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Senior Reservoir Simulation Engineer

Calgary, AB, Canada

This is a full-time, permanent position

People are our most valuable asset.

As part of the growing consulting, support and training team, the successful candidate will play an active role in delivering high quality consulting, support and training services to end users and customers of CMG in a global setting. 

CMG is a worldwide leader in its field, thanks to its great staff who consistently deliver superior technology and unparalleled customer service. With approximately 200 employees in nine countries serving over 600 customers worldwide, CMG fosters a small-company culture in an organization with global presence.

Key Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will:

  • Become very proficient with CMG’s software suite, including the graphical pre- and post-processor.
  • Play an active role in supporting CMG clients who use the software for a variety of challenging and leading-edge petroleum reservoir recovery processes
  • Teach basic to advanced reservoir simulation training courses to CMG clients.
  • Become part of an international consulting team and work on conventional, unconventional, thermal, chemical and compositional reservoir studies.
  • Will get an opportunity to develop broad knowledge and expertise in simulating various enhanced oil and gas recovery processes.
  • Develop knowledge and expertise in emerging energy transition topics such as subsurface and wellbore modelling of CCS/CO2 Sequestration, geothermal, hydrogen storage, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:  

  • This is a technical role that will require a good understanding of reservoir engineering concepts, enhanced recovery methods and reservoir simulation concepts.
  • Experience in advanced processes such as solvent-aided recovery methods or emerging energy transition processes an asset.
  • Excellent technical and communication skills and a collaborative approach towards clients and colleagues.
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated, results focused team player with a positive attitude and ability to multi-task in a dynamic work environment. 
  • Intermediate level programming skills in J-script, C++, and visual basic preferred.
  • Ability to clearly advise clients on technical matters.
  • Excellent public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with state-of-the-art engineering software. 
  • Hands-on experience with CMG simulation software or any other reservoir simulator an asset.
  • Require minimal supervision, and have very good time management and communication skills both in written and verbal English.
  • Working proficiency of company standard MS Windows and associated office productivity software tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • APEGA membership.
  • All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience required.

An Undergraduate or a Master’s/PhD degree in Petroleum, Chemical, or Energy Engineering.



CMG’s total rewards program includes a competitive salary, short-term and long-term incentives, RRSP contributions, medical and dental benefits, a health care spending account, vacation, earned days off and parking or transit pass. CMG recognizes benefits to working in-person as well as having a choice to work from home and accordingly are offering a hybrid work model on a trial basis, with a minimum of three days per week in office and flexibility to work two days per week from home.

If you have the above qualifications, and are interested in a challenging career with us, please forward your resume in confidence to

No phone calls please. We thank all applicants for their interest in advance. Only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.

About CMG

Our Vision: to be the leading developer and supplier of dynamic reservoir technologies in the world.

CMG is a Canadian-based computer software technology and consulting company serving the oil and gas industry. We specialize in advanced recovery processes, helping our clients generate greater returns from their oil and gas assets. Recognized worldwide as a leading developer of reservoir flow modeling software, CMG has seven sales and technical support offices worldwide to service our blue chip client base of more than 600 international oil companies and technology centers in more than 60 countries.

With frequent credit in technical and investor publications, some of CMG's recent accolades include:

  • Branham 300 - Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies (since 2011)
  • S&P/TSX Composite Index Member (2015-2019)
  • 2016 Alberta Venture 250, #166 by revenue
  • 2014 Canadian Business Investor 500, #89 for small cap stock
  • Customer related statistics:
    • 100% of the super majors use CMG
    • 90% of the top-10 National Oil Companies (NOC) use CMG
    • 80% of the top-25 world's biggest oil companies, by production, use CMG

CMG's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “CMG”.