Analyst - EU Power & Carbon Markets

  • RELX Group
  • Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 02/09/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

ICIS is looking for a market analyst with a quantitative background to join our established energy analytics team in Karlsruhe (Germany) or London (UK).

You will run, develop and maintain quantitative market models simulating European power market behaviour. With our power market model set-up, we simulate all European power markets as well as their interaction with Europe’s Emission Trading System on a mid- to long-term horizon. We look for an experienced modeller who has a proven track record of successfully maintaining and developing complex modelling infrastructure in a Python-coded environment. We work in a dynamic, project-oriented setting, which allows space for innovation and guarantees a high individual responsibility and project ownership. You will benefit from our power modelling expertise and your work will be an integral element to our cross-team approach.

As part of your role, you will be developing and running innovative analysis approaches and models. Combining data and latest forecasting technology is the basis for our competitive advantage. We would like to benefit from your experience in the power or energy sector and your understanding of modelling energy markets.

You will be part of an international team, which requires occasional travel within the EU. As of day one, you will be tasked with challenging analytics projects and be in contact with customers and prospects across the EU energy landscape.

Key accountabilities

  • Develop data-driven, quantitative market models to predict market variables
  • Analyse market drivers and provide in-depth, data-driven analysis
  • Develop, maintain and improve routines and data preparations
  • Take responsibility in the team for live operations
  • Build a deep understanding of power markets
  • Constantly learn new techniques (eg machine learning) and apply to existing problems
  • Attend exhibitions, conferences and customer meetings

Skills and behaviours

  • Previous relevant professional experience in the power/energy sector, preferably in a trading arm of a utility, oil & gas company, consultancy or analytics provider
  • Excellent programming skills in Python; SQL and GAMS preferable
  • Experience in and affinity to power markets and fundamental market models
  • Analytical mind-set, critical thinking, and ability to build profound knowledge in complex markets
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Bachelor/Master degree in relevant area

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