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Senior Data Analyst

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 401523 

 

Are you looking for a high-energy company where you can use your creative talents to impact the bottom line?  If so, Musket is the company for you!  Musket is a highly successful company specializing in commodity supply, trading, and logistics across North America, providing expertise on both a marketing and operational level for all our customers.  We are looking for ambitious, energetic people with a passion for technology, development, and turning data into a competitive advantage. You will be hands on with respect to enabling the use of advanced analytical techniques to support the decision making and measurement of initiatives that directly impact revenue and profitability of Musket.

 

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Musket Trading team, exhibiting the qualifications and skills listed below:  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Highly skilled in the areas of applied mathematics, advanced analytical models including linear regression and time-series analysis, and data integration
  • Highly proficient in Python
  • Strong experience working with large, heterogeneous datasets, including data acquisition, transformation/cleansing, and loading into Enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Ability to analyze large data sets to determine relevance and identify anomalies   
  • Passion for solving problems using a variety of advanced analytical methods
  • Proven experience with troubleshooting principles and issue resolution techniques
  • In-depth, hands-on knowledge of data engineering tools preferred

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Build data pipelines to acquire, load, and cleanse data sets and prep them for analytical use
  • Apply quantitative analysis to understand and communicate the value of a data asset and how it can be used to create meaningful insights
  • Develop analytical models that expose opportunities related to the trading market
  • Develop systems to analyze and react to incoming data in real time and create tools for advanced mathematical modeling.
  • Build automated ETL pipelines to support rapid but controlled transition from research to live trading
  • Develop analytical libraries and tools leveraging both open source and proprietary numerical software packages
  • Identify gaps in processes and/or technologies and offer recommendations for improvement
  • Build strong working relationships with the trading team and gain a fundamental understanding of their business

 

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related technical field

 

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Capable of thinking big picture and sorting through ambiguous requirements
  • Ability to manage numerous competing demands
  • Demonstrates good judgement, sense of urgency and commitment to high standards in a dynamic trading environment
  • Does not shy away from a challenge and consistently demonstrates resiliency
  • Required to be highly creative and collaborative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely to various levels in the organization
  • Does not shy away from a challenge and consistently demonstrates resiliency

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
  • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
  • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
     

 

Job Function(s): Information Technology 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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