Senior Quantitative Analyst


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.


What role will you play in our team


We are continuing to expand our global trading organization, and rapidly building our commercial, origination & analytical capabilities. We are looking for passionate individuals with an entrepreneurial mind-set to drive change in our business, and who enjoy working in dynamic, collaborative and diverse global teams. The current opportunity is for an experienced Senior Quantitative Analyst, within our global Quantitative Analytics and Structuring team, in our Commercial and Trading organization. The role will work very closely with our Crude & LPG trading teams on our trade floor, be an integral part of our overall ‘front-office’ team, and is based in Leatherhead, Surrey.If successful you will take responsibility for providing quantitative analysis, derivatives expertise, structuring/asset valuation, statistical modelling and opportunity identification to support commercial and trading activities and studies.


What you will do


  • Leverage detailed market understanding to develop and recommend profitable trading and hedging strategies
  • Work closely with trading, commercial, trading analytics and business development  to identify, create, value and capture optionality across our large asset base 
  • Develop, validate and maintain trade valuation, risk management and financial simulation models
  • Conduct financial, commercial and statistical analysis for projects, and support market-based asset valuation studies
  • Drive trading and project value-add in all interactions across the role’s wide portfolio in trading, commercial and business development   
  • Remain knowledgeable about leading-edge developments, analytical techniques, technologies and tools in quantitative analytics


About you


  • Be educated to Master’s Degree level (or equivalent) in a numeric discipline e.g. Engineering, Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics 
  • 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 experience in energy/commodity trading and financial/energy risk management
  • Have experience of quantitative financial analysis and possess the ability to apply to a wide range of scenarios across different businesses
  • Have experience and understanding of derivatives, energy risk management techniques and their application to commodity trading
  • Have experience and understanding of asset valuation, and optionality value modelling and extraction
  • Have experience and knowledge of data modelling, and proficiency with R, Python or Matlab
  • Be knowledgeable in decision analysis techniques and comfortable in handling issues involving risk and uncertainty.


Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • An advanced relevant degree, such as a Masters or  PhD in financial engineering or quantitative finance
  • Have experienced/knowledge across crude oil or refined products markets
  • A relevant market certification, such as FRM, ERP or CQF
  • Fluency in any European or Asian language


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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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