Data Scientist - Geology

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Región

North America

Ubicación

US - Texas - Houston

Tipo de Trabajo

Full Time

Categoría de Trabajo

Geología

Fecha de publicación

26-mar-2020

Fecha de cierre

03-abr-2020 a las 00:00 GMT

Acerca de BHP

En BHP apoyamos a nuestros empleados para que logren crecer, aprender, desarrollar sus habilidades y alcanzar su máximo potencial. Con un portafolio mundial de operaciones, ofrecemos un entorno diversificado e inclusivo con extraordinarias oportunidades profesionales.  Nuestra estrategia es enfocarnos en crear un entorno laboral seguro en el que nuestros empleados se sientan profundamente conectados con nuestros valores y objetivos y en donde las diferentes capacidades y habilidades de nuestros empleados sean un factor clave de nuestro éxito.Ven y se parte de este éxito.

About the Role

BHP decision-makers require a proprietary global endowment tool to represent the embodiment of geoscientific knowledge and understanding that allows alignment with the company strategy to find, own, and operate large, long-life, low-cost assets.  Contributes to building a workflow for both top-down and bottom-up global endowment studies.  This is strategically critical in identifying new search spaces and quantifying discovery potential capable of delivering quality copper orebodies of interest to BHP globally.  


This position is a grade 8 role.

In this role you will:
  • Conformance with the BHP Billiton Charter, the BHP Billiton Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant internal and external regulatory requirements.
  • Contributes to the compilation of datasets, critical evaluation of data quality, and delivers it to a data lake hosted for the project
  • Contributes to building working 4 dimensional geological models at global and regional scale that fully integrates and honors multiple datasets (geological, geochemical and geophysical).
  • Provides expert data science skills in feature engineering and coding of key components of the relevant Minerals Systems Framework.
  • Ability to synthesise geological
  • Timely, accurate, and impactful reporting of outcomes and delivery of an “evergreen” tool to the Metals Exploration business.

About You

  • Degree in Geology from a reputable university
  • 2+ years experience in metal exploration and field competency. 
  • Understanding and familiarity with yet-to-find endowment studies, methodologies, and statistical analysis tools.
  • Expert coding foundation.           
  • Post-graduate studies highly regarded
  • Experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams, and able to think laterally on geological challenges.
  • Given the nature of this program, the position calls for strong technical and data science skills sets in order to build a credible workflow and contribute at a high level.  Specifically, the incumbent should have:
  • Understanding of porphyry arc systems and/or sedimentary copper basin environments.
  • Exposure to and understanding of numerical modelling for resource estimation, including yet-to-find endowment studies using Monte Carlo simulations or similar techniques
  • Familiarity with Fuzzy Logic and Machine Learning as applied to earth systems models
  • Experience with QGIS, data cleaning, Python coding, and other data science and visualization tools.
  • Ability to think laterally on complex solutions, rather than anchor to the known.
  • Recognizes inconsistencies in data or interpretation; resolves or recommends action to resolve
  • Communicates and clearly summarizes technical results and impact of analyses

Apoyando una fuerza laboral diversa

En BHP, reconocemos que la diversidad nos hace más fuertes. Tenemos el compromiso de mantener un entorno de trabajo en el que todos sean incluidos, tratados de forma justa y respetuosa. Promovemos la Igualdad de Oportunidades como empleador e invitamos a que mujeres y a las comunidades que postulen a nuestros empleos. Sabemos que hay muchos aspectos importantes en las vidas de nuestros empleados y el trabajo es uno más de ellos, así que ofrecemos beneficios para permitir que su trabajo cuadre con su vida. Algunos de estos beneficios pueden incluir opciones de trabajo flexibles, una generosa política de permiso remunerado por paternidad/maternidad, otros permisos prolongados y salas de padres.
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