Company: Wood
Skills: IT - Software Development
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking to recruit a Software Engineer in our Houston, TX office to support our Consulting business. This is an exciting and challenging new role, offering the opportunity to be part of a leading global organisation growing its new commercial service offering.

The ideal candidate will play a key part in developing organisational capability and defining the direction for this new team been developed in the region. The candidate should demonstrate an ability to perform the regular tasks required of a software engineer: the ability to understand business problem, write development requirements and specifications, develop the application under the guidance of Solution Architect and Product Manager, followed by testing and deployment. This is a significant opportunity to develop your career and thrive in a problem solving, solutions-focused environment, building new models and helping our global customers realise significant efficiency and value improvements.

Responsibilites:
  • Work with large amounts of unstructured and structured data, and transform it into a more understandable format
  • Identify trends and patterns in data that may improve a business's profitability
  • Build fit-for-purpose predictive models and implement machine learning techniques to support existing and new customer products and services.
  • Optimise joint development efforts through appropriate database use and project design
  • Identify opportunities for innovation within projects and organizations where advanced analytics could dramatically improve operations. Pro-actively drive this innovation to realization and implementation.
  • Partner with multiple cross-functional teams across Wood's international engineering operations to deliver data analytics solutions.
  • Participate in an Agile/Scrum methodology.


Skills / Qualifications

Required Competencies:
  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or equivalent technical discipline with an engineering background
  • Broad experience with designing and developing applications using the Microsoft .NET or python development platform
  • Excellent understanding of Object-Oriented Programming and design patterns
  • Experience with design and development of User Interfaces (UI)
  • Experience of using cloud services such as Azure, cognitive services or similar
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate across functional groups as required
  • Basic knowledge of network configuration including routing, DNS, and firewalls
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across multiple disciplines
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills
  • Must be a US Citizen or be authorized to work lawfully in the US, without sponsorship from Wood.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.