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DATA COORDINATOR - Subsurface Geo Tech

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Texas - Other
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/01/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a Major Operator with a Subsurface Data Coordinator role open in Dallas, Texas. No relocation provided. Local candidates only. This is a replacement - the person in the role - is moving to another position within department.

The Role:
The Data Coordinator is an asset based technical data management resource that will work directly with the asset.

The role is responsible for carrying out most of the tasks defined by the process owners and required by the data owners, for making sure that data is accurate and readily accessible, and is stored in an effective manner.

This is a new, full time, substantive role for and the role will support geoscience and engineering staff and would have the authority to use the Petrotech data management team as required.

Receives all incoming digital and physical data, records, QCs, and publishes them to the designated database using predefined naming standards.

Will also be responsible for the data management training of the team they support, and will facilitate communication of the data in their care to the staff in the team.

Coordinate all data movements in and out of the asset.

The quality of the data is the main key performance indicator for the Data Coordinator and success in the role will be based on achieving defined and measurable metrics for data management.

The position also involves maintaining the technical integrity of the Asset digital and physical databases.

Liaison and Coordination a point of communication and assurance on data QC, validation, movements, data repositories and information systems - between users, data suppliers, technology providers.

In summary, the Data Coordinator would have the following duties:

• Adhere to Keystone principles and standards
• Coordination of all incoming and outgoing data in Asset
• Day to day data management tasks such as QC of data
• Any duties delegated from the Data Owner
• Data Management Induction of new starts
• Provide access to repositories to approved users in timely manner
• Tracking of datasets, including arrival of new data
• Supporting database and application maintenance
• Adherence to data standards and processes for well and seismic data
• Management of physical data•
Act as a data management related helpdesk for users in the team
• Make recommendations for improvements to tools and processes
• Support data sharing in the team
• Help to police data management in the team
• Ensures consistency between data owners in the team
• Define and run data management adherence and quality reports
• Working with Petrotech data management
• Any other duties delegated from the Data Owner
• Planning - Demand forecasting, including disk capacity planning

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Specific attributes important in this role:

• Strong project management skills and experience with Data and Information Projects in the E&P
• People facing skills coupled with excellent communications, and the drive and enthusiasm to work as part of the team
• Good knowledge of all aspects of petrotechnical data and their use within the exploration business
• IT skills; Linux, relational databases, client-server architectures, experience with PETRA, ARIES and Petrel preferred
• Problem solving especially with regards to IT
• Working knowledge of cartography and geodesy
• Working knowledge of Web applications and technologies
• Understanding of data management practices for all petrotechnical data (Seismic, Well logs etc)
• Earth sciences background
• Expertise in use of Geoframe, Petrel, Recall and Seabed
• Advanced knowledge of well based data types
• Physical data management expertise
• Advanced seismic knowledge
• Supervisory experience
• Organized individual

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