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IT Business Analyst - Monaca

Company: Shell plc
Location: Monaca
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Pennsylvania, United States of America

Job Family Group:
Information Technology (IT)

Worker Type:

Posting Start Date:
January 5, 2023

Business unit:
Projects and Technology

Experience Level:
Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Where you fit in

We play an important role in defining the future of energy, by building the Upstream assets that deliver material cash flows, the Downstream assets where Shell produces advanced, low-carbon products, and the Integrated Gas, Renewables and Energy Solutions assets that deliver the energy that powers lives and livelihoods.

Projects and Technology supports Shell's operated and non-operated assets, safely improving performance and raising the bar being a responsible operator. We use our technical, commercial, and digital skills to competitively optimise production and we replicate technologies across the portfolio. Projects and Technology also has a role to play making our assets top quartile on emissions intensity.

What's the role?

The IT Business Analyst supports the IT Manager to identify, realize, and protect value across the IT business portfolio. The role drives rigor and discipline in the opportunity realization process and under scope agreed with the IT Manager self-starts to drive standalone technology, application landscape health and data opportunities within the Portfolio.

This role demonstrates understanding of business vision, strategy and KPIs, balancing these with knowledge about the Enterprise IT vision, strategy, and prevailing technology standards and curiosity about commercial problems and displays the requisite behaviours to drive Portfolio fulfilment of target KPIs.

Accountabilities include:

  • Supports the IT Manager with the management of a network of business and cross-functional IT stakeholders, building and sustaining working relationships, including taking responsibility and accountability for sets of stakeholders.
  • Contributes to and drives senior business stakeholder engagements to inform, influence, and challenge with data-driven insights.
  • Leads the evergreening of parts of the IT Strategic Plan, contracting with the IT Manager on areas of individual ownership and development.
  • Understands business KPIs and IT strategic role in their fulfilment.
  • Explores commercial and customer problems, determining possible technology and data investment or optimization opportunities across the IT business portfolio outside of product line scope.
  • Understands the Enterprise IT strategy and associated standards for technology compliance and risk management.
  • Leads change management efforts due to impacts from technology and data adoption and creates appropriate responses and mitigations during planning and execution.
  • Contributes to the Value Funnel of the IT business portfolio, independently owning and maturing individual opportunities.
  • Creates robust business cases and understands how to calculate value, assess benefits, and determine risk.
  • Works to align the business facing natural team around elements of the IT Strategic Plan for optimization of portfolio investments, reduction of operational costs, and management of risk.
  • Demonstrates curiosity about new and emerging technologies, actively seeking to understand how to commercialize products and services.
  • Champions prototyping and piloting of new technologies as a better way of demonstrating business value, else failing fast and applying learnings to future opportunity development. What we need from you?
    • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
    • Minimum five (5) years general IT experience with recent move into Business Analyst activity.
    • Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
    • Able to apply the business lens consistently by understanding business strategies, priorities, and challenges, as well as industry trends, competitor landscape (including new entrants), and associated behaviours.
    • Tells a compelling story and talks relevantly about the commercial opportunities possible from adoption and/or exploitation of technology and data in maximizing value. Tells a compelling story about the direction of travel and the role of Enterprise IT in maintaining secure and reliable operations, as well as enabling greater business value through Enterprise-wide IT changes.
    • Able to demonstrate knowledge to all stakeholders about new and emerging technology products and services, understanding their opportunity to disrupt and generate new business models, value outcomes, and processes.
    • Able to uses data consistently to generate insights and inform opportunity development and decision-making. Seeks opportunity to upskill in relevant visualization tools (PowerBI, for example)
    • Challenges the status quo and adopts ways of working that foster co-creation and collaboration across stakeholders.
    • Must be able to understand the value chain of the IT business portfolio and associated customer journeys and touchpoints. Applies customer centric techniques to identify and pursue the right value opportunities.
    • Seeks external sources of insight to inform opportunity identification and development. COMPANY DESCRIPTION

      Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

      An innovative place to work

      There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

      Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

      An inclusive place to work

      To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we're nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potentials.
      • We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we'll take it from there.
      • We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
      • We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
      • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

        A rewarding place to work

        Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

        We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

        Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Shell/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. As a US Federal Contractor, hiring selections are subject to periodic audit review and documentation of your selections should be maintained for a period of three calendar years. It is the policy of Shell in the U.S. ("Shell") to provide equal opportunity to all individuals, employees and all qualified applicants for employment consistent with employment requirements and qualifications. Shell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. All employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity. If you need an accommodation for a disability during the resourcing process, please speak with an HR representative.

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