Title:  Senior Life Cycle Analysis Scientist

Job Req ID:  12649

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.


Perform research in the areas of energy life cycle analysis, oil and gas carbon intensity assessment, refinery simulation and optimization, and carbon economics.  

Key Responsibilities

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 and present at conferences
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

Minimum Requirements

B.S. Degree (PhD preferred but not required) 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 the energy sector
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

Working environment

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.


Country/Region:  SA