Senior Geophysicist Reservoir Geophysics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

at Equinor Brasil Energia Lt
Location Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Date Posted May 14, 2019
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The selected candidate will become member of the sub-surface team and should be able to work with internal and external partners:

Work close to the internal stakeholders and be proactive identifying business needs, technology gaps and opportunities.

Ability to establish a network with external R&D; partners in Brazil.

Maintain a seamless link to the relevant R&D; departments in Norway.

Responsible to initiate, develop and execute R&D; projects within geophysics domain, with focus on both exploration and reservoir characterization areas.

Establish a strong R&D; portfolio to address business needs.

Constant review and mapping of the best-in-class external partners in geophysics domain.

Some experience of working in the O&G; industry is desirable but a strong academic background is essential, preferably within pre-salt geophysical reservoir characterization and/or pre-salt exploration.

Education at least master level in geophysics. Doctorate degree is preferred.

A good understanding of data science and programming is an advantage

Excellent communication skills in English, both oral and written

Good stakeholder and project management skills.

Follow through and show determination and stamina.

Demonstrate a commercial mindset on projects selection, being capable to identify and mitigate risks.

Desirable experience in R&D; projects.

Good understanding of ANP Technical Regulation 3/2015.

3-5 years of relevant experience preferred.

Personal Qualities
Strong focus on HSE, ethics and aligned with Equinor values

Ability to manage projects

Ability to simplify and communicate complex technical challenges

Ability to combine strategy and business mind set

Team player with ability to work and communicate across disciplinary boards.

Strong communication skills and networking abilities

Structured, systematic and target driven

Ability to live by our safety and security expectations.

We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
General Information
Make sure that we are able to give your application consideration: Please attach copies of your diplomas, certificates and grades in English or Portuguese. Applications submitted without such attachments will unfortunately not be evaluated. If you are in the process of completing a degree, please upload an official temporary transcript or other document describing subjects and grades completed to this point.

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

Please note that this is a local position on local terms and conditions.

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