Trading Analyst


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.


ExxonMobil Global Trading is where we trade oil, natural gas, and energy products safely and responsibly around the world. We leverage our expertise in analytics, logistics, origination, and knowledge of energy markets to maximize the value of our global assets and deliver industry-leading results. This is an exciting time to join our growing trading team and be an integral part of ExxonMobil.



What role you will play on our team


We are seeking experienced candidates for Commodity Trading Analysts to support our Crude, Products, and Feedstock Trading teams.  


Successful candidates will act as a key trading resource to drive opportunity identification & capture via understanding supply/demand balances, economics, arbitrage analysis, tracking of specific commodity movements, trade flow analysis, and blending opportunities. This includes linking with your fellow trading analysts across the globe and across commodities.


These roles are located in Houston Texas at our Spring Campus.


What you will do


  • Developing and presenting ongoing/unique trade strategies, connecting market fundamentals with proprietary insights, utilizing advanced analytics in conjunction with supply and demand models


  • Provide market forecasts on fundamentals and price to aide the trading organization


  • Providing economic analysis for opportunity evaluation and capture learnings from missed opportunities 


  • Supporting derivatives trading with analysis of new and existing usage of derivative instruments 


  • Developing strong collaborative relationships with key trading partners, both domestically and globally, in order to drive trade execution and value creation   


  • Acting as power-user of strategic tools that support trading activities: Data systems, bespoke analytical tools, Eikon, SAP 


  • Contributing to special projects, strategy studies, and market entries


  • Supporting Trading Management on ad-hoc business issues

About you


  • Hold a BS, BBA in engineering, mathematics, economics, finance, business (or equivalent)


  • Have minimum 5 years experience in analysis field in trading shops, banks, funds, etc


  • Experience and knowledge of physical and paper markets in crude and products


  • Experience and knowledge of derivatives, risk evaluation and management techniques, or financial analyses


  • Be able to demonstrate strong numerical, analytical and modelling skills


  • Have the ability to forecast and assess impact of market changes and business decisions


  • Be able to make recommendations based on analysis


  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively with multi-national and cross functional teams


  • Be able to demonstrated leadership paired with strong communication and interpersonal skills


  • Demonstrated experience in effective two-way communication with internal and external customers (oral, written, presentation, listening)


  • Strong drive, motivation and continuous improvement mindset 


  • Solid proficiency in the use of computers, inclusive of programming skills across Python, R, SQL, Tableau and SAP programs


  • Interesting in pursuing a career in Trading analytics and commodity market analysis



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