Saudi Aramco Careers

IT System Analyst/Specialist

Saudi Arabia
information technology petroleum engineering


Job Description

Requisition ID: 1239054

Req Number: 16497BR

Position Description:
We are seeking for IT System Specialist to join the Petroleum Engineering Application Service Department (PEASD), under Exploration & Petroleum Engineering Computer Center (EXPEC)

PEASD is the computing applications and support services provider upstream organizations to enable their mission.

Minimum Requirements:
As a successful candidate, you should hold a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering, earth science, computer science or closely related field. MSc or PhD is desirable.

You must have the knowledge base of the latest developments in computer science or petroleum engineering technology through work experience, conferences, seminars and professional journals

You must have a minimum of 15 years’ experience, including direct experience related to petroleum engineering computer applications development and support.

You must have outstanding analytical abilities.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You are expected to be able to provide the following:

Provide expert advice, planning and support to petroleum engineering and ECC (EXPEC Computer Center) management on the technical validity of proposed petroleum engineering projects and the requirements for computer hardware and software to successfully complete those projects.

Review existing hardware and software components to insure they are technically valid in a petroleum engineering computing environment and they represent the most appropriate computer solution available within the currently available computer technology.

Maintain an extensive, detailed and current knowledge of changes in petroleum engineering technology and the application of computers to the solution of problems in that area.

Participate in the activities of technical and professional societies; serve on working committees within such groups; may attend international conferences.

About us:
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.