IT Business Analyst – Trading and Optimization Job at Shell London

IT Business Analyst – Trading and Optimization:
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced IT Business Analyst looking to expand their knowledge and work with the market leader in LNG Trading and Optimization, with one of the most diversified portfolios.

As a senior Business Analyst, you would lead the BA activities, working with technical teams and data scientists to shape and deliver portfolio optimization solution options for traders. You would actively manage the requirements through the end-to-end solution delivery lifecycle, from detailed design to implementation, testing and release, and ultimately the transition of expertise to the support teams. You will be a key SME bringing valuable optimization knowledge the project.

Where you fit in
You will work as part of a global team in the Information & Digital Technology (IDT) organization. You will join IT team in the UK (London) working as one team together with other Shell IT hubs globally (Bangalore, Houston, Netherlands).

You will support Shell LNG Marketing & Trading teams working in the D&A team delivering a major transformational program providing Data platform for Shell Energy

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What’s the role?
This role requires an experience business analyst with deep knowledge on portfolio optimization solutions for traders. Your experience in optimizations of commodities especially crude & products or LNG will be extremely valuable. You will be working closely with traders and expected to deal with difficult conversation and understanding the trading lifecycle of bulk commodity (Crude / LNG).

Your role will vary depending on your project(s), typically you would perform the following:
Work closely with experienced data scientists, data modelers and technical leads to shape and deliver portfolio optimization solutions for traders
Act as product SME for the Trading Data & analytics team, establishing a role as trusted advisor
Responsible for the successful planning and delivery of the project(s) business analysis methods, tools, and technology
Ability to travel to business hubs (Singapore/ Dubai/ UK/ India) depending on business needs to meet with Business stakeholders
Responsible for assuring functional design, resolves technical and solution design issues collaboratively
Point of escalation for issues which adversely affect systems performance, design, or functionalities
Strong leadership, sound analytical skill and change management capabilities to work independently on transformation, improvement initiatives, liaising effectively with senior stakeholders and vendors on complex problems etc

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What we need from you
We are keen to hear from the candidates with below skill set:
Significant experience in IT Business Analyst role
Experience of working with optimization models, ideally within the context of physical bulk commodity operations
Experience of delivery within a trading environment and working directly with traders
Experience working in fast- paced project delivery using AGILE methods, experience in creating user stories and Agile deliverables
Knowledge of Business Analysis techniques and tools with significant experience in project deliverables including the ability to:
Precisely capture business problems, value drivers, and functional/non-functional requirements
Translate business requirements into functionality and assess the risks, feasibility, opportunities, and business impacts of various solution options
Visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems and concepts
A delivery focus in terms of closing out tasks effectively in addition to realizing planned business benefits alongside users
Detailed knowledge of data management best practice

Company Description
Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then, we have grown into a leading innovative Oil & Energy company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit, and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

An innovative place to work
There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

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 oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

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An inclusive place to work
To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are 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 closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
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 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
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

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.

Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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