Business Intelligence Solution Consultant
Chevron Information Tech Co - Houston, TX

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Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

Chevron Information Technology Company is accepting online applications for the position of Business Intelligence Solution Consultant located in Houston, Texas through October 6, 2013.

The Process Application Data group within the Chevron Information Technology Company provides Business Intelligence solutions to the different Operating Companies and Business Units within the enterprise. This position is within the Business Analytics Organization.

This role serves as a contact for the Upstream business partners in their interactions with Business Analytics team, i.e. when business partners want to utilize services from our team, e.g. BI solution consulting, BI application support, BI project development, they should work through this role. This role also serves as the lead BI consultant for ITC-managed BI Assets to our Upstream business partners.

Position Details:
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • This position manages the delivery and support of Business Intelligence / Business Warehouse capabilities in assigned business process area(s) for Chevron's global, enterprise-wide BI application. The holder of the position serves as liaison to the business for reporting and analytics needs, and will be called upon to do analysis of problems with reports, metrics, analytics, data loads, data integrity, and related issues.
  • The solution consultant will work closely with members of the BW / BI teams in the U.S. and other locations to develop, build, test, and implement solutions to all of these problems as the situation demands. The expectation from the solution consultant would be to particpate in related activities to improve operational excellence of BI application, build individual and organizational capability, do performance and career planning, consult with customers on opportunities and potential improvements in their BI applications, etc. overall.
  • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with Upstream business partners who utilize ITC-managed BI applications and services, e.g. , MS BI Application Stack, SAP/BW, IBM Cognos.
  • Meets regularly with key business partners to understand their business problems and potential BI needs for solving those problems.
  • Performs mostly CPDEP phase 1 and 2 activities, i.e. frames problems, identifies alternatives for solving, and collaborates with other consultants, architects, and the business to select the best alternatives. May include other CPDEP activities as required, development, training, etc.
  • Works with business partners to prioritize BI enhancements and initiatives and shepherd them through the project prioritization process.
  • Serves as liaison between business partners and BI project teams .
  • Provides consultation/advice on issues with existing ITC-managed BI assets and with potential new BI solution.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert for specific domain areas (e.g. Drilling & Completions, Reservoir Management, Production, JDE subject areas).
  • Provides input to BI Strategy and ALCM based on Upstream requirements.
  • May function as project manager for some projects, responsible for Project direction and oversight, including 3rd Party vendor management (Statement of Work creation and invoicing oversight).
  • Responsible for project’s business requirements gathering, documentation, and communication of these requirement to the Design & Implementation design & build teams, including verification of product delivered.
  • Responsible for project’s business test planning and UAT testing overall, and all communications with the business for a project.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information technology or related experience.
  • Working knowledge of business processes in order to understand business problems and recommend practical solutions.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Business Intelligence tools e.g. (SAP BW, IBM Cognos, Microsoft SSRS/SSAS, Performance Point) in order to recommend use, modification, or enhancement of those solutions in support of Upstream business requirements.
  • Solution consulting experience in any capacity e.g. Business Analytics, architecture or PM is valuable.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent Verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Solution consulting experience in any capacity e.g. Business Analytics, architecture or PM is valuable.

    Relocation Options:

    Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

    International Considerations:

    Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

    Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

    EOE M/F/D/V

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