Technical Design Lead - Houston, TX
Posted on: October 12, 2018
**88999BR** **Job Title:** Technical Design Lead - Houston, TX **No. of Positions:** 1 **Job Description:** Projects and Technology?s(P&T) contribution to Shell forms a cornerstone of becoming a world-class investment case. At the core, P&T is an integral part of helping Shell deliver on our purpose of ?powering progress together by providing more and cleaner energy solutions.? We have a distinct and unique role to play in Shell and our ambition is to be a differentiator that takes Shell back to industry leadership and beyond. The IT (PTIT) function within Projects and Technology, supports business strategy of its aspired future, portfolio and winning capabilities and enables Shell to beat the competition using reliable and secure IT, develop digital solutions with commerciality, one team and results as its focus. Digital Development within IT is a delivery Organization, supporting the Digitalization and Computational technology organization in P&T. The Technical design lead will report to Senior Project managers and work alongside Business Analysts/Product Manager & Data Scientists. The Technical Design Lead will take principal responsibility in designing Digital solutions that drive business value, by translating business requirements into high level IT data and detailed solution design requirements. Critical platforms will also be considered in design considerations and planning, including integration of data from varied data sources and consideration of Digital/Web/Analytics tools ? Mobile Applications, Altreyx, Data bricks, MetLab, SAP HANA, Spotfire, Power BI and other technologies recommended by global architecture. Besides, the Technical Design Lead will lead and oversee the definition of below mentioned activities related to the following objectives: + Secure the continued integrity and availability of Digital (Mobility/Web/Analytic) systems, despite the many Digital data & design changes driven by business ambitions. + Contribute to the safeguard of continued robustness and performance despite growing data volumes. + Evolve the backend and front-end functionality according to the Mobility, Web, data & design requirements from Global processes & business requirements and budget availability. + This role requires close working with a diverse set of senior stakeholders in business and IT. **Auto req ID:** 88999BR **Country of Work Location:** United States **Company Description:** Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things. **Disclaimer:** Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. **Work Location:** Houston - Westhollow Technology Center **Requirements:** + Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer. + Bachelor's Degree in Engineering + Minimum ten (10+) years? experience leading business (process) analysis and IT Solution design or equivalent on complex and challenging projects. + Proven Technical design lead expertise including design/data modelling of E2E complex Digital solution (Mobility/Web/Data & Analytics). + Extensive knowledge of business and understands the significance of commercial constraints. + Preferred knowledge ? Technology Stack - Alteryx/Data Integration, MATLAB, Visualization - Power BI/Spotfire, Programming Language - Python/R, Analytic Cloud Integration -Azure Stack, Azure Data factory, Azure Data lakes, Azure SQL Data warehouse. MAANA - Search Engine, Cognitive/Natural Language Processing Tools ? Watson, Mobility, Web. + Strong communication, presentation and senior stakeholder management skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Experience in communicating with stakeholders at all levels. + Broadly skilled in information and communications technology. Understands the interdependencies of business processes, workflows and information systems. + Has in-depth knowledge of risk and compliance standards. + Understands and applies the theory and practice of change management appropriately at the individual, team and organizational level. Aware of the history of change in Shell and is skilled at applying appropriate lessons from previous change journey. + Takes responsibility to define and ensure integrity of the Digital(Web/Mobility/Analytics) design solution working closely with Digital COE and other key stakeholders. Accountable to guide the developers to successfully adhere to the Digital/Web/Analytics footprint. + Expert Understanding of design/developing data models and develop/maintain best practices about design principles. + Supports and influences the global Digital strategy in the execution of the Digital Strategy and Plans for the DV Architecture. + Supports the Digital PMs & Development teams regarding new technology, new ways of working, Change requests and deployments. This includes working closely with the global architects to assure and support Shell standards and architecture perspective. + Stays abreast of Digital delivery work happening in and out of Shell and contributes to collaboration/best practice sharing and better alignment; Participates in cross-Shell meetings and events as well as appropriate external networking. + Works with Architects to evolve the Digital (Web/Mobility/Analytics) capability in P&T to meet business needs and contributes to Digital Technology Roadmap. + Identifies new/emerging technologies that can create value in the digital space and work with Digital COE to define PoC?s and success criteria for these innovative technologies. Manage Proof of Concepts (front and back end) to confirm business value, all aligned with agreed Digital Technology Roadmap. + Educates and influences key stakeholders on design guideline changes and influences adherence to the architecture and design guidelines. Ensures scope and process design integration across all process areas by proactively driving resolution of cross process design issues. + Global responsibilities in relation to Digital IT data & design + Risk profile is typically ?Major? to ?High? with high levels of project complexity and inter-dependencies. + Interfaces with senior business and IT leaders and external parties **City, State (if applicable):** Houston, TX
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