Graduate Opportunity

Graduate IT Linux / DevOps Engineer

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Company Description

A Technology Company with a Passion for Innovation

CGG is a pioneering Technology Company providing world class fully integrated Geoscience services within the global Energy sector. We employ in excess of 5,300 people worldwide, who bring a unique blend of talent and energy through working together to deliver unrivalled innovative solutions to our customers.

Join us to deliver unrivalled geoscience insight to our clients, through complex data science techniques and ongoing development of our powerful software.

Through our cutting-edge Technology in Geoscience, we have achieved outstanding leadership with a strong focus on innovation and a commitment to delivering the best sustainable solutions to our clients' energy challenges. Based on the foundations of mathematics and applied physics, we bring our clients a unique range of technologies, manufactured equipment and services, designed to generate stunning 3D images of the Earth’s subsurface structures.

Our own Unique blend of Technology, Science and Creative Thinking

We use a unique combination of pioneering proprietary software, visualisation applications and high performance CPU & GPU computing capabilities. Our scientific teams collaborate with customers, through the analysis, enhancement and creative problem solving of complex data. Together we produce tailored products and customised solutions in pursuit of providing a deeper understanding of the Earth’s subsurface structures for exploration, production and optimisation of oil and gas reservoirs.

Job Description

Become Part of our Team

We are looking for enthusiastic and talented individuals to join our European Computing Centre, based in the South-East of England, which supports our European, African and Middle East business hubs, operating across a diverse global market, with high profile European and International customers.

As a Graduate IT Linux / DevOps Engineer, you’ll be part of the global Systems, Technology and Computing team (STC), where you will support CGG’s Cloud Data Centre. This role will provide valuable, real experience across a wide range of activities connected to High Performance Computing (HPC).

Your responsibilities will cover the installation, configuration and development of technologies, alongside the maintenance of infrastructure and technical support to our users within the business.

We highly encourage the contribution of ideas and drive in the generations of new concepts and solutions to maintain our outstanding leadership position for technology and service delivery in the market place.

Welcome to CGG

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Educated to a Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degree level in any of the following disciplines;

  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems or related computing subjects

Key Skills & Competencies


  • A good understanding of Linux administration (Debian preferred).
  • A knowledge of ITOps disciplines and practices.
  • A passion for technology and enthusiasm for analytical and problem solving challenges.
  • An enthusiastic attitude towards learning and flexibility to adapt to new challenges or changes in direction.


  • A knowledge of DevOps disciplines and practices.
  • Windows servers and Networks
  • Knowledge of scripting language
  • Proficiency to design, build, test and support systems
  • The ability to define and manage project deadlines
  • The ability to balance workloads across a wide variety of projects

Learning and Development

Joining a company with a culture of learning and a world-class structured career development pathway, our graduates can develop their technical, commercial and personal skills for the future via a suite of internal courses led by our own CGG University.

We encourage you to take ownership of your development by identifying opportunities to further progress your own skills and experience.

CGG focuses on the strengths and talents of our people and develop learning opportunities that encourage development at every step of your career.

Benefits Package

  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Relocation assistance programme
  • Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programs, tailored to suit individual or family needs
  • Employee Assistance Program to support our staff
  • Initially 22 days holiday with future increases plus UK bank holidays, complemented by a flexible holiday programme

We Care about our Staff and Environment

We recognise the importance of work life balance for our employees, which is supported through our flexible working and relaxed dress code policies.

We recognise and actively support the wellbeing of our staff through many different initiatives;

  • Onsite Social Games area which provide downtime through the working day
  • Our restaurant, offering great food and a highly effective social and work space
  • Regular social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
  • Many discounts schemes, including Gym membership and a cycle purchase scheme

We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises.


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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Redhill (Surrey)
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Hardware
  • Information Technology
  • Software
  • Systems

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