Careers - Technical Consultant (SMARTShip)/ Marine Engineering Specialist
Official Job Title Technical Consultant (SMARTShip)/ Marine Engineering Specialist

Area Of Interest SMARTShip Product
Location Chennai, India (Remote)
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    As a member of the AOT team, we can promise you the opportunity to collaborate alongside smart and driven people, with endless opportunities to grow your many skills.

    We are continuously developing our applications to suit customer needs and market demands. One of our value added applications is the predictive maintenance solution that can be deployed for all critical machineries for different vessel types including LNG carriers, LPG carriers, Offshore vessels and other commercial vessels.

    We are looking for a Maritime Digital Transformation enthusiast, forward looking marine engineering leader who can help enhance this application and solve critical problems with his marine engineering expertise. This position requires an experienced Chief Engineer and hands-on individual with a breadth of technical expertise and knowledge pertaining to the operation, monitoring, maintenance and repair of all major mechanical and engineered equipment onboard a ship.

    This position is recognized as a subject matter expert and thought leader in mechanical/marine engineering, with broad experience across multiple job areas. Works under consultative direction against annual goals to manage large, complex project initiatives of strategic importance to the organization. Communicates within and outside of the organization to influence leadership to accept new practices, approaches, and concepts. Recommends tactics and strategies that directly impact the achievement of overall business or functional results. Viewed as an expert and/or resource within the field by peers in and outside the organization.

    The candidate must be able to embrace the fast and dynamic environment of a growth stage company, comfortable with adjusting quickly to changing priorities.


  • Serve as the expert/technical advisor and supervise predictive maintenance software deployment
  • Expand the predictive maintenance software capabilities for existing and new machinery (purifier, steering gear, cargo equipment, cranes)
  • Perform FMEA/CBM engineering analysis on marine machinery including latest engines (Dual fuel engines, ME-Electronic) and other critical equipment
  • Augment and research solutions to remotely monitor equipment including sensor suites and check implementation feasibility within SMARTShip. (Ex: combustion analyzer, vibration sensors, Boiler sensors, exh gas particulates sensors)
  • Providing guidance to customers through product adoption, training, and development of best practices for predictive maintenance and reliability program
  • Liaise with Technical Account Managers, Product Managers and Data Science team to ensure product acceptance and value realization; assist with incident investigation and other ad hoc request/analysis
  • Drive customer support with periodic equipment performance reports, overhaul reports and other ad hoc customer requests
  • Provide validation to data models and algorithms pertaining to anomaly detection, smart notifications, equipment health and maintenance prediction
  • Support tasks outside of job description as needed


  • 10+ years’ experience with equipment monitoring, major maintenance and breakdown of machinery systems (combustion engines, steam turbines, generators, and ancillaries)
  • Experience in the range of operating vessel equipment, various marine fuel type in current use and anticipated for future use
  • Experience working with major marine classification societies through certification and approval
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in interacting with Senior Leadership/Clients
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Practical seagoing engineering experience (preferred)
  • Experience with IOT data, real time monitoring system and data analytics (preferred)
  • Working with complex data sets: 2 years (preferred)

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (Marine/Mechanical) required
  • MBA / master’s is a plus.

  • Alpha Ori Technologies is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. Our goal is to create workplaces that reflect the communities we serve and where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.

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