WS/2618 - Digital Software Developer - Cloud Technologies

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Information Technology/Software Developer/Programmer


Digital Software Developer - Cloud Technologies




Based on skills and experience, a competitive Day Rate is on offer.


Netherlands Rijswick

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EU Citizen or Dutch Work Permit Holder

Start Date


A leading global Services Company in the Oil and Gas industry seeks a Digital Software Developer to work with clients to ensure that all exploration and production domain technologies are tailored effectively for their client needs. In doing so, you will employ advanced analytics, machine learning, automation of business processes, real-time data collection and analysis and other techniques. In addition to developing digital solutions tailored for clients needs, you will work closely with the Sales Team to plan, execute, and deliver actionable analytic insights and machine learning prototypes for the wider industry, using the Company’s collaborative cloud environment. Applicants are invited with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a data analytics or machine learning role. Experience of presenting client-facing solutions highly desired. This role is a 6 month contract with the potential for a further 6 month extension. If the role is successful then there is scope for permanency. Some travel to client offices will be required.

Supported by global offices, the Company is a leading provider of integrated software solutions, covering the entire upstream oil cycle – from finding hydrocarbons to evaluating the prospects, building the wells, and managing and optimising the production process. Their consulting services integrate expertise and processes with their advanced technologies to optimise real-time workflows and provide robust information management solutions.

The deployment of technologies across all sectors of the upstream industry has been highly evident in recent years - from greater optimisation in the field, real-time centres, predictive maintenance, cloud solutions, big data analytics, transaction based software and much more. The oil operators and service industry have embraced this new digital age and have realised dramatic efficiencies and reduced operating costs. In a world of uncertainty and the need to remain highly competitive, the drive for continued digital transformation continues to strengthen.

The Company has been at the forefront of leading technology advancements for nearly three decades, enabling the upstream oil and gas industry to turn critical information into useful knowledge. With the deployment of their main point technologies to Cloud based solutions, they are one of the few Companies to provide clients with an online environment for optimizing their exploration and appraisal lifecycle across global teams. They are experiencing greater client requests for customised solutions and hence the need for this role.
Reporting to the European Technical Sales Manager your primary responsibilities will be to:
  • Become knowledgeable in the Company’s technologies and services.
  • Execute well-defined, machine learning and analytic prototypes based on the needs of client.
  • Build strong client relationships and undertake site visits to enable you to present and explain the business benefit, describe the methodology and share results.
  • Communicate your work at all levels, to both technical and business audiences.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts, end users, services teams, and other stakeholders to develop solutions and apply the solutions using our technologies.
  • Define and take ownership of scope, deliverables, and timelines around machine learning and advanced analytic prototypes deliverables.
  • Support the Services team in the architecture, design and implementation of larger-scale production deliverables.
  • Identify issues and bottlenecks that might be improved through upgrades or plugins in the Company’s technologies.
  • Keep abreast of new oilfield technologies and digital solutions in the market.

This is a very exciting role for a highly dynamic and personable individual with a passion for technology and a strong background in machine learning and advanced analytics. The ability to articulate technical solutions to clients (both technical and commercial stakeholders) in a coherent and easily understood manner is key.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred. MSc desired.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a data analytics or machine learning role involving client-facing deliverables essential.
  • High interest in technology and its deployment within the upstream oil and gas industry essential.
  • Previous experience framing and conducting analyses in a relational database environment (e.g. Oracle DB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL) essential.
  • Background in using programming languages such as Python, PHP, and/or Ruby, etc. essential.
  • Background in statistical programming languages (e.g. R, SAS, SPS, etc.) highly advantageous.
  • A passion for and curiosity about advanced analytics and machine learning technologies essential.
  • Previous experience working in complex data environments within Oil and Gas industry highly desired.
  • Strong client facing skills is key.
  • An assertive individual with the personality and confidence to build strong relationships and present to all levels of a business both technical and commercial.
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills – the ability to articulate technical solutions in a coherent manner.
  • Strong project management as you may be involved in concurrent development projects.
  • Can travel as required.
Other Information
Package: Based on skills and experience, a competitive Day Rate is on offer.

Other: The Company has an equal opportunity policy and is a strong supporter of gender diversity. They welcome both male and female applicants for this role.

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