Computational Software Engineer


Computational Software Engineer

Abingdon – United Kingdom

Job title:


Computational Software Engineer



About Us:


We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.



At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act – how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.



Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.





Abingdon, UK



Job summary:


Reservoir simulation is used to model fluid flow in porous media for various applications, including Carbon Capture and Storage and Geothermal Energy systems. SLB’s INTERSECT reservoir simulator is a world renowned C++ code.  It is constantly renewed to incorporate modern compiler technologies.  It is staffed by experts, including compiler contributors. It utilizes the latest technologies from Google (TensorFlow) and Nvidia (CUDA 11.2) in a product combining the most recent advances in AI with the discipline of High Performance Computing, in a competitive product market.  Are you ready for the challenge of high-end industrial C++?



Essential responsibilities and duties:


You will be expected to operate within a multi-skilled and experienced team, taking state-the-art knowledge into commercial software workflows.  You will work on implementing and maintaining efficient software.





  • Masters or doctorate in Reservoir Simulation, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or a related field



Required skills:


  • Enthusiasm to learn new skills/technologies and solve challenging problems
  • Familiarity with C++ (or similar high-level programming language)
  • Experience in a scientific domain
  • Experience in one or more of the following would be advantageous:

    • Agile software methodology experience
    • Familiarity with Git source control, pull request creation and pull request review
    • Experience in practices like pair programming, Test Driven Development (TDD), Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD)
    • Familiarity with build management systems such as Azure DevOps build, and administering continuous integration build systems, specifying virtual machines and designing containerised environments



BlueFlex: We are open to flexible, hybrid working with a combination of on-site & home working days.



SLB 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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