Processing Geophysicist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Shell
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted December 18, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Company Description
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In Brazil, Shell has been present for more than a century (since 1913), and was the first international oil company to produce oil in Brazil, in the Campos Basin, after the market was opened up to private investment. Currently, Shell is one of the largest energy companies in the Brazilian market.
Shell in Brazil is also a major producer of lubricants and, through Raízen (a joint venture with a Brazilian energy and logistics group), invests in the production of sugar cane ethanol, a viable biofuel alternative for smarter and cleaner mobility in the future.
We deliver energy responsibly, aiming to meet society’s energy demands today and in the future in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. We operate safely with respect to our neighbors and work to minimize our environmental impact.
We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.
Job Description  

Member of a team responsible for delivery of seismic processing products and services to support Shell Brazil marine activities. 
Maximize business impact by on-time delivery of high quality seismic technologies and products to asset teams.
Good networking skills required to ensure most up to date seismic imaging technology is deployed in marine projects.
High degree of interaction with asset teams is expected.


Educational Background: Must have a Master's Degree in Geophysics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, or Applied Mathematics;
3-5 years of experience with seismic processing in Brazil, knowledge of the Brazil pre-salt in Santos and Campos;
Proficient interpretation skills, structural mapping, & attribute extraction;
Ability to manage projects under strict project management framework will be required hence project management skills are essential;
Ability to work and flourish in an ambiguous environment, one in which there will often be no definitive right or wrong answers, only choices;
The candidate must have strong communication skills and be able to interface with staff and clients of diverse backgrounds;
Fluency in English and Portuguese is a must.


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