Power Trader, Real-Time
Location: Bellevue, WA
Provides asset optimization services
including; portfolio management, system monitoring, resource
scheduling, and the execution of real-time energy transactions on
behalf of The Energy Authority and its Members and Partners.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following:
● Simultaneously manages portfolios in real-time for multiple
o Forecasts hourly loads
o Analyzes energy and transmission alternatives to
optimize profits and ensure delivery
o Interacts with the market participants to develop,
negotiate, and execute opportunistic business transactions that
create value for the company
o Evaluates the current value of thermal and storage
resources relative to the market
o Evaluate market conditions and develop trading
strategies to optimize the use of available resources
o Coordinate client and intra-TEA communications on
power supply needs and transactions
● Monitors real-time data feeds to provide timely and
reliable response to changing portfolio conditions including:
o SCADA alarm system
o Real-time system metering
● Coordinates the scheduling of resources to serve
o Scheduling of energy and reserve transactions
o Tagging of energy transactions
o Manage transmission reservations and negotiate
transmission sales / purchases
o Pro-actively pursues transmission opportunities on
behalf of Members, Partners and TEA
o Coordinate between clients, counterparties, control
areas and transmission providers to ensure the reliable receipt and
delivery of power
● Maintains working knowledge of Trading environment
o Client’s resource and obligation mix
o Current tagging methodologies and requirements
o Current scheduling methodologies and requirements
o Current applications, web sites, spreadsheets and
other tools needed to effectively manage the portfolios under their
● Data Entry Tasks
o Accurately records purchase and sale transactions
on appropriate blotters or trade tickets and ensures that all
necessary transaction details are entered into TEA’s deal capture
o Obtains market discoveries and market clearing
o Confirms hourly transactions, including total MWh’s,
transaction price, Point of Receipt or Point of Delivery with
counter-parties in order to ensure accuracy
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 needed. Provide training and
support to new traders and support specialists about TEA business
practices, processes, and procedures. Ensure that all relevant
aspects including energy price, transmission, counter party
contractual and credit limits terms, are in compliance with TEA’s
and member risk policies (if applicable).
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelors’ degree from a four year accredited college or university
required, advanced degree a plus. Previous experience in the energy
industry and with trade capture systems is a plus.
is searching for qualified candidates to fill several open
positions with our clients including global energy companies, oil
& gas majors, hedge funds, I-Banks, IPPs, proprietary trading
firms, utilities, retail energy providers, and market research
firms. We work with companies nationwide. Sample open
Head of Congestion Trading,
Virtuals Trader (CalSO, MISO,
Power Originator, Position #4
Senior Power Transmission Analyst,
Energy Quantitative Trading Strategist,
Lead Data Scientist, Position #7
Trading Data Scientist,
Load Forecasting Analyst,
Renewable Power Settlement & Revenue
Energy (Electricity) Markets Controller,
Head of Congestion Trading
Position will build-out the congestion trading
platform (FTRs, CRRs, TCCs, Virtual Bidding) across all ISOs (PJM,
NYISO, NEISO, MISO, SPP, ERCOT, CaISO). Key responsibilities
include building analytical tools (power system economics, power
flow and dispatch models) to be used by congestion and speculative
trade desks; hiring a team of transmission analysts and FTR
traders; and developing and executing FTR and CRR strategies to
trade in monthly, quarterly and annual auctions. Required:
bachelor’s degree (Power Engineering preferred); ability to
execute the directive of building out a strategy; strong
commercial understanding of the North American transmission
trading environment with an analytical understanding of the
modeling aspect of the business; strong fundamental market
knowledge of the grid and market rules in all ISOs; and experience
running a profitable congestion trading business.
Position #2: FTR/CRR Traders – CaISO, ERCOT, MISO, NY, NE,
Ontario, PJM or SPP Focus
Position builds out an FTR trading platform/desk,
including analytics (power system economics, power flow and
dispatch models) to trade in monthly, quarterly and annual
auctions. Required: advanced degree (PhD or Masters required,
power engineering preferred), strong fundamental market knowledge,
strong modeling and programming skills, and prior profitable
trading record trading FTRs/CRRs in a hedging or speculative
Virtuals Trader (CaISO,
MISO or PJM)
Position is responsible for developing the CaISO,
MISO or PJM Virtuals trade seat (conceptualizing, developing, and
back-testing the trade strategies, trade execution and risk
management of the book). Required: bachelor’s degree; experience
with the market fundamentals of CaISO, MISO or PJM; strong
modeling skills; and a historical PnL track record of $1M trading
CaISO, MISO or PJM Virtuals.
