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Scientist (Senior - Advisor)

Date:  Jul 29, 2022

TX, US, 77032

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Job description and responsibilities:



  • 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 employ 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 familar with MatLab or Python
    • 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


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



Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.



Houston, Texas 77032


Job Details

Additional Locations for this position:

Requisition Number: 155773 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
PSL: Sperry Drilling Svcs 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time


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