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ExxonMobil SCADA Ignition Developer in Spring, Texas

Job Role Summary

The Upstream Unconventional Edge Compute Capability (ECC) team creates industry-leading business capabilities and computational sciences for our field production assets through proprietary, commercial-grade software. We are looking for passionate, self-starting team members who will challenge the status quo and always be willing to learn and contribute in new ways. This position requires active collaboration with team members, headquarters engineers, developers, and other stakeholders to deliver software and hardware solutions for the Unconventional assets. In this role, you will participate in all aspects of Ignition SCADA Engineering, including; work planning, requirements gathering, development, testing, deployment, and ongoing support.

As an organization, we are proud of our workplace flexibility approach. We believe that delivering high value work does not mean sacrificing our personal well-being. We want our employees to feel included, valued, and excited about the work that they do. We strive towards nurturing our culture of connectedness, family, and ensuring people have fulfilling careers.

Primary Job Description

  • Responsible for working with a team on development and maintenance of Ignition SCADA systems while creating and implementing integrated corporate-driven standard solutions

  • Collaborate with engineers, geoscientists, data managers, and other software developers to define, build, and deliver solutions to our most challenging upstream unconventional business problems

  • Design, implement, and support on-site Ignition HMI applications as well as business based SCADA applications that integrate with our MQTT infrastructure

  • Work with field teams to design and bring in well site data, salt water disposals, compressor site data, and any field automation into Ignition SCADA systems for alarms, historizing, and display

  • Interface with various customer and support elements including automation, measurement, engineering, production, operations and plant support, and other IT support staff when necessary

  • Help field team members troubleshoot communications, application issues and integrations to Ignition and its related data

Job Requirements

  • Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal/customer service skills and ability to work in a collaborative environment with software developers and domain experts and end users

  • Fundamental knowledge of automation control systems, control protocols and networking

  • Proficiency in Ignition with preferred base knowledge of WonderWare

  • Proficiency in Python and API development (Ignition APIs, Mulesoft, similar)

  • Self-starter that must be able to manage multiple projects at once

  • IT knowledge of Microsoft’s server operating systems and applications such as MS SQL Server

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Electrical/Industrial Engineering, Computer Science or related field of study

  • Minimum of 3 years developing, deploying, and supporting Ignition SCADA and HMI systems

Nice to Have Skills

  • Edge Computing and Azure cloud knowledge is a benefit

  • Prior work experience in the upstream oil and gas industry

  • Prior work experience with large scale data management systems

  • Experience working on teams following Agile software development methodologies

  • Working knowledge of the Ignition 7.9.x or 8.x platform

  • Experience working with RTUs (ROC, TotalFlow), PLC's and related HMI hardware and their related software (Allen-Bradley, Modicon, GE)

  • Understanding of field radio and network communications is beneficial

  • Knowledge of field data capture and production accounting systems

  • MQTT knowledge and experience

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.