Graduate Desktop Software Engineer

Location: Abingdon - United Kingdom

The Desktop Software Engineer will be helping to maintain and further develop a scientific software package consisting of a large multi-language code base. The desktop package provides visualisation, modelling and simulation tools for geoscientists and reservoir engineers, and is contributed to by multiple international development teams.

The candidate should be interested by technical problem solving and have a reasonable understanding of mathematical concepts required for manipulation, modification and visualisation of various 3D data models within the package.

The candidate must have some exposure to desktop development in C++ or C#. Any exposure to C++/CLI would be an advantage.
The candidate will be expected to demonstrate diligence, tenacity and a positive attitude. The candidate must be prepared to tackle bugs as well as new development. The candidate must have good communication skills and be willing to liaise with other teams to mitigate the risk of fixes and enhancements, including those in other countries.

Job Requirements:

  • Problem solving skills and interests
  • Some experience in C++ and/or C#
  • Knowledge of C++/CLI would be a bonus
  • Interested in algorithmics and the implication of a change
  • Ability to write clean and efficient code
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment 
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


Bachelor, Master or PhD in either Computer Science, or Mathematics, Science or Engineering Discipline with programming experience.

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, or other characteristics protected by law.


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