Sunday, April 29, 2012

Real-time Power Trader

A key Optimus client is seeking qualified candidates to join the organization’s real-time power trading team to focus on MISO, PJM and ERCOT trading.  This role is responsible for the strategy development and execution around power in the real-time markets as well as for pricing, executing and managing the changes in power needs associated with the asset portfolio or customer requirements.   The client is ideally looking for an up and coming professional with some analytical experience and/or experience in a rotation program where the candidate is looking to make their next professional step.

Some key points of responsibility will be:
  • Evaluating and developing strategies based on regional plant generation, generation cost, and transmission constraints
  • Optimizing the existing portfolio in the hourly and day-ahead market
  • Developing additional proprietary trade strategies to add additional value to the overall desk portfolio value
  • Developing and maintaining strong customer relationships in the region
  • The Real-Time Trader is a 12-hour rotating shift
Requirements
A qualified candidate for this role should have at least the following characteristics:
  • Experience in the Power Trading industry in an analytical discipline or rotation program
  • The ability to develop and evaluate strategy in both a fundamental and quantitative perspective
  • Strong attention to detail and work discipline with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, mathematics or similar discipline































Career Builder Key Terms:  real-time, power, trading, MISO, PJM, ERCOT, proprietary, trader, trade, real, time,, electricity


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