Software Architect

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: March 18, 2020


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.


This role is responsible for designing solutions that exhibits unified vision for software characteristics and functions. The goal of this role is to provide a framework / optimal architecture for the development of a software or complex system that will result in high quality technical solutions.

Lead the architectural design for software applications

Provide technical leadership for software development projects

Drive architectural and design decisions to fulfil business requirements

Collaborate with other professionals to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications

Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product

Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility

Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards

Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team

Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design

Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers

Assist the software project manager in technical aspects

Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.

Effectively communicate complex architectural and development concepts

Support assessments and audits to verify applicable quality and safety standards

Contribute to and promote good software engineering practices across the team


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Engineering or Technology, or related technical field

Minimum 12 years of applicable professional experience

Prior experience building and supporting distributed applications and infrastructure

Master in software architecture, design, implementation in a developer leadership role

Master in application of information technology fundamentals including networks, servers, and operating systems

Advanced in documenting design requirements, work instructions, test plans, technical specifications, etc.

C#, .NET Core & ASP.NetCore

Microservices Architecture

WITSML standard

Web technologies (Angular 4+, Bootstrap, NPM, etc.)

SQL Server, Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra/Scylla

Security - Identity Server4, JWT, OpenID/OAuth, ASP.Net MembershipProvider

Hashicorp Consul, Vault





Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program 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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