Real Time Trader

Job description


My client is wholesale power provider dedicated to communities in search of affordable and reliable energy. They partner with cooperatives, municipalities, companies and tribes across North America to customize energy portfolios that make economic and environmental sense for today and tomorrow. Due to continued growth and expansion they are looking to hire a Real TIme Trader.


  • Take or direct timely and appropriate real-time actions in accordance with NERC, RTO/ISO procedures.
  • Executes intraday strategies to optimize or mitigate resource or load deviations and capture relative value.
  • Responsible for NERC tagging functions and procuring transmission.
  • Analyze and interpret power and fuel market fundamentals including thermal and renewable generation, load, transmission, congestion, natural gas supply, transport, and regulatory developments.
  • Enhance portfolio value through bidding, trading, and use of hedging strategies to maximize profits in accordance with company risk management guidelines.
  • Analyze and evaluate energy transactions to ensure that all relevant aspects including energy price, transmission, counter party, and contractual terms are compliant with Energy Risk Management Policy.
  • Monitor and analyze available market information to identify marketing and trading opportunities.
  • Communicate with Balancing Authorities, Reliability Coordinators, Transmission Operators, and ISO/RTOs on continual basis, taking necessary actions and providing ancillary services to ensure system reliability.
  • Maintain compliance with all related corporate and industry trading policies, codes of conduct and other relevant reporting requirements.


  • 5-10 years of experience as a real time trader
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or related quantitative discipline.
  • MBA or graduate degree(s) welcomed.
  • Ability to work 12-hour (night or day) shift schedules as part of a 24-hour operation
  • Analytical/technical skills to develop individual analysis and perform independent research.
  • Experience with economic dispatch, generation commitment and load management preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; sound conceptual thinking. Must have ability to make decisions quickly; identify and communicate market opportunities to co-workers.
  • Must have strong work ethic and self-discipline.
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Must be team player with good communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office.
  • Goal Oriented with defined target outcomes.
  • Applicable experience with any of the following markets: CAISO, ERCOT, MISO, PJM, NYISO, and/or ISONE markets and/or operations
  • NERC and PJM certification are a plus
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