C++ Software Engineer – Infrastructure *


Full Time
Houston, TX
Posted 4 months ago

*Internal opportunities open. Please contact us for internal reference*

  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

CGG is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Supporting the business is a diverse and constantly evolving challenge at petabyte scale to keep pace with the growth and trends in the industry.

Job Description

Our Software Engineering team members are enthusiastic technologist, with a good appreciation of clean and efficient code, a keen eye on detail and who is motivated to work on a broad range of technologies in a wide range of business areas. They would be involved in the design, implementation, roll-out and support of infrastructure systems, to enable 24/7 HPC and Cloud Services. As member of a highly visible team, one will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the business.

That’s where you come in. We’re committed to attracting the most creative, talented, and motivated Software Engineers for our HPC and Services Development team. When you join this team, you’ll support the internal and potential external clients with most strategic IT initiatives and enable lasting results. Plus, you’ll be part of a growing group of Software Engineers who are ready to collaborate with you as you start your journey with CGG.

What you will do

This team is responsible for developing and supporting software solutions for our diverse internal and external software & HPC users. As an integral member of our HPC and Services Development team, we highly encourage the contribution of ideas and drive in the generation of new concepts, to maintain our outstanding leadership position for technology and service delivery in the marketplace.

While the role is varied in tasks and responsibilities, a typical day for the team would include:

  • Architect & develop new software and tools using modern technologies both for long term projects and infrastructure improvement
  • Creating and managing CI/CD pipelines to build, test and deploy services and apps
  • Transforming software services to be cloud ready using techniques such as containerization
  • Taking technical decisions to ensure new developments improve scalability and security
  • Participation in design discussions with other teams across CGG

What you will need

We are looking for creative and innovative individuals who are passionate about programming and developing technical knowledge to join our HPC and Services Development team. A successful candidate will be creative and innovative, with both strong communication and problem-solving skills. They will be reliable and conscientious giving great attention to detail, alongside having excellent analytical skills with a passion about programming and developing technical knowledge.


Master’s degree or higher in STEM (Ph.D. would be a plus). An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Must have current U.S. work authorization or qualify for sponsorship

Essential Skills & Competencies:

  • Through formal education or self-learning, fluent in C/C++, ideally based on a Linux platform
  • More than three years of relevant work experience
  • Experience designing and implementing efficient algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • The ability to define and manage project progress
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and the software development lifecycle

Preferred Skills & Competencies:

  • Strong technical skills to architect, develop and optimize Micro Services based applications
  • Experience with building applications or services in Python, Go or Java.
  • Experience with containers, orchestration, and message/event driven applications
  • Understanding of client-server application architecture, RPC programming (GRPC, Thrift)
  • Experience with version control tools i.e., Git, and CI/CD
  • Experience with OSDU
  • The ability to balance workloads across a wide variety of projects
  • Knowledge in relational and NOSQL database technologies

Additional Information

Perks And Benefits

Additional Information

  • Relocation bonus to help offset the cost of moving to Houston
  • $10,000 signing bonus to welcome you in!
  • Performance based monthly bonus averaging at 10-15% at entry level (contingent on financial & individual performance) – The only limit is your potential!
  • 3 weeks’ vacation to recharge, 3 personal days and 8 sick days for you to use when you need it the most
  • A hybrid and flexible work schedule
  • Excellent 401k match program (contribute up to 5% and we’ll match up to 7%!)
  • Medical, dental, vision, supplemental benefits available and so much more
  • CGG wants our employees to be the best versions of ourselves. We offer a Wellness Program as well as a state-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • Tired of packing lunch? We got you covered with free lunches on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays!

Why work at CGG?

  • Highly intelligent and motivated coworkers who are leaders in geoscience technology and subsurface imaging
  • Energetic and challenging-yet-fun work environment, full of imaging problems to be solved and technologies to be developed
  • Excellent training and mentorship programs

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

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