Computer Geoscientist in Den Haag, Netherlands

at CGG
Location Den Haag, Netherlands
Date Posted March 27, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


CGG ( is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities to its broad base of customers primarily from the global oil and gas industry.
Through its complementary business lines of Equipment, Acquisition and Geology, Geophysics & Reservoir (GGR), CGG brings value across all aspects of natural resource exploration and exploitation.
CGG employs over 5,500 people around the world, all with a passion for Geoscience and working together to deliver the best solutions to its customers.
Job Description
CGG’s GeoSoftware is a full-service provider for advanced geoscience software. We manage a comprehensive suite of applications for the entire journey from exploration and development to life-of-field production management. Our technology will help you develop a better understanding of the subsurface, manage exploration and development risks, and maximize the potential of your reserves.
The Computer Geoscientist is responsible for creating new, and improving existing geoscience algorithms and applications.
The successful candidate will be working on the Jason Workbench, a comprehensive software package containing tools aimed at seismic inversion and written primarily in C++. The Jason Workbench has been around for 30 years and is the preferred inversion technology at many international majors and national oil companies.
The role focuses on advancing the state of the reservoir characterization algorithms and applications and ensuring that new software designs and implementations satisfy the requirements for the software, whilst maintaining certain parts of the already existing software.
You will be responsible for the reporting of any timing and / or technical project issues to the team.
The ideal candidate will be educated to master’s degree (MSc level) or have a PhD in geophysics, physics, mathematics, electrical engineering or a related field and with experience within mathematical algorithms and signal processing.
You will be familiar with aspects of a software development cycle (version control, requirements, testing, etc.) with the ability to work within cross functional teams, sharing best practices and knowledge.
Experience with C++, object-oriented programming in a commercial environment, as well as experience with cross-platform (Windows and Linux) programming and graphical user interface development would be desirable.

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