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Data Application Developer

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About Barrick & Barrick Nevada


Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.



Position Description:


Barrick is looking for a Data Analyst to join the Analytics and Unified Operations Center (AU Operations Center) team. The Application Developer will be responsible for supporting all Operations personnel by developing application standard reporting and visualization tools that enable leaders and technical specialists to make sound decisions based on data. The reports will be made available to all required personnel as per current standards; daily, weekly, monthly, annually, or as requested by leadership. The Au Operations Center team provides 24 hours a day, 7 days a week support for Barrick Nevada mine sites. They will also support the Au Operations Center leadership and technical team by developing and sustaining internal performance reports, SOPs and other relevant documents. This role will also develop and maintain the performance dashboards that will be displayed in the Au Operations Center and also made available to Barrick Nevada personnel on site with the capacity of testing/utilizing advanced analytics tools, providing capacity to customize reports and completing analysis to gain non- intuitive insights in to production trends.




  • Apply In-depth knowledge/experience related to mining and mineral processing to support Au Operations Specialists
  • Solve complex problems, with new perspective leveraging data, technology and people
  • Provide support to integration, implementation and adoption of Digital Portfolio in to Barrick Nevada Au Operations Center
  • Support Au Operations Center main function (Get Data, Develop Tools, Analyze Data, Liberate Data and Act on Data) are occurring within Operating Model and specifically Situational Awareness throughout the process
  • Work closely with Au-Operations Center Superintendent and staff to deliver results according to plan and conduct root cause analysis and apply lessons learned
  • Develop, maintain, improve and automate standard reports to increase intuitiveness and ability to act rapidly on information and escalate issues and findings per escalation matrix
  • Work with data custodians & operational leadership to ensure data collection source systems provide the most accurate possible
  • Deliver high levels of transparency to allow for rapid response to deviation and escalate variance to plan, thereby allowing leadership to respond in a timely manner
  • Develop trust with operational leaders and technical specialists to ensure that they are receiving the required support for day-to-day operations and the implementation of improvement opportunities in a timely manner
  • Offer 24-7 support as an escalation point for operational support issues
  • Create ad-hoc analysis & reporting based on disparate information sources and be able to present to senior management your findings
  • Suggest metrics and strategies to improve target productions
  • Develop applications to support the preparation and monitor analytics reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis and ensure insights to performance vs plan
  • Develop tools and applications (multi-languages) that provide insight to data through visual analytics and machine learning (modeling)
  • Review, design, and create SOPs and best practices within the Au-Ops Center
  • Ensure data accuracy & integrity
  • Produce timeliness of data, reports & adherence to escalation matrix
  • Capture and enable improvements for Au-Ops Center
  • Ensure Au-Ops Center and systems are supporting the business as required
  • Integrate a process of plan, do, check and act for the business to identify and capture new Au-Operations Center opportunities at Barrick Nevada 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Analytics, or related field 
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in application development and data science/analytics
  • Experience in mining related functions is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability in operational execution and project management
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Innovative/creative thinking capabilities
  • Experience in C#, .NET, ASP.NET, .Net Web Services (WCF, and ASMX), Java, or Go
  • Proficiency in Ajax, JavaScript, HTML, DHTML, XML, SQL, CSS
  • Experience with Python, R, and/or other statistical programs
  • Understanding of data structures
  • Understanding cloud services, such as AWS
  • Excellent understanding and experience in Object-oriented design (OOD)
  • Experience with designing, maintaining and deploying relational database systems (MSSQL)
  • Familiarity with design patterns
  • Experience with creating and consuming web services
  • Working knowledge in an agile development environment
  • OSI-Soft PI tools and PI Asset Analytics experience
  • Experience with Power BI
  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential functions of the position


What we can Offer You 

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations


Barrick is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


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