Senior Geophysicist


Moscow, MOW, RU

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

ExxonMobil seeks an outstanding Senior Geophysicist to join the Moscow Exploration Team.


Job Role Responsibilities

The role will require competency in, but is not limited to:

  • In-depth experience in velocity modelling, depth conversion, well-tie analysis, seismic attribute analysis, Amplitude Versus Offset analysis, evaluation of Direct Hydrocarbon Indicators
  • Significant and proven expertise in highly integrated exploration projects, with a demonstrable track record of Quantitative Interpretation
  • In-depth experience with interpretation of seismic data (regional to reservoir scale 2D and 3D), Rock Physics, well data, and acquisition methods, seismic reservoir characterization
  • Experience in petrophysical analysis
  • Experience in performing regional studies, evaluating new opportunities, opportunity generation, prospect identification and prospect maturation are all highly desirable
  • Data management skills and the ability to work with datasets of varying quality
  • Experienced user of Petrel and specialized geophysical software (i.e. Hampson-Russell, RokDoc, Jason etc.)  
  • Ability to provide geophysical training and mentoring


Preferred skills and experiences

The candidate is expected to have the ability to integrate knowledge, varied data sets, analogs and ideas to solve geological problems to support the business.  They must apply geological and geophysical tools and techniques using sound judgement to achieve results efficiently and to a high technical standard.   The job will be performed at the regional and sub-regional scale and is critical to capturing value by supporting exploration and portfolio growth.  The candidate needs to develop an understanding of internal upstream business and commercial terminology, processes and systems. There is a requirement for demonstrated leadership, adaptability, teamwork, excellent communication skills in English and Russian, and a commitment to high safety and ethical standards. In addition, candidates must be able to work effectively within and across diverse team environments. The candidate is expected to build broad networks across the Upstream as they will have frequent interactions with global subsurface and surface specialists, and senior management. Outside engagements and relationships are expected with third parties, including partners and contractors. The position may require periodic domestic and international travel.  ExxonMobil regards its global and long-term approach to hiring and career development as the foundation of our future success and as a source of great opportunity for scientists who want to grow their skills and capabilities for a long-term career.

Job Requirements

  • BS, MA/MS and /or PhD degree from a recognized university in Geology, Geophysics, or Physics (or related fields) and a minimum of 7 years of industry experience
  • Strong computational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in English and strong communication skills
  • Willingness to travel internationally including offshore, based on business needs
  • CV must be submitted in English
  • Candidates must have the right to work in Russia
  • Final applications must be received before October 31, 2021

Job Segment: Geology, Offshore Oil, Engineering, Energy