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IT System Analyst


IT System Analyst

IT System Analyst

Par Pacific
Houston, TX 77024

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WHO WE ARE:

Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns and operates market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically-complex markets. Par Pacific combines experience in the oil and gas industry with corporate financing know-how. We bring this unique strength to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, entrepreneurial organization, we actively pursue new opportunities in response to local market demands and changing external environments.


The Role

Reporting to the Systems Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting activities related to all phases (Define, Design, Develop, Deploy, and Transition) of project implementations and process improvement initiatives across the business enterprise. You'll act as a liaison to the project leader by gathering and analyzing business requirements, developing use cases and process maps, supporting the design and development of IT software/hardware solutions, managing project economics, communicating project status, and optimizing end user adoption through testing and quality control processes.


We're working on developing internal applications instead of buying off-the-shelf apps, and you'll help with a wide variety of projects involving everything from SharePoint development and cloud strategy to authentication, security protocols and creating / refining standards across the IT organization. Continuous improvement, robotics and process automation are also key areas you'll be involved with.


Delivering and leveraging analytics through the solution development lifecycle is a key component to the success of this role, as is providing assurance that projects and initiatives are aligned with Par's Project Delivery Framework and IT Governing Controls. A basic understanding of IT infrastructure, software development lifecycle, and IT Service Management processes is required to be successful in this role. More specifically, your essential functions will be to:


    • High level systems administration
    • Analyze project adherence to the Project Delivery Framework & ITGC's
    • Elicit, track, analyze, and document project & technical requirements, decisions, and actions for periodic program reporting
    • Develop and maintain project business cases, analysis, and justification
    • Provide issue tracking, status reports, and maintaining document repositories
    • Coordinate and analyze technical design, training, and global implementations of technical solutions
    • Facilitate stakeholder, technical, and business alignment meetings
    • Translate business requirements and deliver technical solutions
    • Review test plans with QA and other partner groups prior to requesting business user testing
    • Analyze and document business process improvements
    • Create and monitor project Key Performance Indicators (KPI's)
    • Conduct ongoing Earned Value Analysis as required
    • Prepare and participate in cost and schedule assurance reviews
    • Build and maintain executive project and program dashboards (Earned Value Curves, Project Dashboards, and Resource Utilization)
    • Coordinate daily project and program tasks with project team and stakeholders
    • Collaborate with external and internal business partners and suppliers globally
    • Must be able to run lower-level project meetings. Must be able to take good meeting notes and minutes.


The Opportunity

  • IT Systems Analyst at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Plenty of room to make an impact, continue to build out the function, and help refine and develop processes and protocols
  • Enjoy exposure to IT and company leadership
  • A culture where suggestions and ideas are welcomed and valued
  • Enjoy the entrepreneurial energy of a fast-growth organization built on a strong foundation of continued success


The Requirements

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. This position is a hybrid between a technical and systems analyst role. Aside from doing the normal system analyst duties, you will look at IT costs, high level Microsoft Azure/Windows AD administration, analyze new technologies, do data mining, vendor management, execute test cases, look at opportunities to analyze and rationalization tools/technologies and leverage your business acumen throughout the organization. To be a good fit for the IT Systems Analyst opportunity, you will have:


  • 1-3 years of experience working as IT Administrator/Specialist on a help desk team providing remote and/or onsite support
  • Act as a point of technical escalation including the ability to work with individuals with a wide range of computer skills, specifically when communicating technical information
  • Logging calls and incidents on the IT Service Desk and maintaining details of software / hardware problems detected.
  • Experienced in Active Directory administration, user provisioning/de-provisioning functions
  • Experience administrating application deployment, endpoint security, and management tools
  • Strong technical background supporting Microsoft products and a variety of applications
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
  • Able to communicate with internal management confidently and demonstrate the professionalism of the job family


In addition to your technical skills, you will need the following core competencies and characteristics:


  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot TCP/IP, DHCP, and DNS
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business partners, other IT professionals and other stakeholders at all levels and departments of the organization.
  • Skill organizing and facilitating problem-solving workshops.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a diverse team.
  • Ability to manage or work on multiple projects and tasks at one time.
  • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines, prioritize requests, and work independently while producing quality work.


Skills/experience with the following will be a plus, but aren't required:


  • Windows Administration – Experience with server deployment, performance tuning, troubleshooting, PowerShell scripting
  • SOX/Audit experience.
  • A consulting background and/or experience with the refinery industry, oil/gas, downstream, etc.
  • 2 or 4-year Technical Trade or University degree in computer science, information systems, business administration, or a related field.


Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.


More Good Reasons to work for Par:


Unique culture

There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific - a niche player in the energy space that operates in logistically complex markets. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneur-minded professionals that love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in.


Location, location, location

Because Par Pacific is located in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. We’re located on the West side of Houston near I-10 and the Sam Houston Tollway. It's a vibrant area of the city with plenty of places for lunch or to wind down after work.


Opportunistic growth strategy

At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies.


Excellent compensation

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; a robust allotment of paid time off; a 401(k) with company match; retirement savings plans; educational reimbursement; and more.


Keys to Success

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude. Candidates should have a natural thirst for knowledge and curiosity to drive personal and professional development.

In addition, in order to be a successful IT Systems Analyst you will have:

  • The ability to analyze and troubleshoot TCP/IP, DHCP, and DNS
  • The ability to communicate effectively with business partners, other IT professionals and other stakeholders at all levels and departments of the organization.
  • Skill organizing and facilitating problem-solving workshops.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within a diverse team.
  • The ability to manage or work on multiple projects and tasks at one time.
  • The ability to multitask, meet deadlines, prioritize requests, and work independently while producing quality work.


The Company


Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure businesses with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 150 Mbpd. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. We operate 123 fuel retail outlets in Hawaii, Washington, and Idaho. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR".


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.


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