Data Engineer

Houston, TX

The Data Engineer will play a key role in contributing to the success of machine learning and artificial intelligence projects across the company, by partnering with respective business owners and leveraging data to identify areas of improvement & optimization. This position will build deliverables like business process automation, equipment health monitoring tools, demand forecasting models, prescriptive energy optimization systems etc. that provide edge to business decision making and can scale with growth. The role sits in the sweet spot between technology and business worlds and provides opportunity for growth, high business impact and working with seasoned business leaders.

Responsibilities may include

  • Creating systems for storing, extracting, transferring, loading, and modeling data to be used for both production systems and machine learning projects.
  • Implementing data engineering systems in Microsoft Azure, AWS, Hana, and other systems, including open-source data science tools to meet the needs of our internal customers.
  • Building end-to-end solutions to solve high value business needs in a sustainable, innovative manner.
  • Engaging in constant process improvement, always looking for opportunities to increase efficiency and reduce failures.


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a computer related field, such as Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, or the physical sciences
  • 5 or more years relevant work experience in software development
  • Able to understand the diverse business requirements and able to translate those requirements into applicable solutions
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, etc.
  • Proficiency in at least, one modern programming language such as SQL, R, Java, Scala, or Python
  • Knowledge of data management fundamentals and data storage principles
  • Knowledge of distributed systems as it pertains to data storage and computing


  • Ability to travel up to 20%
  • 7 or more years relevant work experience in software development
  • 2 or more years of experience in a non-IT role in the Oil & Gas Industry
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including Agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience working with Microsoft Azure or AWS
  • Strong client focus and management of client expectations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Ability to present and explain technical information to diverse audiences
  • Ability to write clear proposals and technical documents

Total Rewards

At Phillips 66, providing access to high quality programs and care for you and your family is important to us. Maintaining a culture of well-being — physical, emotional, social, and financial — is essential for a high-performing organization. When we are at our best, we are poised to deliver exceptional results — personally and professionally. Benefits for certain eligible, full-time employees include:

  • Annual Variable Cash Incentive Program (VCIP) bonus
  • 8% 401k company match, with an additional 0-4% Company 401k contribution based on the Company’s financial performance
  • Cash Balance Account pension
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits with an annual company contribution to a Health Savings Account for employees on HDHP
  • Total well-being programs and incentives, including Employee Assistance Plan, well-being reimbursement, and backup family care services

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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