Company: Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS)
Skills: Research & Development, Software Specialist
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia
Status: Active


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Qualification/ Experience Required

Qualification:

  • Post-graduate qualification (MSc or PhD) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related discipline

Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience (inclusive post-graduate study) in data science position.
  • Background in industrial equipment, O&G business activities from upstream, midstream to downstream is preferred, although not mandatory.
  • Proficiency & proven experience in the following areas:
    • Mathematics & statistics (e.g. calculus, probability, hypothesis testing and summary statistics)
    • Machine learning tools and techniques (e.g. k-nearest neighbors, random forests, ensemble methods)
    • Software engineering skills (e.g. distributed computing, algorithms and data structures)
    • Data mining - integrating and preparing large, varied datasets, architecting specialized database and computing environments.
    • Data visualization techniques & software
    • Unstructured data techniques
    • Programming language: R and/or SAS languages, Python, C/C++, Java, SQL databases
    • Big data platforms e.g. Hadoop
    • Project experience in failures prediction and auto-correction based on multiple data sources

Job Purpose

Lead research and development (R&D) programs in area of data science and artificial intelligence by driving R&D implementation & innovation, creating strategic collaboration and alliances with research institution & service providers in order to mature selected technologies to desired technology readiness level (TRL), support business requirements and realize value creation.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Lead creation of integrated R&D strategies in areas of data science and artificial intelligence by translating business pain points into R&D program, driving technology identification & scanning to match global and industry progression to ensure alignment and successful development of technology programs to create competitive positioning and realize value creation

 

  1. Lead team of data scientists to frame business requirements, develop and deploy data science solutions for O&G operations

 

 

  1. Model assets/equipment problems, discover opportunities and insights through the use of statistical, algorithmic, mining and visualization techniques. Recommend cost-effective changes to existing procedures and strategies

 

  1. Continuously developing advancement in analytics tools and techniques

 

  1. Work collaboratively with internal stakeholders (data owners, equipment experts, project managers, and IT specialists) to turn data into critical insights that can be used to make sound organizational decisions.

 

 

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) is Malaysia’s fully integrated oil and gas multinational ranked among the largest corporations on FORTUNE Global 500.

 

Operating our core business in the Upstream and Downstream sectors, we are present in more than 65 countries since first incorporated in 1974. We are among the top five oil and gas companies (in terms of production) and the most profitable company in Asia.

 

We steadily drive for new solutions and continue pushing boundaries to manage new realities and add value to oil and gas resources in a manner that carefully balances commercial, environmental and social considerations.

 

www.petronas.com

 

 

 

Petronas is ranked in the Global Top 30 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.

 

 

Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) is Malaysia’s fully integrated oil and gas multinational ranked among the largest corporations on FORTUNE Global 500.

 

Operating our core business in the Upstream and Downstream sectors, we are present in more than 65 countries since first incorporated in 1974. We are among the top five oil and gas companies (in terms of production) and the most profitable company in Asia.

 

We steadily drive for new solutions and continue pushing boundaries to manage new realities and add value to oil and gas resources in a manner that carefully balances commercial, environmental and social considerations.

 

www.petronas.com