Trainee Data Science Trading (f/m)

  • Axpo
  • Baden, AG, Switzerland
  • 03/04/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

This is a unique opportunity to become a member of the Advanced Analytics Team in Trading & Sales, applying state of the art machine learning. You can learn the end-to-end process from use case ideation all the way to operation and continuous improvement of use cases being used daily in trading. We have a lot of data available and you can help to transform it into trading recommendations for profit generation. In this 18-months traineeship you have the possibility to rotate into different departments and to build-up your knowledge in an ideal career start.

What you will do

  • Developing machine-learning based models end-to-end to support different trading activities in the Business Area Trading & Sales
  • Delivering real use cases that run daily as part of our core trading activities
  • Implementing and improve use cases together with traders active in various energy markets
  • Performing deep dives on dedicated requests applying different data science approaches
  • Applying best-practice data science and time series analysis in an agile and efficient manner on our cloud-based analytics platform
  • Engaging actively with two front desks as their desk data scientist to improve your understanding of trading needs and connect it with your modelling skills

What you bring & who you are

  • Master degree in Data Science, Engineering, Quantitative Finance, Physics or Mathematics
  • Knowledge in Machine Learning / Big Data / Data Analytics
  • Advanced in Python skills, its data science libraries included
  • Keen on experiencing the spirit in a trading company
  • Analytical and pragmatic thinking to master exciting and demanding challenges
  • Entrepreneurial mindset that likes to take on responsibility as a full team member early on
  • Fluent in English, fluent in German is a plus
  • Willingness to work abroad for several months

The traineeship starts on 1st of October 2021 and is limited to 18 months with the option of a permanent position.

What we offer

<Your recovering is important for us. Enjoy at least 22 days’ vacation for your work-life balance, and up to 12 paid public holidays per calendar year. You’ll get extra vacation days as a loyalty bonus every five years. In addition to that, you can benefit from flexible working hours as well as the opportunity to work remotely.We offer fairness. In addition to a competitive salary, all employees are entitled to a performance-based componentYour development matters to us. Therefore we invest in your professional growth with a wide range of internal training opportunities and the possibility of cost and/or time-sharing.Take advantage of our massage and sports offerings. Enjoy a reduced price when you visit the nearby fitness centre. Or you can go jogging along the Limmat with your colleagues. Dressing rooms and showers are available.If you drive to work, you can park your car on the company premises or in parking garages close by. Free parking spots are available depending on the location.A modern workplace awaits you in the centre of Baden. The main station is less than a five-minute walking distance. Baden is just 15 minutes from Zurich by train, and offers attractive shops, cultural variety and a wide range of hot springs.We provide support towards childcare. Enjoy unforgettable holidays with discounts at hotels worldwide and benefit from additional products and services.About us

Axpo is Switzerland's largest producer of renewable energies. The Trading & Sales business unit is a world leader in energy trading and the marketing of solar and wind power. With a true entrepreneurial mindset and around 1,000 employees in asset-backed trading, prop trading and origination functions in over 30 countries throughout Europe as well as the USA and Asia, we develop innovative, sustainable energy solutions for our business customers and private customers worldwide. Good collaboration between colleagues in the team and the various specialist areas is central to our success. We have an open corporate culture and we value diversity. We therefore welcome applicants regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or ideology, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

More informationAbout the team

Become part of the 10th generation of trainees and the growing trainee community, which you will meet regularly for coffee calls, trainee lunches or events. Be part of the Advanced Analytics team and rotate through different departments and collaborate with Axpo employees. Build your network and get an big picture of the company. In the context of a mentoring with Gaudenz Koeppel, Head Advanced Analytics we promote your visibility in the management. We offer you a challenging work environment where you can contribute your ideas and take responsibility. The international collaboration offers you the opportunity to work abroad and connect with people from whole Europe