Senior Software Engineer

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Job Family: Engineering
Updated At: 2019-04-22


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 LinkedInTwitterYouTube 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.



Senior Software Engineer on a team responsible for the development of the CygNet SCADA platform as part of Weatherford’s Production Software business unit. Responsibilities include designing and implementing software components as a developer or technical lead, working with documentation and QA team members, formulating software requirements with product owners and interacting with support staff to resolve customer issues. Our small and self-organizing teams employ Agile processes to create a high performing software development environment. This position is in our San Luis Obispo office located in the beautiful Railroad Square building within walking distance of downtown.


Participate as a technical expert to apply a broad understanding of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to create software solutions.

Work closely with QA personnel on test automation and test design.

Work closely with the Product Managers to understand customer requirements.

Work with Support and QA to ensure high priority issues are diagnosed and resolved quickly.

Participate in the development of software user manuals. Document software designs.

Assists in training less-experienced software staff.

May act as team leader.

May assist in the planning and coordination of projects.




At least 5 years of experience developing software in a professional development environment

B.S. in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent discipline is a plus

Strong object-oriented software development skills (C++, C#) on MS Windows

Test automation tools and techniques

Experience with Agile development methodologies is a plus

Experience with process automation systems such as SCADA is a plus



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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled 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.