Operations Technology - DevOps Manager

08 Nov 2016
18 Apr 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Role synopsis
In the commitment to develop IST's technology capability, we are looking for an experienced technology team lead to help craft the next generation of front office tools within the Operations Technology team. This person will be accountable for all software deliveries that are done from the European region for the Physical Operations technology area.

Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) is looking to derive visionary advantage and commercial differentiation from the use of technology in our trading activity. This position will be part of the team building new applications to provide that capability.
You will work with the IT&S Solution Manager in London. You will lead the development and support capability in Singapore, co-located with Traders, Schedulers/Operators and Middle Office teams.

Key accountabilities
  • Lead a business facing development team to deliver new solutions to the Oil Front.
  • Lead developers, business analysts and testers as part of the wider team within Oil Europe and Finance Information Technology and Services to define and document requirements, lead Scrums and implement them in production.
  • Contribute to analysis, design and development of systems, business processes, data and interfaces.
  • Build and revise project plans for software development, as appropriate, to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Work closely with partners, including senior leaders in IT&S and commercial teams, to agree project objectives and ensure effective and efficient implementation of project.
  • Agree and meet financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analysing variances, and initiating corrective actions.
  • Submit project status reports, plan software releases, and anticipate and react to change.

Essential Education
Computer Science

Essential experience and job requirements
  • Experience of Agile SDLCs, particularly Scrum and Kanban.
  • Experience working in a team and positive collaboration to achieve a shared goal.
  • Experience leading a technology team in a high pressure, dynamic industry or business area.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)

Desirable criteria & qualifications
  • Development skills in one or more of C++, Java, .NET or mobility technologies
  • Knowledge of commodity or financial trading
  • Experience of front or middle office technology team
  • Deep understanding of programming paradigms such as distributed architectures and multi-threaded programme design.
  • Experience of Cloud hosted applications and Platform as a Service (eg Redhat Openshift)
  • Experience in working with geographically disperse teams (ie non co-located teams)
  • Strong numerical skills ideally with a numerate degree
  • Familiarity with Excel including macros.

Relocation available

Travel required
Negligible travel

Is this a part time position?

About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.

Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) is BP's face to the traded markets for BP in oil, gas, power, chemicals and finance. IST's role is to enhance Group value through distinctive supply, commodity trading, risk management and information technology skills underpinned by a world class finance, control and compliance infrastructure. IST has a dynamic and highly skilled workforce, which creates value by combining analysis and commercial innovation with the material asset base of BP.

IST fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We are proud of our stance on fairness, equal opportunity and meritocracy, which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential.

IST Information Technology & Services (IT&S) is the progressive global IT arm of BP. The expertise IT&S provides is central to the operation and development of Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) - one of the world's largest energy trading businesses. Delivering innovative solutions for supply and commodity trading activity across IST's Global Gas and Oil Strategic Performance Units is at the heart of what IT&S does.

Our people and culture are diverse, reflecting the truly global nature of our business - in excess of 500 employees provide a presence in over 50 countries, with key hubs in London, Chicago, Houston, Calgary and Singapore. We support our people by offering an exciting variety of professions and provide excellent training opportunities to help them progress their careers.

Integrated Supply & Trading

Closing Date
[ "17-Apr-2017" ]