Seismic Data Modeler - Intermediate Level in Houston, United States

at Experis
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted July 16, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


The Seismic Data Analyst will be supporting a F500 Oil & Gas Company on a 1 year contract located in Spring, TX.

Assist and work with numerous teams to provide application level support for an assortment of geoscience applications (e.g. Petrel, Paradigm Suite, RokDoc) in both Windows and Linux operating systems.
Ability to package applications for the Windows environment, including understanding of environment (registry edits, environmental variables, etc.), able to thoroughly document packaging install instructions, understand PowerShell scripts for wrappers, and virtual machine knowledge for pre-package testing.
Base understanding of Linux environment and how apps deployed in Linux including an understanding of disk mounts and servers in Linux environment for troubleshooting, ability to write Linux scripting.
Some SQL knowledge beneficial as well as some license management knowledge.
Able to communicate effectively with vendors.
Assist with application upgrades, benchmarking, basic application testing (non-geoscience), application (non-geoscience) and operating system troubleshooting and day-to-day application level support (disk maintenance, daemon maintenance, database management).
Educate users how to connect to remote systems through PUTTY, VNC, RGS, etc. and to our varied compute environments (Windows, Linux, high performance computing clusters, etc.).
Document findings and create tutorials / how-to guides for many of the above.
Soft Skills:
Safety Oriented Mindset
Proficient in English (written & verbal)
Team Oriented Personality & Positive Attitude
Effective End User Communication (written & verbal)
Analytical skills
Customer Oriented
Problem Solver
Time Management
Goal Oriented
Team Player
Interface with the business/client/subject matter experts outside the immediate teams
Experience working with large teams
Experience working independently
Experience working with a global team
Technical Skills:

Windows Packaging / Installation / Re-Packaging -competent - level
Linux Proficiency / Administration basic level
Linux Package Management basic level
Windows Proficiency competent level
FlexLM and License Management basic -level
Scripting (Python, PERL, shell, etc) (entry level/basic/competent/expert)
Database Management (Oracle & SQL) (entry level/basic/competent/expert)
Software acceptance testing and benchmarking (entry level/basic/competent/expert)
Fundamentals of Geology (entry level/basic/competent/expert)
Desired Skills or Experience: Overall understanding of Upstream or Geoscience user groups beneficial not required. Experience with GeoScience applications (e.g. GeoScience applications: Petrel, Studio, GeoFrame, Paradigm EPOS Platform, RokDoc, TechLog) is also desired. Familiarity with Agile workflows nice to have but not required.

Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent IT/CS computer related field.

Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)

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