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Credit Risk Analyst- Power and Gas Trading | London, United Kingdom

Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: OD00791
Type: Permanent

European Gas and Power Trading company requires Credit Risk Analyst to work with a number of front office teams.

The role:

  • Active role in structuring the credit risk of new transactions in collaboration with originators and Traders.
  • Involvement in front office initiatives providing tailor-made credit risk solutions to support business decisions.
  • Managing a dedicated counterparty portfolio (periodic reviews of rating and limits, exposure monitoring, pro-active mitigation).
  • Promote and ensure a strong credit risk culture within the organization.
  • Increase efficiency and optimize processes and procedures.
  • Presentation of results and initiatives to senior management.
  • Contract Negotiation.

Your profile:

  • University degree with background in Finance/Business/Banking. One of the following would be an additional asset: FRM, CFA or additional education in Credit.
  • Minimum of five years of experience within Credit Risk in Commodities / energy or similar fields.
  • In depth knowledge in credit analysis (financial analysis, negotiation of security in the form of PCG/ LC’s, KYC,
  • Experience negotiating credit terms in master agreements (EFET. ISDA/ CSA is essential),
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • In depth understanding of financial and commodity markets in particular in the area of power and gas.
  • Ability to absorb new concepts quickly and solve problems efficiently.

Oil Terminals Project Manager – Oil Trading | Netherlands / Germany

Location: Netherlands / Germany
Reference: OD00792
Type: Contract

Global Oil Trading company requires Oil Terminals Project / Change Manager to work on global rollout to be based in Netherlands or Germany.

Candidates must have a background in the following:

  • Downstream Oil Terminals.
  • ETRM/CTRM background.
  • Proven track records with Global roll outs of ERP systems.
  • Project Management Background.
  • Prince 2 Qualified ideally.
  • German and English is essential.

C# / Javascript Sharepoint Developer – Investment Bank | Zurich, Switzerland

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Reference: OD00793
Type: Contract

C#/ Javascript – Sharepoint Developer is required for Investment bank based in Zurich on a contractual basis.

The role:

  • Design, implementation and testing of SharePoint applications using SharePoint 2013/2016 and Visual Studio Migration of existing applications to SharePoint 2016.
  • Analysis and resolution of application errors on SharePoint 2010/2013/2016.
  • Ensuring system documentation, release and change management.
  • Participation in projects.

Your background:

  • Software development ( .NET/C#/Javascript ) in the SharePoint area (2010/2013/2016).
  • Knowledge or experience with AngularJS and Typescript as well as project experience (advantageous).
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and independent way of working communicative team player.
  • Fluent German and English speaking.
  • Financial Services or Investment banking would be preferred.

Physical Commodities Business Analyst – Power and Gas Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00794
Type: Permanent

Business Analyst is required for Physical Commodity trader based in Zug.

The role:

  • The successful candidate will be on a range of trading systems and a range of interfaces to the risk systems and downstream applications.
  • Provide analysis, write business specifications, conduct testing and provide second level support to the business.
  • Deliver new functionalities for the IT system and enhancing current set-up to make it more efficient and robust will be a key part of the success of the Physical commodity business.
  • Knowledge of the physical commodities business and ability to provide quality deliverables (business specification, report configuration, documentation).
  • The candidate will have to be able to prioritise different tasks, manage user’s expectations and communicate well with his/her management/colleagues as well as with the business users.
  • Providing input for strategic initiative: writing business specification or doing proof of concepts; estimating duration/planning.
  • Third party vendor management.

Your background:

  • Extensive analytical background.
  • Derivatives and physical commodity business knowledge.
  • Technical knowledge (software engineering, IT architecture, SQL.)
  • Third party Vendor Management (Aspect/Openlink/Triplepoint etc)

BI Technical Business Analyst – Commodities Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00795
Type: Permanent

Business Analyst is required for Physical Commodity trader based in Zug.
Global Oil Trading company requires Business Intelligence Analyst Developer to work on a high profile project.The role:

  • Implement Business Intelligence solutions from technical specifications.
  • Full life cycle development (specification, implementation and coordination of internal or external developers for delivery and testing.)
  • Translate business requirements into designs, concepts and technical specifications.
  • Re-evaluate and update DataMart reports and analytics.
  • Provide solutions for a variety business applications including interfaces and server functions.
  • Adopt various change management methods.

