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Graduate Software Engineer

Job in Cambridge, United Kingdom

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English (Fluent)

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0 to 1 years


Mar 16, 2020 10:59 PM

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Job Description:

The Data Analytics Group at Schlumberger Cambridge Research have a focus on operational data, are involved in applying techniques in data analytics and data science to automate the analysis of this data, in order to optimize the processes involved in Well Construction.

The group are seeking a software engineer, to be involved in activities related to building and supporting the data pipeline, deploying analytics workflows and algorithms at scale, and supporting the operational deployment of prototype algorithms. This role would suit a software engineer, with an interest in data engineering and data science, who is motivated by influencing large scale field operations.


Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelors, Masters or PhD in Computer Science (recent graduate with less than 2 years of experience).

Alternatively Bachelors or Masters in any STEM Disciplines with 1 to 3 years programming experience.


The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Implement interfaces between cloud databases and analytics software platforms.
  • Provide tools to clean, match, and transform data from different sources.
  • Support scientists and data scientists in the research center by building and maintaining data analytics workflows.
  • Deploy existing well construction workflows at scale to test and monitor performance. 
  • Support new technologies by developing prototype applications for deployment as stand-alone applications or as cloud-based services on commercial platforms, or in Schlumberger’s commercial cloud software platform.


  • Database and data warehouse software (Hive,  SQL, Google BigQuery)
  • Highly proficient in Python, and familiar with tools such as scikit-learn
  • Familiar with cloud computing (Google Cloud, Microsoft azure)
  • Knowledge of analytics tools (Tableau, PowerBI, Dataiku)
  • Knowledge of C++/C#
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

The location:

Schlumberger Cambridge Research (SCR) is part of Schlumberger's global network of research and engineering centres.  SCR is a dynamic, high-tech environment with state-of-the-art research and computing facilities. SCR is currently developing new drilling systems with a high degree of autonomy and intelligence, which will change how the industry works.

Schlumberger Cambridge Research is a distinctive marquee-like structure dominating the High Cross site on the western outskirts of Cambridge, England. This spectacular building was completed in 1985 and the smaller second phase was opened in 1992. It has recently been classified as a Grade II listed building. Altogether, there are more than 930 m2; of laboratory space and offices for more than 100 scientists, technicians and domain experts.

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Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. Working in more than 85 countries and employing people who represent over 140 nationalities, Schlumberger supplies the industry's most comprehensive range of products and services, from exploration through production and integrated pore-to-pipeline solutions for hydrocarbon recovery that optimize reservoir performance.

10,000 employees