Intraday Trading Data Analyst (f/m/d)

  • Alpiq
  • Olten, Solothurn, Switzerland
  • 15/04/2023
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Data Management Biostatistics DevOps

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Do you have a strong passion for power markets and the energy transition? We are looking for a data analyst who is eager to work in a dynamic environment and who desires to collaborate with our motivated traders and software engineers to quickly respond to fresh demands based on market transformations. You possess the inner drive for learning latest software development techniques and the open-mindedness to apply them in a practical way to issues that arise in daily business. On the contrary we guarantee that there will always be new challenges in your daily work.
Alpiq takes great pleasure in offering a contemporary work environment with flexible hours, including the option of 2 home office days per week. Fresh fruits, snacks, and beverages are freely accessible to you at the place of employment in Olten, Switzerland. If you must relocate, Alpiq will eagerly help you do it without any difficulties.

Your Main Responsibilities:

  • Utilizing cloud infrastructure, create dynamic dashboards for traders and other Plotly/Dash stakeholders based on real-time data
  • Establish guidelines for dashboard sharing, tool development, and workflows
  • Data analysis, backtesting, and the creation of intraday trading models and strategies in collaboration with the intraday trading desk
  • Supporting the usage of different features of our digital intraday trading platform by trading desks, particularly the data access and automated trading framework.
  • Helping to enhance methods, techniques, and processes for valuing assets for flexible and renewable power generation
  • Discover innovative techniques and technology (AI, ML) to improve trading performance

Your Profile:

  • Master's Degree in Engineering, Maths, Data Science, or a related field
  • Strong team player, communicative and proactive personality with a commercial mindset
  • Preferably track record in a similar position in the energy trading environment
  • Motivated to develop a deeper fundamental knowledge of intraday power markets
  • Capability to translate analytical thinking and intellectual knowledge into business outcomes
  • Proficient in English, German/French highly beneficial
  • Swiss or EU passport required

Your Technical Skills:

  • Excellent Python programming and data visualization skills
  • Knowledge Software development standards such as Git Source Control
  • Understanding of data bases language (SQL) and common webservices (API, GraphQL)
  • Front end GUI development skills, strong visualization capabilities
  • Strong experience designing interactive, real-time dashboards using the Plotly/Dash
  • Excellent skills in data science and python programming required
  • Experience in application of AI/ML tools/libraries
  • Curiosity about Data Science technologies is a plus (Apache Hadoop, Apache Spark)
  • Decent understanding of databases, data models and web services

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.

Federica Maraschio - Alpiq