Senior Life Cycle Analysis Scientist
Job description / Role
Aramco energizes the world economy.
Aramco occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. We are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas), with the lowest upstream carbon intensity of any major producer.
With our significant investment in technology and infrastructure, we strive to maximize the value of the energy we produce for the world along with a commitment to enhance Aramco's value to society.
Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and with offices around the world, we combine market discipline with a generations' spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom's vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven us to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to a vast number of communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy that we supply.
We are one of the most profitable companies in the world, as well as amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.
Saudi Aramco is seeking a Senior Life Cycle Analysis Scientist to join the Energy Traceability Technology (ETT), Technology Strategy & Planning Department (TSPD).
TSPD is responsible for developing Saudi Aramco's technology outlook and strategy, managing the technology portfolio and intellectual property, supporting the Company's climate and sustainability initiatives, and ensuring the commercial viability of technologies through effective deployment planning.
Energy Traceability Technology (ETT) group which is responsible for tracking emissions across the oil and gas supply chains globally allowing policy makers, customers, and investors to make decisions based on scientific insights and not emotional rhetoric. The Senior Life Cycle Analysis Scientist's primary role is to perform research in the areas of energy life cycle analysis, oil and gas carbon intensity assessment, refinery simulation and optimization, and carbon economics.
Build energy systems models and perform detailed life cycle analysis (LCA) of different petroleum, natural gas, hydrogen, and e-fuel pathways
Lead collaborative research with universities and research institutions for increased intellectual property opportunities and future business advancement of Saudi Aramco
Publish peer-reviewed articles in high impact journals
Maintain and expand working knowledge of applicable software for programming (Matlab, Python, VB Excel, R), data analysis, and visualization
Provide and manage a safe, accident-free office environment; follow all company safety rules in performing job duties
Participate in major investigative projects as assigned
Perform other miscellaneous related duties as requested
Ph.D. Degree in Science/Engineering/Physics/Mathematics Discipline as appropriate for the area of expertise for the assigned job
Seven years (7) experience in a substantive industrial, technological or research area relevant to life cycle analysis (LCA)
Candidate should be comfortable in working independently or part of a project team, frequent project presentation and travel to meetings at conferences and universities
Must possess good work habits, a strong work ethic, and be able to adhere to company work hours, policies, and standard business etiquette
Must be able to communicate and comprehend English accurately, clearly and concisely at a level required to perform the job as outlined
Our high-performing employees are drawn by the challenging and rewarding professional, technical and industrial opportunities we offer, and are remunerated accordingly.
At Aramco, our people work on truly world-scale projects, supported by investment in capital and technology that is second to none. And because, as a global energy company, we are faced with addressing some of the world's biggest technical, logistical and environmental challenges, we invest heavily in talent development.
We have a proud history of educating and training our workforce over many decades. Employees at all levels are encouraged to improve their sector-specific knowledge and competencies through our workforce development programs - one of the largest in the world.
About the Company
Saudi Aramco is an integrated global energy enterprise. The company markets and exports crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas liquids and sulfur. It also ships crude oil worldwide through an affiliated company and participates in petroleum refining and marketing activities at home and abroad. Its overseas affiliates are in the United States, Egypt, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea and Japan.
Saudi Aramco's subsidiaries span the globe, with offices in Houston, Washington, New York, London, Leiden, Dubai, Singapore, Beijing, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul.