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United States Houston: Data Scientist

Houston, TX
  • Job Code
    36988  Experience Level: Experienced Hire Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology Product Service Line: Production Enhancemen
United States Houston: Data Scientist

United States Houston: Data Scientist

Date: Nov 14, 2017

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


The Production Enhancement division encompasses all of Halliburton’s Hydraulic Fracturing and Wellbore Stimulation efforts.  Halliburton pioneered hydraulic fracturing technology and revolutionized the oil and gas industry when we executed the first hydraulic fracturing procedure in 1947.  Since then, we have remained the industry leader in providing fracturing and stimulation services all over the world.  The Applied Sciences R&D team is where it all starts.  From technology and process improvement to new product development, this team is the heart of Halliburton’s largest Product Service Line and the very foundation of Halliburton’s position as the industry leader and principal innovator in well stimulation products and services.


Data Scientist Responsibilities:

  • Utilize data analytics tools to perform queries and analyses and for defining and correlating data, and skilled at utilizing data visualization platforms to organize and present summarizations, predictive analysis, comparative analysis, dashboards and reporting. 
  • Perform data mining and analytics to support ongoing continuous risk monitoring and risk assessments of operational data to recognize patterns and trends, investigate anomalies, and assess internal control environment. 
  • Design and implement data governance processes for assessment and remediation of data quality related issues using large and complex enterprise data models and large volumes of data.
  • Leverage various statistical techniques and predictive modeling to drive / identify indicators of risk.
  • Promote efficiency by automation of manual auditing processes.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of direct experience
  • Experience writing complex stored procedure and ad-hoc queries
  • Strong knowledge of at least one of the following technologies: SQL, SAS, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Experience developing data modeling tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of data warehouse, database design and data mining techniques
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to all levels of senior management.


Desired Qualifications:

  • M.S. or PhD in Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics, Finance or related
  • Services, Reporting Service, TIBCO-SpotFire
  • C++, R, Matlab, Python, Distributed Computing
  • Machine Learning, Times Series, Data Mining, Mathematical, Modeling, Probability and Stochastic Processes, Mathematical Optimization, Simulation, Algorithm Design
  • Predictive modeling experience
  • Working knowledge of the oil and gas industry and terminology
  • Multivariate expertise


Other Experience:

  • Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for a higher level role 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 including Data Scientist Principal, Data Scientist Advisor or Data Scientist Sr. Advisor.


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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


Job Details

Requisition Number: 36988 
Experience Level: Experienced Hire
Job Family: Engineering/Science/Technology
Product Service Line: Production Enhancement 
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Additional Locations for this position: 

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Database, Developer, System Administrator, Warehouse, SQL, Technology, Manufacturing


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