Advanced Research Geophysicist in Houston, United States

at TGS
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted May 13, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


TGS provides multi-client geoscience data to oil and gas Exploration and Production companies worldwide. In addition to extensive global geophysical and geological data libraries that include multi-client seismic data, magnetic and gravity data, digital well logs, production data and directional surveys, TGS also offers advanced processing and imaging services, interpretation products, permanent reservoir monitoring and data integration solutions.
Develops new technologies and provides technical support to seismic processing personnel and clients as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Able to come up with creative solutions independently which helps production processing
Demonstrates the ability to solve difficult problems with some guidance
Capable of presenting material to clients with little support from others
Responsible and able to deliver R&D tasks on time
Test newly developed techniques for their theoretical rigor and practical efficiency
Present his/her research findings at international geophysical conferences
Has positive impact on production processing
Take responsibility for your own safety, and comply with all instructions given regarding health, safety and the protection of the environment.
Ensure the correct use of safety devices and protective equipment as required and report any hazards, accidents or injuries to your immediate supervisor.

Job Requirements (Education and Experience):
Master and/or PhD degree in Geophysics, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math or related field
4 to 7 years of relevant experience

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
Strong programming skills (C/C++)
Self-motivated and able to work well in team and independently
Good communication skills, able to effectively present at lunch and learn sessions and to other groups internally
Good problem solving skills, able to promptly resolve production issues
Understands software framework and how to optimize it with hardware used in production
Fortran programming skills are desired, but not required

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