Your Background

  • 3 – 5 years + experience business intelligence concepts and tools (data warehousing concepts and dimensional modelling).
  • Expertise in creating reports, data visualization solutions and dashboards.
  • Understanding of Extract, Transform and Load concepts and processes.
  • Software development with the following tools: (Microsoft SQL Server, T-SQL, SSIS)
  • Reporting tools: PowerPivot/PowerBI/Qlikview/Reporting Services,
  • C#/Visual Studio.NET TFS/VB.NET will be beneficial.
  • Commodities background in ( Oil/Power/Gas/Metals Ags) or Financial Services will be beneficial.
  • Excellent technical analysis skills.

Java Web Developer – Private Bank | Zurich, Switzerland

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Reference: OD00747
Type:  Permanent

The role:

  • Agile Software Development with a modern Technology Stack (Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Java 8, TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, AngularJS, Angular 4, NodeJS).
  • Work with additional platforms or products like ElasticSearch, Liferay and Avaloq Front Platform.
  • Participation in an agile squad in a demanding environment.
  • Follow a continuous delivery and improvement process.
  • Ability to work in different topics and gather experience in many areas.
  • Build and be responsible for the Digital Banking Experience of the Private Bank’s clients.
  • Ability to bring-in and implement your own ideas how a Digital Bank should work.

 Background:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a developer.
  • Fluently in German and English (spoken and written).
  • Certification in / Knowledge of Atlassian Stack, Liferay and Avaloq Front Platform (AFP) as a plus.
  • Computer science education (FH or equivalent).
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Team player.
  • Enthusiasm and readiness for new technologies.
  • Strong communication skills.

JD Edwards Support Analyst – Commodities Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00710
Type: Permanent

Global Commodity Trader requires Senior JD Edwards Support Analyst to work on CTRM solution for SAP migration. This will be a great opportunity to build on JD Edwards technical background, gain expertise in SAP and acquire commodities knowledge.

The role:

  • Serves as primary contact between technology and business end-users in understanding the specific business requirements, criticality and prioritization of business capability
  • Identify, assess and document business requirements, with all levels of the organization
  • Creates current and future state process flows, and technical overviews
  • Conducts research to determine if solutions to business requirements currently exist within or outside the business, and if not, whether new solutions are feasible
  • Advises business on options, risks and costs versus benefits of various solutions.
  • Facilitates governance and prioritization by business stakeholders through organization of IT change boards.
  • Provide input into project / resource estimating activities.
  • Takes ownership for creation of IT project plan
  • Maintain continuity between business team and IT organization throughout complete system development life cycle.
  • Maintains continuity between IT organization and outsourced delivery partners.
  • Retains requirements traceability from project inception through implementation.
  • Actively supports requirements during test planning  and execution
  • May create test cases/scripts and execute test scripts
  • May facilitate implementation of new solution through training sessions, demos, and the development of appropriate documentation
  • Manages workload and priorities to deliver agreed upon project milestones
  • Takes ownership for delivery of projects and ensures project execution

Background:

  • Business Analyst background within Commodities ideally.
  • JD Edwards ( Enterprise One) technical background
  • Idealy worked in Commodities ( Ags, Sugar, Cocoa, Grains, Cotton, Metals, Oil, Crude, Brent, Gas, Power, LNG) or have worked in a Trading / Investment Banking background.
  • Have a willingness to learn new technologies such as SAP.
  • Must have support mid – large scale IT projects.

C# Developer – Oil Trading | London, United Kingdom

Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: OD00778
Type: Contract

Global Oil Trading company requires C# Developer for a number of Power and Gas Trading projects.

The role will involve:

  • Develop bespoke software solutions using .NET C#, SQL Server and associated technologies centred around the OpenLink Endur trading platform.
  • Establishing a detailed technical specification through discussion with business analysts and key users.
  • Clarifying what actions the program is intended to perform.
  • Breaking down technical specification into its simplest elements and translating this logic into code.
  • Envisioning possible solutions to anticipated problems.
  • Working autonomously & as part of a team Combining all elements of the solution design and testing it.
  • Participate in development and maintenance of regression tests Implementing robust system test techniques.
  • Testing sample data-sets to check that output from the program works as intended.
  • Conducting testing and installing the program into production ideally using automated deployment tools.
  • Reacting to problems and correcting the program as necessary.
  • Evaluating and improvement of system performance Adapting the program to new requirements, as necessary Supporting user acceptance testing to ensure the program works to specification and can be used easily, quickly and accurately.
  • Writing detailed documentation for the operation of the program by users and computer.

