Technical Lead


  • Houston, TX
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 1 month ago
If you are a Technical Lead professional looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson Automation Solutions has and exciting opportunity for you! Based in our Houston, TX location, you will be one of the primary client-facing roles of Emerson Energy Solutions. The Technical Lead is of vital importance to the organization and is critical to its ability to successfully implement and deliver software products and solutions to its customers in the oil and gas industry. This is a hands-on role, where you will be the lead assigned to successfully implement our software solutions for our clients. You will create & enforce project specific standards, augment and enhance our solutions, design and development integrations, and benchmark individual and application performance metrics as well as estimate level of effort for initiatives. Our customers transport and store liquid hydrocarbons and chemicals across a vast sector in the industry including (midstream) pipelines, terminals, and marine operations. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and able to work independently.

Lead on technical analysis, design, implementation of company’s product offerings.

Develop, manage, and implement technical solutions in collaboration with members of cross-functional teams and SMEs in the Oil and Gas industry.

Maintaining existing implementations and conducting internal R&D initiatives.

Create scripts to cleanup, validate, transform and load data, ETL.

Develop interfaces to facilitate integration between applications.

Ability to adapt existing experience to any new technologies and practices that may be in use at the customer location.

Create and deploy custom reports.

Participate in client and user training.

Communicate with clients and the rest of the team (oral, written and visual).

Understand the business needs and offer technical solutions within our platform.

Troubleshoot application issues and resolve with data, configuration, or code fixes.

Mentor and knowledge transfer to other members of the team.

You stay on top of new technologies. You manage uncertainty with confidence. You engage in collaborative planning. You take time to ask questions and define the problem. You make learning a priority and a goal.



Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems or technical equivalent plus 5+ years of related experience, or a master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems or technical equivalent plus 5+ years of related experience.

5+ years of experience in Software Engineering with focus on custom implementations.

Strong development experience with C# with at least 3 years of development.

Experience with Web Services, API, Interface design and implementation of secure communication architecture.

Must be willing and able to travel up to 25%


2+ years of experience as Lead on Projects Implementation.

Strong experience with WPF and WCF

Knowledge of internet-based systems including experience developing web-based applications

Experience gathering requirements, designing and developing integrations.

Experience with deploying web applications on Windows Server, IIS configuration

Experience with C#, .NET, HTML, JavaScript, XML and/or other programming languages and tools.

Knowledge of SQL Server, Oracle or other RDBMS development

Flexible & versatile technical & soft skills.

Comfortable adapting existing experience to new environments

Deep commitment to quality, self-improvement, team-oriented development

Passionate about technology and applying it to business processes

Natural leader, generous sharing expertise & encouragement

Ability to communicate with the clients & the rest of the team (oral, written & visual)

Oil & Gas experience a strong plus

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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