Title:  Engineer

Job Req ID:  3927

Aramco energizes the world economy.

Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer. 

With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco’s value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations’ spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.

We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.


Saudi Aramco is seeking Senior Research Scientist for their Exploration and Petroleum Engineering Advanced Research Center (EXPEC ARC). We are looking for professionals to conduct upstream research in the Multi-phase Metering Focus Area in the Production Technology Team. The position offers the opportunity to contribute in leading edge technology development to increase recovery, improve operational efficiency and reduce cost.

This technical position is for a R&D professional with well-established background in distributed sensing on optical fibers with strong knowledge of multiphase flow. Hands on experience of developing artificial intelligence and machine learning based solutions is desired. The position requires designing innovative solutions and applications, managing product development collaborations, and deploying the new technologies in Saudi Aramco.

Key Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Engage in multi-disciplinary teams to identify challenges and provide solutions to fill the technology gaps. Initiate technology development proposals

Initiate technology development proposal.

Draft preliminary distributed measurement designs and model their performance in a given wellbore configuration.

Perform business case analysis for the need to develop new products.

Analyze field production data and evaluate well performance.

Install and field trial test new technologies in the field and implement full-scale deployment of high-impact technologies.

Recommend distributed optical sensing techniques for injection, observation and production wells.

Write and publish technical papers and patent applications.

Prepare and present technical talks to highly technical audience.

Participate in technical societies and groups.

Minimum Requirements

As a successful candidate, you

Should have a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline. PhD degree is a plus

Have a minimum of 10 years related experience with demonstrated skills in oil production engineering

Have a working knowledge of optical time and continuous domain reflectometry measurement and data visualization technologies

Demonstrate hand-on skills in d AI/ML based solutions design and development

Have a strong knowledge of multiphase flow measurement challenges and techniques

Demonstrate skills in complex system integration using systems engineering methods

Have a Proven history of using distributed temperature, acoustic, pressure and strain sensing

Able to interact and communicate clearly with engineers from other disciplines and operational staff

have a history of technical publications and invention disclosures

Working environment

Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.

At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world’s biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.

We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs – one of the largest in the world.


Country/Region:  SA