Experienced Quantitative Risk Modeler


Spring, 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.

About Houston


ExxonMobil's state-of-the-art campus north of Houston serves as home to its Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses and their associated service groups. The facility opened in 2014 and accommodates more than 10,000 employees and visitors.

By bringing many global functional groups together, the campus provides employees with the tools and capabilities needed today, and in the future, to achieve business objectives and accelerate the discovery of new resources, technologies and products. It was designed to foster improved collaboration, creativity and innovation and enhance the company’s ability to attract, develop and retain the top talent in the industry.

The campus is located in Spring, Texas, on 385 wooded acres immediately to the west of Interstate Highway 45 (I-45), at the intersection of I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road, approximately 25 miles from the cultural vibrancy of downtown Houston.

The campus was constructed to the highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. Its design incorporates extensive research into best practices in building and workplace design through extensive benchmarking of the world’s top academic, research, and corporate facilities.

Learn more about what we do in Houston here.

What role you will play in our team


We are looking for qualified and experienced individuals to support and advance ExxonMobil’s Risk Management function. A member of the Quantitative Risk team which is part of the Trading Risk & Compliance organization, the successful candidate will help support ExxonMobil’s Upstream Gas & Power as well as Downstream Crude & Products trading activities. The position is based in Spring, Texas at the ExxonMobil Houston Campus.

What you will do



  • Maintain, analyze, and help validate Value at Risk (VaR) models capable of handling complex transactions and assets modelling. Assess that existing models are “fit for purpose”
  • Develop, validate, maintain and support risk management models for Trading Strategies, Risk Management, Real Options Valuation, and Simulation of Forward Curves
  • Conduct quantitative analysis of structured deals to support market-based asset valuations and design hedging strategies
  • Apply advanced statistical analysis into the design, analysis, implementation, and refinement of scenario analysis and stress test methodologies and tools
  • Model and estimate volatilities and correlations, both historical and implied
  • Provide recommendations for improvement and enhancement of risk management models
  • Effectively communicate recommendations on complex topics to a variety of constituents, including Management, Traders, Originators and Risk Management
  • Work on Quantitative Analysis topics as required based on evolving needs of this dynamic Risk organization

About you


We are looking for someone who has a strong Quantitative / Risk Management background and has the following qualifications:


Skills and Qualifications 


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for any employer
  • Advanced degree (Master’s, MBA, or Ph.D.) in Finance, Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science or other STEM majors
  • 5-15 years working experience in Quantitative Risk, Structuring, or Risk Analysis in Energy Commodities and Marketing: crude oil, refined products, power, natural gas, LNG, renewables, environmental products etc
  • Solid understanding of option theory (Option Greeks etc.), Monte Carlo simulation techniques (i.e., PCA) and mathematical optimization methods (i.e., Dynamic Programming)
  • Knowledge of global or domestic energy and carbon markets, including fundamentals, origination and deal structuring, trading strategies and related risk management standards and best practices
  • Proficiency in Python, R, MATLAB, or other programming languages. Additionally programming in SQL.
  • Credit Risk Modeling experience is a plus

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


Familiarity with energy commodities ETRM systems (i.e. Endur, Allegro etc.) and experience with Tableau or comparable Analytics platforms is a plus. 

Your benefits


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 you: 


  • Pension Plan: Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you. The basic benefit is a monthly annuity to be paid to you in retirement for the rest of your life 
  • Savings Plan: You can contribute between 6% and 20% of your pay and are encouraged to enroll right away. If you contribute at least 6% to your savings plan, the Company will contribute a 7% match
  • Workplace Flexibility: We have several programs such as “Flex your Day”, providing ad-hoc flexibility around when and where you work, as well as longer-term programs such as leaves of absence and part-time work
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • Culture of Health: Programs and resources to support your wellbeing
  • Employee Health Advisory Program: Provides confidential professional counseling for you and your family, including tools and resources promoting mental health and resiliency at no additional cost to you
  • Disability Plan: Income replacement for when you cannot work due to illness or injury occurring on or off the job. Enrollment is automatic and at no cost to you


More information on our Company’s benefits can be found at www.exxonmobilfamily.com


Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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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.


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