Sr Specialist-Data Analytics

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Job Description

General Position Definition

This position is within the Finance Operations Data Analytics team. The team is tasked with delivering tangible value to business units within Shell through data-driven decision making. The Senior Specialist role supports execution of analytics projects as an individual contributor.

  • Support the Data Analytics team in design and execution of analytics projects
  • Work with Shell stakeholders and subject matter experts to help design analytics projects

  • Modeling and Technology Skills: Ability to search, extract, transform and load data from Shell's various databases, cleanse and refine data until it is fit-for-purpose.
  • Knowledge of statistical, mathematical and machine learning models, and ability to choose appropriate technique for estimation, comparison, classification, prediction and optimization.
  • Proven ability to program chosen models in analytics and visualization software packages - R, SAS, Minitab, Alteryx, Azure, Spotfire, etc.
  • Advanced skills in design of easy-to-use reporting interfaces and interactive dashboards in Spotfire and Excel.
  • Requirements Industry / Functional Expertise
  • Prior experience in Oil & Gas/Energy industry as an analytics professional OR domain expertise in sales & marketing/loyalty/customer analytics, procurement/spend analytics, supply chain analytics, risk analytics, quantitative finance, etc
  • Apply knowledge from one industry / function across others

Special Challenges
  • Rapid onboarding on projects, understanding analytics goal and working with ill-defined datasets
  • Communicating technical jargon in plain English to colleagues within Data Analytics and outside
  • Virtual working with network of colleagues located throughout the globe.
  • Dimensions Support : Design and delivery of analytics projects, within or cutting across upstream and downstream business units in Shell

  • 5+ years of experience, including 3 years in a hands-on analytics role
  • University degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Economics, Quantitative Finance, OR, etc
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and influencing skills
  • Eagerness to learn and ability to work with limited supervision

Sr. Specialist - Data Analytics
Associate Energy Full-time Engineering | Information Technology Data Analyst
Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies. It consists of the businesses of Upstream, Integrated Gas, Downstream, and Projects & Technology. With approximately 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories, Shell is helping to meet the world's growing demand for energy in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. Join the conversation on Follow us on Learn more about us on