Intraday Asset Trader, focus on Italian market

  • Alpiq
  • Olten, Solothurn, Switzerland
  • 12/08/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

We offer attractive employment conditions in a diverse, international and dynamic environment.

In the context of anticipating the expected market design changes and the implementation of a continuous intraday market in Italy, we are looking for a new team member with proven knowledge and understanding of the Italian short-term and intraday power market.

In this special function, you will have a split responsibility. On one hand you will make sure that Alpiq’s operational and technical setup is fit for purpose at the time of the market design change in Italy. On the other hand, you will become part of the 24/7 shift trading team with an

operational trading focus.

The allocation of priorities between the two roles will be set flexible and according to the evolving timeline of the expected market changes.

You will be part of a highly motivated team and your place of work is in Olten, Switzerland.

Your main responsibilities

  • Preparation, anticipating and triggering the necessary adaptions of our operational setup regarding the upcoming continuous intraday market in Italy
  • Definition, adaption and development of bidding tools for trading our thermal and RES assets on the Italian intraday market
  • Development of intraday trading strategies and guidelines, performing of backtesting and performance monitoring
  • Intraday trading our flexible Swiss hydro asset portfolio on the continuous intraday markets in Western Europe
  • Balancing and trading our renewable portfolio on the continuous intraday markets in Western Europe during outside office hours
  • 24/7 shift operations, thus regular night and weekend operations is part of this role.

Your qualifications

  • Some years of trading experience on the Italian short-term, intraday and ancillary services markets (MGP, MI, MSD…)
  • In depth understanding of the Italian power market design, the relevant processes and relevant stakeholders
  • Ability to structure problems and manage priorities
  • Strong team player with a communicative and proactive mindset
  • Technical or economical higher education degree with proven skills in data analytics and development of trading tools and trading strategies in the utility segment
  • Extensive coding skills with Excel VBA, R/Phyton beneficial
  • Fluency in English and Italian is mandatory, additional language skills in German or French are highly beneficial.

Ihre Chance
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Über Alpiq
Die Alpiq Holding AG ist ein Schweizer Energiekonzern mit europäischer Ausrichtung. Zu ihren Aktivitäten gehören Stromerzeugung, Energiedienstleistungen, Energiehandel und Energiemanagement. Die Alpiq AG ist eine Tochtergesellschaft der Alpiq Holding AG mit Sitz in Olten.


Alina TauscherTel.: +41 62 286 72 58