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Research Analyst in Rio de Janeiro - Rua do Passeio

Research Analyst

2022 Graduate Program – Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) – Research Analyst

About IHS Markit

At the heart of IHS Markit, we are an information company. With expertise across the world’s largest industries, we leverage technology and data science to provide the insights, software, and data to help our customers make better informed decisions, driving growth, performance, and efficiency.

About the Department: ENR – Oil Exploration and Production

The Exploration and Production of oil & gas is going through a deep transformation in its practices and goals. The world will be demanding a safe but cleaner supply of energy in the years to come, which will dramatically change the technological demands for the oil industry. At the Cost & Technology team we provide insights, strategies, and studies on the paths of these demands and the results of this transformation in the industry.

Starting your Career with Us - Opportunities for Graduates

We hire into a wide variety of exciting roles across our business and as you begin your career with us, we’re here to support your transition into the professional world. In addition to working with our industry experts in your full-time role, you’ll have the space to invest in your personal and professional development through learning resources that will build vital skills and industry knowledge.

Through a wide variety of experiences and opportunities, like all of our colleagues, you’ll become an integral part of our community and culture – all enhancing the exciting work you with the team you’re hired into! You’ll be part of a global community, building an invaluable network of knowledge and support from your mentors, peer group and wider teams.


We’re now hiring for 2022 full-time roles. We're looking for final year students who are working towards a Bachelor's or Master's degree (or equivalent), and due to complete their studies and be available for a full-time role commencing in January 2022.

About the role

We are looking for a Research Analyst for Latin American Cost & Technology group to be based in the Rio de Janeiro Office

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide research and hands-on analysis for IHS Latin America Cost and upstream research team focusing on Brazil and Latin America E&P CAPEX and OPEX, market analyses, asset valuations, and procurement strategies.
  • Interact with the IHS upstream and cost teams to perform conceptual evaluations for subsea, drilling and oil production units.
  • Map the projects in LA and help develop studies to evaluate the balance between demand and offer equipment and services, under different economic assumptions.
  • Help senior researchers monitor competitive environment in the region and asses their performance and benchmark against other locations globally.
  • Interface with other experts in the region to ensure consistency in IHS research across different markets and functional areas.
  • Update mathematical models for oil and gas outlooks on a quarterly basis.

What we're looking for

We seek candidates with diverse backgrounds and ideas with a desire to learn and thrive. The Graduate Program will provide a variety of experiences to help you identify your strengths, develop highly transferable skills, and align you to a successful career path for a bright future at IHS Markit. To be an ideal fit for the role, you should have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree (or equivalent) completed no later than December 2021
  • 0-6 months relevant work experience
  • Exposure to and/or direct experience in energy or industrial companies;
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • An aptitude to learn and adapt quickly in a rapidly changing environment
  • The ability to build strong working relationships in a collaborative setting
  • Be legally eligible to work for the duration of the program in the country for which you apply

For the Upstream Cost and Technology Research Analyst applicants, we recommend the following:

  • Strong written and oral skills in English and Portuguese is required.
  • Ability to write and speak Spanish will be a plus
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, business administration, or similar area of study
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint  
  • Knowledge in R, Power BI, and Python will be a plus

Application and assessment process

The assessment process that follows is designed to ensure you can learn more about us, showcase your skills, and find a role that is right for you.

Stage 1: Submit online application

Stage 2: Complete online pymetrics assessment

Stage 3: Initial screening process

Stage 4: Final stage assessment

Our commitment to diversity

Our business and our customers are diverse, and we believe that embracing a diverse and inclusive environment is key to defining who we are. Our people are what makes us unique and you will get the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds from across the world who continuously find the best viable solutions, adding value and driving change for our customers.


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law).  In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

For information please click on the following links:

IHS Markit Business Code of Conduct
Right to Work
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EEO is the Law Supplement
Pay Transparency


Current Colleagues

If you are currently employed by IHS Markit, please apply internally via the Workday internal careers site.

  • Req ID: R24212
  • Date Posted: 10/21/2021
  • Job Category: Research, Analysis, Data and Technical Design
  • Location: Rio de Janeiro - Rua do Passeio
  • City, State: Rio de Janeiro
  • Country: Brazil

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