Analyst, Data & Progress (Ref ID: 230)

Next Decade

Next Decade

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024


NextDecade Corporation is an energy company accelerating the path to a net-zero future and leading innovation in more sustainable LNG and carbon capture solutions, NextDecade is committed to providing the world access to cleaner energy. Through our subsidiaries Rio Grande LNG and NEXT Carbon Solutions, we are developing a 27 MTPA LNG export facility in South Texas along with one of the largest carbon capture and storage projects in North America. We are also working with third-party customers around the world to deploy our proprietary processes to lower the cost of carbon capture and storage and reduce CO2 emissions at their industrial-scale facilities. By combining emissions reduction associated with our carbon capture and storage project, responsibly sourced gas, and our pledge to use net-zero electricity, Rio Grande LNG is expected to produce a lower carbon intensive LNG for the world.

NextDecade’s common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “NEXT.” NextDecade is headquartered in Houston, Texas.


This is an Analyst, Data & Progress position within the Project Controls department to support execution of over 12 billion Dollar LNG Project. This role is responsible for designing, developing, and deploying project analytic dashboards using Microsoft BI technologies such as SQL, Power BI, etc.


• Using Power BI, create dashboards and interactive visual reports.

• Recognize project requirements in the context of BI and create data models to transform raw data into relevant insights.

• Define key performance indicators (KPIs) with specific objectives and track them regularly.

• Analyze data and display it in reports to aid decision-making.

• Create, test, and deploy Power BI scripts, as well as execute efficient deep analysis.

• Use Power BI to run DAX queries and functions.

• Create charts and data documentation with explanations of algorithms, parameters, models, and relationships.

• Construct a data warehouse.

• Use SQL queries to get the best results.

• Make technological adjustments to current BI systems to improve their performance.

• For a better understanding of the data, use filters and visualizations.

• Analyze current ETL procedures to define and create new systems.


Minimum/preferred experience required for the position:

3+ years working with Power BI and DAX.

4+ years of experience working in an analyst role or related education.

4+ years of experience in tools and systems on MS SQL Server BI Stack, including SSRS and TSQL, Power Query, MDX.

• Strong experience in excel (pivots, formulas, and charts) to dissect preexisting stakeholder workflows.

2+ years of experience in EPC (Engineering, Procurement and Construction) Project environment is preferred.

Minimum/preferred knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position:

• Background with BI tools and systems such as Power BI.

• Prior experience in data-related tasks.

• Understanding of the Microsoft BI Stack.

• Be familiar with MS SQL Server BI Stack tools and technologies, such as SSRS and TSQL, Power Query, MDX, Power BI, and DAX.

• Analytical thinking for converting data into relevant reports and graphics.

• Capable of enabling row-level data security.

• Knowledge of Power BI application security layer models.

• Ability to run DAX queries on Power BI desktop.

• Proficient in doing advanced-level computations on the data set.

• Good communication skills are required to communicate with project team.

• Judgement, trust, and carefulness in handling sensitive and confidential information.

• Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize workload during peak periods.

• Ability to identify and implement actions with minimum directions.

Required/preferred education:

• Bachelor’s in computer science, or information system, or engineering, or construction management, or business.


Assignment in Houston may need to visit to project site during construction phase.


  • Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization to ensure clarity in expectations requirements, and deliverables. Excellent analytical skills.
  • Team Player, good communication and reporting skills
  • Welcomes working in a fast paced challenging and diverse entrepreneurial environment
  • Hands-on type of personality
  • This Position Description is not an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities, and the employee is expected to perform other duties as necessary and assigned. The duties and responsibilities of this position may be modified at any time to meet changing business needs.

*In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


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