Gas Analyst (f/m/d)

  • Alpiq
  • Olten, Solothurn, Switzerland
  • 04/08/2021
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Strengthening and expanding our analytical capabilities is a key element of Alpiq’s growth plan. Thus, this newly created Analyst role is expected to significantly boost the entrepreneurial dynamics on our Gas Desk. The role is ideal for somebody with both a solid fundamental understanding of the gas market as well as good data management and optimization skills. The role reports to the Head of Analytics, but sits with the Gas Desk on our central trading floor in Olten, Switzerland.

Main responsibilities

  • Analyzing gas fundamentals and trends and generating market views and trading ideas for the Gas Desk, thus contributing to a positive P&L
  • Creating new and optimizing and maintaining existing forecasting models
  • Close collaboration with traders and analysts from other desks in order to leverage additional market insights
  • Working closely with support functions across the business, mid-office, IT and Analytics
  • Preparing ad hoc analysis for other stakeholders in the business, when requested

Main qualifications

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, ideally in the fundamental analysis of gas markets (European hubs, LNG, etc.)
  • Experience in the development of quantitative modelling and their use for the development of trading strategies
  • Solid data management and coding skills (Python, R etc.)
  • Very good communication and collaboration skills, ability to be an efficient team player even under high pressure
  • Fluent English, any other language a plus

What is also important to us:

Diversity and inclusion
At Alpiq, we believe in the power of diverse teams. We pay great attention to keeping our recruiting process free of any discriminatory bias and we actively use diversity as a selection criteria, when personal and functional requirements are met. We always strive to create an inclusive company culture, and an example of this is, that we try to offer part-time solutions for candidates who match our requirements. Is that important to you and are you really keen on a role, that is only posted as full time? If yes, then please reach out to us and we will check if we can find a solution that works for both sides.

Attractive employment conditions
The energy business is a small and complex world and it’s important to us, to use contemporary and attractive employment conditions to attract the best talent. As a pan-European company, our conditions and benefits are adapted to the local markets. You can find more information about this on our career site. We are currently also reviewing our flexible working guidelines. If we meet in an interview, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have around this topic.

Data protection and process
At Alpiq, data protection is an important topic. Please pay close attention to the corresponding disclaimer, which appears in the online application form and explains in detail, what we do with your data. In regards to the recruiting process, we want to keep it as fair and transparent as possible. Even though we try to consider candidate needs individually, we are not always able to avoid standard communication, due to the high number of applications. Therefore, we kindly ask for your understanding. For more information about our recruiting process and some useful tips and tricks on how to apply, please follow this link.

Are you ready to apply now? Need more information about Alpiq? Then follow this link to our homepage.

Moritz NauerContact: +41 62 286 74 35