CAREERS

At Paramount Resources Ltd. we’re driven by a passion to be the best. Paramount is dynamic, fast-moving and not content with the status quo. A combination of focused approach, technical expertise and financial depth has propelled us into one of the top exploration and production companies in Canada. We’ve been in business since 1978 and our most recent acquisition of Apache Canada Ltd. and merger with Trilogy Energy Corp. have us poised for tremendous growth.
While our continued progress can be attributed to many factors, our people are the primary reason for Paramount’s success. Our premium land positions, diversified portfolio and financial flexibility set the stage for our talented teams to showcase their proven ability to deliver top-tier results.
We demonstrate a culture of operational excellence and deliver on our promises. Paramount takes pride in our track record of protecting the environment while responsibly developing Canada’s natural resources, and strives to instill high EH&S standards at all levels of operations. We understand that economic development is a key factor in building strong communities and we are committed to fostering a culture that respects the people involved in all facets of our work and in the communities in which we operate.
Paramount is involved and invested in many community groups, and the pillars of our corporate giving – healthcare, education and recreation – help provide the tools to build strong communities.
Be part of the energy – join Paramount today!
We’re a Canadian company based in Calgary, Alberta, and our shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol POU.

SENIOR IS BUSINESS SYSTEMS ANALYST

About this Opportunity:

This senior technical liaison role within IS reports to the IS Applications Manager and will support the development, implementation and sustainment of business application solutions at Paramount.

The Applications team is looking for an enterprising, diligent, collaborative, self-motivated individual to engage with business stakeholders to address needs requiring IT based solutions and contribute to the ongoing sustainment and governance of the applications portfolio.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Point of contact for business stakeholders in resolving application issues and requests
  • Provide recommendations for solutions or improvements to business processes that can be accomplished through new technology or utilization / optimization of existing technology
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to identify and analyze business needs, conducting requirements gathering, and defining scope and objectives
  • Document the relationship between application system components (end users, processes, data, application, etc.) and translate business requirements into application requirements
  • Support Paramount’s Operations policies, procedures and specifications through adaptation and configuration of applications
  • Provide advanced technical and functional support on a wide variety of oil and gas business applications
  • Prepare and maintain technical documentation to guide system users and assist with the ongoing operation, maintenance, and development of the system

Qualifications

  • 10+ years experience in Oil & Gas
  • Experience with a variety of Oil & Gas applications (i.e.: Qbyte FM, Execute, CS Land, Open Invoice, Maximo, GeoScout, etc.) and business intelligence/analytic tools (i.e.: Power BI, Spotfire)
  • Experience with SQL in Oracle
  • Experience with Microsoft Power Platform -- Power Apps, Power Virtual Agents, Power Automate
  • Working knowledge of MS Office suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: able to interact and develop relationships with business stakeholders and subject matter experts; strategic thinker
  • Strong organizational skills to compliment multi-tasking, business acumen
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Business analysis and process modeling skills
  • Experience in a technical leadership role (i.e.: Team Lead or Project Lead)

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of March 5, 2021.

SENIOR SYSTEMS ANALYST

About this Opportunity:

Reporting to the Manager of IS Infrastructure and supporting the senior network and server administrators, this Calgary head office-based position will be a key contributor and support to the rest of the IS team. This individual will be a results-driven, self-starter, with a strong ability to problem-solve and multi-task. To succeed in this role, excellent troubleshooting skills will be essential.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Building, securing, and managing Windows Server 2008 and later.
  • Securing and managing Windows Active Directory 2008 and later.
  • Building securing and managing VMware vCenter 6.5 and later.
  • Building, securing and managing Cisco UCS 2.2 and later.
  • Maintaining, securing, upgrading and operational management of our Citrix and Citrix VDI environment.
  • Securing, managing, and troubleshooting Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.
  • Supporting and troubleshooting Paramount’s Cisco network environment.
  • Supporting and troubleshooting Paramount’s Cisco Nexus datacenter environment.
  • Monitoring and management of Antivirus tools.
  • Continuous monitoring of servers and networks. Help to improve and enhance our monitoring systems.
  • Creation, integration and troubleshooting of PowerShell scripts to simplify administration.
  • Monthly patching of windows systems.
  • Ensure that system documentation is updated.

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a University degree or Technology diploma is an asset.
  • Minimum 10 years related experience, ideally in the oil and gas industry.
  • Additional years in a related IS role is considered an asset.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have excellent troubleshooting skills in all areas.
  • Preference will be given to a candidate who has experience in these areas:
  • Managing, building, and supporting Windows servers.
  • Managing and supporting VMware vCenter.
  • Managing and supporting Cisco UCS.
  • Managing and supporting Citrix, Citrix VDI and Pulse Secure remote access environment.
  • Managing and supporting Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.
  • Network security management, support, and monitoring. Preferably Cisco FTD/FMC.
  • SolarWinds monitoring tools.
  • Splunk or ELK event logging.
  • Infoblox for DNS and DHCP management.
  • Cisco switch, Cisco Wireless LAN controller and access point configuration and support.
  • EIGRP & BGP routing protocols.
  • Group Policy management and support.
  • Service Desk tools, incident management and change management.
  • Linux server administration.
  • SQL server (2008 and above).
  • SCCM 2016.
  • A knowledge of ITIL .
  • Available to visit field sites if required (H2S and first aid certifications would be considered an asset).

Paramount is an inclusive employer dedicated to building a diverse workforce. Interested candidates who have the required qualifications and wish to apply may submit a cover letter and résumé to resumes@paramountres.com.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Paramount invites all qualified applicants to apply before the closing date of March 1, 2021.

FRAUDULENT EMPLOYMENT OFFER ALERT

Some individuals in other countries have been receiving fraudulent notices of employment opportunities and fraudulent employment offers by e-mail that are represented to be from Paramount Resources Ltd.   Please be advised that Paramount does not recruit prospective employees using this form of notice. Please do not reply to these notices, do not supply personal information to any person alleging to be part of this process, and do not pay money to anyone for any role in facilitating an employment opportunity or immigration process.

Furthermore, any information received from or about Paramount that refers to e-mail addresses or websites other than "paramountres.com" should be considered suspect.