Feb 14, 2020

Surface Engineering- Alarm Management Consultant

  • Shell Oil Company
  • 1112-1114, RG Trade Tower, 11th Floor, Netaji Subhash Place, Shakurpur, Delhi, 110034, India
Full Time Permanent Alarm Management Engineering & Science Management Consultant

Job Description

The Alarm & Ops Management Consultant is an experienced automation engineer familiar with industry technologies and best practices across OT and IT for alarm and operations management. They actively help to drive new opportunities in the Digital Automation / IIOT space. They have experience with the technology and software used in this space and are responsible for deploying it to the sites, integrating it with other systems, and validating with the users it is functioning correctly. The individual will provide knowledge of the setup, installation, IT operation, and system integration of the suite. The Consultant will perform analysis and design of the system to deploy, testing of system components to confirm certification, and technical consultancy for the deployment.

Principal Accountabilities
• Accountability for system and technology analysis and design for asset deployments
• Accountability for system deployment, installation and integration with external systems.
• Troubleshooting of system issues (hardware and software)
• Providing technical consultancy for the deployment project.
• Working closely with workflow consultants, site engineers, and the engineering projects teams to deploy and embed technology.
• Participating in new release quality assurance and testing activities
• Maintaining documentation related to installation and support.
• Facilitate the provision of Consultant support during failure analysis and problem solving.
• Resolve specific system problems and identify / propose improvements.
• Contribute to the technical architecture of software

• Projects and Technology, PTX Surface Operations Department
• Process Automation & Production Technology Team
• Team of 15 -20, managing 20 technologies
• Team OPEX > 10 million USD and CAPEX > 10 million USD
• Position is an individual contributor
• Deliver technology to all Upstream, IG, Downstream, and Shell Catalyst sites


• Total 8-12 years with Bachelor degree in Computer Science or discipline engineering is required.
• 5+ years of experience in automation.
• 3+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry
• 3+ Years of experience deploying automation solutions
• Knowledge of process control systems
• Knowledge of Process communications
• Knowledge of real-time systems
• Knowledge of Alarm & Ops Management lifecycle and systems
5+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry.

Key competencies:
• Demonstrated ability to work multiple projects at once in a complex business environment.
• Builds and maintain relationships with key site and corporate management and with affiliated independent operating companies to identify and implement best practices and technology across the enterprise. Establishes and maintains productive relationships with equipment and system vendors.
• Ability to operate in a diverse, virtual, and global environment.
• Skill: Experience with IT integration of software in Distributed Control Systems such as Honeywell Experion, Yokogawa Centum, Emerson Delta V, Siemens PCS 7, ABB or Foxboro.
• Expertise: Software Deployment / Installation / Integration in Microsoft Windows Systems.
• Skill: Windows permissions configuration, Registry Editing, and Windows Certificate installation.
• Skill: Application Testing to design and automate test scripts and conduct FAT/SAT.
• Skill: Experience with System and User Testing.
• Knowledge: Software development in C/C++, .NET, and others in both Windows and Linux/Unix systems.
• Knowledge: Programming with OPC with (C++, C#, VB.NET,..).
• Knowledge: Programming experience in Java, JavaScript, C# or C++.
• Skill: Network Design, Infrastructure, Integration, VLANs, VPNs, Cybersecurity.
• Skill: Experience with IT integration of software in Distributed Control Systems such as Honeywell Experion, Yokogawa Centum, Emerson Delta V, Siemens PCS 7, ABB or Foxboro.
• Skill: Control systems including Honeywell TDC & Experion, Yokogawa Centum 3000 & Centum VP, Emerson DeltaV. Siemens PCS 7, ABB, and Foxboro are also useful.
• Skill: Experience with Real-time Data Historian Infrastructure, PHD, IP21, OSI PI, ExaQuantum.
• Knowledge: OSI PI Historian and Application Deployment and integration.
• Knowledge: SCADA experience (Wonderware, Rockwell, Fast Tools, etc.) and how they interface with other Applications.
• Skill: Honeywell Dynamo, Matrikon Alarm Manager, or PAS Plant State Suite products.

Company Description

Shell began operations in India more than 80 years ago. At Shell India, we invest in our people through our industry-leading development programmes, which see our employees, thrive and gain access to experts on a local and global level. To date, we have invested more than US$ 1 billion already in India's energy sector alone, in socially and environmentally responsible ways. Shell is the only global major to have a fuel retail license in India.

Shell has established a new IT hub in Bangalore, and plans to scale it up over a five year period. The purpose of the IT Hub is to enable the Business by focusing on business outcomes, delivering fit for business technology solutions which enable business agility and profitable growth.


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