Computational Software Engineer

03 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Computational Software Engineer is responsible for numerical and analytical modeling, and translating the models into computer programs. Major duties include: engineering modeling; translating models into software code; software development and programming; project planning and management; publishing industry articles and internal reports; analyzing experimental data; providing technical support to field operations personnel; collecting and analyzing field data; interacting with clients and client presentations.

The position reports to the Project Manager.

  • Develops numerical and analytical models
  • Develops engineering models based on laboratory and field data
  • Develops and tests computer code to implement models into software
  • Performs software development and testing activities
  • Provides technical support to field and office-based personnel
  • Analyzes laboratory experimental and field data
  • Writes technical papers, reports, and software documentation
  • Interacts with internal and external clients, gives presentations

Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the location or Company.

  • Master's Degree or PhD in Engineering, Science or Applied Mathematics or equivalent
  • Numerical analysis and programming skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and technical writing
  • Experience of working in an oil or gas field location is preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of fluid hydraulics and drilling process is preferred but not essential
  • Experience of real-time application development is considered an advantage
  • Knowledge of WITSML and real-time architecture is preferred but not essential
  • Travel requirements: 0-10 %

Houston Technology Center (HTC) is part of the Schlumberger Software Technology organization, responsible for leading the Schlumberger digital technology initiatives. As the oil and gas industry's leading supplier of technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to customers worldwide, the Schlumberger digital technology development and management initiatives play a key role in driving of the oilfield service industry's digital technology transformation.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.