Candidates background:

  • 3+ years .NET C#.
  • SQL Server.
  • Experience in agile development methodologies.
  • Understanding of Openlink Endur system and particularly .NET OpenComponents.
  • Experience with data warehousing and reporting beneficial.
  • Worked in autonomously and in medium to large teams.
  • Understanding of small organisations.
  • Understanding of energy and commodity trading.
  • Proven ability to establish teams and drive improvements.

Technical Business Analyst – Commodity Trading | Geneva, Switzerland

Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: OD00543
Type: Permanent

You will join the dedicated IT trading team in charge of the evolution of inhouse trading management software. Within the team you will have the opportunity to learn / improve / use your knowledge in the development tools we use to run our software around the globe: Oracle forms and Oracle PL/SQL. As technical Business Analyst you will be involved in the continuous process of maintaining and improving applications used in offices all over the world.

Position Summary

The Technical Business Analyst will have the following tasks:

  • Analyse user requirements.
  • Translate software requirements into programming code.
  • Research, design and write new software programs and apps; test new programs and ‘fault finding’.
  • Work closely with other staff, such as project managers, developers, systems analysts, brokers and traders.
  • Investigate new technologies.
  • Continually update technical knowledge and skills by external courses, reading manuals and accessing new applications.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of programming experience, ideally in the financial or commodity trading environment.
  • Extensive knowledge of relational databases development (Oracle PL/SQL), knowledge of Oracle forms is a plus.
  • Working knowledge Web development and/or .Net would be an asset.
  • Degree in computer science or related field or a combination of related experience and education.
  • Excellent English oral and written communication skills.
  • French language skills an advantage,

Personal Characteristics

  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage changing priorities
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Proven ability to be flexible and work hard, both independently and in a team environment, in a high pressure on-call environment with changing priorities
  • Highly responsive, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Resourceful and able to think creatively and adapt. A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment
  • Team player, with an open non-political style and a high level of personal integrity.

Market Risk Manager – Commodity Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00742
Type: Permanent

Market Risk Manager is required for a global Commodity Trading company based in Zug, Switzerland.

The role

  • Understanding Front Office’s trading strategies.
  • Support FO in understanding the risks in the various trading books.
  • Maintain an excellent relationship with FO and MO line management.
  • Ad-hoc modelling of new strategies.
  • Explaining the weekly changes in the portfolio to board members and senior management.
  • In-dept market research and analysis on market events for the company’s portfolio (stress test scenarios).
  • Validation and checking of internal financial figures and calculations from accounting for intercompany position reconciliation and performance management.
  • Presentations to senior management on risk topics.
  • Support Head of Market Risk in enforcing the company’s risk policies, frameworks and appetite.
  • Make active contributions to improve strategies and risk solutions.
  • The role has managerial responsibilities although no direct reports and acts as deputy Head.

Your Background

  • Active risk management experience, ideally in a commodities trading house or at a commodities desk of an investment bank.
  • FO experience or experience in interacting with FO.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Proactive solutions driven mindset.
  • At least 7 – 8 years+ of relevant working experience.

Market Risk Analyst – Oil Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00788
Type: Permanent

Market Risk Analyst is required for a global Oil Trading company based in Zug, Switzerland.

The role

You will be replacing an experienced Risk Analyst in our Zug office. The Risk Analyst is responsible for preparing and analyzing daily profit and loss for commodity trading desks, including the monitoring of positions. The analyst will gain an understanding of the types of transactions and strategies used by the trading desk to understand the risks within the trade book and ensure that deals and their profit and exposures are accurately represented. The individual will be responsible for ensuring the mark-to-market, position reports provided to management and traders are timely and accurate. This position provides key analytical and trading support to the global organization. This position is a primary link between the various trading locations.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report and explain profit movements, mark-to-market, positions and Risk Values on a daily basis for trading desks with reference to prices, correlations and position changes.
  • Understand key price indices used by the desk and the construction of forward curves. Maintain and evaluate quantitative market data including price series from brokers, 3rd parties and trader assessments, volatilities, correlations and volumes.
  • Understand trading account structure and exposures and profit generated by the transaction types in the book.
  • Provide monthly analysis of the gains & losses resulting from trading strategies employed by the desk.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis for queries relating to impact of new deals, P&L, positions and/or risk values using trading info and systems. Develop suitable exposure measurement and reporting methodologies for new product and structured contract offerings. Ensure forward parcels are appropriately valued and provide input into monthly financial close processes and annual disclosure requirements. Serve as backup analyst for other books and be available for shortterm projects.
  • Liaise with other Risk Analysts globally to ensure consistency of approach, particularly across similar trading books.
  • Ensure activities are carried out in compliance with external regulation and Financial Reporting requirements, mandates and policies.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The nature of the work requires an individual with strong analytical skills, acute attention to detail, an inquisitive mind, and a desire to understand exactly how money is made in Trading. The incumbent must be highly self-motivated and have strong communication skills and an outgoing and confident personality allowing them to interact with (and challenge) the traders effectively on a daily basis.
  • Strong Excel skills, VBA / Macro skills are important and MATLAB knowledge would be a distinct advantage. Familiarity with Trading systems is advantageous, but specific skills can be taught on the job. A significant amount of the workload is time sensitive therefore strong organizational and time management skills are important.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in mathematics, economics, engineering, business/commerce or a related field.
  • Relevant Energy industry experience preferred, with background in derivatives trading or physical crude/products/gas/power.
  • Understanding of energy, freight & derivative markets and market Risk Management fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Value at Risk measures.
  • Understanding of Fair Value and Derivative recognition concepts.
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to perform under rigid deadlines.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel.
  • MATLAB knowledge preferable.
  • Experience using Risk Management systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to build and maintain positive stakeholder relationships.
  • Self motivated individual who functions well in a team environment.

