Req Number: 16710BR
Saudi Aramco, long known for its leadership in oil exploration, production, and refining, is seeking experienced Petroleum Engineering System Analyst professionals with relevant unconventional expertise, to join the growing Unconventional Resources exploration efforts.
Consider the opportunity to join our team and help shape the future of the unconventional resources exploration and producing in Saudi Aramco.
As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or Geoscience. An advanced degree is preferred.
You will have 15 years of experience in Petroleum Engineering business functions, including 8 years in intensive data management.
You will have an understanding and in-depth knowledge of data management concepts, business rules, workflows, model designs, and data governance concepts.
You will demonstrate a high level of knowledge in upstream domains data, and create and uses cross-discipline workflows to implement best-practice approaches.
You will demonstrate knowledge in the Root Cause Failure Analysis process, and excellent computer skills with wide experience in well database applications and systems.
You will have specific experience in systems and applications development processes.
You will also have strong capabilities to lead projects and teams on data management activities.
Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following:
Identify problems with existing UR data management environment and formulates solutions, alternatives and recommendations to resolve them.
Provide central direction and control over complex theoretical and practical UR data management projects and work with cross-functional teams for implementations, review/monitor project progress, and generate needed reports.
Analyze the effects of proposed changes to data processes on all UR stakeholders and provide recommendations to enhance the proposal.
Originate ideas for improvement and recommend or change procedures for UR data management.
Ensure the implementation of UR data management policies, methodologies, and procedures.
Serve as UR data senior representative to facilitate internal/external technical meetings and communication between the development team and all stakeholders.
Mentor young professionals; develop training materials and conduct comprehensive training.
Develop, implement and review data management standards and protection policies for enhancing data integrity and security.
Represent Saudi Aramco in dealing with data management vendors and outside consultations.
Provide technical expertise and technical consulting on UR data quality assurance and quality control measurements.
Initiate and lead high-level data management projects.
Analyze complex data management issues and implements corrective permanent solutions.
Perform in-depth development of data governance practices and implementations.
Lead and involve in Unconventional Resources data management initiatives and projects.
Develop data security and protection policies and recommend enhancements as needed.
Mentor professionals; develop training materials and conduct comprehensive training.
Develop/Analyze Unconventional Resources Data Processes.
Recommend and conducts studies on the extension or modification of computing technology into areas, which may be beneficial to the Reservoir, Drilling and Production Engineering customers. In conjunction with Petroleum Engineering staff, prepares recommendations for implementation of new computer projects for review by the Computer Center and customer management.
Act as project leader on major projects and may direct major components of smaller projects.
Initiate and conduct research into the potential benefits of new technology (both hardware and software) and its application to existing and potential requirements in the UR community. If warranted, initiates proposals to incorporate selected new technology into the operations of the customer community.
Review information on systems available from the US Companies and from other vendors for applicability to Aramco Petroleum Engineering requirements.
Maintain currency with advances in technology in both computer applications and Petroleum Engineering through membership in professional societies, attendance at courses and conferences and review of the current literature.
Proactively analyze UR business function data and advice on internal departmental procedures, which will promote improved productivity or efficiency.
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.