Geophysical Software Designer - T.T.I. (Houston, TX)

at Sinopec
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted July 28, 2016
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 8


Job Title:   Geophysical Software Designer – T.T.I.

General Description:

We have an urgent need to hire a Geophysical Designer who specializes in T.T. I. velocity modeling. Candidate should have an extensive background in geoscience and geophysical software design/developer with high performance computing optimization for seismic imaging & related algorithms.  Candidate will develop and optimize seismic imaging & related technologies for production run on a high performance computing system. Candidate should have a proven track record in the oil and gas industry.


  • Design software for velocity modeling: isotropic, orthotropic and t.t.i anisotropy.
  • Solid understanding of high performance parallelization and optimization for CPU and GPU.
  • Experienced knowledge of seismic imaging or related technologies.
  • Develop seismic imaging or related technologies for production run.
  • Will need to utilize creative, innovative approaches to maximize the accuracy and efficiency of geophysical technologies.


  • Expert knowledge in high performance computing parallelization and optimization.
  • Strong programming of C/C++ and CUDA/OpenCL (or SSE) are required.
  • Working knowledge of Fortran, OpenMP, MPI are considered positives.
  • Familiar with seismic propagation, numerical simulation, seismic imaging, seismic inversion, and related research topics.
  • Familiar with and ability to utilize Linux and other high performance computing systems.
  • Ability to do present technical topics to peers and management.
  • Promote industry best practices and work safety.
  • Effective communication, problem-solving and teamwork.


  • Master’s Degree or Doctorate Degree is required (from an accredited school), in geophysics, mathematics, physics, or computer science.
  • Must have 8+ years related experience working in the Oil & Gas industry as a geophysicist.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Must have a valid Texas driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

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