Business Intelligence Software Engineer – Energy Trading | Lucerne, Switzerland

Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
Reference: OD00705
Type: Permanent

Business Intelligence Software Engineer is required to work on greenfield project for a Energy Trading company. The role will involve working with an array of new technologies and an opportunity to gain business knowledge within the Energy Trading sector.

The role:

  • Responsible for the modernization and further development of the Data Analytics Environment (BI).
  • Responsible for the operation and further development of database-close systems (Mesap).
  • Responsible for the conceptual and technical implementation of new requirements.
  • Support of Energy Trading IT in database systems.

Your background:

  • Completed university studies (ETH, University) in technical or business management.
  • Very good knowledge in database environment, especially business intelligence and SQL programming, Microsoft environment and / or Oracle.
  • Very good experience in modeling data as well as in reporting and data visualization tools (eg tableau).
  • Several years of professional experience in the BI environment.
  • Experience in Agile project implementation (eg Scrum).
  • German speaking would be beneficial.

Aspect CTRM Business Analyst – Commodity Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00749
Type: Contract

Global Commodity Trading company requires Aspect CTRM Business Analyst to join new development team on a range of Implementation projects.

The role will involve both functional analysis, implementation, Scripting and working with various stakeholders including the business.

Candidates must have a background within:

  • AspectCTRM – Implementation or functional
  • Microsoft products – Sql Server, SSRS, C# would be beneficial
  • Commodities or Energy Trading background would be ideal.

Candidates may be able to work remotely depending on experience.

CTRM Business Analyst – Oil Trading | Geneva, Switzerland

Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: OD00748
Type:  Permanent

The role:

  • IT Focal point for designated business areas for requests, projects and issues management/escalation.
  • The primary business area will be Shipping and Freight but may be asked to focus on other areas.
  • Maintain and update list of key requirements and projects.
  • Understand business needs and prioritize requests regularly with business owners by business area.
  • Capture and document/spec. business requirements, to be submitted to delivery teams. In case a request is referred to a different team (incl. infrastructure teams), oversee/project manage activity.
  • Provide guidance and advice to business owners on IT matters, IT policy and project management processes for new IT-project-needs.
  • High priority requests will be assigned to a delivery team, based on business urgency and criticality.
  • Ability to deliver quick-wins where required, hence certain IT technical skills will be essential.
  • Schedule and manage rollouts (UAT, training, hyper care).
  • Contribute to 3rd level support to help resolve business issues.

Background:

  • Highly motivated and committed team player and able to show proactivity and resourcefulness.
  • Deep understanding of the end to end Trading Lifecycle for physical commodities, preferably within the Oil, Energy, Freight industry.
  • Good knowledge of CTRM, freight chartering (e.g. IMOS) applications and related financial systems and processes in a Trading-environment.
  • Experience of min. 5 years in a Business Analyst role deploying similar business environments.
  • Experience of Freight and Shipping projects in a business facing role.
  • Good interpersonal skills and able to interact with users at all levels, as well as with other technical/IT colleagues from various countries and cultures.
  • Understanding of Agile methodology, artifacts (user stories, acceptance tests) and Change Control processes.
  • Demonstrate leadership and abilities to manage issues cope in difficult situations and find solutions/options to problems or facilitate escalation for ensuring projects move forward.
  • Highly organized, service oriented, possesses problem solving skills and able to cope in difficult situations in a fast-moving trading environment.
  • Thorough, pay attention to detail/QA, disciplined and methodical.
  • Project management experience.
  • Good knowledge on various IT and analytics tools will be a plus, e.g. report writing, SQL Server/other relational DBs; reporting, BI tools (Tableau/Click-view), complex spreadsheets, scripting and other related tools for assisting power users in delivering quick-wins.
  • Possess good communication skills in a multicultural global environment.
  • Fluent in English with excellent drafting skills, spoken French a benefit.

