Location: Edinburgh

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About this Vacancy

PE Limited is recruiting scientists with excellent software development skills. This position would be ideal for someone who has a higher degree in the physical sciences or engineering and would like to pursue, or is already pursuing, a career in software development.

· You will be part of a team researching and developing engineering or geological models to improve and represent the structure, physics and engineering principles around the modelling of oil and gas fields

· We require people who can work on any or all of the following activities: algorithm development, graphical user interface design, system architecture, and general full stack Windows development

· You will interact closely with our petroleum engineering and structural geology specialists as you help to develop core science, algorithms, and workflows in our world-leading suite of products. As a member of the development team you will also be involved with product core design, build, testing, and deployment

· The company will support your personal development to allow you to deepen your knowledge in the physics and engineering around oil field modelling, and the science of geological modelling


We offer an exceptional package which includes salary, performance related bonuses, other benefits and relocation assistance (where applicable). The company encourages and structures its salary based on personal performance and contribution to the success of others.


A good advanced degree in Physical Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Geology, or Computing Science

Sound programming experience including: C, C++, and/or Fortran

Comfortable operating in deadline driven environment

Must possess good numerical, problem solving, and organisational skills

Additional technical competency across a selection of the following disciplines may be beneficial:

GUI development using .Net Technologies (C#, WinForms or WPF) or Qt/QML framework, or HTML5

GPU development for the solution of algorithmic problems (OpenCL, CUDA)

Machine learning and AI

2D/3D graphics development; OpenGL, OpenGL Shaders, VTK, OSG, Vulkan

CI experience; JIRA, TestRail, TFS, Git, Jenkins, csh/bash, batch files, cmake, PowerShell

Company Information

PE Limited is an industry leader in developing and delivering state of the art engineering software products and superior technical support to oil and gas industry. We are also a leader in the field of structural geology, and creators of Move™, the best-in-class upstream O&G 3D structural modelling product. We have an impressive, broad range of clients worldwide, including all major operators as well as service and contract companies. We operate globally from our head office in Edinburgh, Scotland and US offices in Houston and Lafayette.