Trading IT Developer


London or Leatherhead, SRY, GB

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.


More about us


ExxonMobil has operated in the U.K. for more than 135 years. We are best known today for the marketing of our Esso fuels and Mobil 1 lubricants and for our petrochemicals. We have refining and chemical operations in the UK, we operate the UK’s biggest private pipeline network and we retain a non-operated share in a number of fields in the North Sea. More recently, we are developing our involvement in lower emission projects in the UK, building on our experience in carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen production and biofuels.
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 an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan and private health care for employees and their families.

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.
The closing date for this role is Friday, 31st March 2023.


What role will you play within our team


Currently we have an opportunity for an experienced Trading IT Developer to be part of our Global Trading Analytics team. The role will work very closely with our teams on the trading floor and is currently based in Leatherhead, Surrey (but with a view to relocate to a central London location in early 2023). If successful, you will take a leading role within the technical arm of ExxonMobil’s Trading Analytics organization implementing and further developing a Data & Analytics platform to make the sharing, searching, transforming, and onboarding of data simple and efficient. We are developing a cloud-based platform and infrastructure using the latest tech, capable of cleaning, transforming and efficiently accessing data, running on-demand as well as scheduled models, and integrating with pre-existing technology. We are looking for an experienced individual who will play a key role in shaping and building the platform as we scale it, influencing how it is built, and the technical decisions we take.


What you will do


  • Take ownership of the technical design of our Data & Analytics platform covering the aspects of integration of new use cases, robustness, performance, data latency, availability and maintainability.
  • Shape and influence the technical delivery backlog with new ideas and enhancements and technical requirements.
  • Act as the interface between Traders, Analysts, and ExxonMobil’s technical community. Support business users to best leverage the Data & Analytics platform. Translate business requirements into a technical design.
  • Act as technical mentor for the multidisciplinary team of Data Engineers, Developers, and Data Scientists delivering features and enhancements for our platform.
  • Monitor quality assurance processes and improvements where indicated.
  • Work in a supportive and collaborative environment focused on delivering value to our users.


About you


  • Be educated to Bachelor’s Degree level (or hold other relevant industry experience)
  • Have experience in energy/commodity trading and familiarity with commodity trading analytics use cases.
  • Be able to demonstrate:
    • Strong communication & interpersonal skills
    • The ability to collaborate effectively with internal & external customers
    • Innovative and analytical thinking
    • Intellectual rigor, strong drive and desire to lead change
    • The ability to work with multi-cultural global team 
  • Have an in depth understanding of data flows and be able to integrate data flows from surrounding systems using state of the art technologies.
  • Be a real technical problem solver, able to create solutions for complex requirements with a hands-on attitude.
  • Keep up to date with new trends in Data Analytics tools and always be looking for new solutions to solve complex problems.
  • Have experience in building, operating and/or supporting robust and scalable big data platforms. Be proficient in SQL, able to understand large data models, and able to extend data models creating views and new tables if required. Some understanding of access and security in databases is a plus.
  • Have the ability to translate business requirements into a technical design, and be able to review and further improve existing technical designs.
  • Have hands on experience with visualisation tools.
  • Have experience in backend software development with Python, particularly CRUD solutions interfacing with structured databases (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle, Postgres and Mysql).
  • Have practical working experience in utilizing and operating cloud services such as Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Web App Services, and Azure SQL.
  • Have an understanding of operational aspects like high availability, monitoring, security, robustness.


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Ability to manage workload under time pressure and changing priorities.
  • Working knowledge of data infrastructure, pipelines, and data integration processes to understand data access issues.
  • An appreciation of data science & machine learning applications and the related data requirements.

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Conditions of Employment
Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.



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