 

Java Developer – Commodity Trading | Geneva, Switzerlad

Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: OD00431
Type: Permanent

Global Energy Trading company is looking for a Senior Java Developer (ETRM) to join their existing team on a high profile project.

The role:

  • Technical implementation of functional requirements, coding, configuration and unit testing.
  • Working on a range of ETRM projects.
  • Working very closely with the business users, offshore team and vendors directly.

Background:

  • Candidate should have hands on experience in coding Code Java and J2EE technologies and Shell Scripting.
  • Knowledge on SQL, Stored Procedures, XML, Web service, FIX protocol will be an added advantage.
  • Should have experience of working on Oracle database and Unix Solaris
  • Prior experience/knowledge of Trading and Risk management product like Openlink, Allegro, Triplepoint CXL, Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good communications skills – written and verbal
  • Team player.

Openlink Business Analyst – Commodities Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00746
Type: Contract / Permanent

The role:

  • The successful candidate will be working mainly on Openlink (the trading system currently used by Front Office) and the different interfaces to the risk systems and downstream applications (ACR, Calypso). They will provide analysis, write business specifications, conduct testing and provide second level support to the business.
  • The job holder will be the subject matter expert on Openlink. We expect quality analysis, as well as inputs on key strategic decisions.
  • We need to fill this position as the commodity business is growing (in volume, scope and complexity) and the IT team is currently not scaled to cope efficiently with all the requests. Being able to deliver new functionalities for the IT system and enhancing our current set-up to make it more efficient and robust will be a key part of the success of the Physical commodity business in the future.
  • The candidate will add value by his expertise on Openlink, his knowledge of the physical commodities business and his ability to provide quality deliverables (business specification, report configuration, documentation).
  • The key challenges will be to juggle between fixing urgent issues and working on long term strategic projects. The candidate will have to be able to prioritise different tasks, manage user’s expectations and communicate well with his management/colleagues as well as with the business users.
  • Analysing bugs fix and small enhancements; either by providing guidance to the support or development team or writing business and technical specifications or testing the deliverables.
  • Being available for second level support question from Front office. Ops and Risk teams; typically providing guidance for booking complex trades, investigating Pnl and risk issues/questions, investigating EOD batch failures when support cannot help.
  • Providing input for strategic initiative: writing business specification or doing proof of concepts; estimating duration /planning.
  • Occasionally the candidate will have to contact the vendor (Openlink) to get some help or clarifications, or to request a hot fix.

Background:

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Openlink Endur or Findur or RightAngle will considered.
  • Technical knowledge (software engineering, IT architecture, SQL.).
  • Business knowledge of the derivatives and physical commodity business.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Ability to work under pressure, diligence.

Originator – Gas and Power Trading | Dusseldorf, Germany

Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
Reference: OD00737
Type: Permanent

Orignator is required for Gas and Power Trading company based in Dusseldorf for a new team.

The role:

  • Targeted expansion and continuous maintenance of customer relationships, while proactive involvement of one’s own network.
  • Collaborate with Trading in the implementation of customer products and the best possible services.
  • Collaborate with system developers and IT to establish secure processes for the customer.
  • You represent the Group at fairs and conferences.
  • Market observation and active information exchange with the German and other teams in the company.

Your background:

  • They are well networked in the German energy sector and have preferably relevant experience from the energy business. They have a good overview of the market and the legal environment so that you are always able to act quickly and in the interest of our customers.
  • Front Office Experience in sales of electricity and / or gas with proven sales success.
  • At least 3 years relevant professional experience.
  • Sound knowledge of the energy industry, structured products and trading products.
  • A technical or business degree.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Excellent German and very good English language skills.
  • Interest, willingness, quick comprehension, enthusiasm and team spirit.

Market Risk Analyst – Oil Trading | Houston, USA

Location: Houston, USA
Reference: OD00789
Type: Permanent

Market Risk Analyst is required for a global Oil Trading company based in Zug, Switzerland.

