Oasis Petroleum

Engineering Technician

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Position Summary

This individual provides critical technical support for the engineering associated with the Corporate Planning group. This is a unique opportunity for a candidate with strong technical prowess and systems understanding to make a direct impact on the company’s corporate planning systems and infrastructure. The position is located in downtown Houston, Texas. Level and salary commensurate with background and experience. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Primary Corporate Planning user of a company-wide, commercial software used for annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes
  • Support corporate annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting processes by using and enhancing in-house Spotfire tools
  • Build, maintain and enhance custom analytical tools used for company-wide forecasting and surveillance
  • Provide support for other functions by creating ways for technology to expedite daily work processes via automation or other creative solutions

This job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. Incumbents will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and duties outside of their normal responsibilities as assigned by their supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science or related technical field (i.e. Engineering, Math, Physics)
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Strong computer and data management skills with proficiency in:
    • Spotfire
    • MS Excel
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage large and complex databases with understanding of how to turn data into information for decision making purposes
  • Self-motivated, independent contributor
  • Team player with intellectual curiosity, a strong work ethic, a positive attitude, an innovative bent, and persistent attention to detail
  • Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:  Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer, stamina to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong or expert proficiency in Enersight
  • Experience in planning, budgeting and forecasting
  • Experience with Aries
  • Proficiency in:
    • SQL with ability to build SQL queries
    • MS Access
    • VBA


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