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Business Analyst with Commodity Trade or Risk Experience Minneapolis, MN Contract

CSS Staffing Minneapolis, MN

Job Description

Business Analyst with Commodity Trade or Risk Experience

Minneapolis, MN



Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with key business users to gather and analyze needs related to the selection of a solution to better analyze market credit risk related to commodities
  • Research and explore build vs buy options and emerging technology to present to the business
  • Engage the IT organization in understanding the project scope and priority
  • Serve as the subject matter expert and as the functional escalation point for the business


The Ideal Candidate Will Have:

  • BS in business or technology required or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of progressive work experience as a business analyst and consultant engaging with both business and technology audiences
  • 2+ years project or support experience on a commodity trade and/or commodity risk system
  • Vendor assessment skills with the ability to build mathematical evaluation model of vendors
  • Data integration and warehouse understanding
  • Exposure to market risk assessment, commodities, and trading is ideal
  • Exceptional creativity with a focus on the art of the possible
  • Relentless curiosity in both business and technology
  • Open, trust-building and respectfully challenging demeanor, with all levels in the company
  • Exceptional verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Exceptional written communication skills, including succinct and information-rich diagrams and mock-ups
  • Must be able to work independently or in a team environment
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work independently to research and solve problems
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment



Additional Information:

  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Contract Role – 2-month discovery with option to extend to a 2 year engagement


Job Details

Date Posted February 20, 2020
Date Closes March 21, 2020
Located In Minneapolis, MN
Job Type Full-time Contractor / Consultant
SOC Category 13-1111.00 Management Analysts
Zipcode 55401