Technical Applications Analyst

Applications Support
Posted 2 weeks ago

Sword Venture provide expert data and information management advisory, project, support and learning consulting services, helping their customers reduce costs and increase efficiency through effective data management.

Our continued success is a direct result of our exceptional people. Technical aptitude coupled with having the right attitude and personality is what really makes our people exceptional.

The complex demands of our industry are forever changing. To stay ahead of such changes, we continually seek exceptional people who will ensure data & information management excellence is maintained and innovation delivered where possible in the Consulting and Services we provide.

Who we’re looking for:

Venture have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Technical Applications Analyst looking for the next step in their career.

This permanent staff role will help provide technical leadership on projects and programmes. You will also prioritise project, programme and BAU demands, providing help and expertise to Petrotechnical Application users. The role will be based permanently on-site with our respected Operator client in their modern Kingswells office.

This role will suit highly experienced Applications Support professionals with a background in the provision of Technical Applications Support –  including applications such as Petrel, Eclipse etc. as well as License Management and supporting Servers and Storage Arrays

Here's what your new role will look like...

  • Provide technical expertise to ongoing projects and programmes
  • Support users and managers with Petrotechnical Applications
  • Ensure Petrotechnical systems are functioning to highest level of capacity
  • Supporting the IM and Infrastructure teams on all geotechnical apps activities
  • Liaise with external vendors of the Petrotechnical applications when required
  • Assist with licensing of the Petrotechnical applications when needed
  • Advise end-users, Business focal point and IS colleagues based on Petrotechnical Application expertise
  • Create and maintain up-to-date records of documentation like interface visuals, service matrix, service catalogue, SLA etc.
  • Monitor and reporting of service availability, usage and statistics of incidents tickets, problem and change


To be considered for this opportunity you should be able to demonstrate…

  • Knowledge of Petrotechnical Applications workflow lifecycle, security best practices, change management processes, ITIL processes and software testing processes.
  • Maintaining up-to-date records of documentation such as interface visuals, service matrix, service catalogue.
  • Experience with Flexlm licencing and deployment of Geotechnical Applications including Schlumberger Petrel, TNav, OFM, ArcGis, Geoteric, RokDoc and Petrel Plugins etc.
  • Linux/Unix administration (Eclipse & Pre-Stack pro clusters).
  • Good understanding of application packaging tools
  • Network Storage Administration (Isilon knowledge preferable)
  • AD / Windows Server Administration
  • VMware Virtualisation experience

What we offer…
This role will give you the opportunity to provide software application support solutions on site with our Oil & Gas Operator client where our colleagues benefit from a great working environment and the opportunity to work alongside experienced, motivated and talented colleagues.

Job Features

Job CategoryFull Time, Permanent

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