Exxon Mobil

2019USP - Students Seeking Optimization Scientist Internship/Student Placement

Exxon Mobil
Houston, Texas
10 Feb 2019
22 Feb 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Role Summary
Work under the guidance of mentor to design and develop complex simulation and optimization models and apply them to define strategic and tactical needs and drive the appropriate business and technical solutions.

Job Role Responsibilities
•Apply theories of mathematical optimization, including linear programming, combinatorial optimization, integer programming, network flows and algorithms to design optimal or near optimal solution methodologies.
•Provide technical support and enhancements to affiliates worldwide for deployed research applications.
•Summarize results and develop technical reports and presentations.

Job Requirements
•Ph.D candidate in Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, or other related scientific disciplines, combined with strong computational modeling and algorithmic skills.
•Strong background (potentially supported by advanced graduate course work or equivalent experience) in modeling large scale discrete, nonlinear, or stochastic mathematical optimization models and developing efficient optimization algorithms.
•Ability to convey rigorous mathematical concepts and considerations to non-technical audience.
•Highly proficient in at least one major programming language (C/C++, C#, Java, Python, etc.) or optimization modeling language (e.g. AMPL, GAMS, AIMMS, OPL, Mosel, etc.)
•Experience using major optimization solvers and algorithms is an advantage (e.g. CPLEX, Gurobi, Xpress, SCIP, KNITRO, IPOPT, CONOPT, GRG, SQP)
•Demonstrated communication skills and software development skills in a collaborative team environment.
•Have a desire to explore new science areas.

Alternate Location:  United States : Baton Rouge, Louisiana || United States : Baytown, Texas || United States : Beaumont,Texas || United States : Billings, Montana || United States : Clinton, New Jersey || United States : Paulsboro, New Jersey  

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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