Business Analyst, Reservoir and Well Engineering Solutions in Houston, United States

at Target Energy Solutions
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted August 7, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


A Business Analyst is required to help lead TARGET Energy Solutions MEERA Reservoir Simulation and Well Engineering solutions offerings. Traditional reservoir simulation approaches are time consuming and can quickly fall out of date as new production and operation data becomes available, resulting in a sub-optimal short cut in between model updates and inconsistencies in production forecastingThis permanent role would ideally be based in Houston or anywhere in North America. The primary interfaces will be with sales and marketing teams, development teams (mostly remote), oil company clients, service delivery partners, DevOps, business, and IT teams.Responsibilities: The Business Analyst is responsible for the following:Help define/ maintain vision, scope, strategy, roadmap and implementation plan for the Reservoir AI Simulation and Well Engineering Solutions.Be the product champion, i.e.,Clearly articulate the competitive advantages of the DF platformPosition the AI Simulation platform and related services vis a vis competitor products & servicesMonitor market trends to ensure the AI Simulation platform stays relevant, competitive and cutting edgeRepresent the solutions in conferences and other industry gatheringsSupport the marketing team by providing material for white papers and presentationsSupport the sales team by delivering client presentations, presales support and helping the sales teams prepared bids and proposalsWork with customers in a consulting capacity to gather and prioritise requirements, design proposed solutions (with help from development organisation) and prepare detailed implementation plansAgree the overall roadmap with development and support organisations; monitor progress against plan thereafterContribute to internal dialogue about landscape and enterprise architectures and ecosystems in which the DF solutions are to be delivered (cloud, hybrid, on-premises, mobile, web, etc.)Requirements: Proficient in industrial standard reservoir simulation software market is a mustKnowledge of upstream software applications is strongly preferredKnowledge of upstream data stakeholders and governance is preferredKnowledge of software development methods, practices and Software Development Lifecycle is desirableExcellent consulting and stakeholder management skills are requiredUnderstanding of related data technologies such as well engineering, data science, AI/ML and being able to identify where customer solutions could also benefit from their use is an advantage.Review and assess existing client solution architectures.Understanding reservoir modellingGood understanding of business value of the cloud and cloud services provides such as Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure, as well as tools for building in-house and hybrid cloud solutions.Good understanding of open standardsJob Type: Full-timeSalary: $65,000.00 to $100,000.00 /yearExperience:business analysis: 2 years (Preferred)relevant: 2 years (Preferred)Education:Bachelor's (Preferred)Work authorization:United States (Preferred)Additional Compensation:Other formsWork Location:One locationFully RemoteOn the roadBenefits:Paid time offSchedule:Monday to Friday

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