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Director Global Systems Exploration Technology, Geologist

Date: Jul 24, 2019

Location: Englewood, CO, US, 80112

Company: Newmont Goldcorp Corporation


Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.



  • The Director of Systems leads a team of SME in supporting Global Exploration geologists  in application of specialized logging to modeling platforms, software development, database specialists.  Collaborates in geologic applications supporting  programs focused on discovery and making this process more efficient.  Effectively evaluate and effectively develop efficient tools to  geological staff and leadership.  Activities are aligned to strategic activities defined by the regional Group Executives.   
  • The Systems Director is the Newmont subject matter expert in the development of innovative technologies providing the Newmont exploration teams with competitive advantages in the fields of Databases, Smart Logging and innovative modeling and visualization. 
  • The Systems Director leads application of  innovative data interpretation and visualization methods including platforms which integrate geologic, structural, geophysical, remote sensing and geochemical data for purpose of discovery.
  • The  Systems Director drives innovation to explore in covered terrains and technologies which  accelerate the discovery process. 

Essential Duties

  • Manage a core global  pool of Subject Matter Experts in the areas of Systems development in all aspects of software and database.  Constantly evaluates and optimizes work flow  methodologies, opportunities for competitive advantage to exploration and modeling programs.
  • Supports global exploration team in developing competitive technologies including Smart Logging and linking of software platforms.
  • Lead development of collaborative exploration technologies.
  • Demonstrate skills in technology change management and the adoption of new technologies within the geological team.    Maintain strong communication with global exploration leadership.
  • Build strength of Systems  team, mentor staff in software development, change management and communication with geological teams.  Maintain  succession plan for Systems team roles. 

Training & Experience

  • Degree in Geology or related fields with 20+ years of broad industry experience in mining  environments.
  • Experience in geologic logging and workflow through to geologic modeling.
  • Recognized expert in innovative visualization software.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing technical staff and understanding and communicating management expectations.
  • Project and change management skills in a collaborative team setting.
  • Knowledge of databases, development software  and innovative support software.
  • Visible leadership in safety, health and S&ER.
  • Global leader in  innovative software solutions.
  • Experience in working with and supporting exploration activities in a variety of cultural environments.
  • Driving towards conflict resolution and having the authority to make decisions that impact delivering of solutions.
  • Able to communicate highly technical concepts to non-technical management.
  • Cross functional Business and Technical Acumen across the mining business cycle – understanding financial implication of technical drivers.
  • Abilities to engage effectively with stakeholders on both delivering answers and ongoing engagement.
  • Flexibility to adapt to requirements from the business and stakeholders.
  • Ability to present ideas (own and others) to the table when not expected to meet with acceptance and spur the dialog.
  • Collaborative team participant.
  • Leader within broader collaborative exploration and discovery teams.

Working Conditions

  • The position is located in the Denver Exploration office.
  • Position is required to travel to, and assist global sites. 

To learn more about Newmont visit us at:

Our business success comes from the accomplishments and well-being of our employees and contractors. Our goal is to build a workplace culture that fosters leaders and allows every person to thrive, contribute, and grow. We are committed to selecting and developing our employees, and to establishing a work environment where everyone can take an active part in reaching our strategic goals while feeling a sense of pride in working at Newmont.

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnic, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NOTE: Newmont does not ask for or require job applicants to pay money to apply or be considered for employment with the Company. In addition, Newmont does not ask potential job candidates to provide sensitive personal data without first submitting a job application through our secure, online portal, and only as requested for legitimate business purposes.  If you are asked to provide money or sensitive personal data through any other means, do not respond and please report this immediately to

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