Petro-Technical Computing Specialist
•Strong analysis and implementation capabilities in Engineering & Petro Technical Applications (Reservoir, Geology, Geophysics, Petrophysics, Petroleum, etc..)
•Proven experience in mapping Fields Development & Exploration users requirements to appropriate applications feathers.
•Ensure smooth running of simulation jobs submitted by Fields Development & Exploration users.
•Manage & maintain High Performance Computing (NPC) environment (hardware, Applications, Storage of data, backup & restore) by pro actively monitoring performance,
thresholds & capacities.
•Responsible for providing support / technical advice to Fields Development & Exploration users in head office, off-shore operations,onshore operations,onshore operations & to other business partners
•Responsible for Geological & Geophysical data management using various Petro-Technical Applications.
•Conduct research on new trends in HPC hardware, applications, storage, backup and services and prepare technical/cost analysis to aid
management in making decisions.
•Responsible for preparing yearly budget for Engineering & Petro Technical applications, hardware and / or services requirements.
•Preparing of project plans, functionality test plans & user acceptance testing.
•Coordinates with teams on IT Team's behalf for various strategic initiatives.
•Responsible for preparing REP/REQ for the acquisition of new hardware, applications, storage, backup & relevant services, evaluating proposal, making recommendations for award & then managing the contracts.
•Vast knowledge in Project Management by providing task estimates, develop task schedules, & achieve defined task milestones.
Bachelor Degree in Petroleum/Reservoir Engineering or equivalent
•Minimum ten (10) years of experience in Upstream Oil & Gas industry /vertical.
•Experience in Petroleum Data Management in the Oil & Gas Upstream with familiarity of various data formats like SEGY, LAS, DLIS, ASCII etc.
•Proven experience in implementing & supporting HPC environments based on Linux clusters.
•Working knowledge of software e.g. Load Sharing Facility (LSF) or Sun Grid Engine to manage batch compute jobs on cluster of computer systems.
•Proven experience in supporting Upstream de-facto Petro-Technical applications such as Schlumberger Suite (Geoframe, Petrel, Eclipse, Merak etc.), Landmark OpenWorks software suite, GOCAD. EPOS, Petroleum Experts Software Suite, Aspentech & Jason Workbench etc.
•Should have working knowledge of data acquisition & monitoring systems (e.g SCADA). Should have working knowledge of Clustering, Parallel Processing, Symmetric processing & Multi-threading environments. Should have working experience in Unix/Linux & Windows operating systems and high-end graphics workstations. Good knowledge of open-source software for specific use in Oil & Gas industry. Should have experience in Data Migration among various platforms (Linux,Windows etc.)
and multiple technical applications through various data transfer tool like OpenSpirit, EPOS etc.
•Should have working knowledge on Network (FlexNet) based license sever, utilization & reporting tool for estimation
of growth potential & consolidation of licenses.
•Should have good working knowledge on industry standard thin client technology like HP RGS, LiveQuest, Citrix etc. to leverage technical applications in a client/server environment.
•Should have experience in developing Disaster recovery! Business continuity planning (DRJBCP) for High Performance Computing environment.
•Should have good understanding of technologies such as Infiniband, SAN, NAS & Backup environments.
•Must have good written & oral communications skills in English including presentation skills & report writing targeting all levels of management.
•Professional, energetic & eager to learn, organized & self-motivated.
•Ability to work in a team environment & independently.
•Strong planning, organizational & coordination capabilities.
•Experience in doing excellent documentation on business requirements.
•Vast experience in Project Management & Business Analysis.