• IT Analyst Sr/Staff, Geoscience Computing

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/18/2018 11:25 AM)
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  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas. 

    At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.

    • Our vision is to be the premier exploration and production company with global assets focused on North American growth.
    • Our mission is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our shareholders.
    • Our strategy is to deliver top-tier returns by maximizing recovery and minimizing costs through continuous improvement.

    Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and San Antonio and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.


    Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.


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    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Position Title: IT Analyst Sr/Staff, Geoscience Computing


    Location: Houston, TX


    Specific Responsibilities:

    The IT Analyst Sr Staff supports and maintains Apache’s geoscience and geophysics interpretation workflows through data management and integration of key Apache PetroTechnical applications.


    Successful candidates must demonstrate competency in various geoscience and geophysics applications, understand and provide guidance on specific PetroTechnical data types, provide strategic direction for workflows that focus on data quality and data accuracy, and must be capable of streamlining manual processes based on traditional project data loading techniques.


    Candidate must also demonstrate project management skills with the ability to effectively gather requirements, document workflows, and participate on project teams.



    • Provide functional support of Apache’s G&G data management system.
    • Identify areas for data quality improvements and help to resolve data quality issues through process control / improvement and error detection
    • Collaboration with cross functional departments in the development of the company's master data management business rules and processes in support of operational efficiency
    • Work as an advocate and trusted advisor to the regional business units on PetroTechnical solutions. 

    Job Qualifications

    Professional Qualifications & Experience:

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

    • At least 10 years of related professional/business experience working for and/or with upstream oil and gas companies that have worldwide assets and operations;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required;
    • Ability to develop a rapport with the business is critical to success;
    • A bachelor’s degree from a competitive four-year college or university, with strong academic credentials; preferably in Earth Science or a related discipline.

    Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:

    • A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
    • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
    • A solid grasp of economic, industry and competitive landscapes;
    • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
    • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
    • An approachable, likeable personality;
    • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
    • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
    • An employee who leads by example, with the energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
    • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
    • Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
    • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
    • Highly intelligent, intellectually and emotionally, with excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills.

    Core Values and Leadership Attributes

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

    Core Values:

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values:

    • Expect top performance & innovation
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people
    • Foster a contrarian spirit
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously

    Leadership Attributes:

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Leadership Attributes:

    • Responsible irreverence
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain
    • Decisive, invested, committed
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised
    • Fire in the belly
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity
    • Best answers win
    • Working managers
    • Effective communicators


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