Offshore Seismic Processing Specialist

Houston, Texas
14 Oct 2019
23 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Emerson E&P Software is seeking a specialist in offshore seismic data processing to work in its growing geoscience services group. The qualified candidate will join a group of experienced geophysicists, geologists, petrophysicists and engineers in conducting value-add geoscience and engineering projects for the oil and gas industry in it Houston office.


  • Capable of independently executing and completing multi-line 2D and 3D marine seismic processing projects in time or depth
  • Capable of building velocity models in anisotropic media and in the presence of complex structures such as turbidites and salt
  • Practical experience with seismic imaging applications and their associated workflows including Kirchhoff migration, Beam Migration, Full Azimuth Migrations, and Reverse Time Migration
  • Familiarity and practical experience with advanced seismic processing methods including broadband deghosting, surface related multiple attenuation (SRMA), data regularization, azimuthal handling, high resolution tomography, etc.
  • Experience with Broadband, Ocean Bottom Cable (OBC), Ocean Bottom Nodal (OBN), and Multi-Component (MC) seismic acquisitions
  • Familiarity with principles of Full Waveform Inversion

Additional Skills
  • Proficient working independently and in a group environment
  • Strong communication skills : capable of d elivering project presentations and writing professional grade project reports
  • Experience and track record of meeting project deadlines

  • BS degree in geoscience, math, physics, or related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in marine seismic processing with a seismic contractor or oil company.
  • Prior experience with Echos, GeoDepth, and/or Earth Study 360 a plus

Work Authorization

No calls or agencies please. Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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