Fiber Optic Engineer | Schlumberger

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Fiber Optic Engineer

Sugar Land - United States

Job Title: Fiber Optic Engineer

Location: Sugar Land, TX. Hybrid – option to work remotely 2 out of 5 days per week


We are Schlumberger, the leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry. Throughout much of the oil and gas lifecycle in over 120 countries; we design, develop, and deliver technology and services that transforms how work is done.

We define the boundaries of the industry by unleashing our talented people’s energy. We’re looking for innovators to join our diverse community of colleagues and develop new solutions and push the limits of what’s possible. If you share our passion for discovery and want to find out what you could really do, then here is the place to do it.

We are seeking a Mechanical or Electrical Engineer to join our Cables Sustaining team and support our latest Fiber Optic Cable Technologies and products.  As Fiber Optic Engineer you will have the responsibility to provide engineering skills to deliver innovative and cost-effective cable solutions requiring development and/or sustaining of new or improved cable design/manufacturing techniques, procedures, and products. This position partners with engineering, manufacturing, field operations teams and raw material manufacturers/suppliers. You will assist in planning, conducting, and evaluating approaches to meet the project objectives in a timely fashion. Strong presentation and organizational skills are essential.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identify and organize product or project requirements. Apply usability procedures and principles as defined at the project or product-line level or through customer input.
  • Design, produce analyses, mathematical models and draw design conclusions based on those.
  • Build prototypes, products, and systems suitable for testing. Design test procedures, conduct tests, and document test results in collaboration with cross-functional team.
  • Conduct and/or participate in technical reviews of requirements, specifications, designs, code, and other artifacts.
  • Continually evaluate engineering approaches and risks to produce and iterate development plans. Contribute to design standards and support design re-use (best practices, etc.)
  • Create and maintain product documentation (requirements, specification, design, development, integration, test procedures and results) following the product lifecycle of the project.
  • Design and improvement of materials processes and processing equipment used in development and manufacturing of fiber optic cables.
  • Perform physical failure analysis of electromechanical products and related manufacturing processes, determine failure root cause, and appropriate corrective actions, and implement those actions.
  • Strategic identification and prioritization of issues and corrective actions.
  • Develop client presentations, provide training and support to clients and field representatives. Prepare operations support technical documentation in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to prepare technical presentations and succinctly communicate to technical and executive management audiences on periodic basis.
  • May assign, direct and review work of technicians and provide guidance to engineers. May mentor junior engineers regarding technical matters.
  • Author/co-author technical reports, papers, articles, patents, and presentations.
  • Identify and keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets. Learn new skills and adopt new practices readily to develop innovative and cost- effective products that maintain Schlumberger's technical leadership position.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BS / MS / PhD in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 3 – 7 years of relevant technical experience
  • Knowledge and hands on experience with fiber optics and optical systems (materials used, designs, standards, equipment, distributed measurements, etc.)
  • Experience designing electro-mechanical systems
  • Working knowledge of statistics and production control processes; ability to analyze and interpret large volume data sets
  • Proficiency with 2D and 3D modelling software (CAD, Creo, etc.) are a plus
  • Experience in manufacturing, process development and machinery are a plus
  • Ability to travel domestic/international about 5%

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.

Join us to create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. You can learn more about us here: 

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