Oil & Gas Applications Technologist

Careers at Carl Zeiss X-ray Microscopy

ZEISS is a dynamic, innovative technology company.

Position: Marketing/Oil & Gas Applications Technologist, reporting to Applications Manager
Req #12-19

Xradia is a fast growing scientific instrument company that designs and manufactures 3D X-ray microscopes for industrial and research applications. The company offers non-destructive high resolution/high contrast 3D imaging and quantitative analysis solutions for materials science, life sciences, geosciences, and semiconductor advanced packaging development and failure analysis. To help us drive the effective use of these instruments in the oil and gas industry, we are looking for a motivated Oil & Gas Applications Technologist.

Ideal candidate

  • Currently or recently employed in the Oil & Gas industry in a position directly related to quantification of core and rock properties
  • Intimate understanding of traditional and special core analysis techniques, petro-physics, rock mechanics, multi-phase flow, and other pertinent topics. Familiarity with digital rock physics
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • 3+ years’ experience
  • MS+ degree in petro-physics, geoscience, petroleum engineering, or related field
  • BS considered with 5+ years’ experience

Xradia-specific competencies that candidate is expected to learn on the job:

  • Attain expert-level proficiency with Xradia imaging technology, particularly as it applies to imaging a variety of rock types
  • Technical understanding of X-ray microscopy, tomographic imaging, and image quantification
  • Fundamental understanding of digital rock physics and how it relates to core analysis and reservoir characterization

Key responsibilities

  • Primary: Lead in the development and implementation of a customer success program focused on our Oil & Gas Industrial and Academic customers
    • Travel to customer sites for face-to-face interaction
    • Work intimately with customers to enable maximal use of Xradia technology in current work-flow
    • Characterize operational space of current instrumentation based on customer applications
    • Develop both customer-specific and general application solutions based on direct customer interface
  • Secondary: Marketing and Product Development Support
    • Work with Product Management to define market requirements based on customer interactions and market research
    • Create customer focused Use Cases and collateral material
    • Understand and analyze how leaders in the field are using Xradia technology to enhance their business and accelerate solutions for new industry challenges
    • Identify emerging issues in the industry and propose alternative solutions utilizing Xradia technology
    • Analyze and evaluate alternate solutions and competitive technologies
    • Create detailed reports, both customer-facing and internal

Travel Requirements

  • Position is located in Pleasanton, CA and may require up to 25% travel both domestic and international

To submit your interest, please send your resume to:

resumes@xradia.com or

Xradia Inc.
4358 Hopyard Road, Suite 100
Pleasanton CA 94588

Xradia, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

Thank you for your interest.