Security Software Engineer

03 Oct 2016
21 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Schlumberger Houston Technology Center (HTC), Houston, TX, US

Job Description:

As part of the Cloud and Data Software Technology team, the Security Software Engineer builds prototypes, components, and tooling with a goal of ensuring the security of the software we deploy. They have secure coding (different from encryption) and mobile security experience and a good understanding and knowledge of digital certificates, security space access control, fire walls, virtual private networks (VPN), and vulnerability management. Reporting to the Project Manager, the Security Software Engineer will promote secure development practices within the team and across the wider organization.

Successful Security Software Engineers are experienced cloud developers/architects with extensive deployment security knowledge. They have experience with industrial control systems and their security implications. They can configure and execute security tools to pentest applications and system code. They are experienced with PaaS offerings for storage, computation and applications, hypervisor technologies, user management, security and identity management, and OAuth. They are technical, with excellent interpersonal skills, and work well with both internal and external customers. They can demonstrate leadership within professional associations and exhibit very effective verbal and written communication skills. This position will report to the Project Manager.

  • Assists in identifying and developing work items and organizing the product backlog.
  • Builds prototypes, products and systems suitable for testing and sets up and runs lab simulations.
  • Develops, executes and measures unit tests to ensure and maintain source code security and quality.
  • Shares expertise throughout the organization; may provide user training for products.
  • Evaluates engineering approaches and risks to produce development plans to ensure high quality, low cost products and services.
  • Identifies and keeps abreast of new technical concepts, products and markets.
  • May author technical reports, papers, articles, patents and presentations.

  • Bachelor's, Master's or PhD degree in Computer Science or Engineering and minimum 3 years' software experience.
  • DevOps experience with continuous security testing and automation on public clouds such as Google Cloud, Azure and AWS.
  • Threat Modeling, Risk Analysis and Application Assessment expertise.
  • Experience with compliance frameworks (NIST, COBIT and ISO 27001).
  • Experience with public key infrastructure and digital certificates.
  • Familiarity with a broad spectrum of Cloud security, data security and access control technologies.
  • Experience with microservices architecture, development, deployment and testing.
  • Competency with managed languages such as Java or C# is required.
  • Experience with compiled languages such as C or C++ preferred.
  • Knowledge of interpreted or dynamic scripting languages preferred.
  • Experience in the energy and petroleum industry preferred.
  • Applicable security certifications: CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCSP, CCSS.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship

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.

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