Trading Analyst


Houston, TX, US

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

If successful you will be an integral part of our Crude and Condensate Trading team, supporting our traders in the execution of day-to-day activities. 

What you will do


The key deliverables include:


  • Daily position monitoring, analysis and balancing; resolving issues with our risk control team
  • Developing complex global and regional balances to enhance opportunity identification across all markets, to inform trading opportunities 
  • Developing and maintaining live dashboards, to provide technical and fundamental analysis, in order to identify market opportunities
  • Evaluating upfront and after the fact (daily / monthly) trading economics 
  • Preparing economics and relevant documentation for term contracts and complex tenders; including acting as the primary interface with our risk control, operations, optimization, schedulers and other supporting teams
  • Assisting with special projects, testing and roll-outs (as required)
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of our trade execution process 
  • Acting as back-up Crude Trader (experience dependent)

About you


To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree, combined with Crude trade floor experience
  • Have experiences in support functions that enabled physical and paper trading, including risk management, trading analytics, scheduling and / or position matching
  • Be able to demonstrate strong commercial acumen, an entrepreneurial mind-set and analytical/IT skills   
  • Possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a multi-cultural team environment
  • Have fluent English language skills (written and spoken), with additional language skills being desirable



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

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Sustainability, Risk Management, Energy, Finance