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Our opportunities range from support functions (Finance, Legal, Audit, HR, HSE, Sales & Marketing) to supporting business development to technical experts to building 3D subsurface images or designing software and high-performance computing solutions.

Our subsurface imaging techniques are based on applied physics, using high performance computer systems. If you have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, you will apply these to analyzing and solving complex data issues. We hire scientists, mathematicians, engineers, data scientists and IT talents to analyze complex seismic data, using the latest technology.

CGG Ranks among the world's top 15 for computing capacity

Working in a project-focused team, you are responsible for building 3D subsurface images from reflection seismic soundings, using data processing modules on CPU and GPU computer systems.

You will use your practical mathematics and physics skills in an applied environment, to overcome geophysical challenges, such as noise and multiple attenuation and data regularization, and perform velocity model building and data migration.

You will learn CGG’s processing modules and how to run a complete seismic project; from testing to QC and the presentation of results to management and clients.

  • Math & Physics
  • Problem Solving
  • Client Engagement
  • Collaboration​
  • Imaging Scientist

    To meets our clients’ needs in an ever-changing and innovative environment, CGG has a team of dedicated research professionals who strive to continuously improve our operational activities.

    Using your math skills you will be highly capable of abstracting geophysical concepts with mathematical languages, whilst developing algorithms to solve geophysical problems.

    You will have a passion for coding and analyzing real data to deliver high-end technical products.

  • Math & Algorithms
  • Coding & Analyzing data
  • Innovative Mindset
  • Geophysical Researcher

    Building stunning subsurface images requires the continual development of our in-house software’s applications and infrastructure. If you are passionate about hands-on programming and turning this passion into a career in an innovative and creative environment, our Software team could be the ideal choice for you. From design, through to development, improvement and support, you will work collaboratively to ensure our geophysicists are able to produce cutting-edge imaging solutions.

  • Creativity
  • Desire to continuously develop your technical knowledge
  • Problem-solving
  • In the Global IT team, you are part of CGG’s computer science strategy.

    You will apply your passion and knowledge for High-Performance Computing (HPC) and work on new computational initiatives; designing and operating largescale HPC solutions.

    Your strong scientific background will assist you in solving problems and creating solutions for specialized accelerators and programming models; ensuring efficient, robust and trustworthy architectures.

    You will be a naturally inquisitive individual, with a desire to constantly learn new things and contribute to CGG’s forward-focused and high-tech objectives.

  • Inquisitive & Creative mindset
  • Scientific Background
  • Computer Scientists

    You enjoy working on open-ended problems? Your customers are world-class seismic imagers who strive to image the subsurface with a high degree of accuracy and resolution.

    Your challenge, if you accept it, is to analyze the computational activities and demands of seismic imaging and, with your insights, propose solutions and applications for realms widely ranging from resource scheduling and allocations to automation of imaging-related computations in our HPC environment.

    In a nutshell, we expect you to propose solutions to known problems and also identify new areas where you can add value with your expertise.

  • Computer science ph. d
  • Machine learning experience
  • Problem solving ability
  • In our Equipment business line, we manufacture high technological seismic equipment dedicated to image the earth’s subsurface.

    Your role is designed to enhance your technical skills by supporting, developing and manufacturing the widest range of leading-edge products and technologies for geophysical exploration around the world.

    Whatever the field you choose, you will have the opportunity to be part of a project team in an international environment either to design or support world-class high-tech products or to work on complex and worldwide manufacturing projects to serve our customers on time and with the expected quality and reliability.

  • Math & Physics
  • Technically excellent
  • Good communicators & Team players
  • Customer focused​
  • Performance-driven to excel in various areas​
  • Engineers

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