Company: SLB
Skills: Modeling
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Sugar Land, Texas, United States

Returnship SLB Technology Returnship Modeling Engineer

Period 2023, 12 weeks, Start date week of Sept 11 th 2023

Location Houston, HETG Electronics

Discipline Modeling engineer

Type : Hybrid- follow location specific flexible arrangements

About SLB Technology Returnships

Did you take a break from the professional world to pursue other priorities? Do you want to develop technologies and create solutions that drive the energy transition? If you are an experienced, passionate engineer or STEMinist with curiosity and learning agility, eager to return after a break of two or more years, the SLB Technology Returnship program is for you.

This three (3) months paid returnship will refresh your technical skills. In addition to technical training suited for your key job responsibilities, we provide professional development and peer mentoring with full access to SLB Technical communities. Our returnship is designed with an intent to hire in mind, i.e the possibility of becoming full-time employee after completion of the program with a technology leader in the Energy Industry.

Business area summary

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet. At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that's been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world's greatest balancing act- how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world's growing energy demands. We're working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.

Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It's what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.

Houston Enabling Technology Group (HETG) is located in the heart of Sugar Land Texas, 15 miles southwest of Houston Texas. At Houston Enabling Technology Group (HETG) Electronics we support accelerated product development via cutting edge enablers in sensors, electronics, signal processing and digital workflows. We enable the transformation of the toughest Energy Exploration and Production (E&P) challenges into groundbreaking solutions for energy sustainability and affordability. Our multidisciplinary teams seamlessly create an impressive breadth of technology solutions.

Job Description and Responsibilities

Our ideal candidates are passionate about using technology to solve challenges once deemed "unsolvable." During the program the job responsibilities will include:

Understand the design, manufacturing, and operation of the products on which you perform Modeling and Simulation on

Gather project-related information through internal and external sources

Engage with team members and community located around the world

Upon completion of Returnship the participant will then develop into a skilled Modeling engineer and will focus on developing electronics for measurement. The training and job responsibilities will expand gradually to:

Develop high-fidelity physics-based models and their reduced-order versions

Use system identification to develop plant models

Develop controllers and tune parameters to enable robust controls

Deliver results per defined key project milestones along with team members and collaborators

Present project progress updates to stakeholders and management

Develop domain expertise and share knowledge with peers and the engineering community

Keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets. Adopt new practices readily in order to develop innovative and low-cost products.

Maintain familiarity with company technology, organization and business.



A career break for two or more years

Master or Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Engineering Mechanics, or Petroleum Engineering with a specialty in Applied Mechanics;

Good Knowledge of programming (C/C++, MatLab Simulink, Python) and control systems is essential.

Some knowledge of sensor technologies, data science, statistical analysis, machine learning, and cloud computing is highly desirable.

Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US.


Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills

Previous experience working in a collaborative and diverse environment

Experience with working with multi-disciplinary teams

How to Apply

The program is designed to increase the pipeline of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) talent who are returning from a two or more-year career break. This program provides the opportunity for professionals to get back into the workforce at a later stage in their life and offers a powerful return-to-work strategy for individuals. We value the skills you've honed during your break!

Candidates can apply through our website directly.

About SLB Technology

SLB Technology is the world's leading supplier of technology and information solutions to customers in the E&P industry, employing more than 105,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in approximately 90 countries. At SLB Technology, we understand that technology is only as valuable as its operational impact. We continuously optimize every solution, large and small, to anticipate the evolving needs of our customers and industry. Domain expertise fuel this innovation loop at every stage, from design, development, and deployment through testing and optimizations that begin the cycle again.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation / modification to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability to assist in the hiring process, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law. If you believe you require such assistance to complete this form or to participate in the interview process, please contact company website to request assistance. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to.

SLB Technology is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. SLB Technology is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.