Energy Trader

Job description


Our client, a wholesale power provider, is committed to delivering affordable and dependable energy solutions to communities. Collaborating with cooperatives, municipalities, companies, and tribes throughout North America, we tailor energy portfolios to meet both economic and environmental needs, ensuring a sustainable future for all. Together, we pave the path forward in energy innovation.


  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, open-floor environment and work effectively within a team.
  • 5-10 years of experience as a real-time trader.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or a related quantitative field.
  • MBA or graduate degree(s) are a plus.
  • Willingness to work 12-hour shifts (day or night) as part of a 24-hour operation.
  • Strong analytical and technical skills for independent research and analysis.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and conceptual thinking.
  • Ability to make prompt decisions and communicate market opportunities effectively.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, self-discipline, organizational skills, and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills and a collaborative mindset.
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite.
  • Goal-oriented mindset with a focus on achieving defined outcomes.
  • Experience with any of the following markets is desirable: CAISO, ERCOT, MISO, PJM, NYISO, and/or ISONE.


  • Provide coverage for all real-time markets within designated jurisdictions.
  • Support trading of physical assets, loads, and various transaction types.
  • Execute timely real-time actions in accordance with NERC, RTO/ISO procedures.
  • Implement intraday strategies to optimize resources, manage deviations, and capture value.
  • Manage NERC tagging functions and transmission procurement.
  • Analyze and interpret power and fuel market fundamentals, including generation, load, transmission, congestion, natural gas supply, and regulatory developments.
  • Maximize portfolio value through bidding, trading, and hedging strategies in line with client's risk management guidelines.
  • Evaluate energy transactions to ensure compliance with the client's Risk Management Policy.
  • Monitor market information to identify trading opportunities.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with relevant authorities and entities to ensure system reliability.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate and industry trading policies and reporting requirements.


  • Competitive compensation ranging from $90,000 - $150,000 per year, based on skills, experience, and other factors.
  • Annual performance-based incentive bonuses.
  • Unlimited paid time off (PTO).
  • Medical benefits.
  • 401(K) program with employer matching.
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