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Real-Time Trader, Senior

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: 428043/002_1555410428
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Commodities
  • Date posted: 16/04/2019

The Company:

Operating solely within the North American Gas & Power markets, the Company provides asset optimisation services including; portfolio management, system monitoring, resource scheduling, and the execution of real-time energy transactions.

Primary Function:

Trade Power on a Real-Tme basis, across the North American markets.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Simultaneously manages portfolios in real-time for multiple clients.

  • Forecasts hourly loads.

  • Analyses energy and transmission alternatives to optimise profits and ensure delivery.

  • Interacts with the market participants to develop, negotiate, and execute opportunistic business transactions that create value for the company.

  • Evaluates the current value of thermal and storage resources relative to the market.

  • Evaluate market conditions and develop trading strategies to optimise the use of available resources.

  • Coordinate client and intra-Company communications on power supply needs and transactions

  • Monitor SCADA alarm system.

  • Coordinates scheduling of energy and reserve transactions.

  • Manage transmission reservations and negotiate transmission sales & purchases.

  • Work on a rotating 12-hour shift to provide trading coverage on a 7/24/365-day basis and be prepared to provide trading support during natural disasters, at back up facility, and/or team related emergencies.

  • This position may be called on to fill in for other trading floor positions (Support Specialist, Day-Ahead Power Management Specialist, etc.) when required.

  • Provide training and support to new traders and support specialists about business practices, processes, and procedures.

Individual Attributes:

  • Previous experience in the energy industry and with trade capture systems is preferred.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics or equivalent qualification.

  • Eligibility to live/work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

  • Deep understanding of the North American energy markets.

  • Capabilities to join an established team and contribute directly to the internal cultures.

  • Prior experience in trading Power on an intra-day/day-ahead basis would be advantageous.

  • This role will have a focus on the West Coast, so prior experience would be essential.

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