Research and Experimental Imaging Geophysicist in Houston

at Shell AMER
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted August 12, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


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 worlds 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.Job Description: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 teams 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. Whats the role? As the Research and Experimental Imaging Geophysicist you support Shells 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, youre going to support Shells hydrocarbon exploration and production worldwide by showing us you have the skillset and aptitude to be able to develop, test and deploy efficient algorithms.  Job Requirements:Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employerMust hold a Ph.D. in Geophysics, Mathematics, Engineering, and other relevant fieldsHas significant (5+ years) experience in seismic data processing or imagingHas worked in an R&D; environment that focuses on seismic imaging and seismic velocity model buildingHas a proven track record in innovation, preferably also in integrationHas a solid understanding of the fundamentals of seismic imagingDisclaimer:Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.Shell participates in E-Verify.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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