DevOps Engineer

Location: Houston - United States

Schlumberger has an opening in Houston, Texas for a DevOps Engineer. The DevOps Engineer orchestrates continuous delivery and maintenance of software in a 24x7x365 environment.  As part of the Schlumberger Digital organization, the engineer will share responsibility for the success of SaaS solutions provided by Schlumberger for internal and external use.

Successful DevOps Engineers are pro-active, self-motivated with a good combination of technical and personal skills. They can work in a fast-paced environment as a part of a diverse development team. They have a good understanding of cloud technologies, IT and security, and have strong scripting and coding skills.  They are also skilled communicators who can work with the development team, IT, and clients to maximize the quality of Schlumberger’s SaaS products.

This position reports to the Project Manager or Engineering Manager.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Works with the engineering team to identify and execute continuous delivery plan
  • Automates the continuous delivery pipeline
  • Provisions and administers virtual machines and containers
  • Ensures consistency of deployment environment
  • Works with the IT organization to ensure compliance with security standards
  • Develops strategies for testing and validating the health and security of the hosting environment
  • Evaluates, deploys and configures build, deployment, monitoring and auditing tools
  • Troubleshoots deployment and infrastructure issues
  • Minimizes, and where possible, prevents system outages
  • Assists in documentation of procedures for deployment and support of the software
  • Follows industry standards and keeps current on technology advances
  • Assists in cost estimates
  • Engages in knowledge-sharing activities
  • Supervises and mentors junior engineers

Experience and Competencies:

  • Bachelor's (or equivalent industrial experiences) / Master’s / PhD degree in science or engineering with software experience or education
  • Minimum three years’ experience in Software Development and minimum one year experience in DevOps role
  • Prior DevOps experience in cloud environment - AWS, Azure or Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Knowledge of scalability, high performance, high availability and disaster recovery
  • Strong scripting and coding skills, prior experience with scripting for automation
  • Linux system administration (Windows sysadmin skills are a plus)
  • Understanding of web and cloud security
  • Experience with web services deployment
  • Experience with container technologies
  • Experience with source control systems
  • Experience with build and deploy tools
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Agile development practices
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable self-starter with strong collaboration skills
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship

HTC is part of the Schlumberger Digital organization. As the oil and gas industry’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management, and information solutions to customers worldwide, the Schlumberger digital technology development and management initiatives play a key role in driving of the oilfield service industry’s digital technology transformation.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



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