Senior Geoscientist


Moscow, MOW, RU

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

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


Job Role Responsibilities

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

  • Regional to reservoir scale 2D and 3D seismic interpretation, seismic reservoir characterization, and the ability to build structural and stratigraphic frameworks
  • In-depth experience with interpretation of seismic data, well data, and acquisition methods
  • Experience in performing regional studies, evaluating new opportunities, opportunity generation, prospect identification and prospect maturation, all with a focus on uncertainty and risk assessment
  • Significant and proven expertise in highly integrated exploration projects
  • Strong sedimentological understanding of carbonate and clastic reservoir systems
  • Experience in velocity modelling, depth conversion, well-tie analysis, seismic attribute analysis, Amplitude Versus Offset
  • Data management skills and the ability to work with datasets of varying quality
  • Experience in petrophysical analysis, Rock Physics and Quantitative Interpretation techniques is desirable
  • Experienced Petrel user, a working knowledge of specialized geophysical software is desirable (i.e. Hampson-Russell, RokDoc, Jason etc.)



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, 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

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