543595 – Business Analyst

Permanent
Posted 2 weeks ago

Who we are

Form of employment: Permanent

Start date: Immediate

OnSite with Client in: London (Remote until further notice)

About us www.aubay.co.uk  Ahead of Innovation!

AubayUK  are a part of Aubay Group, based at Level39 www.level39.co Europe’s foremost FinTech hub in Canary Wharf London. We are recognised as an InSourcing Partner for our client-side deployment –  delivered across London. Our clients are globally recognized as Super Majors/ Financial Services and Innovative FinTech players.  You will be working remotely initially and thereafter onsite at one End-Client.

Aubay Group www.aubay.com are an international Digital Services Company operating for 21 years in the European market and working alongside some of the biggest names in the Banking, Finance, Insurance, Energy, IT/Digital, Manufacturing, Transport and Telecoms sectors. With over 6200 Employees across 7 countries and within 16 offices in England/France/Belgium/Luxembourg/Italy/Spain and Portugal, Aubay generated revenues of €435 million in 2019. We are listed on a Euronext Stock Exchange.

What we are looking for:

There are certain qualities and 10 character traits we seek in our people and these are aligned with our company values.

  • Commitment… doing what it takes for lasting results.
  • Together… combining our expertise to create smarter solutions.
  • Driven… personally aiming high and wanting better.
  • Smart… being innovative and open with ideas and using common sense.
  • Passionate… about what you do for the company
  • Attitude… positive at all times, we are in customer service
  • Aptitude… think outside your comfort zone to create solutions from nothingf
  • Motivation… striving to be better than before
  • Trust… your colleagues and manager will expect you to earn this and retain it
  • Integrity… thinking of others and striving for excellence

 

Background:

This client  is one of the largest energy trading operations in the world with key hubs in Singapore, Dubai, Houston, London, and Rotterdam, trading in crude oil, natural gas, LNG, electrical power, refined products, chemical feedstocks and environmental products. This combined with an integrated network of supply and distribution activities and an industry-leading shipping and maritime capability add value across its Upstream and Downstream businesses.

To enable value to the Business through IT, STASCO continues to expand investment in data and analytics, with an ambition to share data and decision making capabilities across the organisation. This role is to support the IT delivery team to identify the future shape of that end to end landscape.

 

 

Role Description:

This role is to support the development of a target landscape for our trading analytics and the underlying data and services need to support this.

  • Have a strong understanding of the data used in energy commodity trading eg. Pricing, trade data, physical implications of deals, market data, fundamentals etc.
  • Understand typical IT systems used in trading, including shortcomings and propose functional solutions e.g. what falls between the gaps in a given ETRM? How do others solve specific process or technology challenges?
  • Engage with people across a range of roles (front, middle, back office) and seniority in the business, therefore you must “talk the language” of the business, and be confident managing relationships across all levels.
  • Actively elicit and manage requirements, including ensuring that you use the right tools and techniques, and in particular to ‘fill in the gaps’ between stated requirements and what a world class end to end trading business looks like.
  • Drive to delivery – decompose work to a set of concrete steps, and manage delivery against those steps, ensuring progress towards the end goal.
  • Lead and facilitate effective workshops and other sessions, including virtual workshops.
  • The task is for some senior BA/SME who has worked on the front, middle as well as the back office of the energy and commodity trading companies. Someone who understands the power market well and overall operations and the data associated with it. The depth of understanding is to be at such a level that this person is able to spot the kind of data and the format we as an organization should be storing for future purpose and these data and the associated landscape gives Shell the edge over other energy trading organization. These business data that we store now enables us to make key business decision going ahead and also helps us advise our business partners in their endeavor, be it energy transition to more renewables or may be help forecast the demand that the suppliers need to be ready to face as well as the kind of consumption pattern that our industrial as well as retail customers are to face.
  • This SME should be technically aware as well as the expectation is to guide our IT teams to build the next generation landscape to cater to the above mentioned objectives that we as Shell Energy have. Ideally our candidate should have worked on the strategy side of big programs undertaken by our competitors.

 

Skills and experience:

  • Domain knowledge – Excellent knowledge of energy commodity trading (particularly the front office) with a good understanding of trading data (see above); capable of challenging assumptions and driving out the fundamental goals and priorities of the business.
  • Hands on experience building and delivering trading tools, and in particular market analysis of fundamentals data. Our vision is to maximise value from data outside the ETRM – how do other commodity houses manage this? How is data governance implemented? What data is time sensitive? Which data is disposable, and which should be kept? What does a well-designed data landscape look like?
  • Be highly analytical – able to problem solve, absorb large amounts of detail and to see the big picture. Be able to manage conflicting ideas and demands to provide clarity.
  • Technically savvy – understands data engineering tooling such as databricks/Spark, ADF, Apache Airflow, SQL, document and NoSQL databases, Azure Functions, Web Apps, and distributed / event-driven architecture (event hub, event bus, kafka etc.), ELK, etc.
  • Be a good communicator – able to deliver a message effectively and concisely at all levels, on both a technical and a business level. Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be self-motivated and self-starting – able to work with little supervision and able to pick up new or unfamiliar concepts quickly. Be confident and demonstrate good judgement. Be able to work in a demanding development environment.
  • Agile working – Being able to lead a team with practical experience of leading in an iterative/Agile development team (including sprint planning, daily scrums, reviews and retrospectives).

 

 

Desirable criteria and qualifications:

  • Experience in toolsets for managing requirements, for example, Azure DevOps, SharePoint, etc.
  • Professional accreditation e.g. Foundation in Business Analysis or ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis, Professional Scrum Master I (Fundamental) Assessment from scrum.org.

 

About the Client-side deployment:

Our Client, a Super Major, is a Global Energy Company. Around 84,000 employees across more than
70 countries working together to power progress through more and cleaner energy solutions.Specialties: Upstream/ Downstream, Bio-Fuels, Integrated Gas, New Energies, Chemicals, Energy,
and Trading

 

Becoming one of us:

Remuneration Package:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave
  • Pension
  • Udemy Training Platform
  • Perkbox
  • All Public Holidays are not required to work
  • Free fruit/ hot & soft drinks/ cookies/ candy (If onsite at Level39)
  • You’ll become a community member of Level39 giving you access and insight to network amongst peers and learn more about tech trends and events like Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning/ Crypto/ Digital Banking/ Cyber/ Robotic Process Automation/ Internet of Things, among others
  • Monthly Socials/ Summer Socials/ Winter Socials
  • Time to attend conferences
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Discount on Wintersports holiday at aero1607.com
  • Weekly/ Fortnightly and monthly catch-ups with your assigned Talent Attraction and Retention Consultant at AubayUK for open and honest feedback and support – ensuring smooth onboarding.
  • The opportunity to work directly for the Client at the end of the assignment on a permanent basis

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