Software Engineer for Seismic Imaging Applications in Houston, United States

at ExxonMobil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 4, 2019
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Job Role Summary
The software engineer will support and develop applications for the Subsurface Imaging team. The Subsurface Imaging team is within ExxonMobil IT and partners with upstream researchers to deliver advanced seismic imaging solutions. Our technology leverages a world class High Performance Computing system and enables geoscientists to gain insights on where to find oil and gas, providing significant competitive advantages.
Primary Job Responsibilities
Work on a scrum team as a software developer to develop and support proprietary applications used for seismic imaging
Collaborate closely with researchers to enable their research and to commercialize prototype research code
Support internal business partners that are globally distributed
Optimize applications to improve HPC system utilization and to increase throughput of seismic processing projects
Collaborate with HPC systems team and geoscientists to influence decisions regarding future hardware/system upgrades

Job Requirements
Several years of recent C++ experience with a thorough understanding of modern C++ concepts (i.e. C++ 11 and later)
Strong knowledge of object-oriented design principles
Understanding of code complexity and the performance implications of various algorithms
Experience in a Linux environment
Able to work well in a diverse team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills for effective collaboration and mentoring
Self-motivated and driven to learn
Safety oriented mindset – safety and well-being of our employees are our highest priority
Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computational Science or related field

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Python, Unix shell scripting languages (BASH primarily)
Parallel computing technologies (e.g. OpenMP, MPI, CUDA)
Source control and work item tracking systems (e.g. Git, TFS)
Experience with using third party APIs
Experience following an Agile (Scrum) software development process
Experience in the seismic exploration domain

Seismic Imaging Technology
Please see link below for more information on how ExxonMobil uses seismic imaging technology:
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ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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