Energy Market Analyst

Posted: 07/18/2022

This role is focused on providing high-quality analyses of energy and capacity markets that support business decisions, drive strategies, and provide deeper insights. This includes the development of models, tools, and reporting to support such analyses. This role will collaborate with Financial Planning & Analysis, Resource & Energy Planning, Enterprise Risk Management, and other stakeholders across the company to deliver impactful results.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Develop, distribute, and present technical analyses on energy markets on a routine or ad hoc basis. This would include analysis of day-ahead and real-time markets, ancillary service markets, financial transmission markets, capacity auctions, coal markets, natural gas markets, and fuel transportation.

Develop custom analytical tools, monte carlo simulation models, and algorithms to support analyses. This includes the ability to mine data from internal and external sources to support tools and models.

Create reports which provide market insight for internal consumption through personal analysis, industry trends, or in collaboration with various stakeholders.

Collaborate with others to translate energy and capacity market changes into strategic opportunities while analyzing the merits of potential strategies.

Developing and maintaining a deep knowledge of energy and capacity markets, wholesale trading practices, hedging, and internal budgeting/forecasting processes.

Education & ExperienceBachelor’s degree in Statistics, Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Science, or related quantitative field of study. Preferred with two (2) years expertise in wholesale markets. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered or a candidate with the desire to develop expertise in wholesale energy markets.

Skills and Abilities: Must have strong analytical skills and interests. Must have the ability to prepare complex reports and correspondence to meet special needs and requests. Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have strong Excel and modeling skills. Strongly prefer candidates with experience in PowerBI, R, Python, SQL, or other programing tools.

Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.