Student Internship Searchable seismic data store in Rotterdam, Netherlands

at CGI Group, Inc.
Location Rotterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted November 21, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent



CGI has set itself the task to develop an automated seismic interpretation product to support the dream of creating the first automatized oil platform. In order to interpret seismic images, data analytics and neural networking technologies will be included in this solution. At this moment in the oil and gas business, all seismic interpretation is done by hand, a very tedious process! For you, we seen the challenge of creating this automated system and launch the first automated oil and gas platform!

Internship description

Within the Exploration teams there is a need to search and create seismic data without any obstacles. Currently the need has arisen to create a global data store where exploration scientist can find all available data. Furthermore, users need to find metadata to guide them through the data available. Exploration Scientist use this data to create data products, which in turn they can use to obtain pre cursor indications of left over oil and gas repositories.

The current amount of seismic data stored in this Oil & Gas company is 5 times the data stored by YouTube. This data was never archived and is unsearchable. To search through this data lake, a global repository is needed and search tools need to be developed to increase the search efficiency.

Within this internship on our Upstream team, you will be working on this initiative within the business. This role will require communication and interaction with multiple internal and external clients to ensure each module interacts properly with each other. If you have experience in data analytics, neural networks, seismic interpretation and are excited about continuous learning opportunities, we want to hear from you.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Essential Qualifications

Experience with Big Data analytics, Neural networking
Knowledge and hands-on technical experience with pattern recognition
An ability to quickly translate and navigate through new concepts in data analytics.
Excellent communication skills in English, speaking and writing

Desired Qualifications

Independent worker that requires little supervision beyond initial scope expectation and transfer of requirement
Knowledge of data analytic tools
Familiarity with big data concepts (ex: Hadoop)

Professional Attributes


Education and Certification

Bachelor's or Master's degree with a focus on data analytics or spatial visualisations, or equivalent
No more than 1 year of full time relevant experience (please note research under a PhD are not be considered relevant experience)
Have completed at least 2 years of relevant Bachelor studies by the time of the commencement of the internship, and are currently enrolled in a relevant study programme


Apply immediately! More information about the vacancy? Contact, Director Consulting Services, via mail address

For other questions about the application procedure, please contact the Recruitment department on (088) 564 00 00 or

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