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ConocoPhillips Alaska - IT Solutions Analyst in ANCHORAGE, Alaska

Title: Alaska - IT Solutions Analyst

Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-ALASKA-ANCHORAGE

Job Number: 00TBH

Who We Are

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent Exploration and Production (E&P) company, based on production and proved reserves. With operations in 17 countries, we explore for, develop and produce crude oil and natural gas globally. We are challenged with an important job to safely find and deliver energy to the world. Our employees are critical to our success, and with them we power civilization.

We’re grounded by our SPIRIT Values – safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. These values position us to deliver strong performance in a dynamic business – but not at all costs. We believe it’s not just what we do – it’s how we do it – that sets us apart.

We strive to make a significant difference in the communities where we live and operate. We create an inclusive environment that values all voices and opinions. Together, the different backgrounds, experiences, ideas and perspectives of our employees drive our success.

Alaska Overview

ConocoPhillips Alaska and its heritage companies have more than 50 years of business history in Alaska. As Alaska's largest oil and gas producer, the company produced an average 182 thousand barrels of oil and 9 million cubic feet of gas per day. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interests in the Prudhoe Bay Unit, the Kuparuk River Unit, and the Colville River Unit (Alpine). ConocoPhillips operates the Kuparuk and Alpine oil fields, has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet. For more details visit: ConocoPhillips’ Alaska Fact Sheet at https://static.conocophillips.com/files/resources/19-0043-fact-sheets-19q1-alaska.pdf .

Description

The IT Solutions Analyst position is responsible for the provision and support of application solutions working closely with business product owners, Alaska & Global IT functions. This role is responsible for evaluating and implementing solutions for Business Planning and Development organizations to drive efficiency in LRP/budget modelling, reporting and scenario planning processes. This role will work closely with the business and vendors to identify business requirements, provide solution alternatives, and utilize their technical knowledge to design, build and deliver vended solutions.

Key success factors include the following:

  • Utilizing technical expertise to provide end-to-end experience for clients

  • Ability to successfully integrate into a team environment

  • Self-motivated and seeks new, innovative opportunities and ideas

  • Adapting quickly to re-prioritized work queues

  • Working several priority initiatives in parallel

  • Ability to dig deep into troubleshooting technical applications or data issues where they may be little to no existing team expertise

Your responsibilities may include:

  • Support application and data workflows related to Business Planning and Development organization

  • Collaborate closely with business customers/subject matter experts, and local and Corporate IT to design, develop and support applications

  • Collaborate and coordinate with Global and other business units to deliver efficient workflows and innovative solutions to the business

  • Provide timely estimates of the effort required to complete tasks/projects; coordinate and lead plans and resources

  • Identify, recommend and implement Cloud-enabled IT solutions to meet business requirements, improve business process performance, and lower total cost of ownership with consideration of ConocoPhillips technology strategy and standards

  • Lead prioritization of project work and enhancements in alignment with business goals and strategies

  • Produce code, scripts and configurations necessary to fulfill the design requirements

  • Create and update documentation for application management procedures

  • Generate and document test cases for application upgrade, data migration, etc.

  • Coordinate the testing and release of new versions of applications and plugins with user community

  • Provide day-to-day application support for incidents; prioritize incidents; participate on a support rotation providing support for critical production issues

  • Partner with other groups as needed (ex: Business Analysts) to test new tools and troubleshoot application-issues

  • Communicate issues/downtime regarding applications to solutions analysts and customers

  • Monitor and prioritize response to application related service tickets

  • Troubleshoot, debug and resolve client reported issues, including identifying defect root causes

  • Partner with vendors for escalated support

  • Oversee the support and maintenance of assigned applications to ensure a high-level of quality, efficiency and sustainability

  • Partner with Server, Cloud, Production Control, Database, Web Services, Packaging, Storage, Disaster Recovery, ServiceDesk, Mobility, GIPA, and other IT teams as part of ongoing operations

  • Provide timely two-way communication between the customer, team, and others both inside and outside the company

  • Research and implement tools and processes that improve and streamline software development and application support

  • Research, learn and recommend new technologies as they become available such as AI, ML, Robotics Automation Processing (RPA), PaaS Cloud application development, etc.

Qualifications:

Basic/Required:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology or related field or foreign equivalent

  • 5 years experience in an application support or application development role

  • 1 years experience in the oil & gas industry

  • Intermediate knowledge with SQL query writing and scripting

  • Intermediate knowledge with relational database (Oracle, SQL Server or Teradata)

Preferred:

  • 3 years direct experience working with or supporting applications in Financial Planning / Portfolio domain

  • Knowledge of solutions used in Financial Planning and Consolidation (LRP & Outlook consolidation & Actuals Tie)

  • Experience with vended solution delivery using Agile/SCRUM Principles

  • Experience with Microsoft TFS or GitLab

  • Experience with UNIX, LINUX and Windows based systems

  • Intermediate SQL query writing and performance tuning expertise

  • Intermediate scripting experience (Python, Perl, PL/SQL, .NET, etc.)

  • Proficient in Excel & VBA Macros

  • Understanding of Cloud Solution Delivery using IaaS, PaaS, SaaS models

  • Experience in Application troubleshooting, administration and automation

  • Excellent mathematical formulation and analytical skills: process mapping, complex problem solving, ability to evaluate and decipher complex requirements and formulas

  • Strong Critical thinking and Problem-solving skills to resolve application and data related problems - – capable of researching unstructured business problems, identifying key people, defining critical business requirements and needs, defining solutions reflecting both information systems and human factor requirements

  • Ability to learn new applications and techniques quickly

  • Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including documentation

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right

  • Drives thoughtful and pragmatic change, encourages innovative thinking and continuous improvement, and models adaptability through resourcefulness, flexibility and positivity

  • Builds effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of February 20, 2020.

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee. Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Information Management-Information Technology

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: ALASKA

Title: Alaska - IT Solutions Analyst

Veteran Spotlight

Becky Peavler

L48 FIELD SAFETY & OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH MANAGER, ConocoPhillips

“One of the things I liked most about the Army was the camaraderie and ‘unit first’ aspect of Solider life. When I left the military, I had the opportunity to be a consultant and work with a variety of clients in the oil and gas industry. What drew me to ConocoPhillips was the culture of how they treated people. Even as a consult I knew the support I was providing was valued and I felt like part of the team. As an employee, I have traveled to most of our global office locations and experienced the same positive teamwork culture everywhere I have visited. Now as a leader in the company, I am empowered to reinforce our People and Teamwork pillars of our SPIRIT values.”

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Mike Timmcke

BAYU-UNDAN OPERATIONS MANAGER, ConocoPhillips

“ConocoPhillips is a great place to work for Veterans and current Reservists. I have always been impressed with how the company lives up to it’s SPIRIT values which are well aligned with core Military Service values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. The skills and experiences I gained in the U.S. Navy has opened up many new and challenging leadership opportunities with the company and helped to advance my career at ConocoPhillips. The company has supported my involvement with establishment of the first Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post in Australia through the Employee Volunteer Grant Program and direct sponsorship of VFW events. I firmly believe that ConocoPhillips values the experience and service of military veterans and rewards hard work and commitment with outstanding career development opportunities. I highly recommend ConocoPhillips as an employer of choice for any veteran.”

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