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Graduate Desktop Software Engineer

About us 

Schlumberger is the world’s leading oilfield services company, with around 100,000 employees representing 140 nationalities, in 85 countries. Working globally– sometimes in remote and challenging locations – we invent, design, engineer, manufacture, apply, and maintain state-of-the-art technology to help customers find and produce oil and gas safely. 

Job description

The Desktop Software Engineer will be helping to maintain and further develop a scientific software package consisting of a large multi-language code base. The desktop package provides visualisation, modelling and simulation tools for geoscientists and reservoir engineers, and is contributed to by multiple international development teams.


The candidate should be interested by technical problem solving and have a reasonable understanding of mathematical concepts required for manipulation, modification and visualization of various 3D data models within the package.

The candidate must have some exposure to desktop development in C++ or C#. Any exposure to C++/CLI would be an advantage. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate diligence, tenacity and a positive attitude. The candidate must be prepared to tackle bugs as well as new development. The candidate must have good communication skills and be willing to liaise with other teams to mitigate the risk of fixes and enhancements, including those in other countries.

Job requirements

  • Problem solving skills and interests
  • Some experience in C++ and/or C#
  • Knowledge of C++/CLI would be a bonus
  • Interested in algorithmics and the implication of a change
  • Ability to write clean and efficient code
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment 
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills 

Level of study and preferred qualifications

Bachelor, Master or PhD in either Computer Science, or Mathematics, Science or Engineering Discipline with programming experience.

Closing date

Upon fulfilment of the position.


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