Company: Schlumberger
Skills: IT - Software Development, Architect
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: PhD/Doctorate
Location: Palo Alto, California, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

The VR/AR Software Engineer/Architect is responsible for the design, development and support of rich interactive immersive reality solutions and visualizations. Working closely with visual designers, oil and gas domain experts, and Big Data engineers at STIC, the newest part of the software technology organization. STIC's mission is to bring cutting edge innovation in oil and gas industry, by continuously developing new solutions. The candidate will have close collaboration with major players in Silicon Valley and will help drive the oilfield service industry's digital technology transformation. The position reports to a Project Manager.

Successful VR/AR Software Engineers have experience with computer graphics and virtual/augment/mixed reality. They are skilled in application development, software architecture and design. In addition, they can deliver appealing and easy to use user interfaces. Working on a wide variety of tasks they use emerging technologies and combine technical skills with design sensibilities. With excellent time-management, and communication skills they are able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with designers, developers, domain experts and product owners to implement scalable and interactive applications.
  • Identifies and keeps abreast of novel technical concepts and markets.
  • Provides technical leadership and documentation to developers and stakeholders.
  • May mentor others regarding technical matters.
  • Builds prototypes, products, and systems suitable for testing.
  • Sets up and runs lab simulations.
  • Contributes to design standards and supports design re-use.
  • Interacts and engages with customers, users, product managers, and technical architects to understand needs and increase positive impact of users' experience.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering preferred with specialization in Computer Graphics.
  • Minimum three years relevant experience in VR/AR or computer graphics.
  • Good coding experience with C++, C#/Java
  • Good understanding of the gaming engines and experience with 1 of them (Unity preferable)
  • Basic 3d modeling experience using Maya/3ds Max/Blender/etc.
  • Preferred cloud understanding: ability to use various cloud providers and their offerings
  • Basic photogrammetry experience for creating 3d models (Pix4D, Photoscan, RealityCapture)
  • Ability to prototype new technologies quickly by either coding SDKs or using game engines
  • Immediate availability is an advantage.
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship.

The Schlumberger Visualization software engineer will work at Schlumberger Software Technology Innovation Center (STIC) at Menlo Park, California. Schlumberger STIC is the newest facility of Schlumberger, located in the Silicon Valley, working in close collaboration with major players in the Valley network. The STIC offers its professionals a broad aspect of interaction opportunities within leading software industry partners, universities and the large network of Schlumberger Technology Centers around the world, that support Schlumberger activities in more than 85 countries.

STIC is part of the Schlumberger Digital Technology organization, responsible for leading digital technology initiatives. As the oil and gas industry's leading supplier of technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to customers worldwide, the Schlumberger digital technology development and management initiatives play a key role in driving of the oilfield service industry's digital technology transformation.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor-priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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