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Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Industry Analyst Commodity Trading (all genders) - BCG Platinion

Berlin, Germany

Our clients expect BCG Platinion to provide advice on all relevant IT issues starting from a top-down strategic level to hands-on implementation expertise. Our Energy Practice Area drives fundamental change for energy companies to succeed around the globe. We are exceptional technology experts with a strong footprint at the C-level and provide solutions across all energy sub-sectors and value chains. Our USP is generated through the global tech footprint combined with the strategic business angle of us and our colleagues from The Boston Consulting Group.
Together with our customers and technology partners, we are pushing the transformational lift for commodity traders by improving industry standard solutions as well as building innovative digital platforms and analytical tools for optimization and valuation.

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As an Industry Analyst Commodity Trading (all genders), you will be part of our internal team to support our consulting staff as an expert on commodity trading solutions. You will support client teams, train IT generalists on commodity trading IT and build and run our own environments. You will be responsible to build and drive our technical solutions and combine them to solve key use cases in the Energy industry. You will embody the "BCG Platinion spirit" with your hands-on manner - and we will have a lot of fun celebrating our contribution to make the energy transition a success.

Shape the world of tomorrow

Providing expert support to our teams and clients in the commodity trading industry; from market trends to technology implications, solution assessment and benchmarking to requirements analysis and implementation
Designing, defining and implementing new-build and custom-off-the-shelf trading solutions, including Commodity/Energy Trading and Risk Management (CTRM/ETRM), portfolio management, market access, market data, forecasting, scheduling and logistics solutions as well as digital data platforms and value measurement and optimization tools
Pro-actively progressing our internal knowledge development by taking an active stake in the development of technology knowledge in the domain of commodity trading, creating training material for our consulting staff and providing our own trading platforms for training as well as to showcase innovative solutions to clients
Enhancing delivery quality by providing guidance on methodological approaches and by ensuring adherence to industry best practices to delivery teams based on deep solution expertise and experience in the energy industry
Driving the evolution of our energy platforms, tech capabilities and service offerings in trading to create new opportunities for our energy clients worldwide

This is how you can make a difference

Above-average completion of a degree in computer science, (business) informatics, mathematics, physics, business administration or a related relevant field
You have at least 2 years of relevant experience in the context of implementation of commodity trading solutions working for a solution provider, consulting company or industry player
You have experience with agile methodologies (e.g., as part of a scrum team)
You have collected hands-on technical knowledge in the design, implementation and configuration of industry-leading solutions in the utilities and energy trading domain, e.g., ETRM systems such as Endur, Allegro Horizon, RightAngle, Deltix or Beacon
You have collected experiences with trading systems landscapes in general, including core systems, interfaces, and recent developments in data landscapes and analytics
You bring a well-developed analytical and conceptual skills and a strong value orientated can-do mentality
You are fluent in English and German (written and spoken)
Team spirit and good communication skills, as well as the ability working in a team towards a common goal complete your profile

How you can grow with us
We guarantee constant new development incentives in an open and rewarding work environment. You'll face challenges every day together with a dedicated team of talented colleagues. Individual training offerings and a culture of open feedback will provide the framework you need to explore and perfect your own strengths. Our modern structures enable you to stay focused. This includes our excellent back-office support and a comprehensive Knowledge Center. With our regular office Fridays and legendary events, we cultivate a strong and close team network from which you will also profit beyond your case work.

Become a part of our team

BCG Platinion is an
Equal Opportunity Employer*. We consider all qualified applicants regardless of ethnic and social background, age, gender, sexual identity, religion, ideology or disability.

Apply now with your CV, an informative project list and all relevant references via our online portal or contact Marlene Knöbel (+49 221 58958-555) if you have any questions.

Further information at

Client-provided location(s): Berlin, Germany
Job ID: Boston_Consulting_Group-567_1004
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • On-Site Gym
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
  • Parental Benefits

    • Fertility Benefits
    • Adoption Assistance Program
    • Family Support Resources
    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
    • Adoption Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
    • Four-Day Work Week
  • Office Life and Perks

    • On-Site Cafeteria
    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Snacks
    • Some Meals Provided
    • Company Outings
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Sabbatical
    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
    • 401(K)
    • Performance Bonus
    • Profit Sharing
    • Company Equity
  • Professional Development

    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Learning and Development Stipend
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)