Company: Halliburton
Skills: IT - Software Development
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr 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.

Software Engineer
Halliburton invites qualified candidates to apply for the Software Engineer position. The Software Engineer will leverage his/her strong software design and programming skills to build software solutions, addressing the complex digital transformation business needs in the upstream oil and gas industry.

  • Work in a Multi-Disciplinary team environment (hardware/firmware, science teams) to implement business requirements into working engineering software in an agile environment.
  • Design and develop unit test for code verification and automated integration/systems verification.
  • Incorporate lab testing and field testing with various cross-functional teams.
  • Participate in code reviews, adhere to coding standards, and best practices.
  • Document software design and implementation details for future reference.
  • Continuously optimize software performance and reliability.
  • Debugging software applications at different stages of maturity, ranging from development-prototype through to commercial-production maturity levels.
  • Developing, debugging, and supporting software applications both locally and in remote locations.
  • Leverage cloud platforms such as Microsoft Azure to develop both client and server functionalities.
  • Job role contributes to value creation.

Required Education and Skills
  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or other technical discipline is required or similar discipline, and 2 years of related experience or through 6 years of related software development experience.
  • Knowledge building petrophysical applications using C++.
  • Knowledge developing multi-threaded and distributed applications.
  • Knowledge building well designed user interfaces using MFC and WPF/XAML.
  • Knowledge of test-driven development, OOO design patterns, SOLID design principles.
  • Understanding of common DevOps, CICD processes and SDLC methodologies.
  • Demonstrated teamwork, strong communication skills, and collaboration in complex engineering projects.

Desired Skills
  • MS, PhD in computer science or related STEM field
  • Strong knowledge of C++ 11 principles
  • Fluency in additional programming languages and frameworks such as C#, Python, with the ability to quickly pick up new technologies.
  • Knowledge of streaming and transport protocols - WITSML, GRPC, MQTT
  • Knowledge developing thin-client software using Angular, HTML5, React, JavaScript/Typescript
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as Dockers, Kubernetes, DataBricks
  • Experience modernizing legacy software such as MATLAB applications.
  • Knowledge of data modeling and database design, both SQL and NoSQL
  • Understanding of SOA architectural style, specifically in microservices development
  • Understanding of EDGE devices and real-time acquisition applications - troubleshooting from firmware to the software application layers
  • Knowledge of wireline logging tools, telemetry, & power control in the Oil & Gas industry

Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles give (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available Software Development Engineer, Senior Software Development Engineer up to the Principal Software Development Engineer 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: 174997
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Global R&D
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.