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.



We are seeking a Control Systems Engineer to join the Safaniyah Technical Support Division (STSD), under Northern Area Technical Support Department (NATSD).

NATSD provides engineering support for the Northern Area Oil Operations (NAOO) with specialized engineering and technical knowledge in the areas of varied disciplines to maximize profitability and meet highest standards of safety and environment.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Execute complex functions with a variety of software and systems, including industrial machines and protocols, building custom hardware and applying machine learning, image processing, and real-time data processing using distributed systems.

Develop next-gen Industrial Control System platforms and automation solutions.

Develop customized communications protocols, PLC optimization, fieldbus architecture design, diagnostics development and mechatronic equipment design. Work closely with an internal inter-disciplinary team, and outside partners to drive key aspects of product definition, execution and test.

Design and develop solutions involving robotics, data management and precision conveyance. PLC programming experience is desirable.

Minimum Requirements

As the successful candidate you

Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronics/Instrumentation/Computer Science/Engineering or other advanced professional engineering degree in related field.

Should have a Minimum of 15 years of professional engineering experience effectively performing similar roles and responsibilities, preferably in oil and gas industry or similar process industry. Experience is clearly recognized as being capable of solving technical problems of Process & Control Systems engineering in oil and gas operation.

Must have a thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes, standards and specifications. Have strong analytical abilities and project management skills. 

Should have Knowledge of the latest developments in oil and gas process engineering technology through work experience, conferences, seminars and professional journals.

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.


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About Saudi Aramco

Saudi Aramco is the world’s largest integrated oil and gas company; its upstream operations are based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it also operates a global downstream business. Headquartered in the city of Dhahran, the company operates in eight locations within the Kingdom and 20 locations overseas, and employs around 76,000 people.