Consultant for FIS Algine
Consultant for FIS AlgineFIS Global
Houston, TX 77002
Position Type :Full time
Type Of Hire :Experienced (relevant combo of work and education)
Education Desired :Bachelor of Commerce/Business
Travel Percentage :25 - 50%
Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you’ll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun.
About the team
The global energy and commodities markets change rapidly, and prices move by the millisecond. To compete on a global scale, while remaining compliant with each region’s regulation, requires technology that brings clarity to new trade and arbitrage opportunities.
Only FIS offers a comprehensive energy and commodity trading and risk management (ETRM) system and energy trading software for credit risk management, market data, accounting and treasury that can help you succeed in this complex market.
In the midst of a constantly changing market, Aligne can help you compete more effectively. A front-to-back trading system, Aligne streamlines and integrates the trading, risk management and operations of physical commodities and their associated financial instruments. The solution supports trading for energy commodities, weather, emissions, heat, freight, metals, FX and derivatives as well as handling scheduling and managing nominations.
What you will be doing:
Plan, manage and communicate the progress of a project workstream, achieving
project milestones and maintaining momentum of the project work stream.
- Working closely with customers to understand business needs and design
appropriate solutions using our Aligne implementation and upgrade projects
- Being accountable for both specific defined work assignments as well as managing
specific defined work assignments of others in a project work stream.
- Works closely with the project management team and customer to create the
assigned deliverables, including modelling, configuration, report development, data
conversion, integration, testing and training deliverables.
- Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops,
site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis,
and task and workflow analysis.
- Provide demonstrations of our software solutions to customers and explain how the
different features can be setup on their implementation
- Assist with testing the configured software systems to ensure that implementation will
meet customer expectations
- Work with the project manager to manage the customer relationship and ensure
- Supports the project manager of project work streams to lead, guide, and assist other
team members ensure quality and timeliness of delivery, and assist in use and
enhancement of team methodologies.
- Assisting in the design and development of high-quality project deliverables and other
What you bring:
Bachelor of Science degree preferably in Management Information Systems, Accounting or Business or other related discipline or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.
Experienced ETRM consultant with at least 3-5 years of ETRM experience in systems applications consulting, either internally via an IT organization or externally with a consulting firm or software provider.
- Experienced in one or more ETRM markets (e.g., Gas, Power, Oil, Coal) or segments (Upstream, Midstream, Downstream).
- Experienced in project work and has managed a stream of work on a project (e.g., FO/MO/BO/Ops).
- Functional SME in one area of Aligne.
- Functional subject matter expert in at least one module of Aligne (e.g., TRM,
GasOps, PipeOps, PowerOps, GBO) or functional area (e.g., Front Office, Mid Office, Back Office).
- An excellent understanding of common industry standard business practices as related to trading, contract administration, scheduling, operations, risk management and/or accounting/settlements.
- Demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into
workable software solutions.
- Ability to travel up to 60% annually
Added bonus if you have:
- Previous experience with any of the following ETRM software: OpenLink, Triple Point, Allegro, or Quorum.
What we offer you
- A multifaceted job with a high degree of responsibility and a broad spectrum of opportunities
- A broad range of professional education and personal development possibilities – FIS is your final career step!
- A competitive salary and benefits
- A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities
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