Seismic Imaging Analyst

Houston, TX/Remote
Added: February 15, 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.

Job Description

Start your career with a recognized leader in geoscience technology and solutions. With CGG’s Subsurface Imaging team, you will be trained to use knowledge of seismic data acquisition, wavelet processing, and velocity modeling to generate accurate 3D 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. 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 ensure a high-quality product.

Working as part of a team of Seismic Imaging Analysts and Seismic Imagers, emphasis will be on managing day-to-day operations of challenging projects, providing data analysis and optimal quality control, identifying problems, and defining ideal solutions. Our Imaging personnel also work closely with our Research and Software Development staff to develop new techniques and tools and collaborate with them to publish information about emerging technologies.

Using advanced modeling techniques and cutting-edge data visualization tools, Seismic lmaging Analysts create and update seismic velocity models that closely represent subsurface geology. In addition to learning and applying advanced geophysical concepts, you will also have the opportunity to learn and develop expertise in geology and structural horizon interpretation.

Must have current U.S. work authorization or qualify for sponsorship.


  • PhD or Master’s in Geophysics, Physics, Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or other related technical or engineering discipline
  • Strong mathematical and problem-solving skills
  • Innovative mindset
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Collaborative team player
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication, organizational, and presentation skills
  • Experience with a UNIX environment preferred

Additional Information

Perks and Benefits:

  • Starting salary range: $85,000 - $100,000 (dependent on candidate profile and background)
  • Relocation bonus to help offset the cost of moving to Houston
  • $10,000 signing bonus to welcome you in!
  • Performance based monthly bonus averaging at 10-15% at entry level (contingent on financial & individual performance) - The only limit is your potential!
  • Fast paced promotions and career progression
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to recharge, 3 personal days and 8 sick days for you to use when you need it the most
  • A hybrid and flexible work schedule
  • Excellent 401k match program (contribute up to 5% and we’ll match up to 7%!)
  • Parental leave program - CGG offers eligible moms and dads paid time off to bond with their new child
  • Medical, dental, vision, supplemental benefits available and so much more
  • CGG wants our employees to be the best versions of ourselves. We offer a Wellness Program as well as a state-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • Tired of packing lunch? We got you covered with free lunches on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays!

Why work at CGG?

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

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