Company: Halliburton
Skills: Physicist
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

We are looking for the right people - people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.

With more than 60,000 employees working in over 80 countries, Halliburton is one of the world's largest providers of innovative products and services to the oil and gas industry

As a member of the Halliburton Technology Development Team, candidates will utilize their diverse development background in the research and development of monitoring systems used for down-hole applications. Candidate duties vary widely with a mix of interfacing with customer stake holders to define technical requirements, research, development, prototype build and testing, field installation of prototypes, transition of prototypes from R&D into manufacturing, etc

We are currently recruiting for the following position:

Scientist - Physics :

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Development of monitoring systems from concept to field deployment, including system modeling and testing in relevant environments
  • Subject Matter Expert (SME) for select monitoring systems; Applies theories, principles and practices to the research and development of new and improved monitoring systems
  • Independently drive projects based on project management principles and procedures


Job Specifications and Skill Requirements:


  • Experience with fiber optic sensing required, in particular in the area(s) of Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) and/or Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) and/or Distributed Strain Sensing (DSS) and/or Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) based sensing
  • Experience with project management desired
  • Experience with down-hole monitoring systems desired
  • Experience and general knowledge of the oil & gas industry desired
  • Experience with product development and manufacturing desired
  • Experience with modeling, data management, data analytics desired
  • Attention to detail and passion for solving complex problems
  • Hands-on experience with various monitoring systems and filed installation a plus
  • Willingness to travel to the field and other Halliburton locations for training and system testing


Characteristics: Highly motivated, excellent technical skills, capable of working in multi-discipline teams and on an individual basis when needed, self-starter, good communication, leadership, teamwork and time management skills. A passion for complex application development and good troubleshooting skills are a plus
Majors: Physics, Electrical, Optics or similar
Degrees: M.Sc. or Ph.D.

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on eduation, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available ranging from Sr. Scientist - Physics, Prinicipal Scientist - Physics ups to Advisor Scientist - Physics

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States

Job Details
Requisition Number: 83176
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
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About Halliburton


Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s leading providers of products and services to the upstream energy industry.


Halliburton is proud to be a services company, and our customers and investors appreciate our business model.  Our strong competitive position not only comes from our geographic footprint and wide range of products and services, but also, more importantly, from the quality of our work and the dedication of our employees.


With approximately 55,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in more than 80 countries, Halliburton touches much of the oil and gas that fuel our society.


Our Business


Halliburton comprises 14 product service lines (PSLs). The PSLs operate in two divisions: Drilling and Evaluation, and Completion and Production.


Our Consulting and Project Management PSL works across both divisions and is the spearhead of our integrated-services strategy. Its financial results are included in the Drilling and Evaluation Division. PSLs are primarily responsible and accountable for strategy, technology development, process development, people development and capital allocation.


Our Values


Integrity: Ethics and integrity are the foundation of our brand and the guiding principles for all we do.

Safety: Priority number one. We are focused on our own personal safety, as well as on the safety of others.

Collaboration: We work together with customers, and understand that everyone has a role in providing the best solution.

Competition: We compete to win, knowing that competition makes everyone stronger.

Creativity: We are resourceful. We are innovative, and strive to apply the right technology and solution every time.

Reliability: We deliver what we promise. We believe the quality of our service defines who we are.

Respect: We are honest with ourselves and with each other. We value our diverse skills and talents, and know we are stronger together as one family.


These values are our corporate DNA, the foundation for how we relate to each other and to every individual and entity with whom we interact. These are the principles that every Halliburton employee is expected to use, live by, and demonstrate on a daily basis.


Own Your Career


Our people are essential to our ability to innovate, achieve, grow, and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. We invest in our employees through leadership and competency development, competitive compensation plans, health benefits, work-life programs, and reward and incentive plans.


Opportunities for career development – and the tools you need to take advantage of them – are abundant. Combine those opportunities with your drive and capabilities, and your career path can go in nearly any direction you choose.




Halliburton ranked in the Global Top 10 in the 2019 Rigzone Ideal Employer Rankings -  find out more here.