Company: MRE Consulting


General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Compensation: $60,000 - $80,000/year
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Qualifications:

Jr IT Consultant - Technical

 

Role Overview

New consultants work with senior team members to design and develop technical solutions to our clients’ business issues. Roles may vary from custom software development to customization and enhancement of leading Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) vendor systems. MRE Consulting provides solutions for a wide variety of business issues thus offering flexibility in determining a professional career path. You will be mentored to have the confidence to take on a client-facing role either in the technical field or as a business analyst.

 

Requirements

  • Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other degree with technical knowledge as described here

  • Academic knowledge or professional experience of Databases, Structured Query Languages and computer programming languages

  • Interpersonal skills to communicate with project leaders, business analysts and users to understand business issues requiring solutions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Leadership skills with a strong drive to succeed, teach others and take on new challenges

 

Primary Job Functions

  • Apply software development life cycle as practiced by our clients with their tools

  • Technical troubleshooting aptitude to maintain and enhance ETRM or other foreign software systems

  • Software programming to extract and transform data into meaningful and organized business information

  • Use proprietary scripting language to customize client’s ETRM system

  • Detail oriented, able to maintain and report status of multiple tasks

  • Sense of urgency, initiative, enthusiasm and ownership of assigned tasks

  • Strong team spirit focus on delivering solutions to clients

 

Secondary Job Functions

  • Able to learn business knowledge related to projects; mostly on ETRM industry

  • Update and improve existing job function documentation

  • Document knowledge in Wiki’s and Knowledge Base articles

  • Teach and coach new team members to perform job functions

  • Employee may perform other related duties to meet organizational commitments

 

Other Optional Skills/Abilities/Experience

  • Able to learn business knowledge related to projects; mostly on ETRM

  • Two years or fewer of experience in a technical role is a plus

  • Object oriented programming proficiency is a plus

  • Qualifications above and beyond those described here opens new opportunities

 

MRE Provides

  • Environment to develop technical expertise through programming and systems analysis

  • On-the-job training with live business systems

  • Mentored career path to business or technical leadership

  • Competitive compensation packages and opportunity to travel

  • Great work environment with monthly happy hours, lunches and seasonal company gatherings

How to Apply: Send an email with a resume and cover letter to recruiting@mre-consulting.com. Indicate the position you are applying for and a preferred start date.