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We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.

At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act- how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.

Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.

Our team of software domain experts invents, designs, and applies disruptive cutting-edge technologies to enable our customers to increase reliability, efficiency, and integration. Throughout, we maintain agile methodology and skilled development processes.

You will join a team of software experts with a variety of core competencies such as Internet of things (IoT), user experience (UX), data analytics, and web and mobile front-end development, back-end development, SRE, Cloud engineering. Keeping pace with and applying the latest digital technology trends in the energy industry will be your focus.

About the role

FDPlan is a Field Development Planning cloud-native application hosted on SLB’s industry leading DELFI platform. The focus of the team is the delivery of a leading commercial Software as a Service product to help experts in the energy sector plan the development of their field assets. At SLB Abingdon, UK, we require an intern with experience in web and Cloud development to design, develop and test innovative features and technologies for the FDPlan application.

The internship is expected to be based around full stack development including working on the backend layer written in Golang and running in Docker containers on the Google Cloud Container Engine (GKE). The project will allow the intern to explore and develop innovative technologies and solutions for FDPlan, such as the integration of Unity 3D to visualize energy assets or implement new workflows to support energy transition and new energy investment projects. It will also allow the intern to understand microservice architectures, building robust systems and operating complex services. As part of the placement the intern will also get the opportunity to participate in our internal hackathons and meet with other students. The student will acquire practical cloud experience and would gain insight into modern commercial software development in an exciting and fast-moving industrial setting.

Essential Skills & Experience

This work requires the successful applicant primarily to have experience in Angular for front-end development and back-end development (C#, Java, preferably Golang). Basic practical understanding of containers and Kubernetes, microservices architecture and web development is recommended.

Exposure to any of the following would be advantageous

  • Python, Cloud, automated testing


  • Penultimate or final year student, studying towards Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or related field.

BlueFlex: We are open to flexible, hybrid working with a combination of on-site & home working days.

SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or other characteristics protected by law.

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