Friday, August 29, 2008

Power Trader

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Description
Posting Date: 5 / 9 / 2008

Position Summary

The FTR/Power Trader will help develop Calpine's FTR & CRR analysis and trading strategy. The FTR/Power Trader will possess a track record of profitable FTR trading and will support power trading activities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
# Must have experience analyzing and acquiring FTRs .

# Develop in-house software algorithms to support FTR & CRR analytics.

# Experience in analyzing and forecasting transmission congestion and the related pricing impacts both day-ahead and real-time.

# Formulate and recommend strategies to maximize portfolio value that are based on portfolio position, portfolio risk, pre and post market analysis, and market view.

# Assist in optimization of portfolio by using internally developed models/ software, and commercial statistical software.

# Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Requirements
Qualifications

# 5-8 years experience in power trading and transmission system planning and/or operation.

# Experience trading CRRs & FTRs.

# Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, finance, economics, or other quantitative field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

# Demonstrated experience and understanding of ISO market structure.

# Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

# Understanding of energy commodities is preferred.

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