The energy industry – oil & gas sector in particular – is bracing itself for a massive wave of retirements over the short to medium term, which has been dubbed “The Great Shift Change.” As the industry prepares for this turnover, companies are looking to the next generation of candidates with skills ranging from finance, geology, engineering, law, etc.

Additionally, lots of exciting opportunities are opening up in various renewable energy sectors as technological advancements rapidly disrupt traditional utility business models. The energy efficiency business is also growing by leaps and bounds, as significant cost saving benefits associated with using less energy are an easy sell for most businesses.  

With these issues in mind, Breaking Energy highlights a few interesting energy jobs on a weekly basis.   

Application Developer – Integration 

Chevron; Makati, Philippines


Downstream and Chemicals IT – Operations, Technical Standards team is looking for an application developer focused on delivering application and data integration solutions.

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

Design, develop and support multiple integration solutions throughout the organization.
Ensure that the technical solution fits within standards adopted by the organization.
Work with the integration architect to define, adapt and maintain those standards for legacy and new integration solutions.
On the Technical Standards team in DS&C IT Operations, this Integration Developer is typically involved in projects and enhancements that need to connect key systems into our infrastructure.
The Technical Analyst in this role will either have or become knowledgeable in webMethods components like Designer, CentraSite, Mediator, BPM, MFT, MWS, OneData, OFI, JDBC adapter, SAP adapter and CloudStreams adapter.
Some Technical Analyst work would also fall to this role.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a Management Information Systems or Information Technology domain.
1 to 3 years of experience with webMethods (9.x or later) or relative aptitude
Knowledge on EDI, XML, SAP IDOC’s, and Flat Files.
Understanding on the following technologies: Databases, UNIX, HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, Digital Certificates is a plus
Experience with master data management (MDM) platforms and concepts preferred.
Experience with cloud integration software
Understanding of technology within retail/manufacturing industry (e-commerce, supply chain, and logistics systems) preferred.
Experience with ETL tools a plus (SSIS, Datastage).
Ability to work with a team toward a common goal, staying aligned with agreed strategies, priorities and processes to deliver results. Ability to adapt to and accommodate changing needs and priorities.
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively with management , peers and customers across disciplines and geographies. Proven ability to remain focused upon agreed deadlines and deliverables while handling conflicting requirements. Ability to articulate the vision of the integration program and the business and IT value it brings.
Ability to plan, organize, coordinate work activities with across multiple teams and be successful at meeting deadlines and keeping projects on time. Work coordination in this space will often require managing tasks that span support groups, end users and vendors resources.

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Selected candidates will work in the Philippines under the local payroll system and benefits.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.


Shell; Brunei Darussalam

Job Description: 

Junior Exploration Geoscientist, supporting the delivery of the SDB-operated and non-operated exploration programme. In the role the Junior Exploration Geoscientist is tasked to support:

the delivery of exploration activities and evaluation projects including seismic acquisition, seismic processing and prospect evaluation
integration with regional and sub-regional PBE evaluations, facies interpretation, hydrocarbon charge interpretation
integration of petrophysical analysis of rock and fluid properties and trends into the assessment
delivery of well proposals and well operations
work program & budget as well as venture plan submittals

The Junior Exploration Geoscientist needs to be aware of and utilize existing and developing technologies. The position also involves stakeholder relationships with NOC’s, regulators, governments, contractors and competitors in the region.
All activities by our Geoscientists should be done with full HSSE compliance to ensure that all work is completed with no impact on people or the environment and with a strong focus on NTR.

Advanced Degree in Geoscience required (masters or higher) or equivalent with 3 years of related working experience.
A high sense of initiative and shared drive with a proven track record of delivery.
Strong analytical skills
Good teamworking, able to manage diversity, foster creativity, deliver quality outputs and maintain work-life balance.
Workstation skills and ability to provide 3D (and some 2D) interpretations.
Business acumen and a commercial mindset.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

IT Technology Consultant – Systems Support & Security Specialist Job 

SuccessFactors; Newtown Square, PA, US


The IT Infrastructure Services (IS) organization is a critical enabler of our business success by providing advanced and efficient IT solutions, technology and operational support to our internal and external clients. Supporting more than 70,000 users and thousands of SAP systems, IT Infrastructure Services is responsible for SAP’s worldwide IT infrastructure.

Within our team, we practice a trust-based working model. If you need to work flexibly from another location or at another time you can do so given your manager’s agreement.


As IT Technology Consultant – Linux & Server Security Specialist, you are responsible for:

Providing Linux and/or Windows Operating Systems support
Managing the SSL certificate landscapes
SQL server support , proficient in writing SQL queries
Directs and monitors the timely response to all user assistance and problem determination requests on security-related problems.
Supports infrastructure and information security projects, compliance efforts,
Documenting solution configurations, operating run books, and training manuals
Training operations staff on the day to day operational support activities related to the of the server monitoring solutions
Strong Linux (Redhat/Suse) and/or Windows knowledge, able to solve complex server and operating system related issues.  Provide ongoing server administration support as required.
Experience with mission critical, clustered server configurations
Capacity and performance management, short and long-term capacity planning in collaboration with system administrators and system architects
Vendor management, acting as the SPOC and liaison between the vendor, any service providers, technical experts and customers.  Maintaining close collaboration and regular alignment with customers, technical experts, GPO/VMO
Developing and reporting service KPI’s, maintaining SLA commitments and coordinating regular customer SLA review meetings
Identifying opportunities to optimize operations and consolidation of services
Conducting TCO analysis and business case calculations.


Your strengths are:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or comparable job experience in related IT positions
Ability to easily develop good working relationships across our organization and the globe.
Strong communication skills and excellent team-player.
Strong analytical, problem solving skills and work customer orientated.
Get-it-done mentality.
Strong customer focus and business acumen.
ITIL, COBIT and Project Management certifications are of advantage.

Required skills

Strong  Linux and/or Windows operating system expertise
Familiarity with server and information security best practices
SQL server support expertise
Proficient in writing SQL queries
Strong working knowledge of SSL certificates
Strong working knowledge of server and operating systems monitoring solutions such as NAGIOS, Sitescope, CA Spectrum
Strong working knowledge of Server hardware monitoring solutions such as IBM director, HP SIM, Fujitsu Server View
Strong customer focus and business acumen.


4+ years’ work experience in large scale, heterogeneous, global IT environments.
Strong understanding of technologies, dependencies and management of complex, clustered Linux server environments.
Good working knowledge of REDHAT & SUSE Linux  and/or Windows operating systems, strong scripting skills, good understanding of server platforms, Domain SSO and LDAP synchronization, patch management and  change management processes
Experience troubleshooting complex problems, performance analysis and tuning
Experience in a 24×7 production environment. Able to work in a global distributed team environment.
Experience in project delivery, process consultancy and financial analytics.
Experience with Vendor and Service Level Agreement management
Ability to translate business requirements into service specifications and SLA’s.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.