Solution Architect


On behalf of a client we are seeking a Solution Architect, an experienced IT resource to support the company's IT in the drilling department with the different ongoing and future digitalization initiatives.

Start-up: Sep/ Oct 2019
Duration: 01.10.2020 - with possible extension of contract


  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent experience


  • Minimum 8 years working experience in one or multiple IT areas.
  • Strong data analytics background with experience is developing use case, deep understanding of managing data and generating insights thru visualization
  • Experience with data standards and technologies
  • Experience with ETL, data integration and database technologies especially SQL, and protocols such as OPC, OPC UA, WITSML, PRODML and standard ISA95 is an advantage.
  • Industrial background (preferable oil & gas)
  • IT infrastructure and cloud development
  • Engineering and software architecture design
  • Programming experience and interest (e.g., Java or Python) is an advantage

Personal qualities:

  • Comfortable with challenging “as is" and come with new ideas
  • Knowledge, experience and interest for data management, modelling data and information flow across the enterprise in architecture models. 
  • Familiar with data storage technologies (preferably cloud for data storage and integration). 
  • In depth knowledge of how to integrate and/or exposing data across IT systems; including master data management. 
  • Pro-active and able to function as a team player. Strong communication skills.
  • Perform work in a timely and structured manner
  • Triggered by working with opportunities rising in the context of DigitalizationAbility to live by our safety and security expectations 

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Support the companys Drilling department in achieving goals related to improvements through digitalisation. Improvements are related to both offshore drilling operations and onshore planning activities.
  • As a Solution Architect, you will work directly with several key players in the oil and gas industry. Rig contractors, major service providers and software companies. Cognite is currently supporting several digitalisation initiatives in Lundin.
  • Work and collaborate closely with other data & IT architects, data scientists, software & data engineers and business subject matter experts both across the business areas in the company and in external forums. 
  • Recommend and implement improvements for data acquisition, reliability, efficiency and quality 
  • Pursue opportunities for improving our processes, architecture and solutions
  • Provide guidance on master data, reference data and metadata management. 
  • Ensure that data and information is visualized in IT architecture models in a consistent way, including relationship to business capabilities and IT systems. 
  • Cooperate with interfacing departments, such as exploration, operations and reservoir development. Support in selecting the correct software for communication across departments
  • Follow the Drilling Department Governance and Leadership

Contact information

Marita Kongsgård
Advisor Consultancy Services
M: +47 93 09 43 90
T: +47 52 97 76 00


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