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System Design Engineer (HV/Subsea Cables)

Date: Feb 9, 2021

Location: Singapore, 01, SG

Company: Prysmian Group S.p.A.


We are looking for an experienced "Submarine System Engineering Specialist”  to help us shape the future.

Based in Singapore, as Submarine System Engineering Specialist you will be responsible for submarine cable systems design and engineering at both tender and contract stage, including defining the technical solutions, in compliance with Customer requirements and with the environment/ambient constraints and their optimization from both competitiveness and feasibility point of view. Activities involve the production of technical documentation for Customers and specifications for internal or sub-contractor’s use., whilst being a part of our world class “Make It” career program.


What is the MAKE IT Program?

Our "Make It" Manufacturing program is unique. You'll be highly visible from day one, and along with a competitive salary package, customized to best suit your needs, you'll have the opportunity to partner, and learn from, a highly skilled mentor, as well as the chance to shape the future from day one in a challenging role at one of our largest facilities. Over 4 years, you'll expand your knowledge and develop your skills, as part of a comprehensive career program, designed to immerse you in the business from day one.



  • Definition of technically acceptable and commercially competitive cable, cable system designs and in line with Customer enquiry requirements.
  • Preparation of technical documentation for Customers and specifications for internal or sub-contractor’s use.
  • Participation in meetings with Customers’ representatives at all stages of the enquiry and contract to ensure compliance with Customers’ requirements, and Customer’s satisfaction
  • Production of detailed costing of all materials and services and production of the technical content to be submitted to Customers.
  • Support to Contracts Engineering Execution Manager in the preparation of formal documentation and design information for the manufacture of cable, accessories, and cable installation activities.
  • Occasionally, work on details of specific aspects that are typically not completely defined at the offer stage e.g., design of special parts, definition/coordination of qualification testing, design of prototypes, etc. This part includes the optimization of cable and system design, to reduce project costs.
  • Participation in technical presentations to Customers, technical conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Development of new calculation procedures and computer methods for determining product and system technical proposals and ensure that all calculation and working procedures comply with the necessary technical and quality standards and procedures.



We’re are looking for a Submarine System Engineering Specialist, who is passionate about a technical career in a world leading Group. We are looking for the following skills and motivations:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (Thermal or Mechanical as second options)
  • Previous experience in cable system engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in design and engineering of submarine cables and systems and basic knowledge of the cable installation process.
  • Understanding of design calculation methods and computer solutions and ability to develop and improve these through mathematics and computer programming
  • Detailed understanding of relevant national and international standards
  • Ability to combine technical knowledge with communications and liaisons skills, both internally and with Customers representatives (both technical and commercial)
  • Availability to business travels
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken
  • Wish to quickly learn and get involved.


Join us in our MAKE IT Team!


We are Prysmian Group, leader in anticipating the world’s energy and communications needs. From energy and connectivity, to communications, we make life better for millions of people. We strongly believe our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we ensure constant investments ensuring our organizational needs match individual skills, capabilities and expectations.




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