Software Developer in EDMONTON, Alberta



Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger – a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other’s successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


This is an intermediate level job that performs routine tasks associated with the design, modification, development, writing and implementing software programming applications. Applies standard techniques, procedures and criteria to support and/or install software applications/operating systems. Work is overseen by leader to ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures. Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Resolves routine questions or problems, referring only complex issues to a higher level. All work performed is thoroughly reviewed for application of sound professional judgment.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (not listed in any particular order):

  • Develop and maintain engineering software for use in the upstream oil and gas industry.

  • Provide high-quality work in a timely manner with little direction from senior technical staff.

  • Analyze requirements and architecture to perform design and implementation of software applications.

  • Demonstrate understanding and adherence to the software development process.

  • Employ software engineering methods and practices to create artifacts to support the implementation and support of software products.

  • Support the creation of documentation and training material.

  • Understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies.

  • Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.



  • MS in Engineering with 2+ years direct Oil & Gas experience.

  • Working knowledge of C/C++, Fortran or other object-oriented programming languages.

  • Ability to translate requirements into a solid design and implementation.

  • Understanding of software engineering design principles and analysis algorithms with the ability to translate design and analysis into code.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Analyze complex problems and design appropriate solutions.

  • Strong diagnostic skills to track, trouble-shoot, and solve issues.

  • Ability to prioritize and perform work independently.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to foster teamwork.


  • MS or PhD in Petroleum Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

  • Experience or knowledge in oil and gas software development.

Job Locations CA-AB-EDMONTON

ID 2024-258980


Position Type Regular Full-Time

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