Company: Halliburton
Skills: IT - Software Development, Software Specialist
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Abingdon, United Kingdom

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.

We are market leaders in providing insights for subsurface evaluation and risk assessments using a cloud-deployed portfolio of geoscience data products. Spatial data is critical to the creation and editing of our content and we are looking for a GIS Developer who is experienced in managing, designing and implementing relational databases and the tools and workflows required for editing in a multi-user environment. You will be overseeing the migration of our existing infrastructure to PostgreSQL and QGIS, working within an agile team and interacting with colleagues and internal stakeholders to understand and meet their requirements. This role is suited to someone who is seeking to directly influence the most essential tools used daily within the business.

Job description:

•Oversee the migration of our existing infrastructure to PostgreSQL and QGIS.

•Design, maintain and optimise PostgreSQL (PostGIS) databases.

•Convert existing Python plug-ins to use in QGIS and create and manage additional plug-ins to meet user requirements.

•Update and improve workflows for multi-user editing.

•Providing training and support to desktop QGIS users.

•Monitoring and maintenance of systems and tools.

•Create and monitor standards for data management and metadata.

Essential skills:
Python, PostgreSQL & PostGIS, SQL Server, QGIS, FME - all residing in AWS infrastructure.

Person specification:
You should have demonstrable experience designing and implementing RDBs in ArcGIS and PostgreSQL and be an experienced Python plug-in developer. You will enjoy interacting with people and working alongside them, so you can understand their requirements and support them as they move across to a different application environment. You should be a good communicator as some engagement with contractors may be required.

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.

97 Jubilee Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RW, United Kingdom

Job Details
Requisition Number: 91609
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Landmark Software & Services
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time
Additional Locations for this position:

Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.

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.