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Shell Crude Trading Analyst - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas


Job Title:

Crude Trading Analyst - Houston, TX

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Job Description:

What’s the role?

The Crude Trading Analyst is a contributor on the Advanced Commercial Analytics for the North American Crude Trading Team. This role is responsible for identifying and building technical and analytical tools which enable the North American Crude Trading business to capture additional profits or market share. This role will be responsible for interfacing directly with Commercial Traders, developing tools from their recommendations as well as proactively analyzing internal Big Data for opportunities.

This role is an ETRM Subject Matter Expert and will analyze crude trading activities, including exposures, risks and financial results. The role must be able to determine the implications of trades, understanding the complexity of various types of risk and appropriate techniques to capture the resultant exposure of the deals.

This role must develop strong working relationships with trading functional support groups, and work in concert with all members of the North America Crude Trading Team.

This position requires an energetic and innovative individual, who has a commercial understanding and focus.


  • Provide thought leadership (SME) on the best practices and concepts for Trade Book and Position management ensuring alignment with financial results.

  • Provide thought leadership (SME) Data Ingestion, Processing, Analysis and Presentation to aid increased business profitability through Analytics.

  • Contribute to meeting and exceeding the North America Crude Trading Revenue targets.

  • Identify and build analytic tools and modelling which enable the business to pursue additional opportunities or optionality.

  • Contribute to strategy and building of the micro and macro S&D models.

  • Analyze and recommend required updates to ensure tradebook entries alignment with financial results.

  • Drive constant improvement of trading tools, processes and systems.

  • Work closely with all Trading functional support groups.

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Country of Work Location:

United States

Employment Type:

Full Time

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 world’s 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.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

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.


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

Work Location:

Houston - One Thousand Main


What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in trading and trading systems.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • Experience in large volumes of data is preferred.

  • Experience and interest in data science concepts, tools, and methodologies is a plus.

  • Experience in cloud computing technologies is an advantage.

  • Experience in data modeling, data architecture, and data visualization experience is a plus.

  • Knowledge trading software such as tableu, python and endur is a must.

  • Desirable to have experience with AI, Machine Learning.

City, State (if applicable):

Houston, TX