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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: December 13, 2018


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedInTwitterYouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.



Develop, support and maintain drilling related software applications and libraries as part of a team or independently. 


Strives to obtain a functional understanding of Weatherford operational requirements for any development task.

Estimate or assist in estimation of software modules to be developed.

Works with team mates to estimate the relative size of tasked items

Collaborates with other team mates to decide what Items can be committed to by the team for each sprint.

Collaborates with other team mates to organize the team and the work to be performed

Provides technical support to product owner

Volunteers to work on and attempt to complete tasks

Identifies impediments to completion of tasks and brings them to the attention of the other team members or manager for resolution

Communicates issues with team or manager regarding excessive distractions, interruptions, or other difficulties and assists in removal or resolution of problems

Raises issues to clarify requirements or software functionality and behavior

Provides feedback to manager and team regarding ways to improve processes and performance

Develops and assists in the design of high quality software, both new development and maintenance development, in a manner consistent with best practices and in adherence to Weatherford and team software development guidelines, rules, processes, and practices.

Accepts coaching from more experienced team members and management. Provides coaching to less experienced team members.

Collaborate cross-functionally with other internal and external team members to solve business and technical problems

Performs unit tests on all software developed and, where possible, produces automated unit tests or testing scripts to aid in future development and regression testing

Assists in system testing as required.  May develop test use cases and assist in test planning.

Documents software development in an appropriate manner consistent with Weatherford guidelines.

Follows Weatherford guidelines related to the protection of intellectual property and avoiding unwarranted entanglement in non-Weatherford intellectual property

Records progress towards completion of tasks within the sprint, including actual effort and expected remaining effort

Keeps abreast of technological advancements in related fields and recommends training requirements to management

May perform multiple roles within team as required, including standing-in as team leader.

Attends all stand-ups and other mandatory team meetings in a punctual manner

Learns new skills and areas of knowledge as required to assist in completion of tasks committed to for the sprint.

Assist other teams as required to further overall Weatherford software development goals.

Assist in the specification or recommendation of other operational or technical activities or requirements related to the deployment of software applications.



Proficient in C# (expectation is language, including language features LINQ, multithreading with Tasks and Async/Await etc)

Programming for the .Net platform with an understanding of .Net specific concepts.

Basic Microsoft SQL Server Administration (ideally 2012 or above)

Proficient at T-SQL programming, schema design, and profiling and debugging T-SQL code.

Development experience with MongoDB

WebAPI / Web Services

SignalR / Web Sockets

XML and JSON data, and related software concepts

Experience With WITSML Standard (1.3 & 1.4)



Familiarity with software design patterns MVVM, Dependency Injection, and Inversion of Control.

Security concepts such as Authentication and Impersonation.

Excellent programming and problem solving skills

Good communications skills, both verbal and written.

Knowledge of all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle

Proficient with Visual Studio 2015 and above in a TFS environment

NuGet packaging and software distribution concepts.

GUI design skills and knowledge

Knowledge of related software development disciplines (e.g. Testing/QA, Technical Writing, Business Analysis, System Architecture, Configuration Management, etc.)

B.S. degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics, or related major and minimum 5 years of proven software development experience
Minimum of 8 years of proven software development experience with demonstrable record of advancement

Minimum 3 years experience with C#

Minimum 3 years experience with Visual Studio

Minimum 3 years experience working with small cross functional teams

Minimum 4 years experience developing n-tier client/server or services applications

Minimum 3 years experience with Microsoft .NET

Minimum 3 years experience with Microsoft ASP.NET

Minimum 3 years experience with database development

Minimum 3 years experience working with TFS or other code management system

Minimum 4 years working knowledge of WITSML and real-time architecture

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.

Ability to travel on an infrequent basis

Ability to obtain a valid passport



Experience with latest Web technologies (Angular 2.0+, Bootstrap, NPM etc.)

Experience with Enterprise Message Brokers e.g. RabbitMQ, Kafka etc.


Experience with WITSML 2.0 ETP Standard

Agile development, particularly Scrum

Oilfield services or oil and gas knowledge

Knowledge of WITS protocol

Knowledge of LAS files

Working knowledge of drilling and exploration processes

Cloud services

2+ years experience with WPF

Experience with .Net Core

3+ years experience Visual Studio

3+ years experience TFS

MS development certifications

3+ years experience C#

2+ years experience MS SQL Server



Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.