Riser 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


ExxonMobil is seeking qualified and experienced individuals to provide Riser Engineering technical support and expertise to its oil and gas development projects and production operations. The candidate would be part of ExxonMobil’s Pipelines & Risers team in ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Company, working out of ExxonMobil’s Bangalore Campus (Prestige Shantiniketan) in India. The candidate would be responsible for working with multi-discipline deepwater SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals, Risers, Flowlines) teams to execute and / or steward riser design / engineering activities as part of project development (concept, FEED), execution, and operations phases.

What you will do



  • Develop, specify, and apply riser system design criteria for a wide variety of activities, developments, and operations, i.e., large-scale deepwater capital projects, R&D programs, and offshore installation activities opportunities.
  • Get involved in various riser, flexibles or umbilicals engineering activities for deepwater projects from concept evaluation and selection to installation to commissioning and start up
  • Execute and/or oversee riser analysis studies (conducted by ExxonMobil internal resources and / or third-party companies) to support riser system design (i.e., strength, fatigue, interference)
  • Evaluate strengths and shortcomings of different riser design philosophies.
  • Lead revisions to company standards and/or industry practices.
  • Interface with engineers from other disciplines (e.g., marine, pipelines, flow assurance, materials) to align on work scopes and work products.
  • Interface with suppliers, contractors and other third parties to ensure work products are in alignment with ExxonMobil expectations.
  • Participate in offshore industry activities such as conferences and committees.
  • Field visits to project locations, vendor premises, production units, etc
  • Participate in risk assessments, technology evaluations / selections, and fitness for service assessments.

About you


Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering – preferably in Mechanical / Civil / Marine Engineering or related disciplines with minimum GPA 7.0
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Riser Engineering. The experience should include primarily dynamic riser system development or engineering support, at some of the following stages of project: Concept selection/FEED/Detail Engineering, Manufacturing/Fabrication, Installation, Testing and Integrity Management
  • Demonstrated experience can include
    • Rigid, flexible, hybrid risers and/or dynamic umbilical systems
    • Either of these riser system configurations: single hybrid risers, lazy-wave or catenary configurations
  • Dynamic riser analysis in industry standard FE software such as OrcaFlex, ABAQUS or similar. Analysis experience should be detailed as follows:
    • Strength analysis due to Wave/Vessel motion
    • Fatigue analyses due to Wave/Vessel motion, VIV etc.
    • Interference
    • Installation
    • Local analyses for Flexible/Umbilical
  • Experience in leading or coordinating work of other riser engineers and interfacing with internal/external client would be a bonus
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally as per business needs (<10%)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
  • Strong listening, verbal & written communication skills in English
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills with ability to mentor others and work with globally diverse business teams
  • Flexible to work in shifts 1.30 PM – 10.30 PM IST



Preferred Qualifications/ Experience



  • Working knowledge of applying riser engineering codes & standards, such as API or DNV guidelines such as API 2RD, 17J etc.
  • Strong leadership, influencing, and interpersonal skills

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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