Occidental Petroleum Software Architect in Houston, Texas

Title: Software Architect Location: United States-Texas-Houston Other Locations:

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 Software Architect within our IT Information Systems Software Development group based in Houston, Texas. Looking for an experienced Software Architect. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing software solutions to address complex business issues, and providing technical leadership within the IT department. The ideal applicant will able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development process. This is an excellent career opportunity for a professional with an impressive architectural design background and excellent interpersonal skills. Below is list of the main responsibilities for this position. Develop Software Solutions Must be able to evaluate and identify software solutions. Work with customers to discuss what they need their custom software to do or look at poor-behaving software and finding ways to improve it. Must conduct research, gather information, interpret data, and then create a solution. Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc. Lead Projects Act as the lead person on software development projects. This may include creating a team of workers suitable for the scope of the project, assigning duties to the staff, creating a roadmap for the project, and performing cost analysis and budgeting functions. The analysis, design, programming, testing and deployment are all managed by the Software Architect. Document Projects Documentation is a very important part of this position. Every aspect of a system or application must be thoroughly recorded. These documents will serve as references for new employees and for future maintenance on the system. Software Architects must be able to communicate well through writing and be able to create flowcharts and diagrams. Mentor Subordinates Coaching and mentoring development teams. Share skills and expertise with staff as well as set a positive example for them. Encourage team members to think creatively as well as keep them motivated. · BS/MS in computer science, engineering or equivalent degree · 5 years of proven experience as software architect · 15 years of experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, JavaScript, Angular) · Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods, HTML/CSS, UI/UX design · Understanding of software quality assurance principles, continuous integration, automated smoke and regression testing · High quality organizational and leadership skills · Outstanding communication and presentation abilities

Desired Qualifications · Involved on mobile application projects that utilized Ionic or Xamarin · Involved on project that utilized Microsoft Azure or AWS. · Worked in Scrum Agile environment · Familiar with Jira and Confluence

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