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Big Data Software Developer (Engineer)

Mon 24 September 2018

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A Technology Company with a Passion for Geoscience

CGG is a pioneering Technology Company providing world class fully integrated Geoscience services within the global Energy sector. Created in 1931, our history tells the story of a profession conducted with passion and of an adventure stretching across five continents. We employ in excess of 5,500 people worldwide, who bring a unique blend of talent and energy through working together to deliver unrivalled innovative solutions to our customers.

 

Through our cutting-edge Technology in Geoscience, we have achieved outstanding leadership with a strong focus on innovation and a commitment to delivering the best sustainable solutions to our clients’ energy challenges. Based on the foundations of mathematics and applied physics, we bring our clients a unique range of technologies, manufactured equipment and services, designed to generate stunning 3D images of the Earth’s subsurface structures.

Our own Unique blend of Technology, Science and Creative Thinking

We use a unique combination of pioneering proprietary software, visualisation applications and high performance CPU & GPU computing capabilities. Our scientific teams collaborate with customers, through the analysis, enhancement and creative problem solving of complex data. Together we produce tailored products and customised solutions in pursuit of providing a deeper understanding of the Earth’s subsurface structures for exploration, production and optimisation of oil and gas reservoirs.

Become Part of our Team

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our largest European centre, based in the South-East England, which employees in excess of 350 staff, operating across a diverse global market with high profile European and International customers.

As an experienced Big Data software developer, you’ll play a vital role in the support, improvement and on-going development of big data solutions. Through data mining, analytics and AI, you’ll turn information into insights, answering key questions asked by the cutting-edge uniquely designed software, used by our scientific teams to analyse and enhance subsurface data. As an integral member of our global development team, we highly encourage the contribution of ideas and drive in the generation of new concepts, to maintain our outstanding leadership position for technology and service delivery in the market place.

Qualifications

Educated to a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PHD degree level in any of the following disciplines;

  • Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics or related Computing subjects

 

Key Skills & Competencies

 

  • A passion for programming, technology and enthusiasm for analytical and problem solving challenges
  • Through formal education and proven experience, a strong understanding and knowledge of C/C++, python, functional programming ideally based on a Linux platform
  • Proven experience of Hadoop, Spark, MapReduce and machine learning
  • Experience to design, build, test and support innovative solutions
  • The ability to define and manage project deadlines
  • The ability to balance workloads across a wide variety of projects
  • To keep all stakeholders regularly informed on progress
  • To innovate and have fun through collaboration and generation of ideas which lead to software performance and user interface improvements or delivery of new concepts
  • An enthusiastic attitude towards learning and flexibility to adapt to new challenges or changes in direction

 

Learning and Development

 

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 technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own CGG University platform.

Benefits Package

  • Salary starting from £35,000 p.a.
  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Accommodation assistance program
  • Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programs, tailored to suit individual or family needs
  • Employee Assistance Program to support our staff
  • Initially 22 days holiday with future increases, complemented by a flexible holiday program

 

We Care about our Staff and Environment

We recognise the importance of work life balance for our employees, which is supported through our flexible working and relaxed dress code policies.

We recognise and actively support the wellbeing of our staff through many different initiatives;

  • Onsite Exercise classes, almost every day of the week and promoting active lifestyles
  • Onsite Social Games area which provide downtime through the working day
  • Our restaurant, offering great food and a highly effective social and work space
  • Regular social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
  • Many discounts schemes, including Gym membership and a cycle purchase scheme

 

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 through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.

 

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