Company: Marathon Oil
Skills: Field Comm / SCADA
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

This position will join Marathon's Digital Field Technology group supporting Artificial Lift systems and users in the North American Resource Plays. The successful candidate will have a proven track record supporting and implementing LOWIS, ForeSite and other artificial lift systems.


Serve as the SME for Artificial Lift systems at Marathon including LOWIS and ForeSite

Install, upgrade, configure and maintain the LOWIS application in North America

Work closely with Marathon's LOWIS user community to troubleshoot issues, drive standards and improve the systems

Serve as the primary liaison with the system's vendors, coordinating support and enhancements

Troubleshoot and resolve system issues, working closely with users, SCADA teams and IT Services

Stay abreast of industry trends for Artificial Lift systems and Internet of things (IoT)

Assist with other related activities as directed by the SCADA manager

Minimum Requirements

Education: Associate's degree or equivalent work experience.

Systems Experience: 5 yrs+ using, implementing and supporting LOWIS / ForeSite. Experience with other Artificial Lift systems is also preferred

Work Experience: 7 yrs+ working in the Oil and Gas industry. Field experience implementing and maintaining Artificial Lift wells preferred

Working knowledge of the typical artificial lift types and their optimization methods: ESP, Rod Lift, Gas Lift, Plunger Lift, Jet Lift

Experience with Baker Advantage and Lufkin Well Manager Variable Frequency Drives preferred

Experience with mapping controller protocols such as Modbus

Soft skills: Highly collaborative with the ability to effectively work and communicate with all levels of Marathon and external contacts. High degree of initiative and proven capability to multi-task and prioritize. Must be service and team oriented.

Location and Travel

Based in Houston, reporting to Manager - SCADA Systems

Periodic travel to field offices and facilities (approximately 15%)

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes: || Houston || TX || United States (US) || SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ || Information Technology || Not Applicable || || 30185 ||

Marathon Oil – Where You Can Make A Difference


Marathon Oil became an independent E&P company on July 1, 2011. Based in Houston, we're focused on the most significant oil-rich resource plays in the U.S. -- the Eagle Ford in Texas, Permian in New Mexico, STACK and SCOOP in Oklahoma, and the Bakken in North Dakota. We also have international operations in Europe and Africa. While we feel like a start-up in many ways, our roots go back 130 years to our company's formation in 1887. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MRO.


We’re on a transformative path, with a variety of exceptional opportunities for people who are up to the challenge. If that’s you – if you’re seeking a challenge and ready to make a difference – you could be the right fit to help drive our future. Our U.S. exploration and development assets offer energy professionals exposure to projects from early-stage evaluation through production. Our producing international assets provide a broader perspective on the world’s energy challenges.


We have more than just opportunity to offer. We’re invested in equipping our people for an entire career – from advancing technical skills through to developing the leadership behaviors and skills that will take our business forward. Our competitive compensation and benefits package goes beyond the basics to include a wellness program, self-funded (with company match) and company-funded retirement plans, flexible hours in some positions and tuition reimbursement. Grow your career with us.