Noble Energy, Inc. Sr. Enterprise Systems Analyst (PI Systems) in Houston, Texas

Responsible for application software support, enhancement and development, in support of the enterprise functions. Works closely with functional groups and IT by leading the efforts in support of existing applications, new system implementations, and other IT project initiatives.

Detailed Description


  • Mentors one or more Enterprise Systems Analysts.

  • Involved in the transition to the new processes where applicable.

  • Establishes project plans with clients and IT resources, tracks and reports status, proactively manages overall project expectations.

  • Keeps management and stakeholders informed of project progress, budget and resource status and other key project metrics on a regular basis.

  • In conjunction with management, establishes project plans with clients and IT resources, tracks and reports status, and proactively manages overall project expectations.

  • May play key implementation role on application implementation projects..

  • Responsible for a module of a larger project or takes the lead on smaller project.

  • Works closely with and monitors the activities of external service providers.

  • Understands the business processes which are supported by these systems.

  • Liaises with software suppliers and other third parties, as required, to provide timely and cost-effective customer support.

  • Ensures all tasks are managed to a successful conclusion and communicated to the customer.

  • Evaluates and assists with implementation of improvements to existing applications collaboratively with the business.

  • Builds and maintains close and effective working relationships with the enterprise organizations.

  • Has an awareness of industry best practices along with the ability to suggest innovation where possible.

  • Establishes and sustains close working relationships with client project sponsors and subject matter experts as well as IT technical, development and support area to define and implement services and support.

  • May resolve service requests or escalates requests to the enterprise development teams.

  • Develops functional design specifications for enhanced system functionality, provide functional support to the development team, and facilitate user acceptance.


  • Manage OSIsoft PI Data Archives, tags, security, and PI Collectives by performing daily system checks

  • Build and edit PI tags

  • Serve as escalation for support issues

  • Build PI AF Elements, Templates, Notifications, Calculations necessary to meet business requirements

  • Create and edit PI dashboards and reports using PI tools (PI ProcessBook, PI DataLink and PI Vision)

  • Provide technical expertise in PI tools and MS Excel as needed by other team members

  • Installing and configuring PI Interfaces and Connectors including PI OPC Interface, PItoPI Interface, PI RDBMS Interface, PI UFL Interface and PI Cygnet Connector

  • Troubleshoot advance PI data issues

  • Expert knowledge and understanding of SQL queries, OPC and Modbus

  • Able to communicate with IT and explain system requirements

  • Knowledgeable of Upstream and/or Midstream Oil & Gas and operations such as separators, meters, and wellheads for both onshore and offshore

  • Able to read and interpret P&ID; and associate instrumentation with tags and assets in PI

  • Serve as technical expert in projects as requested

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, MIS, or Computer Science, or Engineering preferred.

  • Typically requires 6 years of related experience with an emphasis on Operations application software and related technologies.

  • Or High School Diploma and 8 years of related experience

Additional Details

  • Normal office environment 90% of time

  • Field & Offshore environment 10% of time

  • Domestic and international travel up to 25%

  • 24/7 on-call support rotation with other team members

  • Able to climb stairs while lifting up to 50 lbs.

Job Title: Sr. Enterprise Systems Analyst (PI Systems)

Location: Houston, TX, US

Organization Name: Noble Energy Inc