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Subsea Research Engineer


Houston, TX, US

Company:  ExxonMobil


Job Title: Subsea Research Engineer


Job Role Summary
ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has an immediate opening for a full-time staff position in the area of deepwater/subsea engineering in Houston, Texas. We are looking for a dynamic, creative, and resourceful individual to join our research team. The hired individual will conduct research in the following areas: novel deepwater/subsea development concepts, analysis and installation of subsea equipment and subsea automation.


Primary Job Functions:

  • Position is responsible for identifying and advancing novel deepwater/subsea development concepts for oil & gas production
  • Develop new technologies and design practices for offshore systems, including floaters, pipelines and risers, and subsea production and processing equipment
  • Identify, assess and/or qualify new technologies with other related disciplines and apply them to ExxonMobil operations, often under tight time constraints and in conjunction with other related commercial technologies
  • Identify potential new technologies from the oil and gas industry and adjacent industries through external research, networking, etc. which may be applied to development concepts.
  • Market and deploy new technologies through research reports, technical and business presentations to colleagues and management, training courses, and formal / informal interactions with internal customers


Job Requirement:

  • B.S. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering or other related scientific/engineering disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience in Research and Development (R&D) within the Oil & Gas or related industry
  • Demonstrated experience in providing technical design and/or consulting services (internal or external) within the Oil & Gas or related industry
  • Demonstrated experience in design, engineering and optimization of deepwater/subsea equipment for R&D or consulting activities
  • At least 5 years of work experience in Oil & Gas or related industry


Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge in design, engineering, optimization, testing and installation of subsea production and processing systems
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the areas of subsea hardware, subsea processing, subsea equipment installation, flow assurance analysis, time-domain simulations are highly desirable
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment is important


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: Houston

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