CGG is a fully integrated Geoscience company providing leading geological, geophysical and reservoir capabilities.Job DescriptionOur Houston-based database team sets the global standards for data solutions. Seismic imaging requires sophisticated systems for managing high-performance computing resources and large volumes of data. In this role, you will design, develop, and maintain existing and next-generation systems that make heavy use of Oracle object-relational database technology to support large distributed databases. Of particular emphasis is the scalability of the systems in light of anticipated changes in the volume of seismic data processed and the related computational demands of seismic imaging.This role allows you to work as part of a geographically dispersed team to engineer and develop terabyte-scale systems. You will partner with our agile teams focused on HPC infrastructure and algorithm development to design and support the high-end applications of seismic imaging computing at CGG worldwide. This position demands excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, and applicants must be able to communicate clearly and effectively. You should be a person with great technical passion and drive for results.Must have current U.S. work authorization or qualify for sponsorship. QualificationsBachelor's degree (or higher) in computer science or a closely related field is preferred (Ph.D. would be a plus), but an equivalent combination of education and experience will be consideredKnowledge of relational database systems methodology, data modeling and schema normalization techniquesExtensive expertise in designing and implementing efficient algorithms and data structuresUnderstanding of client-server application architectureFamiliarity with SQLInnovative mindsetExcellent analytical and problem-solving skillsHighly motivated and eager to learn PreferredORACLE PL/SQL programming skills (a really big plus!)Knowledge and experience with UNIX (Linux), C++, Java and XMLKnowledge of Perl, R and Spark SQLExperience with ETL in data warehousesFamilarity with big data solutions and cloud computing and storageKnowledge of software development best practices and the software development lifecycleWe wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. EOEOur focus on performance and passion for innovation are powered by peopleOur greatest resource is youAdditional InformationWhy work at CGG?Highly intelligent and motivated coworkers who are industry leaders in seismic imagingEnergetic and challenging-yet-fun work environment, full of imaging problems to be solved and technologies to be developedExcellent training and mentorship programsCompetitive compensation with a monthly, performance-based bonus programFull health benefits and generous 401(k) employer-matchingOnsite gym, fully stocked break rooms, table tennis and/or billiards tables on every floor, free catered lunches three days a week, plus breakfast on FridaysWe take care of our biggest asset – our people!