GGRE Specialist - Houston, TX

Date Posted: 10/07/2019

Equity has a great opportunity with a large oil & gas client here in Houston, Texas! Our client is seeking an IT Geotechnical Analyst to work directly with the GGRE community. Candidates should have Geosciences or Reservoir Engineering experience. Project management experience is a must but acting as a team lead or coordinator would suffice. Should have some background GGRE interpretation tools, Preferably Petrel but Openwork’s/DSG or Petra would be fine. Should have strong interpersonal communications skills and comfortable with eliciting user requirements. Please read the job description carefully, and apply if you would like to be considered.

Description
The IT Geotechnical Analyst works directly with the GGRE community to ensure all IT and GGRE business project deliverables fall within the scope and budget to the project. They will also coordinate within the respective departments and with vendors to ensure project schedule is maintained, IT requirements are upheld, and the project solutions are in line with both the business and company goals. This role is part of the Global GGRE IT Business Partner Organization.

The IT Geotechnical Analyst is accountable for building and maintaining relationships with GGRE project owners and vendors; understanding both GGRE and IT requirements, facilitating communication across disciplines, and ensuring that IT projects are executed in line with the GGRE and IT business expectations. This position represents the GGRE project needs when working within IT and advocates IT policies, strategies, processes and practices when working with the GGRE project owners.

Responsibilities may include:
• Working with GGRE project owners to understand business needs
• Converting business project requirements and plans into actionable IT services
• Translating business needs/strategies into IT requirements and source IT services to meet requirements (current and future)
• Understanding business processes end-to-end, actively measuring business contribution of enabling systems, and initiating improvement to the process and/or systems
• Communication with the Business Unit on IT services, costs and needs
• Defining the road map for IT tools and services in line with both business and IT requirements
• Handling the IT project portfolio and Long-Range Plan for the organization
• Working with business and IT resources to define IT projects and complete project planning (Front End Loading – FEL) activities
• Perform as Project Manager on IT projects where appropriate
• Defining IT system performance metrics
• Handling the monthly IT costs for the organization against the current budget
• Providing input to the budgeting process and obtaining BU alignment
• Defining service level requirements, value, demand and costs
• Communicate IT Service performance metrics
• Ensure funding approval for IT projects
• Working with the business units and internal IT groups to document and sign off on SLAs
• Handling a detailed business specific software portfolio, including vendor relationships, negotiations, industry group interactions and long-term strategies
• Defining and managing business unit role-based software usage for planning and budgeting
• Influencing customer demand

Basic/Required:
• Legally authorized to work in the United States
• 5+ years of Geoscience support or interpretation experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Geosciences, Engineering, or equivalent work experience
• Proficient with Microsoft Office tools

Preferred:
• Experience working with Geoscience Data and familiarity with Geoscience workflows and problems
• Petrel & Studio experience/knowledge
• Demonstrated ability to lead and oversee multiple projects
• Able to work independently
• Results driven
• Transmits information so it is received and understood in the way it was intended
• Builds positive relationships across organizations that champion a strong work environment
• Manages tasks to effectively and efficiently complete work responsibilities of self and others
• Understands and anticipates needs of clients and stakeholders
• Understands and anticipates how daily actions impact and shape the future
• Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing with important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right
• Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals
• Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical



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