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GIS Analyst

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 23/07/2013
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The Company:
Global oil and gas firm.


The Role:
GIS Analyst – The primary focus of this role is to provide land, lease and competitor activity data creation and mapping support for the Land and Onshore Shale Gas Business teams to assist them in meeting critical business goals and objectives. This will include integrating data from ArcSDE, Tobin (TLS/TEL) and various other repositories to produce core activity maps as required by the teams. This role will work closely with the Subsurface Computing GIS team to ensure best practices and strategies for spatial data management are globally aligned and consistent.

• Strong knowledge base of core ESRI desktop software.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills.
• Ability to translate complex legal descriptions on a lease or other legal document into GIS data. Knowledge of PLSS, Texas and other survey systems.
• Knowledge and experience performing complex queries and analysis on land, leasehold, ownership and activity data with ability to produce maps that meet business expectations.
• Basic understanding of geotechnical data (well, lease, culture, production, seismic and petrophysical).
• Experience supporting Land Management teams and systems with strong understanding of related processes, terminology and typical maps required within the on-shore, unconventional shale gas industry.
• Experience working with cross-functional teams.
• Analytical expert who is able to frame unstructured and complex requirements.
• Training and experience in areas such as data analysis, modeling, process improvement.
• Strategic, cross-functional thinker.
• Ability to contribute by applying interpersonal and collaboration skills to achieve project goals and realize value.
• Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
• Excellent time management skills.
• Basic leadership skills.
Highly Desirable
• Experience with Tobin TGS (Tobin GIS Studio) and ArcGIS integration.
• Experience in process and project management.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Geoscience, Geography or other related field.
• Minimum 3 years experience working with ArcGIS data, file structures and geo-spatial databases (ArcSDE, Geodatabases). Experience integrating Tobin Land systems with ArcGIS will be highly regarded.
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