Company: Chevron
Skills: Geophysicist
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.


Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of HPC Systems Geophysicist located in Houston, TX thorugh June 1, 2019 at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID# 400971

Overview:

The position requires an individual that has extensive experience in the development and application of advanced High Performance Computing (HPC) methods as applied to geophysical methods in the subsurface.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • The design, development and deployment of large-scale earth science HPC applications and workflows.
  • Analyzing, profiling, and improving scalability of existing earth science HPC algorithms such as full waveform inversion and reverse time migration.
  • Working with geophysical researchers on the development of novel algorithms and concepts for seismic imaging.
  • Communicating and presenting proposals and work results to internal and external stakeholders.

 


Required Qualifications:

 

 

  • Minimum of a BSc degree in Geophysics, Physics, Computer Science or a Computational Science field.
  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in the design, development and deployment of large-scale scientific computing applications and workflows
  • Practical experience in the application of parallel programming paradigms (MPI, OpenMP, SIMD/Vectorization) to scientific computing problems.
  • Robust background in the application of numerical techniques.
  • Experience with proactively evaluating and recommending emerging technologies and collaboration on design and implementation of solutions

 


Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

  • Track record of developing and implementing novel High Performance Computing concepts.
  • Understanding of the opportunities and limitations posed by cloud computing and how these pertain to scientific computing workloads.
  • System administrator-level knowledge of HPC system infrastructure (compute, network, storage, software infrastructure)

 


Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please email us at emplymnt@chevron.com.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

 

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.

 

Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 

 

Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.

 

Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:

 

“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”

 

As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.

 

We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.

 

At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.

 

 

 

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