Shell Crude Trading Analyst in Houston, Texas

Auto req ID 70513BR

Job Title Crude Trading Analyst

Country of Work Location United States

City, State (if applicable) Houston, TX

Work Location Houston - One Thousand Main

Company Description Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Job Description

This role is responsible for tracking and analyzing crude trading activities, including exposures, risks and financial results. Determining the implications of different deals on the trading book and understand the basis risk and appropriate techniques to manage the resultant exposure of the deals.

In addition, this role is responsible for identifying profitable commercial opportunities utilizing both technical and fundamental analysis.

This role must develop strong working relationships with other trading support groups, such as risk control and financial, plus work in concert with the other members of the STUSCO crude trading team.

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

Contribute to meeting and exceeding the Trading Revenue targets.

Manage daily exposure and P&L.

Manage tradebook entries to ensure alignment with financial results.

Work closely with key support groups, including Operations, Lease Administration and Risk Control.

Drive constant improvement of trading tools, processes, and systems

Be a self-starter with necessary drive to succeed.

Have strong inter-personal skills

Have the desire and ability to work in a fast-paced and open trade floor environment.

This role will not have direct reports, but is required to demonstrate leadership through subject expertise applied to finding and proposing solutions to issues and problems.

The position will typically be engaged in multiple concurrent issues. An ability to provide practical, hands on assistance and issue resolution is essential, and a key challenge is to be able to balance detailed execution against the broader stream of task objectives and timelines.


University Degree

Commercial Mindset

Previous Experience of Trading, Operations and systems

Numerate and detail oriented

The successful candidate will be able to manage multiple concurrent issues and problems and apply a high level of energy to their resolution.

Must enable a co-operative, team oriented approach to defining problems and agreeing their resolution.

Desirable to have in depth knowledge of STUSCO Crude’s Endur system and its design.

Desirable to have experience and interest in data science concepts, tools and methodologies

Desirable to have experience in cloud computing technologies.

Desirable to have programming experience.

Desirable to have data modeling, data architecture, and data visualization experience

Desirable to possess strong technical skills of systems.

Some travel will be required

We are interested in attracting people to our business who share our core working values of honesty, integrity and have respect for others. We also want those who can build on our business vision, are prepared to accept accountability and can achieve great results through teamwork

No. of Positions 1


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Removal Date 05-Apr-2018