ConocoPhillips Commercial Application Development Analyst in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Commercial Application Development Analyst


Job Number: 00R6N

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 17 countries, $73 billion of total assets, and approximately 11,400 employees as of Dec. 31, 2017. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,356 MBOED in 2017, and proved reserves were 5.0 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2017.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.


The Commercial Application Development Analyst will be part of a team of IT professionals supporting critical applications, reports, and data used by the Commercial business as well as many other groups across the corporation. This role owns delivery of all IT services for the Commercial business. The team supports Commercial application systems used by Traders, Schedulers, Confirmation, Contracts, Pricing, Risk, Compliance, Credit, F&PA, Accounting and all levels of Management to manage the business. This position will work in a team environment located on the trade floor responding to Commercial business needs.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Develop mid-level to highly complex custom applications in a windows/web application environment, following ConocoPhillips standards and best practices

  • Working with Business Analysts and Functional Support team to understand business requirements to provide timely assessments and create technical designs

  • Owning the support and maintenance of assigned applications with a high-level of quality

  • Creating and updating documentation for ongoing support of web/windows applications

  • Using ConocoPhillips change management processes to prevent disruptions and outages

  • Working with other IT organizations to ensure quality support and delivery to the end-user



  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • 5 years of application development experience

  • 1 years of experience working with relational databases (SQL/Oracle) with strong SQL and stored procedure development knowledge

  • Intermediate commercial knowledge

  • Proficient with:

  • Mainline Programming Language – i.e. C#, Java, etc.

  • Web technologies/Tools such as ASP.Net, RESTful Services, Web API, JSON and/or XML exposure & Visual Studio

  • MS Office suite including collaboration w/ Excel VBA, SharePoint

  • Ability and willingness to provide day-to-day 24/7 application support on rotational basis


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Information Technology or related technical discipline

  • Basic Commercial business acumen

  • Experience in working with Energy, Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) applications like CXL, CXL-CreditRisk, RightAngle etc.

  • Strong research, analytical & interpersonal skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Proficient in source control practices and patterns (Git workflow, branching/merging, etc.)

  • Ability to plan and carrying out responsibilities with minimal direction

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively in fast paced environment supporting internal and external customers

  • Basic knowledge of Reporting tools (SQL Reporting Services, Spotfire, Power BI)

  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by courageously dealing with important problems, holding others accountable, and standing up for what is right

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

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

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 September 20, 2018 .

Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). 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: ENTERPRISE & L48 IT SERVICES

Title: Commercial Application Development Analyst