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Business Analyst (Trading) - Houston, TX

Shell – Houston, TX

Job Description

Shell Oil Trading & Operations Competency Centre is looking for an experienced Business Analyst who is well versed with the Trading domain, Statistical modelling, Data extraction, and data visualization tools to join our team. In this role you will have the opportunity to drive delivery on a variety of functional / technical projects, support bug fixes, and application enhancements across the NA Crude Trading business. You will be expected to take ownership of complex business requests performing the full spectrum of Business analysis activities thru to successful delivery as well as guiding less experienced team member delivery as needed. You will work directly with business stakeholders and alongside our IMIT and IT Service and Operations (ITSO) Service and Operations Management (SOM) colleagues, Project Managers, developers, and other BAs to support our Business needs.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Work closely with Business Users to understand the business requirements and take ownership of solutioning that will appropriately solve without adverse impacts
  • Work closely with our IT Natural Performance team members to stay aligned on support and operations, demand planning, and strategic plans
  • Facilitate team innovation sessions and drive team continuous improvement recommendations
  • Coach team colleagues to grow into their roles
  • Manage key relationships within and outside of IT - Business Interface teams, key business stakeholders, project teams, SOM team, software vendors
  • Capable to work under pressure while managing conflicting priorities and tight timelines
  • Professional, organized, self-motivated and results oriented
  • Good team player, gets on well with others and able to work with people of different skill levels.
  • Organized person who is capable to keep track of issues & requests and ensure proper follow-up and closure
  • Proven track record of personal development


  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor s Degree required.
  • At least five (5) years of corporate IT or Business Trading experience.
  • Experience in Endur, LPS, Mainframe or COBOL is highly desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across business boundaries to deliver people, process, and technology solutions.
  • Proven ability to deliver against agreed plans and assess business value.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence business leadership to gain support for business change/transformation activities.
  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources.
  • Demonstrates a concern and aptitude for considering the users perspective in IT development and has a deep understanding of user aspects of interactive systems.
  • Comprehensive understanding of business process improvement, benefit and risk management.

Company Description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the worlds growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.
As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.
Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


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.
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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.
Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Employment Type

Full Time


IT Service Management & Delivery

Work Location

Houston - One Thousand Main

No. of Positions


Job Expires


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