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Associate Data Analyst


Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 407739 


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:  



  • Experience using applied mathematics to build analytical models, including linear regression and time-series analysis, as demonstrated in a working environment or collegiate project(s)
  • Fundamental understanding and some experience building data integrations
  • Proficient in Python
  • Experience with R, C++, SQL or Java is a plus
  • Experience building ETL/ELT pipelines, including data acquisition, transformation/cleansing, and loading into Enterprise Data Warehouse
  • Ability to analyze data sets to determine relevance and identify anomalies   
  • Passion for solving problems using a variety of advanced analytical methods
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting principles and issue resolution techniques



  • Build data pipelines to acquire, load, and cleanse data sets and prep them for analytical use
  • Knowledge of 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 and support systems to analyze and react to incoming data in real time and create tools for advanced mathematical modeling.
  • Build and support 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
  • Able to build strong working relationships with the trading team and gain a fundamental understanding of their business



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



  • 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



  • 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): Musket 


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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