Avanti Recruitment are interested to speak to ‘Exploration Geo-scientists’ who would be interested in taking their career in a different direction in the geoscientific software industry.  I’m working with a leading Software company who work on software to deal with many of the fundamental challenges of the oil and gas industry and they are looking for an ambitious geoscientist with a strong business focus who can help to define the needs of their customers and ensure they are translated into software solutions.  You do not require a background in software products as you will only be defining what that software needs to do and what features and functionality it must have to meet the need of their customers.  If you understand the challenges they are trying to overcome with your Geo-Scientific background and can delivery business value in a customer centric environment then they can train you on the other parts of the role.

You will be responsible for creating, maintaining and driving the product vision and roadmap for their geo-scientific software products in conjunction with Product Managers and ensuring that prioritisation of features is based on customer needs, research and analytics..

You will work use your knowledge in a ‘Exploration Geo-scientist’ role to understand the customers’ business and work with them to refine the product and features,  define their scope and create user stories and acceptance criteria.

To be considered you will have an educational background (Degree, MSc) in a Geo-Sciences discipline (Geology, Geophysics, Earth Sciences etc) and have experience as a Software Product Owner / Product Manager or have worked as an Exploration Geoscientist and be interested in taking your career in a new direction in the software industry.

You must have the commercial acumen and business focus to understand the value of the product to the customer and work with a customer centric approach.   You must have great communication skills to work collaboratively and be confident working with customers.     They will train you on the aspects of Product Ownership if you can bring the other skills.

For immediate consideration and interview in the next week please APPLY NOW.

Salary: £45,000 – £55,000 + benefits

Duration: Permanent

Location:  Oxfordshire

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