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Senior Scientist Physics - Advisor Scientific Physics

Date:  Jan 13, 2023

Houston, TX, US, 77032

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Job description:

Halliburton Sr. Scientist, Principal Scientist or Scientific Advisor, depending on the experiences and background, for LWD Electromagnetic (EM) resistivity tool development, modeling, and inversion.



Under minimum supervision, the employee will perform the following tasks, including

  • Sensitivity studies using numerical modeling codes for tool development, inversion studies
  • ML algorithms to improve the inversion performance
  • Numerical modeling studies using in-house or commercial modeling software

The employee will be able to perform the following tasks independently:

  • Detailed documentation from presentations, reports, and disclosures
  • Novel ideas to address a new or challenging issue and document in a disclosure
  • Communicate issues, progress and proposed ideas to supervisors and project managers daily and weekly



Programming language:

  • Must be familiar with MATLAB or Python or Julia
  • Knowledge of FORTRAN codes
  • C #, C is plus

Must have experience on inversion algorithms or EM resistivity concept

  • Inversion algorithms including but not limited to: MCMC, deterministic inversion, etc.
  • EM resistivity concepts:
    • Experience on 1D, 2D or 3D numerical modeling development
    • Experience on numerical modeling methods including but not limited to FDTD, FEM, IE, etc.
    • Knowledge of 3D modeling software including but not limited to CST, HFSS, COMSOL, etc.
  • ML or AI experience is plus
  • Skills typically acquired through the completion of an undergraduate degree in Science, Engineering or similar discipline, and 4 years of related experience
  • Completion of a masters or PHD in Science or Engineering is preferred


Candidates having qualification that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher-level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs. Depending on education, experience and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available from Senior Scientist Physics, Principal Scientist Physics, up to an Advisor Scientific Physics

Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.HoustonTexas77032, United States 


Job Details

Requisition Number: 171449 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Sperry Drilling Svcs 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston