Occidental Petroleum Algorithm Engineer in Houston, Texas

Title: Algorithm Engineer Location: United States-Texas-Houston Other Locations:

If you live and breathe algorithms in your daily work, differentiate dynamic programming approach from divide and conquer approach, and if graphs and artificial intelligence excite you, please read on. We are currently looking for a savvy algorithm engineer to fill an exciting role with Occidental Petroleum (OXY). As an Algorithm Engineer at OXY, you will be part of a small team of mathematicians, statisticians, and data analysts that apply advanced algorithmic techniques, computational intelligence, artificial intelligence, optimization algorithms, etc to varieties of problems including supply-chain problems, oil production, drilling and completion, text-mining among others. Key Responsibilities: • Apply advanced algorithmic techniques, artificial intelligence, and computational intelligence methods to build, maintain, and improve on decision systems/processes. • Collaborate with subject matter experts to select the relevant sources of information and formulate the right questions and problems. • Identify what data is available and relevant, including internal and external data sources, leveraging new data collection processes. • Demonstrate the scientific qualities: clarity, accuracy, precision, relevance, depth, breadth, logic, significance, and fairness. • Present and depict the rationale of findings in easy to understand terms for the business. Present back results that contradict common belief, if needed. • Provide on-going tracking and monitoring of performance of deployed decision systems and statistical models. *LI-YN1 Qualifications: Required Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: Basic • Graduate degrees in Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or Physics. • 5 years of industrial/academic experience with applying algorithmic techniques, computational intelligence, artificial intelligence, and optimization techniques to large and complex problems. No prior experience in oil and gas industry is required. • Highly experienced and educated in data structures and principles of algorithm designs and analyses, linear algebra, probability and statistics, and mathematical optimization. • Highly experienced with R or Python for analysis of data. • Minimum three published peer-reviewed articles in prestigious related conference proceedings/journals. • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills. Advanced • Graduate research on Theoretical CS, ML, Artificial Intelligence, Signal/Image/Voice/Language Processing, and Optimization is a big plus. • Familiarity with numerical analysis is a plus. • PhD preferred. Behavioral • Effective team player who takes an active role in team responsibilities • Strong time management skills. • Ability to work with minimum of supervision. • Strong verbal and written communication skills. • Ability to multi-task many activities at the same time Other Requirements • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a fulltime basis.

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status