Computational EM Scientist | Schlumberger

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Computational EM Scientist

Cambridge - United States

Computational EM for the Modeling and Interpretation Group

Qualifications or Experience:        PhD or equivalent

Date of Start:                                       Immediate

Schlumberger’s Modeling and Interpretation (M & I) group is seeking applicants for a research scientist position in computational electromagnetics, effective immediately. The individual will work in a team of scientists to develop and implement new modeling and inversion applications of electromagnetic (EM) measurements for subsurface characterization.

Applied research projects are carried out to develop new technologies for application in the energy sector.  The M&I department leverages state of the art computational sciences combined with data science and deep learning methodologies to develop solutions to complex interpretation problems pertaining to subsurface multi-physics multi-scale sensor measurements. Domain expertise and extensive measurement datasets are leveraged along with HPC infrastructure available locally and on the cloud.

While the initial project concerns electromagnetic wellbore measurement data and their interpretation, the successful candidate will be encouraged in the future to expand their horizons and skills to tackle the upcoming wave of technical challenges related to the decarbonization and new energy sectors.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide research and development solutions using principles of physics and mathematical models
  • Perform electromagnetic modeling of subsurface sensor systems and interpret results
  • Prototype and test applications to invert electromagnetic sensor data for subsurface parameters
  • Conduct technical reviews of technical requirements risk analyses, and verification test results
  • Assist in commercialization tasks where applicable
  • Contribute to design standards
  • Create and maintain product documentation
  • Make presentations to technical, management, and client needed
  • Author technical reports, papers, articles and patents
  • Share expertise via internal knowledge sharing methods and special interest groups. Build informal networks throughout the organization and with customers
  • Assign, direct and review the work junior engineers. Mentor junior team members as required
  • Provide training and support to customers and field representatives
  • Maintain familiarity with company technology, organization and business
  • Keep abreast of novel technical concepts and markets; Learn new skills and practices as required to develop products that maintain Schlumberger's technical leadership
  • Participate in recruiting activities

Detailed qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering, physics, applied math, earth sciences, or related fields preferably with thesis work related to computational electromagnetics and/or inversion of EM remote sensing data
  • Solid programming/software skills and practice of machine learning are preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and ability to work within a team of scientists and engineers
  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US

Schlumberger is an equal 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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