Sr Data Analyst (Houston, TX)

Location: 

Houston, TX, US, 77019

Req ID: 440311 

 

BASIC PURPOSE:  Support Musket Trading and Business Development by analyzing complex data sets and creating robust data analytics. This role is designed to create and enhance tools intended to help make smart trading decisions and structure deals across different business lines including commodity trading, biofuel supply, marketing, asset operations and engineering services.  

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in evaluating opportunities across different business lines for Musket Corporation, through the usage of analytics tools/software.
  • Develop market trend data that supports and identifies investment and trading opportunities.
  • Quantitative Analysis: support data optimization and process automation projects to streamline the decision making for Musket's trading and investment portfolios.
  • Risk Mitigation: manage inherent risks associated with Musket's financial exposure related to supply and demand positions.
  • Ability to communicate and present investment decisions, development updates and group performance to various members including upper management
  • Build & sustain relationships using the appropriate interpersonal skills and communication methods to build constructive relationships with customers, business units, service organizations and other stakeholders to meet shared goals and objectives.
  • Contribute to the team’s success by demonstrating cooperation and collaboration while participating in a group or team environment.
  • Facilitate & manage change by making effective decisions which achieve the desired results in the midst of changes in responsibilities, work processes, timeframes, performance expectations, organizational culture or work environment.
  • Effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously by developing a task oriented course of action for self and others to accomplish goals, utilizing appropriate resources; follows up by monitoring results and evaluating their effectiveness.
  • Actively supports and promotes corporate and/or business unit changes.
  • Research and evaluate proposed longer term or complex transactions
  • Lead process automation projects to eliminate manual procedures.
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Computational Finance, or related technical fields

Experience:

  • Experience in a trading organization preferred

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

      Skills:

  • Write complex algorithms in programming languages, such as C++, Python, Java, SQL or VBA, to optimize the supply and demand positions of a business portfolio.
  • Visualization and interpretation of data analytics using Tableau & Python Pandas or similar tools.
  • Proficiency in database management system such as MS SQL server, Oracle, etc.
  • Experience working with cloud data warehouses like Snowflake
  • Experience in building forecasting models including linear regression and time-series analysis. 
  • Results driven focus with the goal and ability to harnesses others’ energy to drive toward goal alignment which meets or exceeds expectations.

      Typical 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 has been fueling customers’ journeys since 1964. Innovation and perseverance continue to lead the way for the family-owned and -operated business headquartered in Oklahoma City with more than 40,000 team members in North America and Europe. The company’s core business is travel stops and convenience stores with more than 630 locations in 42 states. Love’s continues its commitment to offer products and services that provide value for professional drivers, fleets, four-wheel customers, RVers, alternative fuel and wholesale fuel customers. Giving back to communities Love’s serves and maintaining an inclusive and diverse workplace are hallmarks of the company’s award-winning culture.

The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets.
  • Speedco and Love’s Truck Care, the largest oil change and preventive maintenance and total truck care network.
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader.
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert.
  • TVC Pro-driver, a commercial driver’s license (CDL) protection subscription service.

 

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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