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Chevron Corporation Senior Application Engineer in Houston, Texas

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Senior Application Engineer

Join our Team

Chevron’s strategy is straight-forward: be a leader in efficient and lower carbon production of traditional energy, in high demand today and for decades to come, while growing lower carbon businesses that will be a bigger part of the future. To achieve these goals, we’ll build on the assets, experience, capabilities, and relationships we’ve developed over 140 years to incubate and grow new business.

Technology will play a crucial role in unlocking ever cleaner and more affordable sources of energy. Chevron is seeking innovative, technology professionals with a desire to thrive in the global digital environment and help us lead the global energy transition. 

An IT career at Chevron offers you the opportunity to work in a technical environment with a global reach. You’ll find that we make a business of investing in our people and encouraging your professional development through a learning culture and challenging on-the-job opportunities. We differentiate ourselves through the application of cutting-edge technology, and by taking a collaborative approach that includes in-house expertise, proprietary solutions, and strategic partnerships. We also offer flexible work schedules and very competitive benefits.

Join Chevron IT. Lend us your skills and enjoy a great career with Chevron.

Multiple positions available, based on domain experience and technical capabilities.

For some positions, the successful candidate must be able to pass requirements to acquire a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWICs) card.

Available Locations: Bakersfield, CA / San Ramon, CA / Richmond, CA / Houston, TX / Midland, TX / Covington, LA / Belle Chase, LA / Pascagoula, MS / Calgary (Canada)

As a Senior Application Engineer, you will:

  • Supports the software development lifecycle for software solutions

  • Deploys, configures, and supports business applications

  • Configures, customizes, and integrates vendor-sourced enterprise software with other internal systems

  • Updates existing code to debug or incorporate minor enhancements

  • Develops deep domain knowledge by understanding business processes.

  • Elicits business requirements and translates business needs into fit-for-purpose actionable plans.

  • Actively participates in an integrated DevOps Team utilizing Agile methodologies with strong change management focus.

  • Provides daily operational support for several applications by troubleshooting incidents to identify root causes and solutions, identifying and resolving problems, designing and implementing configuration changes and monitoring performance.

  • Proactive communication and quick response to production issues and project work. Strong customer focus.

  • Monitors interfaces/data loads, administer security, and provide feedback/solutions on application performance.

  • Identifies areas for improvement and partners with Software Engineers/team members to address tactical and strategic issues.

  • Develops and maintains support documentation.

  • Maintains IP Compliance on systems and software as appropriate.



  • 5+ years industry relevant experience

  • Demonstrated application of strong analytical and problem-solving skills to help the team identify, communicate, and resolve issues

  • Skilled in scripting to automate workflow, and in low code development platforms

  • Experience providing design, testing and implementation support for and participation in internally driven platform deployment or lifecycle projects, and/or customer-facing projects

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in two or more of the following is a plus: Power Apps, Power BI, C#, C++, Angular, Node.js, SQL, Ansible, R, Java, Python, Azure, APIs, Web services (WCF and/or RESTful services), Web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript), SQL Server, SAP FI/CO, SD/SD-ISOil, MM/MM-ISOil, PM/AM, EWM, among others.

  • Motivated, flexible, self-directed, works with minimal supervision, and a high degree of ownership

  • Strong communication (written/verbal) and facilitation skills with solid ability to convey business and technical information to a diverse audience

  • Organized and skilled at planning; ability to work from a high-level to a low level of detail and handle multiple assignments with varying priorities and deadlines while maintaining calm composure under pressure

  • Experience/knowledge in Agile SAFe, Kanban and Scrum methodologies

    Skills :

  • Knowledgeable in configuring APIs to integrate systems both on premise and in the cloud.

  • Experience with custom objects, programs, interfaces, activating and generating pre-defined reports and analytics.

  • Experience in deployment of new solutions and applications, including training and support

    Education :

    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Systems or related fields.

    Flexible Working

Chevron offers a complete package and provides career development opportunities to all employees. We do this through onboarding, training and development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and employee networking groups. We advocate work-life balance and offer employees access to various health and wellness programs.

  • We offer a hybrid work model - work remotely from home 2-3 days a week

Relocation & International Considerations

  • Relocation [ ☒ may / ☐ will not be] considered.

  • Expatriate assignments [ ☐ may / will not be ☒ ] considered.

    Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

    Working with us

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. We believe affordable, reliable, and ever-cleaner energy is essential to achieving a more prosperous and sustainable world. Chevron produces crude oil and natural gas; manufactures transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals, and additives; and develops technologies that enhance our business and the industry. We are focused on lowering the carbon intensity in our operations and seeking to grow lower carbon businesses along with our traditional business lines. More information about Chevron is available at .


Chevron offers competitive compensation and benefits programs which includes, but is not limited to, variable pay, healthcare coverage, retirement plan, insurance, time off programs, training and development opportunities and a range of allowances connected to specific work situations. Details of such benefits and allowances are available at .

The compensation and reference to benefits for this role is listed on this posting in compliance with Colorado law. The selected candidate’s salary will be determined based on his or her skills, experience, and qualifications.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.