Role: Lead Data Analyst - Energy Trading
Location: London (WFH options available so will consider candidates across the UK)
Duration: until 31/12/2021
Rates: up to £750/day (inside IR35)
Start Date: ASAP
Our London based energy client is currently looking for an experienced Lead Data Analyst to join them on an initial contract until the end of the year as they expand their investment in data and analytics and their data and decision making capabilities across the organisation. This role is to support the IT delivery team to identify the future shape of that end to end landscape as well as to support the development of a target landscape for trading analytics and the underlying data and services need to support this.
A strong understanding of the data used in energy commodity trading e.g. pricing, trade data, physical implications of deals, market data, fundamentals etc.
A strong understanding of typical IT systems used in trading
Engage with people across a range of roles (front, middle, back office) and seniority in the business
Actively elicit and manage requirements
Lead and facilitate effective workshops and other sessions, including virtual workshops.
Excellent knowledge of energy commodity trading (particularly the front office) with a good understanding of trading data
Hands on experience building and delivering trading tools, and in particular market analysis of fundamentals data
Be highly analytical - able to problem solve, absorb large amounts of detail and to see the big picture
Understand data engineering tooling such as Databricks/Spark, ADF, Apache Airflow, SQL, document and NoSQL databases, Azure Functions, Web Apps, and distributed / event-driven architecture (event hub, event bus, Kafka etc.), ELK, etc.
Excellent communication skills
Agile working and practical experience of leading in an iterative/Agile development team (including sprint planning, daily scrums, reviews and retrospectives).
Desirable criteria and qualifications
Experience in toolsets for managing requirements, for example, Azure DevOps, SharePoint, etc.
Professional accreditation e.g. Foundation in Business Analysis or ISEB Diploma in Business Analysis, Professional Scrum Master I (Fundamental) Assessment from scrum.org.
If this role sounds of interest and you would like further information, please respond with an up to date copy of your CV for consideration.