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Interpretation Geophysicist


Company Description

About CGG

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. CGG employs around 3,300 people worldwide and is listed on the Euronext Paris SA.

Job Description

The interpreter will work within the interpretation team. The main role of this job will be to perform seismic interpretation for Velocity Model Building (VMB) and to give geological support to Processing/VMB teams.

Expected tasks and responsabilities:

  1. Horizons picking: regional unconformities, salt horizons, pre-salt section;
  2. Create local velocity scenarios;
  3. Use imaging tools and workflows;
  4. Perform data QC: seismic attributes, velocities, maps, etc.
  5. Direct contact with clients to present results, understanding their perspective


The ideal candidate should present relevant experience in Seismic Interpretation with Specialization in Seismic Interpretation OR Master / PHD degree in Geology OR professional experience in Oil & Gas industry.

Skills and qualifications

  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Innovative mindset
  • Relevant geological background (exploration geology, stratigraphy, basin)
    • Experience with Pre-Salt or Brazilian Equatorial Margin is a plus
  • Good understanding of prospect assessment
  • Good understanding of exploration industry
  • Good understanding of seismic imaging
  • Good communication in English
  • Good presentation skills

Additional Information

Reasons to join CGG:

Life at CGG Rio

We love a good challenge. We harness a passion for technological and scientific innovation to foster change for the future. In our Rio center, you will find a diverse and multicultural work environment, where you will use your knowledge to help set high-performance standards and push the limits of possibility. We provide the environment to help you succeed when taking on ambitious challenges, all while developing your skills and preparing you for the future.

Create a brighter future for yourself.

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs of each individual to aid personal growth in areas related to both technical and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG learning hub.­

People always come first!

We recognize the importance of work life balance for our employees, which is supported through our flexible working and Quality of Life Program. We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment.

Benefits Package

  • Bonus Plan
  • Meal Voucher
  • Health Insurance Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Allowance
  • Private Pension Plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Language Assistance
  • Gympass
  • Christmas Gift Card
  • Shiatsu at the office
  • Birthday day off
  • Breakfast and Snacks in the office
  • And much more!

Ready to kickstart your career?

Join us and add your talent and imagination to see things differently!

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

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