Intern Gas Desk 3-6 months

  • Alpiq
  • Olten, Bahnhof, Olten, Switzerland
  • 19/06/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

The newly formed Gas trading team within the Alpiq merchant desk develops and executes a multiple array of trading strategies/products with gas being the primary focus. Our traded products range from classic time/location spreads across most liquid hubs, to exotic options and multicommodity strategies. With the rapid growth of instruments amid the everchanging market dynamics we currently seek a complete overhaul in the data technology segment. We offer an internship position in an open, fast-paced, collaborative and entrepreneurial technology focused environment.

Your main responsibilities

  • Organize and implement, existing and new gas fundamental/pricing information in the Alpiq gas database.
  • Collaborate with Market Data Centre/ Business IT via contributing to futureproof data grabbing (loader) as well as website tracking tools.
  • Create functional front-end tools (Excel/SQL) to make such information accessible by the front office.
  • Based on above information, create basic capacity models frame for major European gas hubs.


Your qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Master Student in any quantitative discipline (i.e. Business, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel/VB
  • Developer-level knowledge of database (SQL/Oracle)
  • Proficiency in Python/R/similar programming
  • Basic knowledge of European Energy Market (Gas/Power) desirable
  • English proficient; one or many of the following Languages (German/French/Italian/Spanish/Russian) an advantage

Your opportunity
We offer you modern terms of employment and an interesting and multifaceted area of responsibility in an exciting, dynamic environment. Have we sparked your interest? Then please apply using our job application portal. Alpiq stands for equal employment opportunities. Designations of persons and functions apply to all sexes. Applicants from recruitment agencies can only be considered upon prior arrangement by telephone.

About Alpiq
Alpiq Holding Ltd is a Swiss energy company operating throughout Europe. Its activities include the generation and supply of electricity, energy trading and energy management. Alpiq Ltd. is a subsidiary of Alpiq Holding Ltd. with headquarters in Olten.