BUSINESS ANALYST (DATA)

  • Gazprom

Job Description

An experienced business analyst is required to contribute to a programme of work to build an in-house market data fundamentals system. The programme of work will involve working with energy analysts to create a software system that allows collection, attribution, reconciliation and consolidation of energy market supply and demand data. ABOUT US Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is a subsidiary of the Gazprom group – the world’s largest gas producer and one of the world’s largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide Gazprom group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and also operates a retail business, trading as Gazprom Energy. Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we’re committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future. ROLE OBJECTIVES Digital Trading is the automation of processes in data acquisition and processing, strategy investigations and execution, assets and portfolio optimisation. The aim is to capture and create additional value, reduce cost, improve efficiency and keep Gazprom at leading edge of a trading organization. This role is for an analyst to join the front office digital trading initiative, driving forward the data aspects of the initiative. The core objective is to help the continued definition and delivery of a technology solution for sourcing, consolidating and attributing market fundamentals, as well as price and trade/order data, to market analysts, quants and data scientists. The data will be used to underpin commercial decisions on the trading floor and provide the basis for research and development of systematic strategies. The candidate will offer a strong background in data analytics in a commercial environment to aid in the solution design. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Work closely with end users and stakeholders to define the requirements of the solution Work with the delivery team to specify and prioritise fit-for-purpose solutions. Work with the software development team to assess, design and implement solutions in an agile delivery environment. Work closely with software testing team and end users to ensure defined solutions meet quality expectations Initiate post-implementation reviews to monitor product effectiveness and performance Seek and promote solution synergies across the wider Gazprom group SKILLS & COMPETENCIES Commercial awareness and business acumen; speed in understanding and decision making Solid understanding of data solutions, analytics methods and data visualisation Data analytics. Strong SQL skills and understanding of relational databases Able to work with semi-structured and unstructured data solutions Able to meet tight deadlines and negotiate in a pressurised environment Team-player with ability to achieve results through shared initiatives Strong facilitation and influencing skills Excellent communication skills e.g. written, verbal and presentation Motivated, tenacious and pro-active in achieving results Diligent and dependable with strong integrity EXPERIENCE Track record of operating in successful data-centric projects/initiatives with tight commercial deadlines Hands-on data/statistical analysis, has designed and delivered solutions that have improved the value of data to an organisation Strong experience in global markets (such as Commodities, FX, Credit, Emerging Markets, Equities etc.) Familiarity with time series data analysis and refinement The following skills are desirable: Detailed knowledge of energy market Programming Languages, such as Python Big data technologies/solutions Visualisation tools such as Tableau or similar Cloud solutions such as Azure Data Lake or similar EDUCATION Degree (or equivalent ideally in a numerate subject or computing related subject Professional certifications in desired skill areas an advantage