Compositional Modeler


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

What role you will play in our team


Join ExxonMobil's Technology and Engineering Company in Raw Materials Characterization & Compositional Modelling group. Our team develops & fine-tunes models for process units, e.g. hydro processors or fluid catalytic crackers, to optimize their operation and profit. Our group closely collaborates with Process Engineers who run & monitor the units for fine-tuning the models. We also interface with Process Research Team, which investigates new kinetics & runs experiments to verify new models. Our group also works with optimizations teams who leverage business & plant data to verify quality of models and their fidelity in real world. Areas of research can include petroleum crude and renewable feedstock from vegetable oils to bio-waste & recycled plastics processing.

What you will do


  • Understand & able to troubleshoot currently developed proprietary kinetic & compositional models.
  • Collaborate with Process Research Team to develop new kinetic & composition models, including design of experiments and analyzing experimental data.
  • Provide technical leadership through technical training, work process reviews and best practice implementations
  • Identify opportunities on improving models to better capture processes or improve performance of models
  • Provide direction to Raw material Characterization on parameters of interest in better modeling properties & kinetics
  • Position could require 5-10% travel (domestic and international).

About You


Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Science or Engineering discipline or relevant e.g. Chemical Engineering or Chemistry with minimum GPA score of 7.0 & Above.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in oil and gas industry.
  • Must be familiar with kinetic modelling & reaction networks.
  • Strong background in programming, data analytics and ability to learn a new programming language.
  • Self-motivated & driven to learn.

Preferred Qualifications / Experience


  • Demonstrated experience in Research & ability to design a research plan & lead it, e.g. a PhD degree
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally/inter-disciplinary
  • Familiarity with APL & Fortran programming language
  • Familiar with statistical analysis of data & ability to develop models
  • Familiar with numerical analysis methods
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with ability to document the works & present to different audience
  • Prior experience in molecular modelling (MD/MC/DFT)

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 


  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility


Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines.

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