focus is to market renewable power (wind, solar,
battery storage) in the PJM and Midwest (MISO) regions. The
customer focus is off-take arrangements, hedges and REC
transaction to utilities, coops and munis, large C&I customers and
power marketers. Required: bachelor’s degree; relevant experience
in traditional or renewable generation; well-versed in the current
market dynamics; a rolodex of contacts and 3+ years of executing
power or renewable originated transactions (PPAs, hedges, RECs).
Senior Power Transmission Analyst
Position provides analytical support for the senior
nodal traders and their portfolios. Responsibilities include
running production cost models / power flow models; providing
transmission and congestion research; forecasting nodal power
prices; and identifying trade strategies for the FTR / CRR
auctions. Required: Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering
(power systems focus) with 3-7 years’ experience in transmission
planning, power engineering or congestion analysis at a utility,
IPP, power trading firm power research firm or ISO; expert
knowledge in the market rules of one or more of the following
regions (PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE, CaISO, ERCOT or SPP); power
fundamental modeling skills; and experience using UPLAN,
PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE. Advanced technology skills
desired for data mining purposes and building trading tools.
Energy Quantitative Trading Strategist
is part of a power trading team that trades in the
nodal and ICE/OTC power markets, and uses financial engineering
techniques with its existing fundamental analytics to drive
trading strategy and commercial decisions. Key responsibilities
are to identify trade signals in the power data (price patterns,
generation, congestion, load) using statistical analysis (time
series, regression and machine learning techniques) and portfolio
construction and optimization skills. Required: an advanced degree
(Masters or PhD) in a quantitative field (financial engineering,
math, statistics, etc.); and 2+ years of front-office quantitative
experience in a trading environment (financial or energy markets)
with a focus on working with Big Data and trading signal
Position #7: Lead Data Scientist
is part of a load forecasting team for a retail
energy provider, and it leads projects to analyze complex load
data at a customer, ISO market level, product and weather level.
Position will be responsible for recommending actionable
strategies for customer segmentation and profiling, marketing, the
supply desk, settlements, pricing, etc., which will have a direct
impact on commercial decisions. It requires advanced skills in
statistical analysis and data science (Python, Pandas, SKLearn)
and the ability to extract/analyze large datasets, apply
fundamental knowledge/research to evaluate risk, and develop
front-end visualization applications. Required: an advanced
degree (Masters, PhD) in mathematics, statistics, economics,
engineering, data science, physics or computer science; 3-5 years
of professional experience in the wholesale power or retail
electricity markets with an emphasis on data science skills and
leveraging large datasets to generate insight in support of the
business; experience with electricity ISO markets required (ERCOT
or PJM market knowledge preferred); advanced programming skills
for relational databases, including Oracle SQL; scripting /
object-oriented coding including Python, SAS, R, and VBA required;
Experience processing and analyzing raw data; skills in “Big Data”
tools, including Hadoop / Hive and visualization tools including
Spotfire or Tableau; ability to lead and manage projects to
completion; and strong communication skills to present results and
make recommendations to upper management.
Trading Data Scientist
Position creates sophisticated statistical
algorithms that produce predictive signals for the commercial
trading organization. These algorithms and related trade signals
will drive trading strategy and commercial decisions. Key
responsibilities include extracting, analyzing and managing data
from complex and disparate sources, including data lake built by
the Technology team: applying rigorous machine learning,
statistical analysis, regression and optimization techniques to
data to identify signals and predictive patterns; generating
hypotheses and analyzing data to test and interpret results and to
evaluate and test trading strategies; developing, testing and
implementing new tools to be used by the trading team; working
with Technology team to communicate analytical and modeling
results in a dashboard format to Traders; and researching and
evaluating new technologies/tools associated with Big Data.
Required: advanced degree (PhD strongly desired with strong
academic performance) in an applied quantitative field (math,
physics, computer science, engineering or statistics); 4+ years'
experience in Big Data analysis and predictive modeling in a
trading environment (trading, quantitative trading or high
frequency trading); strong background in statistics and
probability; professional experience with machine learning used
for prediction, classification and anomaly detection; experience
with natural language processing (NLP) for analyzing unstructured
data is desired; excellent programming skills (Python preferred,
C++, C# and R considered) and advanced knowledge of scripting;
ability to write and optimize database queries to extract and
analyze large data sets; and strong communication skills.
