Production Engineer Product Owner in Houston, United States

at IHS Markit
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted February 21, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


A Product Owner at IHS Markit is responsible for setting, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by a software Scrum team. This fast-paced job requires someone who is: A leader Self-motivated Maintains a competitive rate of progress Pro-active Organized Clear communicator but even better listener High standards when determining whether work should be accepted or rejected Flexible discussing solutions with development
Roles and Responsibilities:
Develop/sharpen expertise in an area of petroleum engineering where software development is needed. Transforming client requests and other business requirements into technical requirements that can be implemented by the software development team. Sets the scope of the development, prioritizes work, and sets criteria for accepting or rejecting work. Involved on a daily basis with clarifying work requests, overcoming design obstacles, and making informed decisions in a timely fashion.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Engineering, or Computer Science, or Science. Strong industry background is required

Required Experience: Minimum 8 years of experience in Production/Optimization Engineering in the oil and gas industry Experience with the IHS Markit application SubPump is strongly preferred Involvement in software development is an asset

Other skills:
Takes initiative and follows through with minimal supervision
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, solve problems and make decisions
Collaborative and consensus building work style
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience working in an Agile development environment

It is the policy of IHS Markit to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, IHS Markit will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. We maintain a drug-free workplace. For candidates in the US, we are a participant in E-Verify (see link below).

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