Petroleum Engineer I

Saudi Aramco

Saudi Arabia

Ref: KP658-557

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


We are seeking a Petroleum Engineering System Analyst to join the Unconventional Production Engineering Division of Well Completion Operations & Production Engineering Department.
You will demonstrate excellent computer skills, and hands on experience in well database applications and systems. You will have specific experience in systems and applications development processes. You will also have strong capabilities and experience in leading projects and teams specific to data management activities.

Key Responsibilities
- Identify problems with existing UR data management environment and formulate solutions, and recommendations to resolve them.
- Provide central direction over complex theoretical and practical UR data management projects, and work with cross-functional teams for implementation, review/monitor project progress, and generate reports as required.
- Analyze the effects of proposed changes to data processes for all UR stakeholders and provide recommendations to enhance the proposal.
- Originate ideas for improvement and recommend or change procedures for UR data management.
- Ensure the implementation of UR data management policies, methodologies, and procedures.
- Serve as UR data senior representative to facilitate internal/external technical meetings and communication between the development team and all stakeholders.
- Mentor young professionals; develop training materials and conduct comprehensive training.
- Develop, implement and review data management standards and protection policies for enhancing data integrity and security.
- Represent Saudi Aramco in dealing with data management vendors and outside consultations.
- Provide technical expertise and technical consulting on UR data quality assurance and quality control measurements.
- Develop data security and protection policies and recommend enhancements as needed. Mentor professionals; develop training materials and conduct comprehensive training. Develop/Analyze Unconventional Resources Data Processes.
- Recommend and conducts studies on the extension or modification of computing technology into areas, which may be beneficial to the Reservoir, Drilling and Production Engineering customers.
- In conjunction with Petroleum Engineering staff, prepare recommendations for implementation of new computer projects for review by the Computer Center and customer management.
- Act as project leader on major projects and direct major components of smaller projects.
- Initiate and conduct research into the potential benefits of new technology (both hardware and software) and its application to existing and potential requirements in the UR community. If warranted, initiates proposals to incorporate selected new technology into the operations of the customer community.
- Maintain currency with advances in technology in both computer applications and Petroleum Engineering through membership in professional societies, attendance at courses and conferences and review of the current literature.
- Proactively analyze UR business function data and advice on internal departmental procedures, which will promote improved productivity or efficiency.


Minimum Requirements

- As the successful candidate, you will hold a Bachelor's degree in Petroleum Engineering, Computer Science, or Management Information Systems from a recognized and approved program. The incumbent is preferred to have a M.S. in the related field of study.
- You will have a minimum of 12 years' experience in Petroleum Engineering business functions, including intensive data management.
- You will have an understanding and in-depth knowledge of data management concepts, business rules, workflows, model designs, and data governance concepts.

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.

About the Company

Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.

Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.

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Engineer salaries in Saudi Arabia

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SAR 12,500

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