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Hess Corporation

Sr Specialist IT, Drilling & Completions Technical Applications Job

Hess Corporation - Houston, TX


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas. 

We have an industry leading position in two key U.S. shale plays - the Bakken in North Dakota and the Utica in Ohio. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry's largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia. 

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth.  We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business. 

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at 


This member of the Technical Applications team works directly with Drilling, Engineering and Production IT group at Hess. Drilling & Completions (D&C) Senior Specialist (IT) role focuses primarily on D&C IT systems support and projects associated with the D&C portfolio. 


This individual is required to have a good understanding of the D&C domain, business workflows and related IT applications. Must be able to either do the work independently or liaise with other support teams to accomplish the task. This individual must be able to manage the Integrated Service Provider (ISP) that provides technical support and ensure delivery as per defined service level agreements. This individual would also be accountable for meeting delivery KPI's for the D&C portfolio as defined by IT management.


This role requires directly interfacing with the business stakeholders. The day to day tasks will be variable and often will require a deep understanding of the issue or business demand and follow structured approach to define a way forward. 


The ideal candidate will have the following credentials

*Experience supporting D&C IT systems and/or executing IT projects in the Oil and Gas area. *Experience working with both technical & business teams and the ability to seamlessly work between the two *Extensive and relevant project management experience with a demonstrated record of successful delivery. Ability to manage a program of projects is recommended. *Strong leadership skills, preferably with experience of leading a small department or project team. *Proven business analysis, facilitation and/or process change management experience is recommended. *Familiarity with IT contracts & basic spend tracking is recommended.


Portfolio Maintenance & Support

*Utilize ServiceNow application (Hess internal tracking system) to track progress on all D&C IT incidents, tasks, enhancements and service requests executed by service provider(s). *Anchor Weekly meetings/stand ups to review hot-spots and updates. *Assist and escalate in P1 support issues. *Work closely with Enterprise Services, Network, Infrastructure, Security, Operations Technology and the Data Office teams as needed to service my IT requests or incidents. *Collaborate with Global Supply Chain (GSC) to renegotiate application contracts prior to the expiration of Maintenance and Support (M&S). *Efficient and coordinated services - Standardization of support processes across the portfolio.

Portfolio Projects

*Ensure governance of the project portfolio through communication with the Drilling and Completions IT Governance Committee. *Collaborate with Global Supply Chain (GSC) to initiate Request for Proposals (RFP's) to select vendors for project delivery and support. *Work closely with Project Managers managing D&C IT Projects and ensure adherence to standard Project Management Office (PMO) process. *Closely monitor D&C projects, manage deviations, request help as needed and ensure delivery on time and budget. *Accountable for quality assurance and quality control on projects delivered to D&C business.


*Work closely with IT Manager and establish / maintain business relationships. *Be an advocate for IT and the Technical Applications team in the D&C business. *Manage vendor relationships and oversee the governance models and performance. *Quarterly review and sign off on support and project resource planning, Knowledge Transition plan, resource movement and vacation plan. *Manage monthly financial workflows - forecasting, budget tracking



*Minimum of 5 years of IT industry experience supporting and managing Oil and Gas applications as well as projects is recommended. *Good understanding of leading industry software applications and workflows in the D&C domain. *Working experience and/or familiarity of the following applications or workflows is recommended: 

*Well view, Landmark D&C suite of products, Real Time Control System related applications

Education, Training & Certifications

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


The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

*Builds Trusted Relationships *Develops Talent *Creates Effective Teams *Thinks Strategically *Inspires Innovation *Demonstrates Courage *Drives Continuous Improvement *Makes Quality Decisions *Delivers High Performance

Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Anthony Wayne Vasut | Employee | Information Technology | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 23926



88 days 8 hours ago

Hess Corporation


Sr Specialist IT, Drilling & Completions Technical Applications Job Hess Corporation - Houston, TX, United States


Location: Houston, TX

Company Profile:
Founded as Hess Incorporated in 1933, the company has grown from a small residential fuel oil delivery service to a leading global independent energy company.