We are looking for a full-time Senior Electricity Trading Analyst to be based in our Edinburgh office. Reporting to the Chief Economist & Head of Government Affairs, you will be responsible for monitoring and advising on the global energy market by leveraging all relevant industry research and electricity market data available, deriving and reporting key insights that are relevant to our energy as a service business model. You will be someone who is passionate about enabling the low carbon energy transition.
YOU’LL MAKE AN IMPACT BY
Analysing energy market data and trends with a focus on identifying price and volume drivers for energy as a service business models
Creating optimisation models for forecasting grid service and energy as a service pricing including building ex poste mark to market analysis frameworks
Designing and developing analytical tools/ algorithms to support energy as a service and VRE curtailment market modelling
Creating energy market reports
Supporting internal clients across Faraday ensuring collaboration and maximum impact
Supporting development of external facing marketing collateral
YOU WILL THRIVE IF YOU
Love the energy, intensity and excitement of a fast-growing company in a sector undergoing significant transition
Have an excellent understanding of power generation, wholesale electricity markets, decentralised energy, renewables market development and prevailing and go forward policy framework
Have experience in an energy trading environment involving modelling the power, gas and carbon markets in Europe/ US/ APAC, and a proven track record in developing innovative and impactful trading and analytical solutions to a complex and evolving regulatory framework
Enjoy modelling and developing market forecasting and trading algorithms, and portfolio asset optimisation tools, for electricity/ energy sector – mixed integer programming, linear programming, stochastic simulation, Python, Java, SQL
Have experience of creating, shaping and transacting electricity products in the liquid window - particularly with respect to the balancing and ancillary services market
Understand the regulatory framework, licenses and grid codes
Demonstrate reliability, transparency, open-mindedness, aspiration and rigour
Are without ego, with excellent collaboration, team working, oral and written communication skills
Can work independently and proactively to a high standard
WORKING AT FARADAY
You will be joining a diverse group of brilliant minds who will challenge you intellectually and encourage you to prosper. In addition to a competitive salary of up to £60,000, depending on skills and experience, we offer:
- Generous holiday allowance to give you time to re-energise
- Private medical insurance to keep you healthy
- Life assurance for peace of mind
- Retirement plan contributions so you can save for the future
We are proud of our diversity and committed to ensuring our opportunities are accessible to all talented people. If additional support or flexible arrangements would enable you to participate, please tell us in your application.
Successful applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks and offers of employment are subject to thorough background checking.
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