Company: Weatherford
Skills: IT - Software Development
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Katy, Texas, 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.


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 direction, participates as a high level technical expert to apply a broad understanding of theories and principles of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to create software solutions.  Analyzes, decomposes, and specifies requirements based upon understanding of business applications and engineering principles. Creates design artifacts and documentation using software engineering conventions to convey an engineered solution to other developers and engineers.  Able to develop and implement detailed and  complex algorithms for engineering solutions.  Works with technical staff to understand problems with solutions, algorithms, and applications of engineering and mathematical principles. Resolves customer complaints with software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements from third party customers. Participates in the development of software user manuals. May act as team leader on less complex projects. Assists in training less-experienced software staff.  May assist in the planning and coordination of projects.  Works with software test teams to design and develop testing strategies. Assists with the definition, implementation, assessment, measurement, management, change, and improvement of the software life cycle process.


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

Contribute to the creation of system and product architecture, design, and interface definitions.

Participate in change control decisions of products.

Perform requirements analysis and decomposition to assist with defining product requirements and product conceptualization.

Identify and assist in the management of intellectual property, third-party software, re-use, and compliance.

Provide technical leadership to the organization and development team.

Act as a technical consultant to Product Line Management, Support, Deployment, and Testing organizations, as well as to other development teams.

Contribute significantly to product roadmaps, estimation, planning, identification of risks and issues, and development status.

Demonstrate good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work closely with internal and external customers to translate needs into requirements, to explain and resolve technical issues, and to present technical solutions.

Define strategies, guidelines, and goals for integration of components, product testing, and acceptance testing.

Responsible for providing technical oversight for the successful implementation and test of product features.

Resolve complex product and system issues.

Actively engage in process improvements and execution of established processes.

Coach and mentor peers and junior engineers.

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

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.



Advanced knowledge of OOD/OOP

Working knowledge of C# and/or C++

Working knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript

Experience in client/server and web development on MS Windows and/or Linux platforms

Understanding of software engineering principles with the ability to translate requirements into design and design/analysis into code

Strong diagnostic skills to analyze, track, trouble-shoot, and solve complex problems and design appropriate solutions

Ability to prioritize and perform work independently

Good interpersonal skills and ability to foster teamwork

BS Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent.

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Experience in developing engineering software in upstream oil/gas industry

Experience in Angular

Experience in software architectual design

Working knowledge of agile framework and methodologies

Working knowledge of design patterns

Experience in database technologies, such as SQL Server, Oracle

MS Engineering or Computer Science, or 5 years software development experience.



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. 


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.


At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.


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Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.