Exploration Systems Specialist

Job Description

Req Number: 17929BR

Position Description:
As one of the world’s largest fully integrated energy enterprises, Saudi Aramco not only looks for individuals who can meet our expectations, but for those individuals who can exceed them. Our intent is to become the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals’ company.

Upstream Continuing Excellence Department (UCE) are seeking an experienced Exploration Systems Specialist to work with the Upstream Professional Development Center (UPDC) to address the training needs of exploration computer applications of upstream organizations including exploration, reservoir characterization, seismic imaging (processing and interpretation), computer science, and engineering.

As the successful candidate’ you will work within a team of technical advisors with specialties in computer applications and operations, petroleum engineering and geosciences. The team will develop and deliver professional development training programs for upstream professionals in exploration related computer systems and applications.

You will work closely with upstream technical advisors from other disciplines to develop multidisciplinary training programs. This will include systems analysts, computer operations analysts, geophysicists, and geologists.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Sciences or Geosciences. An MSc and/or PhD degree in Software Engineering/Computer Sciences is desirable.

You will have a minimum of 15 years industry experience working in Oil and Gas related projects, this will include 10 years or more in active technical roles.

It is essential to have experience in training delivery, mentoring, and development of training programs for Exploration Systems and Applications at all levels.

Working knowledge of a wide range of Exploration Computer Applications and Systems on both PETREL and Decision-Space Geoscience portfolios. Specialization in one or a few sub disciplines are advantageous.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to:

Enhance the UPDC Upstream Computing Job Family Curricula for early career, mid-career and senior professionals.

Manage content development activities for the Upstream Computing job family.

Contribute to the delivery of several Upstream Computing courses including the Upstream on-boarding program and the Upstream Computing Flagship.

Engage management at all levels to ensure technical curriculum and content development is in line with management objectives and expectations.

Develop the annual course delivery schedule for the Upstream Computing Job Family and ensure in-house and vendor instructors are confirmed for each course.

Identify external consultant and instructor needs for development, and submit the necessary paperwork in a timely fashion with adequate notice.

Utilize UPDC based instructional designers, graphic artists, and technical writers for building technical content as appropriate.

Sit in on courses to evaluate course quality and instructor effectiveness, especially courses developed and delivered by external vendors.

Innovate, create, and share new approaches in training or technical advancement through local and international forums.

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