|Location||Houston, United States|
|Date Posted||August 12, 2019|
We are looking for an imaginative and dynamic scientist with a proven track record in seismic imaging research to join our Research & Development efforts in the Experimental Imaging Technology team. In-depth scientific skills need to be combined with a sound understanding of the business to ensure delivery of value-driven seismic imaging technology.
Where you fit in
You are going to be a key member of the Experimental Imaging Technology team that supplies innovative technology solutions to the business. The team’s focus is creating superior, differentiating images and seismic velocity models of the subsurface in a cost-competitive way that can be used to find and develop hydrocarbons in ever more challenging geological settings.
What’s the role?
As the Research and Experimental Imaging Geophysicist you support Shell’s in-house seismic technology development by proposing and implementing novel technology solutions, and by testing newly developed technology on seismic data in experimental processing projects. The present business environment requires ever closer integration with the end users as well as the global technology organization. Working within this international environment, you’re going to support Shell’s hydrocarbon exploration and production worldwide by showing us you have the skillset and aptitude to be able to develop, test and deploy efficient algorithms.
Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer
Must hold a Ph.D. in Geophysics, Mathematics, Engineering, and other relevant fields
Has significant (5+ years) experience in seismic data processing or imaging
Has worked in an R&D; environment that focuses on seismic imaging and seismic velocity model building
Has a proven track record in innovation, preferably also in integration
Has a solid understanding of the fundamentals of seismic imaging
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 - EP Center Americas
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