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Chevron Corporation Application Engineer in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Would you like to be a part of Procurement’s massive Digital Transformation ?

Come join us as on the journey as an Application Engineer on the Midstream and Corporate Functions Software and Applications Engineering (S&AE) Team . In this role you will learn and work with emerging technologies related to Cloud, to Microsoft Analytics and Reports (such as Power BI ) and programming (such as PowerApps ). You will have the opportunity to work closely with the Procurement IT Enablement Business Relationship Management Team to design solutions for business problems while coordinating the activities business and technical analysts located across multiple geographies to deliver Procurements Digital Transformation initiatives.

The Application Engineer will participate in our largest program called Source to Pay (S2P) NextGen . The S2P program is replacing our end-of-life procurement technology ( Ariba ) with a cloud-based tool called SMART by GEP . We are doing this in alignment with LEAP and will capitalize on advancements in digital innovation. Current program activities for S2P align with enterprise digital transformation framework, drive Procurement/Supply Chains digital culture and enable functional excellence. You will gain experience in new technologies such as APIs and Azure while working in an Agile SAFe environment. Deployments begin in 2019 and will continue for several years.

Besides both applications mentioned, we also provide solutions to other applications under our Service Catalog such as DocuSign , ProCon and READ . And you will be involved in all these exciting challenges to learn and develop your skills.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Be a contributor on the global Procurement team to deliver solutions to enable the Procurement and Supply Chain Management business processes. In this position you will learn Procurement S2P business processes and will be exposed to Ariba, SMART by GEP, DocuSign, ProCon, READ, SAP and JD Edwards.

  • Participate in the development of API’s by performing data mapping, writing user stories and/or testing.

  • This position partners with the embedded IT organization to assess business and system requirements and align with business priorities. Our global team is located in the US, Buenos Aires, Manila and India. Flexibility in work hours will be required for meetings with resources in other geographies.

  • With the implementation of a SaaS application, the Global team is responsible to work with the BRMs to Prioritize the enhancement, defects, roll outs and coordinate with the SaaS provider to get the solutions implemented as per business needs.

Special Considerations:

  • Previous exposure to Ariba, SAP, and/ or JDE knowledge and the processes they support (i.e., sourcing, contracting, category management, order management, invoicing, etc.) is a plus.

  • Previous experience / exposure to Low Code programming, Databases and Integrations tools is also a plus.

  • If you’re not familiar with these mentioned we will consider a big plus if you are willing to challenge yourself to learn, so you can participate in related technical activities and projects.

    Selection Criteria

  • Leadership - Adept at building strong relationships with peers on the cross functional leadership team, embedded IT organization, and other key stakeholder groups to achieve business objectives.

  • Technical Experience - Demonstrated capability to understand critical business drivers and work with Business Relationship Managers to evaluate alternatives to arrive at solutions that maximize value for P/SCM. . Comfortable with Agile methodologies and Cloud Technologies. Must be comfortable working in different assignments and having his/her time divided in different activities that will involve different deliverables and challenges

  • Communication - Experience in working with global teams (employees and contractors) and using multiple communication methods to ensure business objectives are clearly communicated and understood by the team. Encourage open expression of ideas and opinion while including regional team members in design discussions. Solid facilitation, presentation, and listening skills.

  • Team Work - Excellent team player with ability to work both independently and in a group setting, willing to wear multiple hats. Influence team to use best practice solution or Chevron’s standards.

This position is for Buenos Aires Argentina only