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PI Analyst

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    Spring, Texas
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Our client is a global leader within the oil and gas vertical.  They realize the value of smart individuals who are thinkers and doers, and they believe the work experience should be personally meaningful and impactful.  As a result, they are very concerned about and are constantly searching for ways to improve the overall health, well-being, and morale of the team.   It’s the underlying reason on why they are the best in the industry.
They have many large initiatives that are being kicked off this year and are looking for top technical talent!  The ideal candidates will be those who thrive in a collaborative, team-oriented environment and who enjoy helping develop and implement these new industry-leading solutions.
Job Title: PI Analyst
Job Responsibilities (Day to Day Activities of the Role): Base support of PI, working with business lines to enable Surveillance and Optimization workflows.
o Manage PI historians (access, new tags, security, interfaces)
o Manage AF SQL servers (access, security, create/edit new databases )
o Work with PI analysts to get workflow tags created on in-country PI historians for workflow output
Required Skills:
• Soft Skills:
o Being able to work in an Agile environment.
o Demonstrate critical thinking, analytical skills, and employ judgment to offer thoughtful, concise input toward resolutions of problems.
o Be able to translate data requirements into business processes and reverse engineer business processes into data requirements
o Strong communication and interpersonal skills with strong English proficiency
o Leadership skills needed to successfully promote ideas, coordinate work activities, and plan deliverables within a project team.
o This is a hands on technical role; the analyst should be able to work independently with the business and also in a team environment
• Technical Skills / Desired Skills & Experience:
o 2+ years of demonstrated work experience supporting PI and/or PI AF
o Basic understanding of sensor data
o Knowledge and experience of working with the PI AF client
• Adding new databases, elements, creating/editing templates and analyses
• Add additional attributes, calculations, analyses as required from workflow groups and update global templates and existing AF databases (these are requested as the workflow is developed for the site)
• SME for AF Builder tool – understand how it works, what is required and be able to teach PI analysts supporting in-country PI historians
• Understanding how PI tags are created and what info is required
• Understanding how PI databases work with each other
o Expert in data manipulation tools such as: TOAD, Access, Excel
o Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
o Applications experience e.g. VB Programming
o Intermediate to advanced SQL querying (SQL Server/Oracle etc.)
o Comprehension of DevOps and Agile development and application to data centric architecture and solutions
o Practical skill sets in Data visualization tools
o Knowledge of other programming languages and ability to write code
• Note:
o This role may involve limited business travel (less than 20%) to domestic and international locations. The analyst must be willing and able to travel as needed.
o Will require interaction with business personnel (owners, custodians, engineers, operators) and IT organizations (Energy Components, PMs, project resources, Infrastructure), as well as OSI Soft (PI vendor).
o This is a technical position. Looking for individuals with demonstrated work experience and analytical skills.
o This role will involve both project activities (enabling Surveillance & Optimization workflows in PI AF) as well as base application support (e.g. creating new calculations, supporting scripts that monitor servers or implement security permissions).

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