Company: Anadarko
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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Job Summary

This is an instrumental position within the Anadarko information technology organization whose primary responsibility is to provide strategic and operational infrastructure expertise. This responsibility includes defining and implementing the technical infrastructure architecture, including Cloud integrations, and maintaining accountability for the operational execution of the infrastructure functions.

Reporting to the Director of Infrastructure, the Infrastructure Advisor must serve as an expert and authority on Infrastructure systems (on-premise and cloud) while promoting a business-value driven approach to implementing the infrastructure architecture. This position will be located at Anadarko corporate headquarters in The Woodlands, TX.




  • Overall 12+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure systems and projects

  • A solid understanding of current and emerging infrastructure technologies, platforms and solutions that support the business, and a broad understanding of the challenges facing Oil and Gas Exploration and Production industry.

  • Knowledge of IT Service Management/ITIL

  • Strong knowledge of Oil & Gas or broader Energy Industry experience.

  • Experience in managing complex technical infrastructure environments.

  • Strong hands-on Linux experience is required for supporting Databases, Geoscience business systems, and data scientist.

  • Experience with Solaris, Linux, Microsoft Windows (Server, AD), Network architecture, and Storage (NAS) is required

  • In-depth knowledge of Infrastructure-as-a-Service with Azure, GCP, and AWS is a plus.

  • Design and implement automated solutions for provisioning, change management, and self-service.

  • Experience working with container technologies (Kubernetes, Docker, Pivotal PCF)

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years' experience programming with any of these products; Python, C#, .NET, Java, Ruby, JavaScript




  • Accountable for the definition, maintenance, and hands-on implementation of the infrastructure architecture in support of the business processes.

  • Develops and implements the infrastructure roadmap of the required technology and processes.

  • Provides direction and guidance to leadership and the organization on technology capabilities and utilization

  • Leads the function that provides guidance on the architecture and design of infrastructure solutions for applications or systems, and provides technical hands-on expertise and consulting to the technical teams.

  • Accountable for the effective execution of the Infrastructure Architecture, including Linux, Windows, Network, Storage, Cloud IaaS/PaaS integrations, infrastructure Compliance and governance, Infrastructure Security, and Training.

  • Takes an active role in leading critical incident response, including the identification, triage, analysis, processing, escalations to final resolution and lessons learned.

  • Produces, communicates and maintains infrastructure standards, procedures, guidelines, and policies.

  • Takes corrective actions when a defined operations process is not yielding desired results


Bachelor's degree in an IT, Engineering or closely related technical field is strongly desired (or equivalent work experience); advanced degree is a plus.


This position is eligible for relocation assistance.

Work Schedule

This position is eligible for the 5/40 or 9/80 work schedule.

Anadarko does not offer sponsorship of employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions for this role.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in recruiting, hiring, developing, compensating and promoting applicants and / or employees. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for employee's and applicant's disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following 'Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law'




Anadarko is among the world’s largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production companies, with corporate offices in the Woodlands, Texas. Our deep and balanced portfolio of assets encompasses premier positions in major U.S. onshore shale and resource plays, and oil-focused opportunities in deep-water basins worldwide.


Each day, we are focused on our core values of integrity and trust, servant leadership, commercial focus, people and passion and open communication in all of our business activities. We are committed to our mission of delivering a competitive and sustainable rate of return to shareholders by exploring for, acquiring and developing oil and natural gas resources vital to the world's health and welfare. At Anadarko, we directly employ more than 4,900 men and women and we strive for excellence in all that we do. We know the best vision in the world will not be realized without the right people.


At Anadarko, we set ambitious goals and take disciplined risks to achieve them. We need individuals who will take on this challenge. We’re planning for the future and looking for exceptional people to be part of it.


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