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Business Analyst - Power

Company: Gunvor
Location: Stamford
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title:
Business Analyst - Power

Contract Type:

Time Type:
Full time

Job Description:

The Business Analyst (BA) will join a global team of Business Analysts and will be based in Gunvor's Stamford, Connecticut office.The selected candidates will focus on gathering, analyzing, designing, integrating and maintaining all modules of related to Power trading, developed OATI CTRM. The candidate should oversee and be part of all the in-house CTRM deliveries alongside another Senior Business Analyst also working on Power. The main area of focus and expertise expected are Front, Operations and Risk. The successful candidates should be very experienced in dealing with CTRM developments and demonstrate ability to go through complex specification of the Software features.

Main relationships:

  • Liaises internally and build close, collaborative relationships with his user's base
  • Grow and build strong relationship with existing BAs and Developers.
  • Be part of large IT Programme of over 100 people (BA, DEV & QA) working in the development and enhancement of this CTRM Key Tasks:

    Business Analysis
    • Demonstrate service-oriented approach, an understanding of the customer's business needs and be able to achieve and maintain high customer satisfaction ratings.
    • Manage client expectations effectively.
    • Act as a BA for Power Oil Front office module(s) , Ops Modules and potentially Risk Modules/Post-trade.
    • Developing forward-thinking systems and features within the CTRM and outside (i.e Reporting /BI tools, AI)
    • Design integrated solutions with other product owners across locations (Finance, Front, Accounting) and across commodities (Oil, natgas, power)
    • Work hand-in-hand with his dedicated team of C# (wpf) developers
    • Keep a constant specified and prioritized backlog of stories to develop and lead the development throughout Daily Stand-up and workshops
    • Assist in organizing the Support Team to maintain smooth day-to-day and act as a 2nd level Support when required. Daily and Monthly Responsibilities
      • Participate in daily standups
      • Gather requirements across the group's location and department in relation to the Power Desk
      • Run workshops with Business and IT (dev, qa)
      • Maintain an up-to-date list of specification in JIRA (Taking part actively in backlog refinement sessions with the Agile team)
      • Report to the Programme Manager the progress of your deliveries.
      • Train 1st level support and act as a 2nd level support on the modules you will be responsible for.
      • Work hand-in-hand with the QA (testers) in the testing of your stories and always help them improve the regression tests
      • Provide quick-wins to your user base (i.e. Using PowerBI report for instance) Profile/ Key Skills
        • Formal education, ideally at University level or equivalent level of certification and experience.
        • Minimum 5+ years of previous relevant professional experience.
        • Proven experience as a business analyst, capable of understanding business requirements and implementing them
        • Proven experience in lengthy implementation and/or upgrade of CTRM/ETRM, Trading (Physical/Financial) and its associated Front to back modules
        • Strong knowledge of Power Trading
        • Experience of providing excellent Customer Service to a local and global user base.
        • Expert communicator
        • Strong BA
        • Team player with ability to exercise flexibility, demonstrate initiative to ensure the business needs are met in a proactive manner with minimum supervision.
        • Good interpersonal skills, especially communication, able to communicate technical solutions to non-technical users, in a multi cultured working environment and able to cope in stressful/difficult/conflict situations in a serviced oriented manner.
        • Highly organized and possess analytical and problem-solving skills.
        • Be self-motivated and creative and able to work with minimum supervision.
        • Understanding of database design, SQL and Report generation within business applications.
        • Fluent in English (spoken and written).
        • General skills on ICT technologies. Desirable Skills and Experience:
          • Good knowledge of any of the following commodities (Gas, Oil, Coal, Emissions, Agriculture) and has the ability to learn.
          • Other languages in addition to English will be useful but not mandatory, e.g. French, Russian
          • Certifications/experience on any of the following will be very useful: Microsoft software technologies, Software design, development and testing methodologies / concepts, Project management, ITIL., Technical certification
          • Strong SQL/phyton skills. Ability to debug/write stored procedures
          • Ability to do PowerBI reports (or other BI tools)

            If you think the open position you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply!

            Our people make all the difference in our success.

Keywords: Gunvor, Abilene , Business Analyst - Power, Professions , Stamford, Texas

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