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Shell Data Architect - Trading and Commodities in London, United Kingdom


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Data Architect - Trading and Commodities

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Job Description:

Bring your passion for matching data expertise to business needs and help us maximise performance opportunities across Shell. A great place to grow your technical and leadership skills, with all the support you’d expect from a positive, global company.

What’s the role?

As Data Architect – Trading & Commodities, you’ll be leading on the delivery and consultancy for data architecture, identifying and maximising the value of enterprise data and IT solutions that will support business needs and processes, and drive performance.

To succeed, you’ll need to utilise your knowledge of new and emerging technologies within trading and commodities, along with your ability to spot data model and integration improvements that can drive change within the deal management process. On the one hand, you can expect to be managing data architecture development, maintenance and standards, including roadmap, data models, and data utilization. On the other, you’ll be supporting and driving our portfolio strategy for IT applications.

Nurturing working stakeholder relationships will also be an integral part of the job. You’ll use your strong communication skills to build a shared vision, influencing and negotiating with colleagues across the business, from IT and data management and traders, to business analysts and project managers.

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Country of Work Location:

United Kingdom

Company Description:

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas 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.


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Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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What we need from you

We’re keen to hear from men and women with excellent knowledge of what makes a robust and scalable data architecture. Along with your enthusiasm for working within a virtual, global environment, we’d also expect to see as much of the following as possible on your CV:

  • Experience in a multi-disciplined IT environment, with strong expertise in data analysis and modelling.

  • Proven evidence of a ‘can-do’, results-driven approach.

  • An ability to initiate, plan and develop according to plan, with a level of uncertainty and risk.

  • Experience with E-R modelling.

  • Experience with System Architect is also an advantage.

Company Description

Our values

Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity, and respect aren't simply a strapline: they are a part of everything we do. What's more, Shell is an equal opportunities company, and we place the highest possible value on the diversity of our people and our inclusive approach. Join us and you’ll belong to a world where you can feel pride in your achievements and propel your career with global opportunities

Women’s perspective

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell as flexible, appealing and supportive a place for women to work as possible. We help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies, backed by a leadership team fully supportive of our diversity ambitions. And we'll foster your career through our Women's Career Development programme.

People with an impairment

At Shell, we're all about top talent. End of story. We encourage anyone who may face an impairment to see Shell as a place where you'll be fully supported to grow and develop your career. It's as simple as that. If you'd like to apply, just let us know about your circumstances. We can support you throughout the process: from application, to interview, to your first day of a rewarding career with us.

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