Position #9: Load Forecasting Analyst
and enhances existing load forecasting models used in the short-
and long-term load forecasting process, and develops new load
forecasting models for the electricity and gas load. The position
examines the accuracy of the existing models by comparing the
forecast to actual results, identifies and implements new
assumptions and calculations in the model and tests new models to
be used by the team in daily operations. Additional data mining is
done for customer profiling and segmentation purposes. This
position supports and interacts with multiple teams; stakeholders
include load forecasters, portfolio management, supply trading,
risk and marketing.
Required: an advanced degree (Masters degree) in
Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Statistics
or other quantitative field; 3-5 years' experience in a
statistical load forecasting role; strong mathematical and
statistical modeling skills; knowledge of regression modeling
neural-networks, regression, time series, etc.); advanced SQL
coding skills with exposure to R, Matlab and/or Stata;
understanding of deregulated retail or wholesale power and/or gas
markets and customer profiling and segmentation; and ability to
research industry trends and extract and analyze large data sets
and use Big Data / Data Science concepts.
Renewable Power Settlement & Revenue Manager
Position manages an ISO power settlements and
billing team covering multiple ISO markets and structured power
transactions for a renewable power generation company (optimizing
wind, solar and battery storage assets). Team is responsible for
settlement and reconciliation of wholesale physical/financial
transactions (wholesale physical power, renewable energy credits (RECs),
imbalance of settlements); invoicing counterparties and paying
monthly invoices; and ensuring all transactions, P&L and
third-party settlements are represented accurately in the ETRM and
accounting systems. Required: bachelor’s degree in Finance or
related field; 7+ years’ experience with ISO power settlements and
3+ years’ supervisor, manager or team lead experience; strong IT
skills; good knowledge of ISO power markets within PJM, the
northeast and ERCOT; experience working with originators, traders,
accounting and middle office; knowledge of wholesale markets is
preferred; and exceptional communication skills.
Position #11: Energy (Electricity) Markets Controller
Position is a hands-on Controller for a retail
electricity provider and is responsible for monthly general ledger
accounting, monthly and quarterly accounting close processes,
financial statement preparation and other reporting, cash flow
analysis, assisting the CFO with treasury activities, liaison to
the external auditors, managing accounting policy decisions, and
overall accounting processes (automation, streamlining, etc.).
Required: bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance (required);
advanced degree preferred; CPA license is strongly preferred; 8+
years’ corporate accounting experience in the retail electricity,
renewables or wholesale power & gas trading industries, including
supervisory responsibilities; strong accounting and analytical
skills; knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS required; strong Excel
skills and ability to manage large data sets; and excellent
communication skills and ability to work in a lean, start-up
environment in a hands-on and independent manner.
Real Time Marketer II
Under general supervision, conducts and schedules asset-backed and
proprietary energy transactions in real time to optimize the
profitability of the merchant generation portfolio and contribute to
power desk revenue. Analyzes and executes opportunities in multiple
ISO markets including virtual bids, point-to-points,
up-to-congestion and/or other transactions types.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Executes real-time transactions (via ISOs, bulletin boards,
electronic exchanges, telephone, brokers, etc.)
for physical and financial hourly and daily energy products.
Works as part of a team to manage and optimize generation
portfolio based on unit commitment plans, risk management
principles, and factors not included in the modeling (e.g.,
changes in price, market depth, plant availability, weather, etc.)
on a real time basis.
Supports the day ahead electricity trading/scheduling function as
Manages the gas trading/scheduling functions on various pipelines
Monitors real-time schedule adjustments and coordinates with
market participants to account for deviations.
Coordinates with the day ahead staff as needed to resolve RT
schedule issues, adjustments, etc.
Monitor NERC e-Tags for accuracy and adjustments.
Provide power schedule updates and operational guidance power
plant staff and analyzes market conditions preparing ad hoc
reports as needed.
Responsible for operating the real time desk in a manner that
ensures compliance with all appropriate NERC reliability standards
and Sempra Infrastructure procedures.
Participates in Sempra Infrastructure’s compliance program.
• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Economics, Accounting, Finance,
Business, or Marketing.
