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COE IT Trading Development Lead

Date: May 18, 2017

Location: Houston, Texas, United States

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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 is accepting online applications for the position of COE IT Trading Development Lead located in Houston, TX through June 1, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).


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


  • Lead a group of 20 offshore and onshore developers to deliver support functions for multiple trading, risk and credit systems. Able to work with outsourcing partners onshore and offshore team members, business contacts and other IT teams.
  • Common tasks for this position are: architecture reviews, design reviews, code reviews, working with onshore/offshore coordinators to assign work to team members, assessing estimates, reviewing documentation, streamlining processes, setting standards, and contributing to ITSM processes by attending release planning meetings, CAB and Go/No Go meetings.
  • Ensures architecture of application software, data, system software, hardware, and the physical network complies with Chevron architecture standards.
  • Plays a leadership role in providing work direction to onshore/offshore resources. Helps design, implement and monitor work processes. Interviews and evaluates candidates for run organization.
  • Plays a leadership role in understanding, selecting, implementing, and supporting “DevOps” and Agile/SCRUM processes and tools across the development lifecycle
  • Able to work in a highly collaborative environment. Plays a role in establishing vision, strategies, business plan, system/application architecture, business processes, and standard/policies for all Trading applications. Contributes in shaping our Trading Systems and architecture decisions, design, priorities, and strategic decisions.
  • Able to work with outsourcing partners onshore and offshore team members, business contacts, and other IT teams.
  • This position will mainly oversee development done by onshore and offshore partners, but could require the individual to help produce POCs.
  • This position is a highly visible role, as the Trading Systems are used to monetize 85% of upstreams Crude, provide 87% of Refinings feedstocks, and monetize 26% of Refinings production

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management Information systems or Computer Science, or similar field or equivalent experience
  • Must have 5+ years experience developing applications using object oriented technologies such as .NET.
  • Good knowledge of the trading business along with a solid understanding of the systems and processes necessary to support the business. Good overall knowledge of the trading lifecycle from trade inception to settlement.
  • Knowledgeable about Chevron’s integration (BizTalk) and ETRM (RightAngle) solutions and how they fit within a trading organization’s application architecture.
  • Knowledge of Credit, Commodities Risk Management, and Risk Analytics applications would be helpful.
  • Application Development Lifecycle Experience.
  • Must have good understanding of database structures and stored procedures and able to write and understand complex database queries. Experience with Sybase, SQL Server and/or Oracle, TFS, MS Video Studio, SOA and web services.
  • Proven experience in software development i) Power Builder; .NET; BizTalk, SCRUM\Agile, Tech design, Tech\Code reviews, Technical Roadmaps, Cloud Framework; Cloud Integration; Cloud Security.
  • Ability to lead onshore/offshore.
  • Can establish long term strategy and vision across the team.
  • Has s trong interpersonal skills; lead small team within functional discipline; coaching & mentoring staff.
  • Can communicate in a clear, concise, both orally & written at various audience levels.
  • Can fully engage own team and work across functional & technical teams within S&T, ITC, Chevron, External Suppliers & Vendors.
  • Ability to build team consensus, work effectively & collaboratively in multi-discipline/cultural environments.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Existing experience with a trading environment.
  • Existing experience with Continuous Integration/Build, Automated Testing, Automated Deployment, and Configuration Management tools and processes.


Relocation Options:

Relocation may 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.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:
Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.
Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

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