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  • Posted: Jun 5, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Newmont is the world’s leading gold company and a producer of copper, silver, zinc and lead. The Company’s world-class portfolio of assets, prospects and talent is anchored in favorable mining jurisdictions in North America, South America, Australia and Africa.
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    Senior Mining Applications Specialist

    About The Job

    About This Role

    • The Senior Mining Applications Specialist provides dedicated support for applications and database systems used at operations and in regional operations support hub.
    • Provides technical insights to optimize systems and ensure superior availability for deployed technologies in the field.
    • The role will support mine site personnel with the functionality, capability and improvements of critical Operational Technology software applications related to mining and/or processing technology.

    In This Role You Will
    Operations Application Support:

    • Provide production applications support for a multitude of mining and processing technology and systems.
    • Plan and coordinate production support, maintenance, updates and patching of systems defined in the scope of this role.
    • Closely work with site technology team members collaborating and leading efforts to solve technical problems in the field.

    Operation Applications Management and Planning:

    • Provide a disciplined approach to change management ensuring testing procedures have been carried out prior to production rollout of change.
    • Review existing systems and identify areas for improvement in the areas of scalability, maintainability, and performance.
    • Establish and maintain technology vendor and partner relationships.
    • Investigate, review and recommend change to applications where appropriate and collaborate with stake holders to rollout approved enhancements.

    Team Leadership, Vendor Relationship & Change Management:

    • Collaborate with colleagues in Operations Technology to ensure changes and recommendations made are in alignment with solution road maps.
    • Collaborate and participate with industrial and academic leaders both inside and outside the mining industry to discover, implement and utilize value added, methods and/or technologies.
    • Responsible for the maintenance of system monitoring tools and responding to issues identified
    • Maintain the integrity of data interfaces (API’s) and logic to optimize dataflow.
    • Migrating applications or databases across different platform.
    • Works closely with the Data & Analytics team to provide reporting solutions for the site operations teams.

    Training, Skills & Experience Checklist
    Formal Qualification (including Professional Registrations):

    • Bachelor's Degree preferred in Information Technology field, Computer Science, or other related field.
    • Strong knowledge of contracting, negotiating, organization development, change management, technology trends, strategic planning, action planning and management required for successful performance.
    • Demonstrated strong knowledge of Mining Operations and Processing applications support.
    • Has an understanding of project management: budget reporting, control, and forecasting.
    • Has an overall understanding of the objectives and functions of the Company, business units and departments serviced by IT.
    • Experience in writing code, development of interface logic, Application Programming Interface (API’s) and advanced troubleshooting techniques.


    • Five to ten years progressively responsible experience in technology support.
    • Must have exposure to general business functions and business process redesign for operating efficiency gains and cost reduction.
    • Experience working with vendors, dealers, consultants and other contracted services.
    • Directs the resolution of business problems applying analytical thought and judgment.

    Skills And Abilities:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, previous leadership, management and supervisory experience, and the ability to achieve results through others.
    • Self-driven individual focused on service with strong skills for issue resolution.
    • Adept at managing teams of employees and vendors in a matrix environment and from multiple cultures.
    • Ability to identify problems, make decisions, create solutions, and take action.
    • Highly self-motivated and directed with an attention to detail and a strong customer service orientation.
    • Influences business through improved understanding of technology issues, balances competing priorities within business groups and across IT functional groups.

    Working Conditions:

    • The Position is located at the Ahafo South mine site.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Newmont Corporation on to apply

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