Company: Chevron
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Covington, Louisiana, 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.

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Data Scientist located in Covington, LA Louisiana / United States through June 6th, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID#401240


This position is part of an internal data science consulting team responsible for the delivery and support of analytic capabilities for Chevron upstream business units supporting offshore production facilities in the Gulf of Mexico . The function of this role is to partner with the business to identify opportunities to apply analytic tools and data science to achieve business value. This will include requirements gathering, execution and deployment of new functionality; while providing operational support (troubleshooting, enhancements, bug fixes, etc.) for existing solutions. The successful candidate that fills this position will have the skills to design, prototype, create, and support analytical solutions and insights.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with business partners; meeting regularly to understand their business problems and potential analytic needs for solving those problems.
  • Frames business problems, identify alternatives, and collaborate on solutions with other business analysts, architects, and stakeholders. May include other activities as required, such as development, training, etc.
  • Applies data science and analytic techniques.
  • Have working knowledge of tools and concepts in the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Identifies and frames opportunities to apply advanced analytics, modeling, and related technologies to data, in order to help the business gain insight and improve decision-making, workflow, and automation.
  • Leverages statistical and data science methodologies to perform regressions, predictive models, distributions, etc
  • Transforms, filters, formats, extracts data using technologies such as SQL and OLAP.
  • Cleans data, developing models, and testing models.
  • Establishes life cycle management process for models.
  • Visualizes data in a meaningful way that allows the business to quickly draw conclusions and make decisions.
  • Build and support solutions which leverage a variety of technologies, such as:
    • TIBCO Spotfire
    • Microsoft Business Intelligence tools (e.g. PowerBI, SSAS Cubes) and Microsoft Azure analytics services
    • Relational Database Systems
  • Stays abreast of the Chevron Modeling & Analytics Center of Excellence guidelines and coordinate activities accordingly.
  • Follows documented processes, standards and guidelines, and make suggestions for improvements and simplifications where needed.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Analytics, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of directly related experience.
  • Demonstrated depth in advanced analytics technologies (e.g., data science, operations research, statistics, data mining).
  • Experience implementing advanced analytics projects.
  • Proficiency in R, Python, or similar tools.
  • Understanding of database design and ability to read and write basic to intermediate SQL.
  • Experience in and working knowledge of Oil & Gas industry.
  • Ability to learn and understand business workflows and value drivers; then apply technical design and solutions to meet business needs.
  • Proven ability to effectively collaborate within the team, across teams, and with business users.
  • Ability to engage business and technical experts at all organizational levels and assess opportunities to apply data science and analytics.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and understandable manner both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to listen carefully and asks questions to understand the views, concerns, and comments of others.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree or higher in same areas

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: New Orleans

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




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