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  • Job reference: RMS0107447

GeoData Specialist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/03/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client uses its pioneering spirit to responsibly deliver energy to the world. This purpose transcends all of the clients operations. The Company conducts its business to return maximum value to shareholders while utilizing a wealth of knowledge and resources from its employees and acting responsibly in all communities in which it operates. With more than 30,000 employees, our Client works worldwide to consistently deliver top performance, value and to maintain the company’s global market

The Role:
•Provide back-office support for geophysical data and workflows with emphasis on seismic data management through its lifecycle from receipt to disposal.
•Load and cascade geophysical data through Company’s project data repositories including OpenWorks/SeisWorks, GeoProbe, Petrel and Petrosys.
•UNIX/Linux disk capacity planning for geotechnical data which includes ensuring there is enough available disk space for geoscientists to use.
•Promote data responsibility and awareness within the UK OUs through issuance of standards and best practices for managing Upstream geophysical data.
•Network closely with the Geoscientists, Geodata Manager, Geodata Analysts/Specialists and application support to ensure the data management needs of the geoscience community are satisfied and managed pro-actively.
•Tracking & management of data supplied to and from partners and vendors, ensuring data is transmitted/received in appropriate formats.
•Design and management of Upstream geophysical data archiving process in vendor neutral format.
•Ensure company internal and UK Government regulatory compliance for geophysical data.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Ideally degree level geoscientist with industry experience.
Proven experience in loading and management of 2D and 3D seismic data within the Landmark environment.
Understanding of seismic processing, depth conversion and quality checking techniques.
Strong experience with Landmark application and data environment with knowledge of R5000 upgrade tools & utilities
Basic Petrel Data Loading & Management of seismic data
Knowledge of Upstream workflows and data types.
Experience with UK license obligations and loading of geophysical data to CDA will be an advantage.
Problem solving & troubleshooting abilities.
UNIX & Disk Management with preference for shell scripting.
Team Player with excellent communication skills, self motivation and “can do” attitude.
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