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IT Business Analyst

IT Business Analyst

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We are currently looking for a IT Business Analyst for a prominent international Operator in Anchorage, Alaska. Our client is the 4th largest exploration and production company worldwide, with operations in more than 30 countries and assets of $160 billion.


The IT Business Analyst is accountable for delivering technical app and data integration solutions and support to the geoscientist community. The position is aligned with strategic direction of the Regional Application and Data architect; works with Business Analyst, Corporate Leverage Services, Vendors, Infrastructure, and Project Manager. Serves as a primary technical contact for design, development and implementation activities and often utilizes teams of subject matter experts in certain technologies to accomplish an effort. While a Solutions Analyst works in the details of technology, the position also requires a very broad and encompassing view of information technology in an organization. The position will report to the Alaska Supervisor and IT Business Partner, Exploration and North Slope Development and located in Anchorage, AK.



- Business Analyst activities; recommend and implement IT solutions to improve business process performance while conforms to COP technology strategy, data, and application security standards

- Primary technical contact during the life of the effort (Proof of Concept, Troubleshooting, Support, Issue Resolution, Integration, and Implementation)

- Understand and learn new technologies to deliver innovative solutions

- Understand user requirements around technical data, interaction of data between systems and system dependencies to ensure high levels of data consistency, quality, and accuracy in a reliable, timely, and effective manner

- Determine and communicate impact, status, and time to resolution for on-going Data and Application support

- Owns testing and cut-over plan for Maintenance/Upgrades

- Owns Operational Readiness Assessment and Review

- Vendor Support Integration

- Network with the global technical data community and assist with implementing the global data management strategy and the feedback loop

- Manage maintenance and improvement of GGRE in-house developed data integration scripts, support integration of data into data flows which facilitate standard Geoscience interpretation workflows

- Provide technical and architectural consultation to meet business needs


- Bachelor's degree or higher in Geoscience, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

- 5+ years of Petroleum industry experience

- 5+ years of experience in an Information Technology / Information System role

- 5+ years of experience as programmer in any of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, Oracle, Visual Basic, .NET Visual Studio and Java, SQL-PL and SQL skills. Experience with scripting languages (Perl/UNIX)

- 3+ years of experience in technical role designing and managing data systems

- 3+ years of experience of relational data models, query access and data integrity checking. Direct experience with Oracle, SQL server or Access using various data manipulation tools and data mining

- Knowledge within the Oil & Gas industry a plus

- prior drilling and wells and North Slope operations working/business knowledge a plus

- Strong knowledge of Exploration and Production (E&P) workflows, data types in relationship with work practices gained through working in the subsurface, well engineering or production domain

- Familiarity with basic data integration principles and processes a plus

- Sound knowledge of Linux operating system a plus