Worldwide Petroleum Consulting
Cloud Database Administrator and Programmer – (Dallas, TX)

Cloud Database Administrator and Programmer – (Dallas, TX)

September 11, 2020

D&M is seeking a talented cloud database administrator and programmer to actively participate in the organization’s transition of application design, development, and maintenance to the cloud.  The ideal candidate for this role excels in the areas of database design, database performance optimization, solution design, computer programming, communication, attention to detail, task management, and problem solving and critical thinking skills. The role will enhance the value of systems, foster innovative solutions, and design solutions that are customized to our organization’s needs. The candidate will be an integral part of our company’s Big Data and Analytics program and collaborate with energy industry leaders on high-value analytics and applications.


  • Collaborate with business experts and IT team to produce industry leading software solutions.
  • Lead database design, optimization and tuning to ensure data availability, reliability, and performance to meet business requirements.
  • Formulate program specifications and basic prototypes, including functional design specifications.
  • Transition on-premise development to cloud development and delivery platforms.
  • Leverage cloud development solutions to drive innovation.
  • Transform software designs and specifications into high-functioning solutions.
  • Coordinate with IT staff to ensure technical designs meet functional requirements.
  • Integrate individual software solutions with existing systems.
  • Perform upgrades to make software and systems more secure and efficient.
  • Create documentation for user support.
  • Provide technical support.


  • Proven experience delivering cloud-based solutions.
  • Proficiency with technologies such as SQL Server, Microsoft Azure, .NET, C#, HTML, web-based solutions, Spotfire, Python, R, LaTeX, etc.
  • Experience in cloud computing and delivering big data solutions.
  • Experience in the Energy Exploration & Production industry is a plus.
  • Strong aptitude for math.
  • Advanced knowledge of operating systems.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in developing web applications.
  • Detail-oriented and excellent concentration ability.
  • An analytical mindset and critical thinking.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills.
  • Copes well with workload pressure and deadlines.
  • Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks opportunities to collaborate across organizational boundaries to achieve business goals.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field (3+ years cloud computing experience).
  • Experience with relational database design and optimization.
  • Experience with transitioning on premise computing to the Microsoft cloud.
  • Experience in oil and gas industry software platforms a plus.
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required.
  • U.S. work authorization required.

DeGolyer and MacNaughton offers excellent benefits and compensation.

Next Steps:

.  If interested and qualified, submit resume with cover letter.  In subject line for email, indicate you are responding to the opportunity “Cloud DB Administrator and Programmer”.

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