HPC Technical Software Engineer

Exxon Mobil


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’s affiliates in India


ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region. 


ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics.


ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.

The Global Business Center – Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.

ExxonMobil strives to make a positive contribution to the communities where we operate and its affiliates support a range of education, health and community-building programs in India. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Framework.

To know more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

What role you will play in our team


A HPC Software Engineer working in this area is expected to have the curiosity and ingenuity required to quickly learn a knowledge domain well enough to interact effectively with ExxonMobil experts in that domain. Our team members have diverse backgrounds in computational sciences. The software engineer will support and develop geoscience applications for the Subsurface Imaging team. The Subsurface Imaging team is within ExxonMobil IT and partners with upstream researchers to deliver advanced seismic imaging solutions. Our technology leverages a world-class High-Performance Computing system and enables geoscientists to gain insights on where to find oil and gas, providing significant competitive advantages.

What you will do



  • Work on a scrum team as a software developer to develop and support proprietary applications used for seismic imaging.
  • Collaborate closely with researchers to enable their research and to commercialize prototype research code.
  • Support internal business partners that are globally distributed.
  • Optimize applications to improve HPC system utilization and to increase throughput of seismic processing projects.
  • Collaborate with HPC systems team and geoscientists to influence decisions regarding future hardware/system upgrades.

About you


Skills and Qualifications


  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computational Science, or related field with a minimum GPA of 7.0
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on experience in C/C++ programming
  • Strong understanding of code complexity and the performance implications of various algorithms. 
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on Experience in a Linux environment OS.
  • Able to work well in a diverse team environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills for effective collaboration and mentoring.
  • Self-motivated and driven to learn.
  • Understanding of Object oriented design principles

Preferred Qualifications/ Experience


  • Python, modern C++ (i.e., C++11 and later), Unix shell scripting languages (BASH primarily)
  • Parallel computing technologies (e.g., OpenMP, MPI, CUDA)
  • Source control and work item tracking systems (e.g., Git, TFS)
  • Experience with using third party APIs.
  • Experience following an Agile (Scrum) software development process.
  • Experience in the seismic exploration domain



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: 

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility

Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines. 

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