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  • Job reference: RMS0138963

Geotechnical IT Analyst

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 04/03/2014
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The Company:
Our Client has operations in the world's most important oil and gas regions and are leaders in working in extremely difficult environments. They have interests in many offshore producing fields in the UK, including five operated fields and five partner-operated fields. The company also has interests in Denmark, the Faroe Islands, the Netherlands and Norway. The client is the largest private producer of oil in Kazakhstan and the top O&G producer in Thailand. They produce almost half of the crude

The Role:
Our client is looking for a contract resource for the position of Geotechnical IT Analyst located in Aberdeen

Our client is recruiting for an experienced Geotechnical Analyst to join its Technical Computing organisation. The successful candidate must have a strong Geotechnical Support background as well as energy, and aptitude to deliver results within the clients Way.

Member of a 6 strong Geotechnical and infrastructure support team. Provide support for applications in the following business functions (but not limited to): Geological, Geophysical and Reservoir Characterisation, Drilling & Completions, Reservoir Engineering and Seismic Processing for the team across multiple locations. Additionally, provide sub-surface data support to asset teams and ETC Earth Science Department.

Position Details :

Key Job Responsibilities for these positions:
• Fully participate in company and IT safety initiatives
• Support of all Teams Geotechnical Applications across all clients sites
• Provide 3rd level support for the Geotechnical support teams in clients various business units
• Project manage the implementation of new/upgraded applications
• Test and implement new solutions
• Provide sub-surface data support
• Coordinate with Houston team and act as conduit for business units in Europe, Africa, and Asia Pac
• Maintain broad understanding of upstream business
• Maintain good understanding of customer support requirements, business priorities and IT processes for continual support and offer enhancement recommendations
• Maintain strong business knowledge of systems supported and how they are used
• Work with team and other Upstream Business Units to ensure adherence to clients standards, knowledge sharing and adoption of best practices
• Demonstrate client Way Behaviours at all times.
• Actively participate in team collaboration opportunities
• Follow all applicable standards
• Participate in Information Risk management processes to ensure compliance

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
• Strong grounding in Geotechnical support
• Understanding of Subsurface workflows
• Excellent people skills and strong customer relationship skills
• Ability to interface across different parts of the business and geographical locations

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong grounding in Geotechnical support will receive more weighting than experience in any particular technology though knowledge of the following would be an advantage:
• clients implementation of the Paradigm software suite including EPOS, Geolog, and GOCAD
• Well and Seismic data management within Openworks/R5000 and familiarity with Linux as well as basic scripting skills and Petrel/Studio, Open Spirit
• Good Oracle DBA knowledge
• Good license management knowledge
• Strong Linux/WINDOWS system administration skills
• Knowledge of Eclipse suite and other Reservoir Engineering applications such as OFM
• Other proprietary applications such as Arc-GIS, Geo, Jason, Hampson Russell, PowerExplorer, FLEXlm
• Strong verbal/written communication skills
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