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Shell Security Technical Consultant - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas


Job Title:

Security Technical Consultant - Houston, TX

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Job Description:

Where you fit

The ideal candidate will be an IT professional responsible for overseeing the Shell cloud computing strategy helping the company determine the standards for cloud consumption. Responsible for translating the business requirements into specific systems, applications or process designs for very large complex IT solutions and integrating architecture. Requires a strong understanding of cloud computing technology and infrastructure as well as experience designing and migrating applications to the cloud. Desire someone who has experience in a consultant role in order to build relationships with customers and team members. Requires a multifaceted individual who understands technology architecture at a very complex layer but also has good communication skills and can communicate with a number of different IT teams.

What’s the role?

The Technical Consultant is a SME in the technology or application being developed or deployed. He/she will have deep knowledge of the Shell IT infrastructure setup and will drive the integration of the new system/platform into Shell's IT landscape. This includes knowledge of authentication protocols, network dependencies, Active Directory footprint and other necessary integration requirements. For the application or technology being developed / deployed, the Technical Consultant typically performs the following:

  • Analysis of and at times, support in developing the Technical Design

  • Independent Testing from PoC through to UAT

  • Advising the Configuration of Cloud-Based solutions

  • Working with Business Analysts and Solution Architects to translate End User Requirements into Technical Design Specifications

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IT Project & Programme Management

Country of Work Location:

United States

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell participates in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Work Location:

Houston - EP Center Americas


What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Bachelor's Degree required. Degree in Engineering preferred.

  • Minimum eight (8) years’ experience in the IT industry with four (4) years background in Technical Consulting.

  • Strategy & Development - Direct activities in areas such as; cloud transformation, cloud operations, cloud platforms, automation and orchestration, service management, architecture, virtualization, risk controls, regulatory compliance, security and vulnerability.

  • Direct activities in areas such as; cloud transformation, cloud operations, cloud platforms, automation and orchestration, service management, architecture, virtualization, risk controls, regulatory compliance, security and vulnerability.

  • Strong experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment (Jenkins, Git, Bamboo, Gradle & Selenium - One or more).

  • Hands-on technical experience with leading cloud platforms (e.g. Azure & AWS).

  • Strong experience in automation and DevOps with Exceptional Infra Coding and scripting skills.

  • Exposure to Cloud operating models (e.g. creating Cloud security and compliance governance models).

  • Solid experience with virtual data centres, public cloud services migrations with AWS or Azure as well as solutions based on private cloud solutions.

  • Demonstrated capacity to use standard modelling approaches, tools and model repositories.

  • Demonstrated experience in applying multiple technology solutions to business problems; and astuteness in identifying and implementing continuous process improvements.

  • Partner with business and IT representatives including architecture, application and infrastructure teams.

  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Platforms and Infrastructure team .

  • Deliver a high level of technical excellence in implementation of initiatives.

  • Assist with the design of Platform and Infrastructure systems.

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement/management skills and the ability to collaborate effectively in a global/remote team environment, sensitive to client’s needs.

  • At least one (1) relevant accreditation to a base level (TOGAF, PMP, ITIL, MCT, MCSE, MCTA, CISSP).

  • Experience with ITIL processes, managed services, help desk systems and related activities including ability to troubleshoot alerts.

  • Experience in a DevOps role within cross-functional Agile delivery teams and experience working with both Ops and Development.

City, State (if applicable):

Houston, TX