Shift Trader
Posted on 3/26/2024
INACTIVE
Octopus Energy

1,001-5,000 employees

Cloud-based renewable energy service
Company Overview
Octopus Energy is on a mission to transform energy globally, faster and cheaper than anyone imagined. They are are relentless in driving the smart grid technologies that'll deliver cheaper green electricity to fuel our homes, businesses, cars and heating.
Data & Analytics
Energy

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$2.6B

Founded

2016

Headquarters

, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

13%
Locations
London, UK
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
React.js
CategoriesNew
Risk Management
Sales & Trading
Quantitative Analysis
Quantitative Finance
Finance & Banking
Requirements
  • Experience in the UK/European Power markets with a focus on trading
  • Proven statistical/mathematical skills
  • Able to maintain focus for extended periods of time
  • A competitive edge with a desire to take advantage of market opportunities
  • Able to stay cool under pressure and react to fast moving events
  • Genuine interest in markets and supply/demand dynamics
  • Willing to work a rotational shift pattern, including nights and weekends
  • Experience in trading on an exchange-based platform beneficial
Responsibilities
  • Optimising trading for Octopus' portfolio as demand and generation forecasts change
  • Ensuring trading is executed within agreed risk limits
  • Reacting quickly to market fundamentals to reduce exposure to volatility
  • Executing orders on behalf of different areas of the business, from flexibility to retail to PPA
  • Contributing analysis to support Octopus' trading strategies, including the design and improvement of Algo-trading strategies
  • Liaising with other traders on evolving market dynamics and system trends