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DATE ADDED: Sun 22/09/2019

Python Developer - Energy Trader

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: £excellent with good benefits and bonus

This role will play a key front office function contributing to projects and analysis in areas such as; Stack model development, flexibility valuation, half-hourly shape valuation, storage/swing valuations, asset optimisation, single commodity and spread volatility modelling.

The role works across all teams in the trading group to develop, improve and automate the tools, systems and methodologies employed within each team in the valuation, price risk and position management activities associated with that team’s responsibilities and the delivery of the wider group’s targets. A key element of the role is the understanding of advanced numerical techniques and their application in a production code environment for Trading systems and interfaces. In addition strong time management and work prioritisation skills are necessary.

You will need a strong technical background as well as good communication skills. In addition knowledge and experience of coding in a mainstream language e.g. python, C#, C++ are necessary. Good knowledge of SQL interactions from a coding environment and experience of using Excel and VBA would also be desirable.

An understanding of the UK energy markets, ideally electricity would also be very useful, though the willingness to learn this knowledge is also important. Other useful knowledge would be of stochastic modelling (Monte-Carlo) and simulations. Complex mathmatical methods such as constrained optimisation problems and some knowledge of a commonly used VCS would be beneficial

You will need to demonstrate experience of quantitative modelling and create complex financial models techniques is required with the ability to create complex financial models
Good coding skills are also key

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a market leading business.