Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company, and its OxyChem subsidiary is a major North American chemical manufacturer. We are one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization, with more than 40,000 employees and contractors worldwide.
Our greatest asset has been and will continue to be our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Cloud Engineer within our Infrastructure and Network System group based in Houston, TX.
This position will be responsible for the architecture, engineering, testing, design and configuration of on premises and public cloud solutions and will lead team projects in the group including new technologies, upgrades, implementation and migrations. In addition to the responsibilities for the management of the cloud environment, this role will also help to develop the cloud skills in the compute, storage and backup groups at Oxy.
This position will also provide support, mentoring, guidance and technical development (seminars, documentation, instructions) to other IT staff, including working with others one on one and in group settings.
Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems
Experience designing and implementing public cloud based solutions (including Azure and AWS)
Experience with Infrastructure automation through scripting, such as: PowerShell, Python, Ansible, etc.
Strong understanding of DevOps and Agile Methodologies
Strong analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot issues and facilitate improvements based on root cause analysis across multiple disciplines
Familiarity with Cloud security and governance models
Experience implementing software defined networking in a cloud environment
2 years in a lead/senior data center engineering role
Experience with containers and container management platforms (Docker, Kubernetes, etc.)
Experience installing, configuring and supporting infrastructure services such as DNS, DFS, DHCP.
Experience working with hardware and software vendors and managing outside resources to design and implement technology solutions
Self-starter with the ability to manage projects and other tasks under minimal supervision
Must be a team player, with exceptional communication skills, working well with others in the group and the rest of the IT organization
Ability to identify and implement initiatives to improve the IT environment
Provide after-hours support and participate in an on-call rotation
Experience with cloud management platform (such as OpenShift, vRealize, Morpheus)
Prior experience in multiple IT disciplines (Networking, Servers and Storage Hardware and Windows Server OS).
2 years of Windows server experience including 2008R2 and 2012R2 and 2016
2 years of Linux administration and management preferred
Experience working with VMWare technologies including ESXi, NSX
Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status