Geophysicist - Houston, TX in Houston, United States

at Shell
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted August 22, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Job Description
Purpose & Accountabilities :
Discover, develop, demonstrate and deploy innovative seismic interpretation technologies
Influence Shell technology teams regionally to maximize the value of such technologies.
Collaborate with data scientists and geophysicists to deliver Artificial Intelligence (AI) algorithms for enabling a step-change in subsurface interpretation capability
Build and develop new models for segmentation of geological features and geophysical properties from subsurface data
Disseminate skills and knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to the broader geophysical community
Optimize AI network performance for training and inference on high-performance compute cluster
Dimensions :

In this role, the successful candidate will work with experts in geology, geophysics, and data science to develop deep learning-based next-generation seismic interpretation tools.
Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer both now and in the future.
Any of:
Ph.D in Geophysics with strong Data Science experience
Ph.D in Data Science with strong Geophysics experience
Bachelor’s Degree in either Geophysics or Data Science with at least 7 years' professional experience solving problems geophysical problems with AI
Experience developing geophysics-guided deep learning models for seismic interpretation
Skill set must include expertise in:
Deep Learning
Convolutional neural networks
Image Processing
Programming skills in Python, Matlab
Use of TensorFlow, Caffe, CUDA
Strong background in high-performance computing
Ability to develop synthetic geophysical models on High-Performance Computing (HPC)
Ability to implement Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) parallelization
Competence in seismic imaging, processing, QI, inverse theory, multi-dimensional data analysis
Teaching experience
Strong publication record
Company Description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.
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Employment TypeFull Time
Work LocationHouston - Westhollow Technology Center
No. of Positions
Job Expires21-Sep-2019

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