Surface Data Engineer

Posted 09 July 2022
Salary neg
Contact NameAlan Patterson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Surface Data Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

* Support management of spatial systems & spatial data and the users within the business. Proactively monitor systems and processes to ensure a high level of service is delivered.
* In partnership with key stakeholders, support surface data management activities to ensure the implementation and continuous improvement of data capture and quality methods across the Assets and Technical Services. Ensure these are aligned to the overall surface data management roadmap.
* Undertake Technical Service data requests to prepare, capture, search, transfer and QC data for the assets or external parties to meet stakeholder needs within the scope and priorities of the service.
* Work in partnership with data stakeholders to collaborate and support the embedding of data management competencies and process within each surface data domain of the business and ensure alignment with data governance framework.
* Maintain and develop existing automated ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) workflows and develop new ones where required to meet customer needs.
* Define and monitor KPIs to show status and progress on surface data capture and data quality (including NSTA reporting). Identify issues and opportunities to improve.
* Support and deliver project activities related to geospatial or surface data, supporting the overall data strategy.
* Maintain and update documentation on data management workflows and processes and champion the adoption of data visualization to outline data landscape and ensure knowledge capitalization.
* Build PowerBI dashboards to monitor the performance on data capture and availability
* Build scripts and queries to ease/improve data management activity (Python, SQL or DAX)
* Engage with data domain owners to ensure mandatory scopes are completed within defined timescales. Promote the use of the CDP (Common Data Platform) for Data transparency.
* Explore and provide trainings on data management tools and techniques (NDR website, Geographical Information Services) to enhance user understanding and capabilities.
* Implement procedures to ensure that the data management activities are compliant with E&P Referential: company policies, procedures, standards and rules (naming conventions, organization, workflows and confidentiality) to ensure data capture, flow and quality with adherence to deadlines

Experience & Qualifications:
* At least a BSc degree qualification in an engineering / data or IT discipline
* relevant professional experience or significant work experience in the oil and gas industry, preferably in the E&P surface/operational/engineering domains.
* Technical skills in GIS (ESRI software), CAD (AutoCAD), Awareness of BIM
* Excellent knowledge of ETL tools (Safe FME) and programming and automation e.g. Python, SQL.
* Experience of cloud platforms, features, and capabilities (specifically Microsoft Azure components)
* Proven analytical and communications skills (both written and oral English)
* Organized, methodical and able to multi-task whilst working under tight deadlines
* Work independently with minimum supervision and to tight deadlines
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact effectively with clients and team members
* Willingness to help support and develop others

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: TR/055202.

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