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Principal Data Analyst

Principal Data Analyst

  • Location United States - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category IT&S Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 130209BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

The head of Data Analytics sub-discipline is the most senior individual contributor in the Data Analytics sub-discipline at bp. The head of data analytics sub-discipline drives deep strategic thinking by combining their technical expertise with strong business acumen and data domain knowledge. The individual continues to be hands-on, for example carrying out analysis, reviewing code and providing actionable, pragmatic insights in technical design reviews.

The head of Data Analytics sub-discipline is the most senior individual contributor in the Data Analytics sub-discipline at bp. Driving deep critical thinking by combining technical expertise with strong eye for business and data domain knowledge. The opportunity to be hands-on, for example carrying out analysis, reviewing code and providing actionable, pragmatic insights in technical design reviews.

About the role

  • Define, set and propagate strategy for bp in collaboration with the VP, Data & Analytics.
  • Identify, lead, and build overarching group-level Data Analytics programs.
  • Establish, own and shares standards and best practices for Data Analytics across bp.
  • Instil a culture of actionable data-driven decision making.
  • Elevate bp’s external profile in Data Analytics, a real role model.
  • Develop an identity and community within the Data Analytics team.
  • Pioneer new use cases in the Data Analytics space and carry out key data analyses using statistical methodologies themselves.
  • Recommends the canonical set of Data Analytics tools across the organization.
  • Works in collaboratively with development teams to provide technical guidance on Data Analytics
  • Provide insights, stays at the leading edge of emergent trends and technologies and advises the executive team and senior business leaders on the introduction of new Data technologies.
  • Mentors others and in conjunction with People and Culture builds data analytics learning paths to upskill and reskill bp talent.

About you:

  • Technically deep and hands-on individual
  • Strong communication and partnership skills
  • Razor sharp execution skills and ruthless prioritization capabilities
  • Deep experience in product experimentation and statistical analysis e.g. A/B testing, multi-armed bandits, causal inference from observational data.
  • Advanced SQL and ETL skills
  • Masters or PhD in Statistics
  • 5+ years of applied experience, preferably in B2C tech companies
  • Leadership experience a plus
  • No machine learning / deep learning skills required
  • No prior experience in the energy industry required

About bp:

At bp, we provide a phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment

Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future. Apply now!

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