Andrey Zolotavin

Andrey Zolotavin

Sr. Real Time Systems Engineer

location_on Kuwait

Sr. RealTime Systems Engineer at Kuwait Oil Company

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Level: LEVEL 04 (12mo pts: 1624 pts)

Rating: 3.98/5 stars (148 ratings)

Lifetime points: 1729 pts View details

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Overall 30 years experience in automation with expertise and advisory in technical and business domains:
- SCADA, DCS , Advanced Applications solutions , Control system architecture, integration with Management Information System (MIS) and Digital Smart intelligent oil field, Industrial cyber security, Upstream related Automation, Control, Instrumentation for Oil/Gas wells, pipelines, gathering centers, Collaboration center,
- IIoT Industrial Internet of Things, open system architectures as part of Enterprise digital transformation
- Account Manager in sales and marketing, competitive analysis, business and product development;
-Proficiency with international suppliers, contracts, specifications, tenders, presentation , business analysis skills.
- Business issues, Gaps, requirements and analysis identification. Transformation strategy into digital enterprise from traditional enterprise from technical perspective. Aligning other nontechnical solutions like change management with technological capabilities .
- Development of principal technical solution multilayered architecture for oil business, power generation, mapping business need versus technical and functional solutions. Development of proof of concept and piloting, scaling up and transformation into industrial solution, IT to OT transformation roadmap, Collaborative environments;
- Maintenance and commissioning management of C&I system Power Generation, Desalination ;
Speaker, Panelist in events :
- Industrial cyber security - key Enterprise Risk Management, Enterprise Risk management Conference, Kuwait 2017
- Digital transformation toward knowledge economy Award @ Global Informatics Forum, Kuwait 2016. Big Data, Cloud , Industrial Internet of Things IIoT emerging technologies for industry innovation.
- Internet of Things World Forum, UAE 2015. CISCO
- Digital Oil Fields summit, Kuwait 2012. IQPC
- Cyber security for process industry, Qatar 2012, IQPC
- SCADA MENA summit , UAE 2011. by IQPC


Sr. RealTime Systems Engineer

Kuwait Oil Company

January 2008 - Present

Enterprise Automation Architecture development at SCADA, DCS, and MIS layers. Based on user requirements, develop and review architecture, including Control system, data interfaces and IT components, MIS functional and hardware requirements development .
Lead development of system architecture, design concept, functional requirements of the Company wide unified modular high availability platform Management Information System, based on SOA and virtualization, addressing Operations and maintenance management aspects of the upstream business
Aligning specifications on FEED stage and on-going projects with developed Enterprise Architecture principles and strategies. Within cross-functional multidiscipline experts team review and comment project documentation and Contractor submittals. Adopting existing policies as Remote access and Security to Company requirements and specifics, by using International Standards. Review meetings with Project Management Consultant (PMC) as Fluor, Worley Parsons, AMEC and respective EPC as Technicas Reunidas, Doosan, Snaprogetti, Hyundai. FAT and SAT activities, supervising and documents review and approval.
KwIDF projects (Intelligent Oil Field) - Project advisor, TFT member, overall system architecture of wells field equipment, SCADA, data interfaces, review and approve vendor Smart field solution, securing overall system , integration with corporate IT infrastructure, functional requirements, best industrial practices and troubleshooting support, deployment WiMax/LTE for SCADA.


Digital Transformation 96
Operations 74
Upstream 40
Oil 31
Automation 31
Engineering 22
DOF 20
Petroleum 1
Factory 1
International Sales
Power Generation
Intelligent oil field
Process Control
Power Plants
Project Management
Oil & Gas Industry
Project Engineering
Control Valves
Electrical Engineering
Oil & Gas


Oil & Gas