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Computer Scientist

  • Job reference: 920909
  • Location: Westhill, Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: IT & Telecoms
  • Date posted: 17/09/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Computer Scientist, based in Westhill Aberdeenshire

Responsibilities will include:
Develop technical tools to meet set targets in time, quality and performance
Communicate effectively with colleagues & clients
Ensure internal technology transfer through training and assistance to users, written reports or internal presentations.
In conjunction with geoscience staff, define and delineate geoscience programming requirements and design (or develop) appropriate solutions so that software programmes available will satisfy actual requirements.
Keep abreast of relevant developments in IT in order to be able to advise geoscience management regarding new technologies and their potential applications
Contribute actively to the efficiency management of geoscience IT needs.
Lead role in code development and maintenance of projects from scratch, building on geoscience applications and integrating existing tools; achieved through strong collaboration with geoscientists and by demonstrating strong knowledge of available tools/methods and procedures
Define and delineate geoscience system requirements; propose or develop appropriate solutions and implement agreed modifications as directed, within timescales agreed and to an acceptable standard
Develop and maintain close contacts with company staff in IS, HQ and elsewhere, as necessary for the execution of different projects

Experience/Skills
Outstanding demonstratable skills and knowledge in geoscience and proven expertise in the field of scientific and numerical programming and visualisation
Demonstrated knowledge and proven skills in: advanced numerical methods and optimization, and parallel computing on internal platform with Unix/Linux operating systems
Communication skills and adaptability to work in co-operation with geologists, geophysicists and reservoir engineers

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 920909


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