Company: AMA Energy Management
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, IT - Programming & Database, IT - Software Development
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Kuwait City, Al Asimah Governate, Kuwait

Company: International Oil & Gas Company

Position: Senior Computer Systems Programmer

Location: Kuwait


Due to an expansion in activities and recent asset acquisitions an International Oil & Gas Company is seeking to resource an experienced Senior Computer Systems Programmer who will be based in Kuwait and assigned to a Technical Management Team.

This is regarded as a key role within the organisation.


Summary of Role:

  • Responsible for designing, developing Exploration & Production (E&P) applications and database structure, including but not limited to maintaining, auditing and improving applications to meet business and technical operational needs. Role covers writing diagnostics programs, designing and writing codes for operating systems and technical software to ensure efficiency and improvement of corporate E&P applications.
  • Teaching and instructing on required process and procedures.


Key Responsibilities

  • Attend meeting to ensure the user's needs are met, leading to successful delivery of all assigned projects
  • Conduct detailed user requirements, system test, and deployment
  • Design and develop databases and applications
  • Fine-tune applications(s) during development
  • Establish security measures for an application during development
  • Assist in redesigning of internal business processes to confer with planned automated workflow integration
  • Provide support and Maintenance of E&P systems by monitoring and correcting application defects
  • Investigate new technologies
  • Check status of projects and work assignments.
  • Integrate existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together
  • Create technical specifications
  • Design along with team all future roadmap for E&P Software Systems.


Required Experience / Qualifications / Attributes

  • University Degree in Engineering in Computing Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) or similar discipline (Mandatory for visa requirements)
  • Minimal 15 years' experience as Software Developer / Software Engineer / Computer Systems Programmer out of which at least 6 years should have been spent in the E&P Upstream Sector.
  • Highly Computer Literate
  • Willingness to undertake multi discipline training



  • Fluent written & spoken English (mandatory)


Employment Terms

The appointee will be invited to join the expatriate staff payroll on long term residential contract (married or single status). The importance of this key role will be reflected in the generous salary and expatriate benefits which includes end of service benefit, child education assistance, accommodation to a high standard, medical cover for self and accompanying family, annual bonus schemes etc.


Interviews : As soon possible


Please apply online via Rigzone Website to AMA Energy Management with a detailed copy of your CV in Microsoft Word format along with current day contact telephone number: Quote Ref: AD247 - Senior Computer Systems Programmer, Kuwait