Data Engineer | Schlumberger

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Data Engineer

Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates

Schlumberger has an opening in United Arab Emirates for a Data Engineer role in the Digital Subsurface Solutions Data Science team, who will be responsible for guiding the successful delivery of Analytic Solutions to internal customers.

Location:  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The Data Engineer will be responsible for designing and executing undirected research and tackling open-ended data problems related to AI, ML, predictive / analytical modeling, data mining, and research on large scale, complex data sets, using statistical, machine learning, graph modeling, text mining and other modern techniques.

This individual is also responsible for collaborating with various teams and providing periodic updates through presentations and prototype demonstrations. The role will require working on multiple projects simultaneously. This position will also be involved in the formulation of key business requirements to be solved, rationalizing the various analytical approaches to solve those problems.


  • Architect, implement and deploy data solutions and pipelines
  • Implement best practice patterns
  • Engage with key stakeholders and take ownership of deliverables.
  • Understand business problems and propose technical solutions
  • Automate solutions and improve overall productivity and resource availability


Essential qualifications

  • Min 2 years’ experience in Cloud architecture (Azure specifically)
  • Strong background in Data Engineering, Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) and SQL
  • Strong understanding of Data Warehousing concepts and Fact - Dimensional Data Modeling using Star and Snow Flake Schema
  • 4+ more years’ experience in developing ETL workflows using SSIS.
  • Expertise in MSBI technologies – (PowerBI, SSAS, etc.)
  • Hands on expertise in Visual Studio - SSDT (SQL Server Data Tools).
  • Familiar with workflow optimization techniques to improve ETL processing.
  • Great at solving problems; debugging; troubleshooting; and designing & implementing solutions to complex technical issues
  • Aptitude to independently learn new technologies, prototype and propose solutions
  • Hand on experience in Fact - Dimensional Data Modeling using Star and Snow Flake Schema.
  • Hands on experience in Azure Data Factory (Creating Pipelines, loading and moving data)
  • Knowledge of Oilfield terminology and business practices
  • Scripting hands on experience in .Net technologies using C# / Visual Basic
  • Understanding of big data platforms such as Hadoop, Google cloud etc.
  • Experience in branching, tagging and maintaining the version across the environments using SCM tools like GIT
  • Experienced in working on Agile operation process including various tools (Code review, unit test automation, Environment, Service, Incident and Change Management).
  • Must be able to legally work in the United Arab Emirates. Emirati candidates preferred or GCC Nationals and current UAE residents may apply.

Preferred qualifications

  • Understanding and past experience of Oil and Gas domain is a plus
  • Immediate availability is an advantage
  • Ability in designing distributed and parallelized algorithms

Other skills and abilities

  • Strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong ability to work both autonomously and in a team
  • Strong ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and communication skills. Capable of juggling multiple projects and related complexities at the same time
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a good understanding of latest technology trends for developing back end for Cloud applications

Schlumberger is the world's leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry. As a leading employer in our industry, Schlumberger is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families

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.


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