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Senior data manager

Senior data manager

  • Location United States of America - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ069550
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group:

IT&S Group

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Data Manager to join our dynamic team. As a global energy business, we are committed to delivering light, heat, and mobility to millions of people around the world. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and contributing to a low carbon future. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to be part of our ambitious goal to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner. Together, we can make a difference and help the world achieve net zero.

Critical to our digital ambitions at bp is the delivery of high-value data and analytics. We are building a deep data capability to enhance the access, supply, control, and quality of our extensive and growing data reserves. As a Senior Data Manager, you will play a vital role in driving the development of our refining asset data provisioning and contextualization capabilities. You will work closely with our refining optimization, reliability, engineering and operations digital and customer teams to deliver strategic data products within our analytics platforms. Through a range of customer focused use cases, you will contribute to significant operational efficiency, safety, and environmental advancements, which are crucial to transforming bp.

Job Description:

Apply your deep knowledge of the refining equipment reliability domain including industrial technology, operations processes, process engineering and the latest data management and data engineering techniques to drive the delivery of our core data and analytics production platform. This includes applying modeling and contextualization capabilities across various use cases.

Participate as the Data Lead or Technical Lead in a product lead product development model. Participate on multiple disciplined agile squads providing data expertise to support digital product development in the refining reliability domain

Lead a cross-disciplinary teams of data managers, data engineers, data analysts, data scientists, and software engineers as part of a product squad to meet the demands of development in an agile environment.

Your squads will be responsible for writing, deploying, and maintaining data products associated with the refining reliability digital products

Foster positive engagement and assist in developing and maintaining a governance framework to create an inclusive work environment. Collaborate with product owners, product managers, and the portfolio manager to ensure effective teamwork and within the product lead squads

Work collaboratively with cross-disciplinary collaborators and customers from the reliability discipline to understand use cases, data requirements, and value cases.

Provide support to squads by offering technical guidance and identifying dependencies and risks.

Review use cases, value cases, and ensure acceptance criteria, definition of done, and important metrics are clearly defined, tracked, and aligned with the product strategy. Work with the Principal Data

Manger to assure that additional. Work with the Principal Data Manager for Refining to assure that strategy alignment with Digital Technology is being met.

Develop and implement data standards, co-design data schemas, ensure quality at the source, and see opportunities for automating manual data processes.

Apply deep data domain knowledge and business context to Refining Reliability products and customer teams.

Collaborate with relevant D&A partners to implement data strategy and coordinate data remediation plans to meet business requirements.

Adhere to and advocate for data management standard methodologies.

Create and communicate domain specific data product delivery plans, understand and be able to articulate the value delivered, and assist with cost analysis.

Present results to peers and senior management to influence decision-making.

Actively mentor and sponsor emerging talent, fostering a culture of continuous development.

Proven experience (typically 5+ years) in leading data product development squads

Extensive hands-on experience (typically 10+ years) in data management, data governance, and process automation within complex, global environments.

Strong business sense and deep domain knowledge and understanding of oil and gas (preference for refining) process engineering, operations, engineering, equipment, inspection and maintenance processes, and equipment/asset management gained from an industrial energy infrastructure setting.

Deep understanding of systems used to collect and manage source data that relate directly to the refining reliability process such as SAP, Maximo, AVEVA Pi suites, GE APM, Bently ALIM

Deep understanding and working knowledge of data management systems, data modelling, and data lifecycle management.

A demonstrated ability to query data using multiple methodologies (e.g., sequel), navigate the Azure DevOps environment, interpret code and provide rudimentary coding in Python.

Excellent team member management and communication skills, with the ability to lead through influence.

Customer-centric and pragmatic attitude, focused on value delivery, swift execution, and attention to detail.

Applied knowledge of data management and governance across all data lifecycle stages is essential.

Travel Requirement

Relocation Assistance:

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Business Acumen, Commercial acumen, Communication, Data Analysis, Data cleansing and transformation, Data domain knowledge, Data Integration, Data Management, Data Manipulation, Data Sourcing, Data strategy and governance, Data Structures and Algorithms, Data visualization and interpretation, Digital Security, Extract, transform and load, Problem Solving

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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