Data Technician Job

Hess Corporation - Houston, TX4.0


Hess is a leading international independent energy company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas.

We have an industry leading position in the Bakken in North Dakota – a key U.S. shale play. Hess is also one of the largest producers in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and a key natural gas producer and supplier to Peninsular Malaysia and Thailand. The company is engaged in exploration and appraisal activities offshore Guyana, participating in one of the industry’s largest oil discoveries in the past decade, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and Nova Scotia.

Hess aims to attract, retain and energize the best people by investing in their professional development and providing them with challenging and rewarding opportunities for personal growth. We are always looking for talented professionals who share our values and are passionate about making a difference in the world and in their careers. We strive to meet the highest standards of corporate citizenship by protecting the health and safety of our employees, safeguarding the environment and creating a long-lasting, positive impact on the communities where we do business.

For more information about Hess Corporation, please visit our website at


The Data Technician is an individual contributor providing support to the Well Factory within the Bakken asset, reporting through the Subsurface team. The person in this role works closely with the Subsurface team to assimilate, QC, manage and analyze data, and automate workflows to support team objectives.


Experienced with data wrangling, processing, and analysis of large data sets
Own and automate processes to extract data from static reports into SQL databases
Building, mantaining, and improving databases
Constructing data visualizations in Spotfire with advanced user interaction
Responsible for creating weekly production reports to support asset management
Support Corporate processes such as year-end reserves, budget and plan, and AFE’s
Support development and maintenance of project metrics and dashboards
Willingness to learn additional software packages to support team needs and continuous improvement efforts


Experience with data manipulation, management and QC, and analysis
Proficient in Excel, VBA, Spotfire, and SQL
Must be detail oriented with an investigative mind and ability to troubleshoot
Must be a proven team player able to manage multiple concurrent priorities
Natural desire and motivation to improve efficiency of current processes

Preferred Experience, but not required

Programming experience (I.E: FME, R, Python)
Access database development and maintenance experience
Experience with machine learning models
Oil and Gas

Education / Training

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, data analytics, or IT/computer science related


The Hess Way of Working refers to competencies considered absolute pre-requisites for success. How you deliver results is as important as what you achieve. Every employee is expected to demonstrate the behaviors within these competencies to be considered an effective performer and, ultimately, earn career growth opportunities.

Builds Trusted Relationships
Develops Talent
Creates Effective Teams
Thinks Strategically
Inspires Innovation
Demonstrates Courage
Drives Continuous Improvement
Makes Quality Decisions
Delivers High Performance

Hess is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Brad Janik | Employee | Other | United States| Texas | Houston | | | | | No | 25035