Company: Oceaneering
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: United Kingdom

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Oceaneering provides a range of survey projects within the fields of seafloor mapping, geophysical, geotechnical surveys, and hydrographic surveys; these services ar provided to the O&G, government, and renewable energy sectors. The Data Analyst will provide both office based and offshore based support for processing and QC for geophysical survey data. in-field/offshore geophysical data acquisition expertise and provide assistance in the functional setup of equipment / software to ensure quality data collection to meet or exceed Customer's expectations. The Data Anyalyst will also be rresponsible for managing the archiving and retrieval of job data, along with developing and implementing procedures for data processing and management

Duties & Responsibilities


  • The Data Analyst must have a thorough understanding of the capability and limitations of marine geophysical data types to ensure data quality objectives are met.
  • The Data Analyst is trained in the use of specialized software for processing the data from the geophysical systems.
  • The Data Analyst will produce images and statistics that will convey the data and navigation quality.
  • Keen understanding of processing and QC of multibeam, sonar, sub bottom and magnetometer data.
  • Communicate with the Party Chief, systems engineers and data processing personnel with respect to data quality.
  • Good writing, reporting and editing skills.
  • Proficiency in using Windows and Unix operation systems.
  • Ability to work as a team player with others on the project.
  • Proficiency in reading and writing of serial data tapes.
  • Ability to work periods of 30 to 45 days offshore in support of offshore geophysical / geotechnical surveys.
  • Suggest improvements to survey techniques and practices and implement these on approval of the Operations Manager.
  • Review new technologies related to geophysical survey whether instruments or software to optimize survey projects
  • Assist in the functional setup of hydrographic sensors that provide high-resolution, remote-sensing survey data. Remote-sensing geophysical instruments commonly used on these projects include multi-beam and single-beam bathymetry systems, side scan sonars (deep-towed and conventional), magnetometers, pingers, boomers, seismic systems and autonomous underwater vehicles.

Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Reporting Relationship
  • Geoscience QA/QC Coordinator


  • BS degree or higher in geophysics, marine geology, engineering or related field.
  • Ability to obtain / maintain a US government security clearance at required level
  • Two (2) years minimum experience and knowledge in setup of remote sensing instruments in the collection of geophysical data on marine vessels (Graduate degree in lieu of experience acceptable).
  • Two (2) years minimum experience in processing and interpretation of MBES, SSS, SBP, MAG and seismic data
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Travel international and domestic when required
  • Must obtain / maintain a valid passport and be able to obtain visas for international travel

  • Working knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS, Global Mapper, or equivalent mapping programs is preferred.
  • Proficiency with a variety of field concepts, practices, procedures and equipment operations such as GPS, Side Scan Sonars, Multibeam, Subbottom profiler, and Magnetometer systems.
  • Familiarity/experience with survey processing software such as CARIS, Sonarwiz, Edgetech Discover, Fledermaus, Hypack, Qimera etc.
  • Experience with UNIX and command line operations a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
  • Ability to operate job related equipment including the use of basic computer programs and systems to effectively carry out the duties of the position.
  • Keeps manager informed about progress and problems
  • Knowledge of confidentiality rules, procedures, and information exchange agreements to protect information from unauthorized disclosure.
  • Skill to maintain a high level of security and confidentiality of information.
  • Treats others fairly and with respect
  • Communicates and cooperates with others who have a diversity of cultural and demographic backgrounds
  • Ability to use of basic computer programs and systems to effectively carry out the duties of the position.
  • Organizes written ideas clearly. Tailors written communications to effectively reach an audience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment, remaining attentive to ideas, recognizing responsibilities, and actively participating with others to accomplish assignments and achieve desired goals.
  • Reviews and checks the accuracy of information in work reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to acquire and apply new knowledge or skills for work.
  • Pursues self-development on a continual basis
  • Takes advantage of professional development opportunities
  • Ability to act independently.
  • Skill to work effectively under pressure.
  • Reviews and checks the accuracy of information in work reports
  • Expresses ideas clearly and concisely in writing

Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE with some OFFSHORE work which is characterized as follows.

  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night.
  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the workplace.
  • Work surface is stable (flat).
  • Frequently the humidity is above 90%, noise is over 85db and the light is intense/glare.

  • Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near water.
  • Requires working on or near moving and vibrating equipment.
  • Frequently the humidity is above 90%, noise is over 85db and the light is intense/glare.
  • Potential exposure to open fire/flames/sparks.
  • Constant exposure to airborne dust, fumes and gases.
  • Work surface is stable, height is elevated.

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work when in OFFICE.



  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

This position is considered HEAVY work when OFFSHORE.



  • Lift 50-100 pounds
  • Sit, twist, crawl, climb stairs/ ladders, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
  • Operate small water vessel or ATV
  • Lift 25-50 pounds
  • Wear PPE for head, hands
    Balance, stoop, kneel, squat, crouch, reach with hands and arms, and lift/carry objects, handle or feel.
  • Differentiate between colors
    Operate a motor vehicle
  • Lift 10-20 pounds
    Standing and walking
  • Wear PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection
  • Close vision ability and ability to adjust focus
  • Hearing all ranges
  • Wear steel toed shoes/ boots

Closing Statement

We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package and the opportunity to advance in an international company. To apply, click 'Apply Now'.

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.


As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.


We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.