WS/2775 - Junior IT Consultants (2) - Subsurface Oil and Gas Technologies

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Junior IT Consultants (2) - Subsurface Oil and Gas Technologies




Competitive Salary + Benefits


Poland Krakow

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EU Citizen or Polish Work Permit Holder

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A leading global Services Company in the Oil and Gas industry seeks two Junior IT Consultants. Working in an established Team, you will focus on one client, supporting their global software deployment of subsurface geoscience applications from an IT perspective. Applicants are invited from all industries with a minimum of 1 years work experience preferably in an IT support related role. A Geology/Geophysicist background with a good level of proven IT experience is of interest. Experience in the deployment of software solutions, competency in relational databases or/and scripting skills is of key interest. This is an exciting role, learning from experienced IT and subsurface personnel and actively contributing to an environment where science, engineering, large-scale cloud computing, and modern DevOps intersect.

Supported by global offices, the Company is a leading provider of integrated software solutions, covering the entire upstream oil cycle – from finding oil and gas to evaluating the prospects, building the wells, and managing and optimising the production process. They have been at the forefront of leading technology advancements for nearly three decades, enabling their clients turn critical information into useful knowledge.

You will be fully immersed within the existing team, mentored and trained to deliver against the project commitments as well as being developed in new technologies and processes, helping to troubleshoot and resolve problems and issues to ensure the highest degree of customer satisfaction.

The role is based in Krakow but there could be a requirement for occasional travel.
Reporting to the Project Lead your primary responsibilities will be to:
  • Become knowledgeable in the Company’s geoscience and data management platforms. Full training provided.
  • Build good working relationships with the clients user community and your peers.
  • Be proactive in learning about client’s system environments – data, infrastructure, technologies deployed, 3rd party applications, system architecture etc.
  • Contribute to the delivery of the Company’s software and services for clients.
  • Assist in the resolution of application operational issues – this could be via phone, email or site visit.
  • Where there are changes to the software you will communicate and schedule application and infrastructural updates with related stakeholders. You will identify and understand any implications of these changes as part of the scheduling process.
  • Share “lessons-learnt” with colleagues.
  • Deliver all services in a timely and professional manner - strive to exceed client expectations.
  • Work as part of a Team and independently as required.
  • Be proactive in seeking out information, advice and support as required
  • Work closely with the R&D team in relation to new and patches to software – e.g. what is being released, when, how, impact on system environments etc.
  • Be proactive in expanding your knowledge base re system environments (current and trending)

This is a junior level role and a career development path is designed for you to learn new technologies and grasp new technical concepts quickly, enabling you to understand issues and drive solutions. You will be mentored and supported by senior team members and all necessary training will be provided. The role offers the opportunity to develop your career as an “IT Specialist” with focus on deployment, DevOps… or as a “Subsurface Specialist” in the realms of data science, geoscience, consultancy or develop a mixture of both. There is immense scope to learn!

Preferences: The successful candidate will have:
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Geology or Geophysics desired.
  • A minimum of 1 years work experience desired – preferably in an IT support capacity.
  • Understanding of IT/System environments essential.
  • Must be IT savvy essential!
  • An understanding of subsurface technologies deployed in the oil and gas industry (e.g. from Schlumberger, Landmark, Emerson, Baker…) highly desired.
  • An understanding of Data Management applications/frameworks deployed highly desired.
  • Knowledge of Linux or Database system administration highly desired.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills
  • Proactive, able to seek out solutions, take on challenges and eager to learn and expand your skill set – this is key.
  • Customer-facing experience desired. Ability to engage, secure trust and manage client relations effectively is key!
  • Software development/scripting skills (i.e. JavaScript-based open-source front-end web framework (AngularJS) desired.
  • Knowledge of web services and web service APIs desired.
  • Understanding of concepts of Data science, Machine learning & AI desired.
  • Understanding of cloud environments such as Azure/AWS desired
  • Good team player essential – ability to work across all peers involved in service delivery.
  • Passion for IT - desire to learn new technologies and grasp new technical concepts quickly, enabling you to understand issues and drive solutions essential
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and collaborate with project teams in parallel essential.
  • An assertive individual with the personality and confidence to build strong relationships and deliver solutions effectively.
  • Good reporting skills.
  • Willingness and flexibility to travel.
Other Information
Package: Based on skills and experience, an attractive Base Salary for this junior role is on offer plus full Company Benefits included.

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