Petroleum Engineering System Analyst – Unconventional Resources IT

Job Description

Req Number: 18387BR

Position Description:
We are seeking a Petroleum Engineering System Analyst to join Unconventional Resources Information Technology (URIT).

URIT is a team operating from Dhahran, Saudi Arabia supporting UR business functions with their IT and Data Management requirements and solutions.

Your primary role will be to ensure timely capture of UR wells data assets according to pre-defined standards in to official data stores with upmost quality and easily accessible to authorized staff.

Minimum Requirements:
As the successful candidate you should have a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering, computer science, management information system or geoscience. An advanced degree is preferred.

You will have a minimum of 10 years of experience in oil and gas business including a minimum of 7 years working experience with upstream data management.

You must have a full understanding of upstream data types with good understanding of the data management functions concept.

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 workflows 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.

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.