We are seeking an Exploration Systems Analyst to join the Exploration Applications Services Department (EASD), under the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Computer Center (EXPEC Computer Center).
EASD is the applications and computing support services provider for the Exploration Organization.
As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, earth sciences or closely related field. MSc or PhD is desirable.
You must have a minimum of 9 years’ experience directly related to oil and gas exploration computer applications development and support.
You must have a background in big data platforms and cloud computing research and development in the field of: Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Data Mining; Programming skills; Natural Language Processing & Fuzzy Inference Systems; Optimization, Digital Image and Signal Processing.
You will be required to perform the following:
Build the right machine learning models for geoscience workflows.
Collect data and prepare projects.
Provide high level technical and professional assistance, advice, and guidance in the development and utilization of new and existing computer systems, equipment, techniques, and facilities.
Undertake support activities, completes studies, develops plans, and furnishes expertise regarding the Geological & Geophysical application equipment and/or systems within his area of assignment.
Provide expert advice, guidance, and support during the analysis and development phases of new systems; develops and schedules for major equipment or program installations, upgrades, or conversions; coordinates details with vendors.
Keep informed of trends and developments throughout the exploration technology industry; analyze various economic alternatives for company investment in system resources and provides background information regarding the profitable application of computer technology.
Saudi Aramco’s Exploration & Producing (E&P) business line oversees the world’s largest reserves of conventional crude oil, and the fourth-largest reserves of natural gas. The Company’s reserves portfolio include Ghawar, the world’s largest onshore oil field, and Safaniya, the largest offshore field. Company geologists are actively seeking additional reserves in many areas of the Kingdom, offshore in the Gulf and the Red Sea and onshore in the deserts and mountains. Petroleum engineers and earth scientists in E&P work with cutting-edge technology to manage and produce these reserves, including 3D visualization, reservoir simulation and remote geosteering of multilateral wells. The Company’s Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center, or EXPEC, is home to one of the industry’s most powerful computer centers. Research and development into subsurface upstream technology is conducted at the EXPEC Advanced Research Center. For more than two decades in a row, Saudi Aramco has been ranked the No. 1 oil company in the world by Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, a testament to the dedication and professionalism of the men and women of Exploration & Producing.