Power to the People
Our mission at Energetech is to accelerate the global path towards green transition. We are an energy trading company that brings together the best talent from around the world to reinvent the way energy flows through global markets.Your role
As a Risk Analyst at Energetech, you will be responsible for assessing, monitoring, and managing risks at both the desk and company levels. You will play a crucial role in our Middle Office team ensuring that our trading strategies are well-informed, optimized, and compliant with regulatory requirements. This position requires expertise in developing and implementing complex risk models tailored to the unique dynamics of energy markets. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams and be instrumental in presenting portfolio risk and performance analyses to the management team.Responsibilities
- Position and Exposure Assessment: Assess and monitor trading positions and exposures on both the desk and company levels, ensuring compliance with risk limits and guidelines.
- Risk Analysis: Conduct in-depth risk analysis on trading strategies and their benchmarks, utilizing financial and statistical modeling techniques, including Monte Carlo simulations.
- Portfolio Risk Presentation: Prepare and present portfolio risk and performance analyses to senior management, providing insights for strategic decision-making.
- Curve Validation: Mark and validate end-of-day curves in the risk system to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
- Exposure Monitoring: Continuously monitor hedged energy positions and overall exposures, and implement margin calls or other security measures when necessary.
- Risk Model Development: Develop and implement complex risk models, including VaR models, stress testing, and scenario analysis, specifically tailored to the dynamics of energy markets.
- Stress Testing: Execute stress tests that account for a range of market scenarios, considering both financial and physical energy portfolios.
- Market Risk Metrics: Manage and analyze sophisticated market risk metrics unique to energy markets, such as volatility surfaces, correlation matrices, and option greeks.
- ETRM System Enhancement: Contribute to the enhancement of the Energy Trading and Risk Management (ETRM) system, reports, policies, and processes.
- Collaboration: Collaborate with quantitative analysts, traders, and IT professionals to integrate risk models into trading strategies and systems.
- Holding a Master's degree in quantitative finance, mathematics, statistics, engineering, or a related field is required. A relevant professional certification (e.g., CFA, FRM) can be advantageous.
- 3 -5 years of experience in a similar role within the Energy Industry, with a focus on Power and Gas.
- Strong knowledge of Short Term & Spot Energy markets and products
- Expertise in market risk models, specifically Exchange and OTC margining mechanisms
- Proficiency in mathematical and statistical skills is essential to accurately assess energy market risks.
- Ability to design and execute stress tests that account for a range of market scenarios affecting both financial and physical energy portfolios.
- Knowledge of portfolio optimization techniques to enhance risk-adjusted returns and minimize portfolio risk.
- Experience with trading and risk management systems (ETRM) is preferred.
- Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and VBA, as well as data visualization tools like PowerBI.
If you are passionate about managing risks in the dynamic world of energy trading, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity!