Company: Saudi Aramco
Skills: Software Specialist
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dhahran, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
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Position Description

We are looking for an Exploration Systems Analyst to join the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Center Application Technology Division (ATD), under the Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Computer Center (ECC).

ATD, among its many responsibilities, supports a large user base in Exploration with wide range of GIS and Remote sensing solutions (ESRI ArcGIS, Google Earth, ERDAS Imagine, ENVI, etc). Moreover, and embarking on state of the art technologies, ATD continuously develops geospatial intensive solutions that enrich decision making and analysis through visual GIS/ mapping aids and techniques. ATD also maintains a highly available GIS map and imagery services streamlined for many in-house applications and vendor software.
Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you should hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or closely related field. A specialized MSc or PhD in the GIS field is desirable.

You must possess an expert level of GIS domain knowledge related to managing and handling GIS field data, CRS and datum conversion, data formatting/ storage and best practices for geospatial data management, and publishing.

You must have a master level in ArcGIS desktop software, with fair knowledge on other available Open Source GIS solutions in the market and you should be well aware and up-to-date of ArcGIS Pro software capabilities and has a working experience in GIS technology migration projects.

You must be experienced in developing Python- and ArcObjects- tools and add-ins to streamline GIS-based business processes and workflows

You should be well-exposed to all ESRI Add-ins and extensions specially 3D, spatial and network and other 3rd party extensions with excellent experience in building advanced geoprocessing models to analyze and optimize geospatial data

You should have well established and updated experience in administering and promoting high availability ArcGIS enterprise environment (including server, Portal, Data Store, Analytics, etc)

You should have participated in Geospatial analytics projects with exposure to enabler technologies and libraries in the field of mapping and location based analytics with big data.

You should be experienced in remote sensing technologies and workflows, with applications related to oil and gas business.
Duties and Responsibilities

You are required to perform the following:

Work with Geoscientists to review and optimize GIS- and mapping- based workflows and establish best practices guides for managing GIS business processes.

Enhance geospatial data handling and management and optimize spatial database performance.

Review adopted GIS technologies and provide recommendations on potential substitutes in the market.

Optimize and support ArcGIS Enterprise environment and enhance redundancy, service monitoring/ alerting, and high availability to achieve minimum service down time.

Develop advanced geoprocessing/geoanalytical models using Python or ArcObjects.

Architect and develop GIS focused solutions utilizing latest programming and software development trends.

Develop custom ArcGIS desktop plugins to automate and optimize GIS- related business processes.

Support and optimize remote sensing environment and related projects.

Transform the GIS environment to be IR4 (VR, AR) and data science ready and develop the blueprints to achieve that.

Develop and deliver GIS tailored trainings, focused on Upstream workflows related to oil and gas exploration business.