Job title: Natural Gas Business Analyst / Developer - Houston
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary type: Annual
Salary from: USD $130,000.00
Salary to: USD $170,000.00
Location: Houston
Job published: 09-05-2024
Job ID: 32456

Job Description

Gas Technical Business Analyst and Developer - Houston


Our client is a global leader in commodity trading with a physical presence in the Houston area. They are looking for a Gas Technical BA & Developer for their IT department to work on capability building and support of the front office. This is a permanent position, but it can also be undertaken as a contract with the view to become permanent.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Business Analyst & Developer with a strong background in gas commodity trading. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of the energy markets, commodity trading processes, and the ability to analyse complex data to drive informed business decisions, as well as recent hands-on application development experience. This role will involve collaborating with traders, cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and IT professionals to enhance trading strategies, optimize processes, and contribute to the overall success of their commodities trading business. 



  • Capability building of the existing ETRM
  • Application development outside Allegro to support ETRM
  • Provide and improve efficiencies, develop applications and provide support for the front office
  • Working directly with traders, operations and deals desk
  • Front office (Trading) and Risk focused position

Experience required:

  • Gas business analytics experience - minimum 5 years
  • Hands-on development experience in the field of RAD (Rapid Application Development - Agile methodology)
  • Recent involvement in delivering application solutions
  • Experience with ETRM functionality (Allegro is a plus)
  • .NET, C#, Java, SQL


  • In-depth involvement in complex software development projects, with this allowing you to engage in detailed business process analysis and requirement gathering, which are crucial for successful project delivery. You will have the opportunity to significantly impact the efficiency and effectiveness of trading operations, enhancing your professional growth and expertise in the field.
  • Working alongside Allegro systems and having a deep understanding of natural gas and power trading you’ll act as a bridge between the business and development teams, translating complex business concepts into implementable requirements. The opportunity here is a unique chance to develop a comprehensive understanding of the energy sector, positioning you as a valuable asset within the industry.
  • Being part of a global team that values diversity and innovation. The company's work culture is defined by teamwork, innovation, and a determination to succeed, fostering a dynamic and supportive environment. This way you’ll be able to collaborate with talented professionals from various backgrounds, which can lead to personal and professional development, as well as a broader perspective on global business practices.