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Research Geophysicist


Company Description

CGG is a global geoscience technology leader. Employing around 3,700 people worldwide, CGG provides a comprehensive range of data, products, services and solutions that support our clients to more efficiently and responsibly solve complex natural resource, environmental and infrastructure challenges.

Our geoscience solutions mobilize the expertise and ingenuity of our exceptional geoscientists, data scientists, researchers and engineers, and leverage the latest data analytics, machine learning and AI technologies to deliver new insights and innovations that enable our clients to achieve their business and energy transition goals in new, more sustainable ways.

We offer a comprehensive portfolio of multi-disciplinary, multi-client products including analytics-ready geoscience data and the industry’s most technologically advanced seismic data library in the world’s key locations.

Job Description

Be Part of Us

As a Research Geophysicist in the GEO TP Research team, you will be reporting to the Research Manager. In this role, you will contribute to a variety of research activities in line with the business needs such as developing, testing, improving, and validating algorithms/modules/methods with predefined geophysical content.

At the forefront of delivering unmatched Geoscience capabilities for our clients, our Research Geophysicists are analytical experts at identifying the best possible exploration spaces using advanced imaging workflows and technologies. As a global technology and high-performance computing leader, Geoscience in CGG is about solving some of the world’s complex environmental challenges. Our job is to leverage on curiosity and passion in science to become an established leader in delivering outstanding Geoscience services by uncovering new ways for our stakeholders to be more efficient and responsible, for a more sustainable future.

We practice Geoscience in ways that CGG does best – Caring deeply about the Earth, pushing beyond boundaries, and utilising multi-disciplinary approach in pursuit of innovation.

Job Overview

  • Develop a program or prototype with predefined geophysical content and specifications
  • Participate in the geophysical validation of prototype with the Imaging team
  • Understand internal requirements by building close relationships with the Imaging team
  • Prepare technical articles and carry out technical presentations for clients
  • Support the innovation process to deploy patent policy
  • Develop knowledge by reading academic publications, attending technical presentations, workshops, conferences, and seminars
  • Participate in the innovation process for deploying patent policy
  • Stay abreast of technology advancements to develop and improve research activities for Business Units and Clients

Key Skills & Experience

Desired Job Skillsets:

  • Entry to Intermediate level professional contributor on a research project
  • Possess master technical knowledge


  • Master or PhD in Geophysics, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering or other analytical discipline
  • Have at least 0-3 years of experience

Key Competencies

  • Analytical thinking
  • Innovative
  • Conceptual thinking
  • Judgement
  • Good communication
  • Strong technical background
  • Customer Service

Additional Information

Why Work at CGG?

At CGG, we are dedicated to providing the needs of our employees; and we know every employee has unique personal goals, family circumstances, and preferences. That is why we offer a wide array of benefits to promote and enhance your total well-being:


  • Flexible Hybrid Work Model (#LI-Hybrid)
  • Comprehensive Personal and Family Healthcare
  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Onsite Wellness & Recreation Corner
  • Fun Employee Engagement & Sustainable Activities

We care about the Environment

We encourage and support the community by fostering commitment among our employees to protect our environment through sustainable, energy-saving and waste reducing solutions through various company initiatives.

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 your specific needs, to aid personal growth in areas related to both technical and personal skills. This is facilitated through an extensive suite of CGG developed courses. (#LI-JK1)

Join us and share 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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