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Senior Analyst, Gas Analytics at EDF Trading North America, LLC in Houston, Texas

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Job title: Senior Analyst, Gas Analytics


EDF Trading North America, LLC


EDF Trading North America, LLC is a major participant in wholesale energy markets, and our retail business delivers customized energy solutions for large commercial and industrial consumers, power generation and retail energy providers.


We operate in every market and provide coast to coast coverage of financial and physical products in power, natural gas and NGLs, environmental products and financial crude oil products.  We provide our customers with products and services that deliver access to markets, optimize their energy portfolio, hedge risk and manage assets.  Our Wholesale Business operates throughout the value chain in the North American wholesale power markets and we are one of the leading wholesale natural gas marketers. Additionally, we provide environmental, congestion management and value added derivative products.  With extensive pipeline agreements, we can manage natural gas offtakes, deliveries, capacities and supply anywhere across the continent.  For Our Retail Business we provide wholesale fuel supply and structured products for its extensive base of electricity and natural gas customers including gas-fired power plants, large scale commercial and industrial retail consumers and retail energy aggregators. 


 


Our Retail Business is our customer-facing operation providing integrated energy management services to commercial and industrial, power generation, and retail supply customers. Taking into account a customer’s entire energy portfolio, solutions are structured to provide competitive market pricing and to optimize energy usage and generation assets.  We offer a complete suite of services to energy-intensive retail customers, from energy supply and hedging to on-site generation management and demand response. And we provide wholesale market access and ISO interface services to a broad network of retail energy providers with footprints across the deregulated markets.  For power generation customers, we provide energy management services that encompass fuel supply, scheduling, dispatch, market analysis and risk management all within a single contract.  Focused on service, we created a digital integrated platform and customer interface that allows transparent views into energy portfolios and invoices, market prices, analytics and weather. 


 


EDF Trading North America, LLC is part of the EDF Group, a global leader in low-carbon energies. 


Job Summary


Natural Gas Analytics team analyzes relevant data and trends in the industry, providing in-depth, thought-provoking, commercial insight with an emphasis on forecasting and analytical interpretation.


 


Responsibilities



  • Work with analysts and traders in developing short-term and long-term analysis to inform the business's views of natural gas markets

  • Incorporate fundamental data into macro-level and regional analysis

  • Build and maintain pipeline models to understand dynamics of regional gas flows

  • Estimate current and forecast future supply & demand

  • Develop analytics to identify risks and opportunities

  • Track and forecast natural gas international exports

  • Engage in portfolio construction and portfolio optimization to increase trading desk operations

  • Regularly benchmark models and forecasts against actualization to track performance

  • Communicate news, research, and trade ideas to traders in a timely manner

  • Identify and incorporate new key data points into models

  • Support the business development team in client calls and meetings, demonstrating knowledge and technical expertise

  • Provide ad hoc analysis as directed by manager

 


Requirements & Qualifications



  • Bachelor's degree required in a quantitative field such as mathematics, statistics, quantitative finance or engineering; Advanced degree preferred

  • Minimum 5 years' experience with regional gas markets

  • Prior experience in a trading environment required

  • Understanding of fundamental market conditions and drivers impacting gas markets in North America

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel required, including VBA

  • Strong knowledge of statistical techniques and their application

  • Other programming languages such as SQL, Java, C++, Python, R preferred

 


Note: EDF is an EEO employer


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


EDF participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


EDF is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at EDF via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at EDF in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of EDF. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by EDF.