Data Analyst /Associate

Verisk Analytics
Annapolis, MD
May 17, 2017
May 26, 2017
Full Time
Description: Role: Data Analyst/AssociateReports to: Head of Cross Commodity Analytics, Americas CA GroupLocation: Houston/Annapolis Role PurposeWood Mackenzie seeks experienced professionals and recent graduates to take our Americas commodity research and analysis to a new level. You will support a large team of research analysts focusing on the oil, natural gas, coal, power and renewables markets across the Americas. This includes designing, building, populating, and automating fundamental economic models (supply/demand/price) and associated data workflows, culminating with efficient delivery of this intelligence to our clients. Strong technical knowledge is a requirement for this position, including web scraping, data management, scripting and process automation, and building of new and innovative platforms including visualizations and linear programming/optimization. Analysts must be able to successfully compile market data, disseminate this information into our economic forecasting models or written reports. This requires advanced understanding of data tools and programming languages such as Excel, Access, SQL Server, R, GAMS, AIMMS, Gurobi, CPLEX, Spotfire, Power BI, VBA, Python, etc., including the ability to learn new skills quickly. Main ResponsibilitiesWork with other technical analysts and project managers in implementing novel solutions that support our Research businessStay up-to-date with alternative or new modelling platformsHelp identify and implement best practices for software/model/database developmentDevelop relationships and collaborate with like-minded data analystsResearching and collating information on assets and markets from a variety of sources including web scrapingWorking as part of a team, sharing skills and knowledge with others while having a strong curiosity to learn from others as well are paramount.Dialogue with project managers and fellow data analyst colleagues will be criticalDeveloping an understanding of the needs and expectations of our clients and how we can best serve those through internal data, process, and model efficiency Knowledge, Skills and Experience RequiredThe successful candidate may be recent graduate (with a bachelor degree in Engineering, Operations Management, Computer Science, or related fields) or have 1-3 years relevant work experience, ideally with energy market modelling capability. Strong technical skills including programming in a variety of languages or databases, and superb problem solving and analytical skills are essential.Key Competencies CollaborationContinuous improvementEfficiency focussedChange OrientationTime managementDeadline Focused Closing date: Friday 17 May Please submit your resume and cover letter, outlining the knowledge, skills and experience you have to make you a suitable candidate. Please ensure you discuss your intention to apply with your line manager in advance. For further information please contact Detria Mitchel, EEO Statement Unsolicited resumes submitted to Wood Mackenzie by any external recruitment agency via Internet, e-mail, fax, or US mail become the property of Wood Mackenzie and we are not responsible for any fees associated with those resumes. In compliance with the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities act of 1990 and all other relevant federal and state laws, the policy of this company prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran's status, disability, genetic information or any other group protected by law. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran's status, disability, genetic information or any other group protected by law. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access on-line as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations sending an email to Wood Mackenzie is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D, and a member of E-Verify. Location: MD-Annapolis, TX-Houston Activation Date: Monday, May 8, 2017 Expiration Date: Friday, June 9, 2017 Apply Here

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