Rock Physics Researcher (Graduate)

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Company Description

CGG ( is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future. 

Job Description

The Rock Physics Researcher role is with the Tech+ department that is responsible for innovation and research across global Geoscience.  This is a technical role in R&D.  The main responsibility will be researching, developing, testing, and industrializing reservoir characterization workflows that rely on rock physics for integration of geological and seismic information. They will also participate in or support projects worldwide where those workflows are employed.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • R & D
    • Research, develop, test, and industrialise reservoir characterization workflows that rely on rock physics for integration of geological and seismic information.
    • Develop and ensure strong integration between petrophysics, rock physics and geomechanics workflows within CGG Geoscience team.
    • Responsible for keeping up to date with state-of-the-art innovative technologies linked to rock physics that can add value to CGG Geoscience business.
    • Lead the innovation of new workflows and technologies that provide differentiation for CGG.
    • Ensure all technical work has been performed to an excellent standard, which exceeds Client expectations and is compliant Client objectives.
    • Provide support as needed across CGG Geoscience business.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • The candidate requires good communication and presentation skills, to ensure that complex technical information in conveyed in a clear and concise way.
  • Innovation
    • The candidate must actively engage in and promote the adoption and development of new technologies and workflows. This will include developing ideas outside of conventional workflows in order to be at the forefront of technology and bring value to our clients and the business.


Relevant Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • Discipline expertise in rock physics, with additional knowledge of petrophysics, geomechanics and reservoir geology.
  • Graduate level role – PhD or MSc in one of the above disciplines.
  • Relevant work experience is an advantage.
  • Coding experience in C, C++ and Python.
  • Self-starter with good time management, organisation and problem-solving skills, with an ability to handle multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in English and excellent interpersonal skills.

Others aspects

  • Full time employee
  • The role requires the availability to travel and work in other locations for up to a few weeks.  

Additional Information

Why work at CGG?

  • Highly intelligent and motivated coworkers who are leaders in geoscience technology and high-performance computing
  • Energetic and challenging-yet-fun work environment, full of imaging problems to be solved and technologies to be developed
  • Excellent training and mentorship programs

Benefits Package

  • Competitive compensation with performance-based bonus program
  • Initially 15 days holidays with future increases, complemented by a generous number of paid sick days and personal days
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance and Life Insurance for you and your dependents
  • RRSP Company matching program
  • Employee Assistance Program to support your personal issues

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