Geodata Consultant Geophysics


Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Experienced Level


Full time




On Site

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Job Description

Geodata Consultant - Geophysics

Are you passionate about leveraging data to drive innovation and shape the future of cutting-edge products? Join our dynamic start-up team as a Geo-data Consultant and play a key role in developing our groundbreaking new products.

Join Our Innovative Geo-Data Intelligence (GDI) Team at Fugro

At GDI, a Fugro-powered team in the Middle East, we are committed to transforming our clients' data into accessible, actionable, and valuable insights. Leveraging advanced analytics and AI, our team provides seamless and convenient services, overcoming internal bottlenecks and offering early insights into Geo-data with state-of-the-art visualization tools.

As a Geo-data Consultant, you will be a domain expert in the fields of geotechnics, geology, geophysics, metocean, maritime, and more. You will play a crucial role within our team of Geo-experts, driving the creation of digital features from inception. Collaborating closely with clients and business consultants, you will identify and address Geo-data challenges, crafting innovative solutions that make a difference.

Your expertise will be vital in designing and developing the backend applications of GDI’s digital products. Working alongside a talented product team of software developers and data scientists, you will be the linchpin, ensuring the integrity and applicability of Geo-data models, engineering models, predictive models, and UI/UX interfaces. Your insights and guidance will be invaluable in validating and shaping the future of Geo-data applications, ensuring that our products not only meet but exceed client expectations and industry standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Product development and innovation

    • Utilize a design thinking approach for iterative digital product development, incorporating client feedback.

    • Develop and ideate new digital services and applications in geophysics and beyond.

    • Collaborate with the product team to build a comprehensive geophysical database.

  • Client engagement and development

    • Actively participate in client meetings, workshops and interviews.

    • Contribute to the preparation of client proposals for the development and deployment of geophysical applications.

  • Project management and communication

    • Provide development timelines for B2C and B2B-targeted products.

    • Communicate resource needs and timelines to the GDI director for both routine tasks and project-related activities.

  • Collaboration and technical leadership

    • Work closely with software developers for backend and frontend integration of digital applications.

    • Lead the technical validation process of digital geophysical applications.

    • Lead research and development of geophysical applications in collaboration with data scientists.

  • Knowledge sharing and networking

    • Attend and publish key fundamental findings at geoscience conferences.

    • Contribute to patent preparations with Fugro’s IP team.

    • Engage with Fugro’s Global Innovation team for knowledge exchange.

You bring (qualifications & experience)

  • MSc or equivalent in geoscience field or petroleum engineering.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience as geoscientist or geophysicist.

  • Experienced with both onshore and offshore geophysical survey technics.

  • Very experienced in programming (min. 5 years) using Python, C, VBA, etc. and developing calculation / processing / interpretation applications.

  • Experienced working with large data set composed of geotechnical and geophysical data.

  • Experience working with geologists and geotechnical engineers to build 3D ground models.

  • Experienced with seismic inversion to derive mechanical properties and/or geotechnical properties.

  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to self-check, check/review work for others and produce high quality, accurate work.

  • Strong interpersonal and people management skills.

What we offer

Fugro provides a positive work environment as well as projects that will satisfy the most curious minds. We also offer great opportunities to stretch and develop yourself. By giving you the freedom to grow faster, we think you’ll be able to do what you do best, better. Which should help us to find fresh ways to get to know the earth better. We encourage you to be yourself at Fugro. So bring your energy and enthusiasm, your keen eye and can-do attitude. But bring your questions and opinions too. Because to be the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, we need the strength in depth that comes from a diverse, driven team.

Our view on diversity, equity and inclusion

At Fugro, our people are our superpower. Their variety of viewpoints, experiences, knowledge and talents give us collective strength. Distinctive beliefs and diverse backgrounds are therefore welcome, but discrimination, harassment, inappropriate behaviour and unfair treatment are not. Everybody is to be well-supported and treated fairly. And everyone must be valued and have their voice heard. Crucially, we believe that getting this right brings a sense of belonging, of safety and acceptance, that makes us feel more connected to Fugro’s purpose ‘together create a safe and liveable world’ – and to each other.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**