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Reference ID R1316 Updated 03/11/2020 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country India City/State Bangalore Work Location Bangalore

The Role

The world faces energy challenges that are becoming more complex each day. We are looking for people who share our passion for taking on these challenges with cutting edge technology, innovative thinking and commitment to manage risks. Shell develops and operates some of the largest, most complex energy projects in the world, we alwaysendeavourto work at the leading edge of technical innovation.

About Digital Centre of Expertise

Shell’s Digital Centre of Expertise, part of Shell’s Technology business unit offers the opportunity to lead the digital transformation of the energy industry.We are a world leading community of industrial scientists and engineers committed to using cutting edge R&D to take us through the energy transition into a winning position in a low carbon world.

About AI Residency GlobalProgrammeat Shell

We haveexcitingopportunities for Data Scientists to help us drive how we do business. Bring your appetite for innovation to a role that suits your experience, with plenty of opportunities to learn new professional skills and grow your career with a supportive, global company.

Our AI Residency Program will allow you to get involved in real projects specifically matched to your interests and abilities and to get an insight into our day-to-day business operations. You’ll receive performance evaluations from your mentor and/or direct supervisor, and you’ll find out what the energy industry is really like, from the inside.

The Shell AI Residency Program offers you an amazing opportunity for learning and discovery. You will enjoy a unique opportunity to:

  • Develop deep technical expertise working on the latest AI related projects

  • Collaborate with like-minded innovators and Shell AIresidentscommunity across the globe, Shell experts and mentors

  • Channel your efforts from ideation to execution working to rapidly deploy solutions

  • Deploy solutions across a breadth of Shell businesses - from Exploration to Trading, or Retail to New Energies

The ResidencyProgrammeis a 2-year, full-time, immersiveprogramme, which allowsAI Residency Scientist in Fluid Flowto gain experience working on a variety of AI projects across all Shell businesseswork with different global cross-discipline teams,where your artificial intelligence and machine learningknowledge will take us further into the digital world. 

Where you fit in?
You will be part of the global Fluid Flow and Reactor Engineering team with staff in Houston, Amsterdam and the largest group in Bengaluru.Your colleagueswill havea modeling or experimental background in the areas of fluid flow and reactor engineering who make use of advanced computational tools and state-of-the-art experimental equipment to carry out their own R&D activities, support other research groups within Shell, and provide world-class differentiating capability to projects and assets across the globe.

The global Fluid Flow and Reactor Engineering team has an excellent track record in adding value to Shell businesses and you will be instrumental in accelerating the growth contribution over the coming yearsby embedding the latest artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies into the organization.

This role reports to the global manager Fluid Flow and Reactor Engineering, located in Bengaluru.

What’s the role?
We are a world leading community of industrial scientists and engineers committed tousing cutting edge R&D to take us through the energy transition into a winning position in a low carbon world.The position ofAI ResidentScientistinFluid Flowis an exciting opportunity within the Shell’s Technology department solving the most challengingfluid flowprojects for our Upstream, Downstream, Integrated Gas and New Energy businesses.We are looking for an enthusiastic person with a strong track record in artificial intelligence and machine learning to applytheirknowledge in making a leap inourfluid flow capabilities. 


  • Carryout all activities with safety as thefirst priority(Goal Zero).

  • Deliver final solutions/products (like programming code) that are ready for use by R&D scientists and operating assets

  • Convert a high-level fluid flow problem into a list of activities to be carried out. Fulfill the role of a project manager.

  • Innext2 years youwill get to work onfollowing fields:

  • Speeding up Computational Fluid Dynamics modelsthrough the use ofReduced Order Modeling or Deep Neural Networks

  • Introduce Artificial Intelligence in the Computational Fluid Dynamicswork-flowtomakethe overall process more efficient

  • Use image recognition analysis of fluid flow visualizations to optimize operating plant performance

  • Integrate the experimental facilities in Shell Technology Center Bengaluru into the digital world (digital twin) 

What we need from you?

We’re keen to speak toyouwith aMaster’sor PhD degree in statistics, mathematics, science, econometrics or computer scienceartificial intelligence, machine learning or similar discipline.

Along with your strong experience in the delivery of analytics solutions within a corporate or academic environment, we’d also hope to see as many of the following on your CV:

  • Experience with using AI/ML tools to applications in the area of fluid dynamics or a related engineering field

  • 3to 5years of industrial experience with demonstratable value delivered on your project work

  • Strong computer coding skills in the latest artificial intelligence and machine learning tools(like for example TensorFlow, R,SciKit)

  • A self-starter who is using creativity to tackle the hardest energy transition challenges

  • A working attitude that putsfirst priorityon safety

  • A team player with good oral and written communication skills


Our values 

Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity, and respect aren't simply a strapline: they are a part of everything we do. What's more, Shell is an equal opportunities company, and we place the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and our inclusive approach. 

Join us and you’ll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with global opportunities

An innovative place to work 

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work 

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential… 

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there. 

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. We've retained our title as a top employer for women in India for past 3 consecutive years since 2016. 

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application. 

A rewarding place to work 

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible

Through all of this, and combining our ideas through a creative, collaborative environment and global operations – we have developed and will continue to nurture a unique workplace with an impressive range of benefits to ensure that joining Shell is an inspired and rewarding career choice for everyone

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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