Data Analyst II

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Date Posted
31st August 2017
Job Type

Position Description 

The Role:  S&P Global Platts is looking for a Data Analyst to work closely with our Platts’ European Gas, Power and Global LNG data team. In this role you will be responsible for conducting analysis on data sets to ensure they are complete and optimized. You will also be responsible for answering data related customer questions, utilizing the wider team to investigate issues, as well as assisting Sales in reporting feedback to stakeholders via regular reporting.

The Impact: This role has a core impact to our analyst team and to our customers. This role serves as the backbone of our European data team and you will contribute to conducting analysis on our data sets to ensure completion and optimization.

The Career Opportunity:   An individual who can excel at this role will be known throughout numerous leadership teams – allowing for many opportunities of growth within the first couple of years.

The Team / The Business:   Newly formed team tasked with ensuring the integrity of our data, the team is supportive and collaborative with exposure to many business units. They work great at moving forward with the group’s mission and goals. A new member of this team will hit the ground running and collaborate with his/her team members immediately.

Our Hiring Manager says (optional): “I’m looking for someone with an analytical brain, someone who enjoys working with data, analyzing data sets and working closely with other teams. This role would be ideal for someone proactive and eager to learn about energy markets and to engage with our customers. The role is a great place to hone your skills and grow within a strong and collaborative team”


Responsible for answering data related client questions, both internal and external. Working with wider Data team and analysts to compile answers to ensure status of platform user enquires are communicated to clients.

Manage datasets to ensure completeness, integrity and optimize data performance. Working with analysts, wider data team, Data Collections and IT to ensure all published data is collected and publication to database and platform optimized.

Be the customer interface for Platts’ European Gas, Power and Global LNG data, working with managers and Sales to educate and train clients about our data. As well as working to resolve client issues and ensure feedback is reported to key internal stakeholders for development.

Set up, manage and report on key data related KPIs to stakeholders to ensure data issues statistics, integrity, feedback and performance are tracked and reviewed.

Perform ad-hoc data tasks to enable product development and increasing our data coverage to ensure we are always at the forefront of the market.



University degree in Science, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics

Experience in providing customer service support with strong client-facing and communication skills

Knowledge of business intelligence tools for analyzing datasets (Power BI, Tableau)

Proficient in using Microsoft Excel

Strong knowledge of and experience of databases (SQL, PostgresSQL)

Ability to retrieve, interrogate, manipulate and analyse data  and presenting findings

Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst or similar

Advanced troubleshooting and multi-tasking skills with a meticulous for detail

Strong communication skills over email, instant chat and face-to-face and experience of building constructive working relationships.

Highly organized and structured worker with ability to work on multiple tasks at same time

Knowledge of energy markets or energy data desirable but not essential.

Interest in technology as a means to visualize, interrogate and report data


At S&P Global Platts, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Platts coverage includes oil and gas, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Platts is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit

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