Unconventional Resources Engineering Standards and Design Best Practices.

As a subject-matter expert you will represent UR in dealings with vendors, manufacturers, and/or design firms where expert Telecommunication engineering advice is required. You will also be responsible for leading the team to develop full spectrum engineering standards for unconventional resources within the Telecommunication engineering field.
One of your first tasks will be to work with design contractors to review spec sheets and support EPC contract design reviews. You will also be involved in FEED consultations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide expert advice and assistance to the UR, outside vendors, manufacturers, and design firms on Telecommunication engineering matters.
  • Originate and carry out engineering studies to determine potential problems and remedies to existing problems resolve, complex technical problems, and review data sheets for Telecommunication.
  • Inspect installations in factories and in the field.
  • Troubleshoot complex Telecommunications and networking system issues in operational facilities.
  • Troubleshoot complex server and operating system issues in operational facilities.
  • Develop and maintain the UR engineering standards and design best practices,
  • Develop and review material takeoffs and data sheets for Telecommunication and networking equipment.
  • Evaluate and introduce best practices and new technologies from all over the world to help the UR to achieve best in class positions.
  • Review and evaluate the capabilities of vendors and contractors to determine their acceptability to perform major services to UR. Act as the department representative in dealings with vendors and manufacturers.
  • Work on or with task forces assigned to investigate incidents or solve specific problems. Perform cost analyses and value engineering studies as appropriate. Undertake special assignments requiring extensive technical experience and discretion when dealing with outside organizations.
  • Conduct seminars in the resolution of technical problems with personnel in other engineering organizations. Write papers for peer-reviewed journals on engineering studies and projects the candidate has overseen.
  • Act as a professional mentor to less senior specialists and engineers.

Minimum Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering. A master’s degree or a Ph.D. in engineering is highly desirable as well as a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license, Cisco and Microsoft Certifications.
  • Minimum 12 years of professional experience in the field of Telecommunication engineering, including experience as an engineer in charge of technical work in Telecommunication engineering. Experience working with unconventional resources, and Aramco IT standards would be an advantage.
  • You will have achieved industry recognition through activities in professional societies and industrial organizations, such as IEEE, NAB, BICSI, CITC and others. You will also be familiar with TETRA Radio systems. Knowledge with fiber optics and telecom cabling is also required.
  • As the successful candidate you will be expected to work in remote areas depending on the project you are assigned to.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA