Sjølund joined MHWirth in 1998 (Maritime Hydraulics AS) and worked as an Service Engineer until 2006. He was then a lead software engineer building four jack-up rigs for Maersk Drilling in Singapore from 2007 to 2010. Mr Sjølund has held various positions within control systems performance and optimization. He currently works as a Performance and Optimization Engineer in Drilling Lifecycle Services. Mr Sjølund is a Norwegian citizen.