• 3+ years of experience in the electric power industry, including 3
or more years of experience in energy transactions, scheduling, or
equivalent training and/or experience.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
• Advanced knowledge of economic, financial, and physical principles
governing energy transactions.
• Knowledge of power plant operating characteristics and
• Knowledge of credit matters and risk management principles.
• Ability and willingness to work rotating 12 hour shifts to achieve
24 hour desk coverage.
• Able to work on a call out basis and cover additional shifts
during co-worker absences.
• General knowledge of energy markets, including market principles,
trends, behaviors, counterparties, electric transmission grids,
natural gas pipelines, transaction practices, scheduling procedures,
and other operational requirements. Advanced
• Good understanding and use of optimization models, scheduling
interfaces, control area operator information systems, databases,
spreadsheets, and other computer based systems.
• Good analytical, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work on a closely integrated team.
• Refers to policies and practices for guidance.
• Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and
Responsible for the
asset optimization and proprietary trading goals of the Sempra
Real-Time Desk. Supervises and manages the 24x7 staffed real-time
desk and responsible for ensuring Sempra remains in compliance
with various regulatory requirements. Coordinates the management
of Sempra's fleet of assets with the Remote Operation Center and
West Power and West Gas teams. Develops and executes strategy for
continued growth in existing and new markets. Responsible for
ERCOT market strategy and short and long-term positions. Supports
Renewables development activities in various markets.
optimization of the real-time power portfolio based on
volatility, risk management principles, and other factors
including changes in price, plant availability, and weather.
trading activities to ensure compliance with plan and
achievement of objectives. Monitors exposures and volatility,
maximizing profit potential when possible.
business that fits the broader portfolio. Ensures accurate entry
of real time desks transaction into an electronic deal capture
system. Monitors credit limits with each counterparty.
real time marketers and responsible for maintaining and
developing existing or new standard operating procedures on
behalf of the real-time desk.
evaluation of proposed transactions to determine economics and
creation of accurate transactional summaries and market price
summaries for monthly and ad hoc reports.
processes and updates to software platforms to support Sempra's
strategy for building and optimizing the term portfolio.
selection and implementation of Sempra's vendors for trading
related products (forecasting, data analysis, etc.).
for ERCOT Power portfolio and managing short and long-term
development activities of the Renewables team and provides
subject matter expertise on market opportunities
customer outreach and evaluates external bilateral opportunities
with Marketing & Policy Manager
Expert in the
tariffs, regulations, and accounting for all assets under
as needed to promote and support company objectives in various
other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).
• Bachelor's Degree Engineering, Business Administration, Finance
• 7+ Related experience in energy industry or equivalent training
• Experience as team lead or supervisor.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Suite of Applications
• Demonstrated self-starter able to work well with limited
• Ability to perform appropriate research, analyze options, make
informed decisions and execute
• Knowledge and proficiency with ENDUR trade capture system.
Portfolio Analyst #98930
Puget Sound Energy’s Power Supply Operations is looking for a
Senior Portfolio Analyst to join our team.
This position is responsible for supporting PSE’s participation in
Western organized markets. This role will ensure that PSE’s
interests are adequately represented in market design technical
workshops and forums. In addition, the Senior Portfolio Analyst will
serve as a technical resource to inform PSE’s organized market
trading strategies. PSE is an
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Protected
Veterans and those with Disabilities.
Read more about these opportunities and apply online to ad #98930
provides a broad suite of energy trading and risk management
services. ACES has the following exciting opportunities available.
This position will be responsible for the management of generation
and native load requirements of any participating member or
client. This position will be accountable for generation and load
scheduling, demand side management, transmission purchases, energy
transactions, market interaction, hourly sales of member’s
generation or contract resources and purchasing as required.
Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field or an Associate’s
degree with applicable power trading experience from an
institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the
US Department of Education.
Previous business experience preferred to include price
negotiation, data analysis and customer service.
Demonstrated proficiency in computers, specifically Microsoft
Competence with mathematics and technical concepts.
High degree of analytical, attention to detail and organization
Effective written and oral communication skills as well as
Application and use of critical thinking skills.
