Imaging Geophysicist - CDI permanent contract

Massy, France
Added: April 12, 2024
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.

As part of a diverse team committed to performance, you will exceed client expectations and push the boundaries of human ingenuity. As part of a global community of geoscientists, you will be challenged to excel and enabled to succeed anywhere in the world.

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Applicants must have the right to reside in France.

Job Description

This entry-level role is for physicists, geophysicists or engineers looking for a career where they can continue to develop their scientific skills and knowledge in a commercial environment where their work will have real-world impacts.

With CGG Imaging team, you will learn to use knowledge of seismic data processing, wavelet processing, and velocity modeling to generate accurate images of the Earth’s subsurface to help our clients get the most value from the data and make informed decisions to minimize exploration and development risk, promote energy transition.

You will learn to experiment with various mathematical and geophysical concepts using state-of-the-art geoscience technology and software and high-performance computing applications to deliver world-leading product and services.

Working as part of an Imaging team, you will learn to manage complex technical projects which includes providing data analysis and optimal quality control, identifying problems, defining innovative solutions and ensure that the step/project is performed on time as per project schedule.

As the nature of the job, you will also develop excellent communication and collaborations skills when working in an international team and with clients from all over the world.

Our Imaging team also works closely with our Research and Software Development staff to develop new techniques and tools and collaborate with them to publish journal paper and present in international conferences about emerging technologies.


Fresh graduates with master’s degree or PhD degree in any of the following disciplines: Physics, Geophysics or Engineering with 0-2 years of professional experience .

No prior knowledge of geophysics or geology is expected or required.

What do we look for during the application process?

  • Analytical approach to problem solving
  • Technical knowledge in an area of applied mathematics or physics
  • Enthusiastic attitude towards learning and passion for your subject
  • The technical agility to adapt your existing knowledge to a new field
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts

Additional Information

Recruitment process:

Our recruitment process for this position consists of 3 steps: CV screening -> Automated video interview -> Final technical interview.

What benefits we offer for this position?

  • Attractive salary and bonus scheme
  • Initial 25 days of annual leaves + 14 days of paid reduced working time per year
  • PEE/PERCO/CET Pension Savings Plan
  • Hybrid work: up to 2 days per week working from home
  • Access to company restaurant with subsidized price
  • Access to benefits from Company works council
  • Reimbursement of 50% of public transportation card in Ile-de-France region
  • Confidential employee assistance program to support our staff covering mental health, counselling, wellbeing, legal & financial issues

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.