Skills: Business Analyst
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit www.weatherford.com and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn , Twitter , YouTube and Facebook .
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.
We are looking for a Business Analyst who will be the vital link between our information technology capacity and our business objectives by supporting and ensuring the successful completion of analytical, building, testing and deployment tasks of our business intelligence (Microsoft Power BI) environment.
Business Analysts are responsible for understanding business processes, identifying opportunities for process improvement, and translating approved solutions into technical specifications and/or procedural modifications that can be implemented against the various applications that support those business processes. Business Analysts are the liaison between the business unit and IT development and support functions. They proactively communicate and collaborate with their customers to analyze information needs and functional requirements. They also collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs. They have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Define configuration specifications and business analysis requirements
Define reporting and alerting requirements
Own and develop relationship with business partners, working with them to optimize and enhance BI visualizations and integrations
Working with Supply Chain/Procurement and/or Opportunity to Cash business sponsors.
Help design, document and maintain system processes
Report on common sources of technical issues or questions and make recommendations to product team
Communicate key insights and findings to product team
Constantly be on the lookout for ways to improve monitoring, discover issues and deliver
better value to the customer
5-8+ year's business experience in Business / Systems Analysis or Quality Assurance
Education: Bachelor's degree from accredited university in business, MIS, or equivalent field. Additional years' experience can be used to substitute for degree.
Must have experience with Supply Chain/Procurement or Opportunity to Cash/Sales cycles, metrics, and processes
Proven experience in eliciting requirements and testing
Experience in analyzing data to draw business-relevant conclusions in data visualization techniques and tools
Solid experience in writing SQL queries
Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills
Must reside in or near the Houston TX area.
Solid experience in writing SQL queries
Prior experience with date visualization tool. ie.... Microsoft power BI, QlikView, Cognos, etc.
POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.
At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology. The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.
Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more.
Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.