Software Engineer

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: September 24, 2019

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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 more than 80 countries and has a network of approximately 700 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 26,500 people. 

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.


Under general supervision, the software engineer applies theories and principles of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to create, test, and evaluate software applications and systems.  Analyzes requirements and decomposes high-level requirements into low-level and implementation requirements based upon understanding of business applications and engineering principles.  Designs components and interfaces.  Makes suggestions for problem solutions or software enhancements. Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements from third party customers. May assist in development of user manuals.

 DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  (not listed in any particular order)

Develop and maintain engineering software for use in the upstream oil and gas industry.

Provide high quality work in a timely manner with little direction from senior technical staff.

Analyze requirements and architecture to perform design and implementation of software applications.

Demonstrate understanding and adherence to the software development process.

Influence the technical direction of the team.

Employ software engineering methods and practices to create artifacts to support the implementation and support of software products.

Support the creation of documentation and training material.

Understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.




BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.

Skills & Knowledge


Ability to translate requirements into a solid design and implementation.

Understanding of software engineering design principles and analysis algorithms with the ability to translate design and analysis into code.

Excellent problem solving skills

Analyze complex problems and design appropriate solutions.

Strong diagnostic skills to track, trouble-shoot, and solve issues.

Ability to take direction and work well with others.

Working experience in C# with Visual Studio.

Working experience in FORTRAN and C/C++.


Experience in developing engineering software in upstream oil/gas industry

Experience in developing simulation or optimization software.

MS in Petroleum Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Science, or 3 years software development experience 

Familiar with C# or C/C++.

Experience in Microsoft SQL Server database.


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.


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