Geophysical Specialist (Geoscience Data Analyst) - Houston

at Aramco Services
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted November 22, 2016
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Basic Function
As a recognized geoscience expert, candidate will undertake specific assignments that can only be handled satisfactorily by one possessing a high level of technical ability, specialized expertise or extensive background.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform advanced statistical analyses of geoscience and engineering data to obtain insights into trends and opportunities
  • Create algorithms for processing and interpreting reservoir and well data
  • Develop frameworks for fast analyses of large data files compromising geoscience and petroleum engineering data
  • Provide consultation to Aramco Services Company (ASC) Upstream personnel on advanced analytics as it applies to subsurface data
  • Serve as consultant to management on data science that require an unusually high degree of skill and experience for their solution
  • Act as a technical advisor to assigned professionals and researchers as is necessary to satisfactorily perform work assignments
  • Prepare reports and oral presentations of the results of studies for review by management
  • Assist in training the less experienced professionals through discussions and work sessions
  • Attend meetings and conferences that contribute significantly to advancing the individual's expertise
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Geophysics or related field (e.g., Geology, Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or other science and engineering fields); graduate study or extensive formal training in specialty field is desirable
  • Normally expected to have twelve (12) years of professional experience, at least five (5) years of which should be as a geophysicist or petrophysicist; candidate must be highly regarded and accepted as an expert within the Company
  • Knowledge of Big Data Analytics, Multivariate Statistics, Numerical Analysis, and Machine Learning Techniques is strongly desired
  • Experience in software and programming tools for data-mining and advanced analytics strongly preferred
  • Must be able to communicate and comprehend both orally and in writing, accurately, clearly and concisely in English at the high level required to perform the job as outlined
  • Must possess good work habits, a strong work ethic, and be able to adhere to company work hours, policies, and standard business etiquette


Related Posts