Refined Products Analyst (Houston)

Houston /
Technology – Data Operations /
Kpler is the leading provider of data intelligence for the commodity markets. Our software aggregates data from hundreds of sources including radar and satellite imagery as well as logistics, governmental and shipping databases. By connecting the dots across fragmented information landscapes, we bring our clients - mostly commodities producers, oil and gas companies, trading houses, public utilities and shipping companies, financial institutions and hedge funds - unique, real-time understanding of supply and demand in the commodity markets.

The company has a major presence in 9 locations (Paris, London, Brussels, Dubai, Singapore, Houston and New York, Cape Town, Tokyo). With individuals of various backgrounds, diverse skills and international experiences, being global & inclusive is in our DNA!

What you’ll do

Kpler is looking for an experienced Analyst within our Market Data Operations team based in Houston. The role will involve ensuring high level of data quality through collection, processing and analysis of crude oil data. You will be required to follow the main events and track the specific trends occurring in the major liquids market. In addition, you will be working on various projects to develop new features or improve Kpler data quality. This will include day-to-day collaboration with teammates from various global offices and teams.
Key responsibilities:
-Daily checks of Kpler data to ensure reliability and accuracy of  of global seaborne flows, inventories and demand
-Draft fast-response analysis to ad-hoc requests from clients (emails, chats, video calls and in person meetings)
-Perform specific analysis to continuously improve our product and data quality 
-Continuously evaluate and improve data quality 
-Closely collaborate with engineering and product team to propose new sources to extract automatically and improvements to our data processing (business rules and algorithms)
-Monitor market news and developments, extract meaningful patterns and detect new trends

You could be a good fit if

-You have 2 to 3 years of experience as a refined products analyst or other petroleum product related background
-You have experience working with large, disparate and/or unstructured data sets (advanced Excel and SQL skills)
-Strong capabilities in logical thinking with attention to details
-You have an excellent analytical ability, at ease with working with databases, ability to highlight trends and use complex data to support decisions
-Python knowledge would be a plus 
-You demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
-You show willingness to learn, are a team player, quick learner, and able to work within short deadlines across multiple tasks
-You have the ability to work and communicate in an international cross-cultural environment 
Our People Pledge

Kpler is committed to providing a fair, inclusive and diverse work-environment. We believe that different perspectives lead to better ideas, and better ideas allow us to better understand the needs and interests of our diverse, global community. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.