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Advisor IT, Enterprise Architecture - Exploration & Subsurface Job

Date: Jul 18, 2019

Location: Houston, Texas, US

Company: Hess Corporation


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 Enterprise Architecture Advisor is based in Houston Tx, reports to Sr. Manager of Enterprise Architecture and is responsible for ensuring the delivery of high-quality digital solutions in a fast-paced environment across the Hess portfolio of custom applications as well as extensions to commercial, off the shelf, software applications.  This position will ensure the fit solutions for the technical applications and data for Hess’ Exploration and Subsurface areas. This individual ensures that the projects progress in-line with Hess’ standard architecture, working collaboratively with project teams and IT delivery teams. Solid knowledge of the Exploration & Subsurface business, applications and data coupled with a strong knowledge of traditional and cloud platforms are a must to be successful in this role.

The Hess Enterprise Architecture team focuses on advancing IT capabilities, ensuring tactical and strategic direction of technologies, applications and processes through consultation, research and participation in a variety of projects, technologies, workgroups, individual activities, interests and expertise.



  • Process
    • Work closely with IT project and technical teams to ensure projects fit and adhere to Hess standard data, security, architecture and toolsets.
    • Maintain Technical & Exploration systems interface maps and standard toolsets.
    • Ensure consistent communications across IT project and technical teams
    • Help drive the technical applications team’s Application Sub-Strategy
    • Represent IT focus area and influence IT Roadmap
  • Tools & Technology
    • Strong general knowledge of on-premise and cloud platform capabilities in High Performance Computing (HPC), seismic processing and other Exploration based compute and technologies.
    • Depth across Serverless Compute, ESB, Containers, API & Integration technologies



  • 5+ years in IT support of Exploration and Subsurface systems and data

Education, Training & Certifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science/Information Technology, or closely related discipline

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.

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

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: Anthony Wayne Vasut | Employee | Information Technology | United States| Texas | Houston | | |  | | No | 25153