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ExxonMobil Quantitative Risk Manager in Spring, Texas

Job Role Summary

As part of Trading Risk & Compliance, you will be responsible for managing a global team of quantitative risk analysts tasked with supporting ExxonMobil’s Upstream Gas & Power and Downstream Crude & Products trading activities.

Job Responsibilities

In this position you will:

  • Develop, maintain, analyze, and validate Value at Risk (VaR) models capable of handling complex transactions

  • Ensure adherence to established risk limits by commodity, region, program, book, and strategy

  • Design, implement, analyze, and refine scenario analysis and stress test methodologies and tools

  • Build strong relationships with Commercial (Trading, Origination, Structuring) teams

  • Possess a deep understanding of supply & demand fundamentals, trading & hedging strategies, and risk management techniques

  • Provide independent assessment of new business opportunities (proposed by Origination teams and modeled by Structuring teams) by reviewing transaction terms, model assumptions, valuation methodologies, and expected results. Review plan for hedging the proposed transaction. Ensure that the proposed transaction and associated hedges can be properly valued and reported by the risk management system of record

  • Analyze performance of trading / origination strategies coupled with hedging strategies to explain drivers of P&L and position changes

  • Provide insightful commentary from market insights / intelligence driving changes to market fundamentals or portfolio composition

  • Work closely with other functions to provide ongoing transaction support


  • Bachelor's degree or above (Master's, MBA, CFA, or Ph.D.) in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics

Required Qualifications

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for any employer

  • Minimum of 5 - 10 (five to ten) years working experience in Quantitative Risk in the following commodity trading areas: crude, refined products, power, natural gas, LNG, renewables and environmental products

  • Proficiency with Python, JavaScript, R, C or other programming languages is desirable

  • Experience with the Microsoft suite of products: Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with ExxonMobil Trading organization

  • Advanced degree (Master's, MBA, CFA, or Ph.D.) in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics

  • Experience with Allegro or comparable energy trading risk management system

  • Experience with Tableau, Power BI, or comparable analytics platform

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.