PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ENGINEER-SCADA and Production Optimization in Katy, United States

at Weatherford
Location Katy, United States
Date Posted January 23, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.
Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.
Responsible for deployment of software solutions to Oil and Gas customers.

Install, Upgrade and configure SCADA and Production Optimization Systems
Build Screens, Workflows, Reports to support customer operations and SCADA hardware
Interact with Customers to understand and troubleshoot Product Issues
Provide custom solutions, utilities and system integration using scripts
Participate in software testing during the release cycle and customer
Train customers on system usage and new product features
Identify cause of problem reported by debugging Program/Scripts and if necessary correct them or report them to the developers
Provide support to internal and external clients working on consulting projects which use the company’s optimization software.
Gain a firm understanding of Production Optimization Products and how it works from the users Perspective.
Able to troubleshoot issues related to SCADA Hardware and Radio communications
Train users in system usage and administration
Extensive Domestic and foreign travel required 50-75%
Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level
Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

They should have the understanding of oil and gas process, how they scada systems work, protocal, sequel database, expect tohave scripting the sequeal, importing and exporting in sequel,
Debugging/programming skills in VB or other programming language, SQL, XML
Windows programming environment and web development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to calmly manage crisis situations
Ability to plan ahead and organize daily and weekly tasks
Ability to work with minimum supervision
Experience in similar role troubleshooting and diagnosing problems with hardware and software
Work experience with SCADA software and hardware
BS Computer Science or Engineering
The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations

Experience with production optimization software and/or Weatherford applications.
Prefer Windows OS administration and support
Experience in Oil and Gas Industry – Production
Communication Protocol knowledge
Database Admin experience
Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development.
Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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