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Shell Artificial Intelligence Resident in Houston, Texas


Job Title:

Artificial Intelligence Resident

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

As a Shell AI Resident, you will be given the opportunity to apply your expertise and deploy deep learning solutions at scale on real-world problems, supporting many different areas of Shell’s businesses. Over the course of this two-year program, you will tackle the world’s toughest energy challenges by collaborating with industry-leading researchers and professionals.

This position is focused on Technical Delivery of software as a subject matter expert (SME) in the fields of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.


  • Completion of four specified job tasks/rotations as defined by your supervisor and mentor in your Shell AI Residency Development Agreement (DA.

  • Complete all required trainings as set in your Shell AI Residency DA.

  • Completion of a Final Assessment which includes a technical oral examination, an accelerator project review, and a project proposal.

  • Provide quality / value-added deliverables (e.g., algorithms, software, techniques) in terms of content, clarity and practicality of solutions in order to assist with Shell's drive for deployment of digitalization solutions.

  • Participate in agile software development methodology, such as daily scrum meetings/stand-ups.

  • Consistently commit working versions of all implemented software in a project repository.

  • Understand and abide by the IP strategy set by projects and accelerators. Identify and contribute to opportunities for patenting, commercializing, or publishing according to the specific IP strategy.

  • Deliver through others via mentoring/coaching and SME development.

Auto req ID:



R&D FS - Math Comp & Data Science

Country of Work Location:

United States

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Work Location:

Houston - Westhollow Technology Center


  • Ph.D/Doctorate degree in the fields of computer science, data science, mathematics, physics, or electrical engineering.

  • BS and MSc with these degrees with 3+ years of Data Science related job experience will also be considered.

  • Strong proficiency in high-level programming languages such as Python, R, and C++.

  • Experience with Deep Learning software platforms such as TensorFlow, pyTorch.

  • Experience in collaborative projects and with repositories such as git or svn.

  • Experience presenting and communicating technical information to an audience such as conference presentations.

  • Engaging with collaborative teams in a multi-cultural environment such as teaching, facilitating and leading workshops.

  • Deployment of data science solutions with a preference for cloud-based solutions at scale.

  • Demonstrated teamwork and influencing skills and ability to build effective relationships .

  • Must be willing to work in Houston, Texas, San Francisco or Boston,

Additionally, we are looking for people who possess:

  • An Enterprise First mentality.

  • A willingness to learn new subjects and draw together SME from across the business.

  • Ability to identify business opportunities, and solutions to deliver value.

  • Plenty of drive, energy, and initiative, and willing to make a change.

  • Someone 'hands-on'.

  • Strong communication and reporting skills are essential, as is fluency in written and spoken English.

City, State (if applicable):

Houston, TX