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Phillips 66 Cloud Operations Developer in Houston, Texas

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


The Cloud Operations Developer role on the Operational Technologies team will helps lead Phillips 66 technical and strategic direction for modernization and optimization of critical operational system supporting Refining and Midstream with a specialization in cloud native technologies with ongoing programs and the drive to mature the Phillips66 digital footprint, there are abundant opportunities to lead changes.

This role will help research, define, implement tools, strategies, and innovations in support of the digital transformation and long-term operational efficiencies. The primarily focus will be modernizing Business and Operational system and be able to leverage data to for operations insights to improve efficiency and identify optimization across major cloud providers. This role will also help design, develop, and support deployment pipelines, monitoring systems, write documentation, work closely with software developers, and proactively improve the efficiency and efficacy of the software.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and sound analytical thinking are essential for success in this position. A strong sense of ownership and a drive to improve existing systems and processes is also needed.

The ideal candidate has a passion for learning new things, knows how to integrate systems, utilize various cloud providers to best leverage their capabilities to modernize applications and functions, and implement changes in a safe and efficient environment, strong intellectual integrity, and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Lead the adoption of new cloud-based technologies in operations environment to promote efficiency and accelerate value delivery.

  • Work with operations teams to identify and evaluate multiple technologies and systems to provide an efficient, working, and verified context for the digital transformation, including cloud architecture, application design, security footprint and define IT standards.

  • Demonstrated experience with deployment and management using DevOps orchestration. Experience with containers and container orchestration technologies such as Kubernetes, AWS EKS, Azure AKS, Rancher, Docker, etc., preferred.

  • Continually improve the operations KPIs by consulting with project team, promoting innovative approaches, and sharing knowledge.

  • Drive toward a proactive mindset when it comes to operational technologies and work toward automation for critical system monitoring.

  • Provide technical thought leadership when it comes to operational data management and be able to prototype new solutions.

  • Identifies automation opportunities where possible to minimize all human interventions, increase transaction speeds, and the flow of information.

  • Assure solutions are designed to meet or exceed security and audit requirements and conducting design Audits.

  • Knowledge of distributed systems as it pertains to data storage and computing.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher

  • Experience in building and designing systems on cloud platform - Azure or AWS

  • Hands on experience in technology stacks: Ansible, Chef, Terraform, Packer, Container provisioning and management, Azure DevOps etc.

  • Ability to travel up to 15%


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, MIS or other IT/IS related major

  • Certification on AWS or Azure Platforms

  • 2 or more years of experience with common container orchestration technologies – Kubernetes, OpenShift, Rancher, Docker, GKS, AWS EKS, Azure AKS, etc.

  • 2 or more years of experience in installing, configuring, performance tuning, security patching, monitoring setup, troubleshooting, recoverability of cloud services, modern technologies, and systems such as Kubernetes, Containers, Redis, and application runtimes

  • Experience in at least one scripting language such as PowerShell, Linux\Unix shell scripting, Ruby, JavaScript, and Python

  • Experience engineering technologies to be delivered as a service and an understanding of concepts of multi-tenancy

  • Familiarity with version control workflows utilizing git (branching, pull requests, etc.) and automated release pipelines

  • 3 or more years of experience in relevant Oil & Gas or technical industry experience, especially downstream

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of November 1, 2021 .

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

Requisition ID: 54877

Location: Oklahoma - Bartlesville

Job Field: Information Technology

Division : Information Technology

Technical Req : No