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Computational Fluid Mechanics Engineer


Buenos Aires, B, AR

Company:  ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Business Support Center Argentina S.R.L; empresa afiliada a Exxon Mobil Corporation (*)

About us

ExxonMobil is the world's largest publicly traded international Oil and Gas Company, providing energy that helps underpin growing economies and improve living standards around the world. ExxonMobil uses innovation and technology to deliver energy to a growing world. We explore for, produce and sell crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.  We operate facilities or market products in most of the world's countries and explore for oil and natural gas on six continents.

As ExxonMobil continues to grow and prosper, we’re looking for the best and the brightest to join our team, and help tackle the world’s toughest energy challenges.

We are ExxonMobil professionals. Fueled by passion. Inspired to achieve greatness. 

Job Role Summary

We are looking to hire candidates to work on challenging engineering and geoscience problems for our upstream business. Successful candidates will apply physics-based models and utilize knowledge of multiphase fluid flow dynamics to drilling, subsurface, reservoir, and production engineering workflows.

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Work with computational scientists and engineers to develop and deliver computational tools, models, algorithms, and software in the area of multi-phase fluid flow to support drilling, subsurface, reservoir, and production engineering workflows and applications
  • Create and maintain infrastructure to automate simulation preparation and execution including processing and analyses of simulation results
  • Design, build, and execute parametric and uncertainty analysis studies using simulation models
  • Create tutorials, documentation, training material, and case studies

Expected Level of Proficiency

  • Master's/Engineering degree from a recognized university in one of the following disciplines: Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related disciplines.
  • Professional work experience in developing, applying, and analyzing physics-based models and simulations and developing related algorithms. Minimum one year applied computational work experience for candidates with Master's degrees and minimum two years of such experience for candidates with Bachelor's degrees. Work experience developing computational models of multi-phase fluid flow is an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge of general numerical analysis and methods for solving differential equations are required
  • Experience in MATLAB and / or Python
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a collaborative environment


Preferred skills:

  • Experience in the application of optimization, machine learning, or other data science techniques to analyze and assimilate simulation results is a strong advantage
  • Experience in lower-level programming languages such as C or C++
  • Experience with reservoir simulation software and related workflows
  • Experience with oil and gas production surveillance and optimization workflows
  • Previous work experience in the upstream oil and gas industry


(*) Afiliada ExxonMobil significa Exxon Mobil Corporation y/o toda persona, individuo, sociedad de persona, sociedad con responsabilidad limitada, sociedad anónima, fideicomiso, sucesión, asociación no constituida, representante, joint venture u otra entidad, directa o indirectamente controlante, controlada por Exxon Mobil Corporation o bajo control común con Exxon Mobil Corporation. Para los fines de esta definición el término "control" (incluyendo los términos "controlante" y "bajo control común con") significa posesión, directa o indirecta del poder para dirigir o disponer la dirección del manejo y políticas ya sea a través de la titularidad de títulos, acciones, cuotas o cualquier otro documento con derecho a voto, o por contrato o de otro modo, respecto de cualquier persona, individuo, sociedad de personas, sociedad con responsabilidad limitada, sociedad anónima, fideicomiso, sucesión, asociación no constituida, representante, joint venture u otra entidad."

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