Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, IT - Programming & Database
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Good
Location: Basrah, Basra Governorate, Iraq

Data Service Lead - 12 Months Contract - Iraq - 28 x 28 Rotation 

Essential:-  Broad understanding of Oil & Gas Upstream resources, processes, & Functions. Database Management Systems & Best Practices (T-SQL; MDX; PLSQL; DAX;). Data Modelling (Erwin; other Data Modelling Tools).  Data Storage & ETL processes (DataStage| Informatica|SSIS). Data Analytics & Reporting tools (Power BI, SAP BI, Spotfire, SSRS, Python, R). Experience with Large Scale Data Cleansing & Consolidation Projects. Experienced with Spatial Data Management (FME, ESRI ArcGIS). Oil & Gas background. Data Management. Data Analytics.  Full-time Bachelors degree in Pure Science or Computer Science or Engineering with Mathematics.  5+ Years of Experience working in Data Analytics or Data Management in Large Organization in Large Scale Data Management & Integration Projects. 10+ Years of Data Analytics & relevant IT experience (Masters in Computer Science in Data Analytics considered as part of the experience)

As a Data Service Lead, you are expected to contribute at every stage of the Upstream value chain & has the potential to make a significant impact on how efficiently & effectively our business operates.

3 Direct reports

The IT Data Service Lead is expected to analyse the Data related needs of the organization & use their respective experience to strategize & govern Data Management & Data Analytics in the organization

He or she will provide a vision & strategy for all data management activities. He or she is a champion for global data management, governance, quality, & vendor relationships across the enterprise.

Data Service Lead Key Accountabilities

Accountable for the silent running of data operations on site across businesses

Promote Data Standardization & eliminate data management inefficiencies surrounding data ingestion, cleansing, transformation, migration & analytics

Develop a thorough knowledge of Business Functionalities & departmental data management processes across businesses

Train & Lead the Data Engineers & DBA to support Data management activities & practices

Responsible for embedding best practices via training, coaching, & mentoring & ensure alignment with global best practices in tools, data standards, data behaviours & data governance practices

Define & utilize Statistical tools to solve industry-specific problems in varying fields, such as economics & engineering

Oversight Data governance processes, contributing to &, as appropriate, complying with data governance resolutions

Responsible for ensuring a proper definition of a data ownership model for all functions based on global standards

Accountable for communicating requirements for additional & changes to relevant data applications, information systems, & infrastructure within the departments

Determine & enforce specific security & privacy requirements for each piece of data, especially related to privacy laws, industry regulations, & corporate compliance mandates.

Responsible for educating the business users concerning proper uses of data assets

Must establish enterprise standards - including a uniform & repeatable system development lifecycle methodology. For instance, there's a common set of standards for data naming, abbreviations, & acronyms.

Take inventory of all unstructured data - the big data challenge - determining its format, security, ownership, & quality. Must also determine which unstructured data should - & shouldn't be captured.


Data Service Lead Required Qualification            

Must have Full-time Bachelors degree in Pure Science or Computer Science or Engineering with Mathematics

Data Service Lead good to have

Broad knowledge & understanding of IT tools & techniques such as IT systems, Application designs; IT Networks; Cyber Security; Data Security, etc

Experience in:

•             Database Management Systems & Best Practices (T-SQL; MDX; PLSQL; DAX;)

•             Data Modelling (Erwin; other Data Modelling Tools)

•             Data Storage & ETL processes (DataStage| Informatica|SSIS)

•             Data Analytics & Reporting tools (Power BI, SAP BI, Spotfire, SSRS, Python, R)

•             Experience with Large Scale Data Cleansing & Consolidation Projects

•             Experienced with Spatial Data Management (FME, ESRI ArcGIS)

•             Data Governance Strategy with experience in Business Analytics for Data Projects

•             Good experience in Data Project Design, Documentation & exceptional communication skills


Good to Have:


•             Data Warehousing & Big Data Technologies

•             Extensive knowledge of Oil Field Processes & Functionalities

•             Experience in managing Data Governance Projects for Large Oil Fields


28 x 28 Rotation

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.