Senior Research Geophysicist (Seismic Processing) Job at Sinopec Tech Houston, Houston, TX

  • Sinopec Tech Houston
  • Houston, TX

Job Description

Job Title : Senior Research Geophysicist (Seismic Processing)

Company/Department: Geophysical Exploration

Reports To : Chief Geophysicist

General Description
The candidate will have extensive Research and Development experience with seismic processing (such as Kirchhoff Migration, Tomography, or Noise removal algorithms, etc.) related algorithms, and various relevant Geophysical technologies. Candidate will develop the technology, perform testing, and apply for real datasets. Candidate should have a proven track record in the oil and gas industry having vast knowledge and experience working with various regions. Must have strong coding and programming capabilities.

  • Develop seismic processing related technologies and integrated to production software which will be used in HPC with Linux system.
  • Utilize creative, innovative approaches to maximize the accuracy and efficiency of geophysical technologies.
  • Optimize coding to maximize the computing hardware capability, especially on GPU servers
  • Mentor and train colleagues, applying solid knowledge of geophysical disciplines to various projects.
  • Preparing consolidate technical reports for management and other parties as required.
  • Collaborates well with other employees.
  • Ensures timely and technically competent completion of work within budget limitations.
  • Promotes the company health safety and environmental policies, procedures, regulations and objectives
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Expert knowledge in seismic processing, noise removal, wave propagation, numerical simulation, seismic imaging, seismic inversion, and related research topics.
  • Strong programming skill is required. C/C++, Fortran, and CUDA are considered good additional positives.
  • Familiar with Linux and high performance computing systems.
  • Ability to do present technical topics to peers and management.
  • Promote industry best practices and work safety.
  • Must be able to read and write English fluently.
  • Effective communication, problem-solving and teamwork.
  • Strong project management skills.
Minimum Required Education, Credentials, Licenses and Experience:
  • Must have a Master Degree or Doctor Degree in Geophysics, mathematics, physics, computer science or related Geophysical subjects; from an accredited school.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years industry related experience working in the Oil & Gas industry as a geophysicist.
  • Some domestic and international travel may be required.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.
Disclaimers: The foregoing statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential functions of this role and should not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements of this position. The specifics of this job description will be updated from time to time, as appropriate and required.
STHC is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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