Corporate Development Engineer

Newfield Exploration Austin, TX
Brief Posting

Newfield Exploration (NYSE: NFX) is an upstream oil & gas company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. We are looking to hire a Reservoir Engineer for a full-time position. Corporate Development is a dynamic team of commercial and engineering professionals which manage strategic initiatives for Newfield across asset level and corporate M&A, finance and corporate planning. The group interacts daily with executive management and senior leadership throughout the Company.

Job Description

* Perform technical and broader corporate planning scenarios analysis to support decisions involving corporate strategy, capital allocation and M&A and A&D initiatives

* Assist asset and functional teams with project analysis and economic evaluations

* Efficiently model and communicate observations / considerations for navigating complex problems

* Ensure evaluations are consistent and aligned with corporate plans, strategy and risks

* Assist Investor Relations with external investor presentations

* Help manage cross-functional project work and presentations for executive and senior management

* Stay current with active Newfield and competitor operations and monitor performance of new wells

* Prepare materials for Board of Directors presentations, basin analysis, monitoring and evaluation of industry / peer company trends and activities, evaluate Newfield and peer performance

Minimum Requirements

* 4 to 7 years of reservoir engineering experience and proficient in basic statistical analysis

* Experience in working unconventional resource plays

* Demonstrated analytical abilities and knowledge of financial analysis, industry trends and performance metrics

* Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills

* Proven ability to work independently

* Positive attitude and commitment to acting as a team player

* Proficient user of Aries, MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Access)

* Working knowledge of Spotfire, ArcGis preferable