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Freeport McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

United States

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Operational Systems Analyst I - Miami, AZ


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Miami, AZ, United States 

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Information Systems

Job Description:

Freeport-McMoRan is a premier U.S.-based natural resources company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is the world’s largest publicly traded copper producer, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner.
We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers for our employees. We encourage you to take some time to explore your career opportunities at Freeport-McMoRan.
Under general supervision, provide support for operational and engineering applications and data systems.  Develop and maintain a strong familiarity with mining practices, processing practices and related technology systems, their functionality and limitations.  Design, coordinate and support system enhancements by working with vendors, application developers, engineers and operational users.  Assist with data-driven process improvement projects.
  • Support clients of operational applications by providing data for specific requests, resolving issues with system functionality and performance, and training clients in the proper use and features of these applications
  • Create reports using advanced querying and report-building standard tools and maintain existing reports to account for system changes or changes in client/operational requirements
  • Perform database administration tasks
  • Monitor and maintain system health of supported applications
  • Design and plan enhancements to current systems and coordinate the implementation of these plans with vendors, application owners and other involved parties
  • Develop and implement modifications for local/site specific applications to improve operational efficiency, seeking standard and third-party solutions where possible
  • Actively participate and promote Safety and Environmental programs, ensuring MIS policy compliance and site operational goals
  • Perform other duties as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a mining-related Engineering discipline, including a basic understanding of database concepts and usage, OR
  • High School diploma or GED and six (6) years of experience in database administration, software troubleshooting, computer systems maintenance and application support including a basic understanding of database concepts and usage
  • Must be customer service-oriented and possess good organization and interpersonal skills
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written