Geoscientist | Schlumberger

Job Details


Houston - United States


Location: Houston, TX


We are looking for a scientist with a combination of data-science and quantitative geoscience skills to help us transform the way earth models are built using full waveform inversion (FWI) and tomography.

Responsibilities as part of our industry-leading FWI and seismic imaging team include:

  • Research and develop new algorithms and workflows for FWI, with a focus on user experience and geophysical automation.  
  • Identify opportunities to adapt recent innovations in machine learning and AI to support work on automation.
  • Develop and deploy data analytics and data science workflows as part of a cloud-native seismic processing environment.
  • Optimize new and existing production software to ensure on-going high performance on cutting-edge hardware.
  • Present results at internal and external conferences and at client meetings.
  • Provide support to commercialization and operational teams.

Job requirements:

  • PhD in a quantitative field such as Physics/Geophysics/Applied Math or equivalent knowledge level.
  • Strong background in applied mathematics/physics/geophysics, especially in inverse problems, numerical inversion, numerical simulation, linear and nonlinear solvers, and optimization.
  • Experience with programming for high performance computing environments using C++.
  • Experience with python and use of data science/analytics and machine learning packages.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Minomum 3 years direct experience

SLB is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, pregnancy (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), marital status, or other characteristics protected by law. We are an “Equal Opportunity Employer". 

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