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Mathematical Optimization Researcher


Clinton, NJ, US

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company’s Corporate Strategic Research (CSR) laboratory has an immediate opening for a full-time staff position in the area of mathematical optimization in our Data Analytics and Optimization Section.  Our facilities are centrally located in scenic Annandale, New Jersey, approximately one hour from both New York City and Philadelphia.  The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of scientists performing breakthrough research for the Corporation, developing new scientific approaches and innovative solutions using state-of-the-art clusters and GPU machines.

Job Role Responsibilities

We are seeking a talented and creative individual to conduct fundamental research in mathematical optimization and decision science. As member of our team, the successful candidate will undertake research towards crafting novel solutions for large scale optimization challenges arising from a multitude of real problems involving physics, chemistry, geology, manufacturing, supply-chain, and market economics.

Job Requirements

The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Chemical Engineering or a related scientific discipline.

Expected Level of Proficiency

The candidate should have a strong theoretical and applied background in mathematical optimization with a proven track record in computation and algorithm development in Nonlinear Programming, Mixed Integer Programming, or Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming.  Knowledge and experience in solving challenging engineering/science problems and parallel computing is a plus.  The successful candidate will interact with research and business partners in various disciplines. Strong communications skills and ability to articulate sound research ideas to partners from different domains are critical.  The candidate should be excited by opportunities to learn new skills and willing to grow into new technical areas.


Alternate Location: United States : Clinton, New Jersey 

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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