This position is responsible for developing training and providing
NERC compliance assistance to ACES and its Members. This position
is responsible for the analysis, design, development,
implementation, and evaluation of computer-based training courses
for ACES and its Members, including the support and use of the ACES
Learning Management System (LMS). Additional duties include
monitoring NERC reliability standards, reporting on NERC compliance
activities, and developing corporate training as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in a related area
5+ years of related work experience preferred (NERC, compliance,
system operations, or training)
Strong project management, verbal and written communications skills
Strong analytical, organizational, and interpersonal skills
Ability to establish credibility with industry experts, staff, and
Proficient in electronic and web-based education development and
Strong presentation and facilitation skills
Knowledge of adult learning principles, training methodologies, and
Must be detail oriented and a team player
Must be self-motivated, eager to learn new tasks/jobs, and have
ability to work independently
SQL Developer / Sr. SQL
position is responsible for database and ETL application analysis,
design, development, modification, implementation, and support.
Additionally, this position is responsible for data modeling design
and implementation. This position will need experience with the
database and ETL tools in use at ACES including Oracle database, SQL
Server database, and SQL Server Integration services.
Responsibilities include creating and maintaining a stable and
functional database and ETL application environment by working with
external vendors, external support staff, and ACES staff.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or related degree.
Three or more years of SQL application development and
Three or more years of ETL application development and
Three or more years of data modeling and database design
Experience with SQL language development on both Oracle and SQL
Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments.
Ability to solve problems and troubleshoot issues quickly and
Customer service orientation.
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Server or Oracle administration experience a plus.
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Energy Solutions Developer – Federal Discipline
Client is one of the
largest and most respected energy services companies in the U.S.,
utilizes design-build and performance-based contracting vehicles to
deliver energy and maintenance savings as well as significant
infrastructure upgrades to existing Federal facilities.
Looking for a Business
Developer to sell complex energy efficiency projects within the
As a Senior Account Executive, you’ll be involved in the following:
selling and marketing of energy infrastructure solutions in the
federal sector through performance-based Federal IDIQ contracts
Identify new business
opportunities, markets and cultivate new customer prospects
Develop new RFP/RFQ
Work on highly
competitive RFP/RFQ responses in a primary authorship role
internal project development teams and others throughout the sales
Account management to
maintain relationships with existing customers and drive new
business to help customer meet Federal goals or unfunded site
infrastructure requirements through performance-based energy
Experience / Qualifications
Experience in the
Federal ESPC, UESC, Energy Management and/or Design/Build market
Experience with complex
sale cycles that include complex financial arrangements
speaking and presentation skills required
The ability to travel
Demand Response Senior
The Demand Response (DR) Business Lead is responsible for developing
and executing the strategy for the DR business line in the utility
and end-use channels across North America.
HAVE experience in Distributed Energy Resources and Demand Response
The DR Business Lead is responsible for meeting revenue targets. You
will be the leader of our DR / DERs activities and directs a team of
functional experts in the DR/DERs business line. Responsibilities
include strategic leadership, technology evaluation, DER / DR
program design, business development support, program startup and
ongoing expert support for the regional team.
Directing program designs for sectors such as Residential, SMB and
C&I as well as informing required resources for delivery of
Manage a team of five demand response consultants.
Oversee the development of DR sales pipeline.
Review DR financials including portfolio P&L/business line
operating costs/new project budgets.
Support contract negotiations between company and utility clients.
Strong business management and business development acumen.
Energy industry experience, at least five of which are in demand
response, demand management or distributed energy resources.
Direct program delivery experience in energy efficiency, demand
response, distributed energy resources and/or demand management.
Business Development Director – Energy
This individual will be
responsible for driving the growth of well-positioned Energy
Finance/Project Development Firm. The candidate will recruit new
channel partners and drive increased volume from the company’s
existing energy services company and contractor partners. The
candidate will also manage and implement targeted direct sales
efforts to multi-site industrial, commercial and institutional
customers. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a
track record of meeting and exceeding business development targets
in the energy efficiency, renewable energy, retail energy or other
The candidate’s responsibilities will include:
Developing and closing
energy efficiency deals
qualifying, developing and executing channel partner relationships
with ESCOs, energy contractors, equipment suppliers, energy
retailers, and other promising channels
implementing go-to-market strategies that efficiently allocate
resources to best accelerate the building of pipeline and
execution of profitable projects
in an energy efficiency development role, meeting sales targets
and developing strong relationships with channel partner. The
successful individual will also need to demonstrate:
energy-related solutions into the C&I vertical markets
Success selling value
vs. price - financial solution sales
Ability to present to
executive board-level professionals
individual that can excel in a start-up environment
consideration call Scott Brownholtz directly @ 916-649-3200