Senior Mining Applications Specialist at Newmont Mining Corporation

Newmont Mining Corporation

The position of a Senior Mining Applications Specialist is vacant at Newmont Mining Corporation.

Job Description:

  • To provide dedicated support for applications and database systems used at operations and in regional operations support hub.
  • To provide technical insights to optimize systems and ensure superior availability for deployed technologies in the field. The role will support mine site personnel with the functionality, capability and improvements of critical OT software applications related to mining and/or processing technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide production applications support for a multitude of mining and processing technology and systems.
  • Plan, coordinate production support, maintenance, updates and patching of systems defined in the scope of this role.
  • Work closely with site technology team members collaborating and leading efforts to solve technical problems in the field.
  • Provide a disciplined approach to change management ensuring testing procedures have been carried out prior to production rollout of change.
  • Review existing systems and identify areas for improvement in the areas of scalability, maintainability, and performance.
  • Establish and maintain technology vendor and partner relationships.
  • Investigate, review and recommend change to applications where appropriate and collaborate with stake holders to rollout approved enhancements.
  • Collaborate with colleagues in Operations Technology to ensure changes and recommendations made are in alignment with solution road maps.
  • Collaborate and participate with industrial and academic leaders both inside and outside the mining industry to discover, implement and utilize value added, methods and/or technologies.
  • Be responsible for the maintenance of system monitoring tools and responding to issues identified.
  • Maintain the integrity of data interfaces (API’s) and logic to optimize dataflow.
  • Migrate applications or databases across different platform.
  • Work closely with the Data & Analytics team to provide reporting solutions for the site operations teams.
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Qualification, Skills And Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Information Technology field , Computer Science, or other related field.
  • Strong knowledge of contracting, negotiating, organization development, change management, technology trends, strategic planning, action planning and management required for successful performance.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge of Mining Operations and Processing applications support.
  • 5 – 10 years progressively responsible experience in technology support.
  • Must have exposure to general business functions and business process redesign for operating efficiency gains and cost reduction.
  • Experience working with vendors, dealers, consultants and other contracted services.
  • Directs the resolution of business problems applying analytical thought and judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, previous leadership, management and supervisory experience, and the ability to achieve results through others.
  • Self-driven individual focused on service with strong skills for issue resolution.
  • Adept at managing teams of employees and vendors in a matrix environment and from multiple cultures.
  • Ability to identify problems, make decisions, create solutions, and take action.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed with an attention to detail and a strong customer service orientation.
  • Influence business through improved understanding of technology issues, balances competing priorities within business groups and across IT functional groups.
  • Proficiency in Transact and PostgresSQL will be an advantage.

Additional Knowledge

  • Has an understanding of project management: budget reporting, control, and forecasting.
  • Has an overall understanding of the objectives and functions of the Company, business units and departments serviced by IT.
  • Experience in writing code, development of interface logic (API’s) and advanced troubleshooting techniques.

How To Apply – Senior Mining Applications Specialist at Newmont Mining Corporation

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Closing Date: 25th May, 2022

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