The role

You will be replacing an experienced Risk Analyst in our Zug office. The Risk Analyst is responsible for preparing and analyzing daily profit and loss for commodity trading desks, including the monitoring of positions. The analyst will gain an understanding of the types of transactions and strategies used by the trading desk to understand the risks within the trade book and ensure that deals and their profit and exposures are accurately represented. The individual will be responsible for ensuring the mark-to-market, position reports provided to management and traders are timely and accurate. This position provides key analytical and trading support to the global organization. This position is a primary link between the various trading locations.

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report and explain profit movements, mark-to-market, positions and Risk Values on a daily basis for trading desks with reference to prices, correlations and position changes.
  • Understand key price indices used by the desk and the construction of forward curves. Maintain and evaluate quantitative market data including price series from brokers, 3rd parties and trader assessments, volatilities, correlations and volumes.
  • Understand trading account structure and exposures and profit generated by the transaction types in the book.
  • Provide monthly analysis of the gains & losses resulting from trading strategies employed by the desk.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis for queries relating to impact of new deals, P&L, positions and/or risk values using trading info and systems. Develop suitable exposure measurement and reporting methodologies for new product and structured contract offerings. Ensure forward parcels are appropriately valued and provide input into monthly financial close processes and annual disclosure requirements. Serve as backup analyst for other books and be available for shortterm projects.
  • Liaise with other Risk Analysts globally to ensure consistency of approach, particularly across similar trading books.
  • Ensure activities are carried out in compliance with external regulation and Financial Reporting requirements, mandates and policies.

REQUIREMENTS

  • The nature of the work requires an individual with strong analytical skills, acute attention to detail, an inquisitive mind, and a desire to understand exactly how money is made in Trading. The incumbent must be highly self-motivated and have strong communication skills and an outgoing and confident personality allowing them to interact with (and challenge) the traders effectively on a daily basis.
  • Strong Excel skills, VBA / Macro skills are important and MATLAB knowledge would be a distinct advantage. Familiarity with Trading systems is advantageous, but specific skills can be taught on the job. A significant amount of the workload is time sensitive therefore strong organizational and time management skills are important.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in mathematics, economics, engineering, business/commerce or a related field.
  • Relevant Energy industry experience preferred, with background in derivatives trading or physical crude/products/gas/power.
  • Understanding of energy, freight & derivative markets and market Risk Management fundamentals.
  • Knowledge of Value at Risk measures.
  • Understanding of Fair Value and Derivative recognition concepts.
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to perform under rigid deadlines.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel.
  • MATLAB knowledge preferable.
  • Experience using Risk Management systems.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to build and maintain positive stakeholder relationships.
  • Self motivated individual who functions well in a team environment.

Power Trader – Energy Trading | Denmark

Location: Denmark
Reference: OD00396
Type: Permanent

Global Energy Trading company is looking for a Power Trader to work within Continental European Electricity markets. The position position will be working with an established desk who are looking to expand.

The role:

  • Optimize asset portfolio value within the European Power market.
  • Trading daily on various exchanges, auctions and OTC markets within Continental Europe.
  • Implementing and developing hedging and trading strategies.
  • Working with other energy trading companies, investment banks and other trading houses.

Background:

  • Academic background ideally up to MSc level within Finance, Economics or Mathematics.
  • Work well under pressure and you able to multi task at a number of levels.
  • You have a background within the Power Trading market especially within Continental Europe.
  • Strong Analysis skills.
  • Excellent Communication skills.

C# Software Engineer – Commodity Trading | London, UK

Location: London, UK
Reference: OD00449
Type: Permanent

Global Commodity Trading company is looking for a C# Software Engineer to join Front Office development team.

The role:

  • Server Side C# Development on a range of projects for the Power, Gas and Oil business areas.
  • One of the projects will be focusing on Trade Booking processes.
  • Supporting existing systems
  • Face off directly with the commodities business.
  • Minimal BAU enhancements
  • Working with Java development teams within IT department.

 Your background:

  • Server Side C# development experience 3-5 years +
  • Multithreading
  • Sql Server
  • Agile methodologies ideally
  • Banking / Financial Services / Commodities background

Java Software Engineer – Commodity Trading | Houston, USA

Location: Houston, USA
Reference: OD00706
Type: Permanent

Java Software Engineer is required by Commodity Trading company to work on a global Reference Data Build. The position will be working with a number of Front Office teams covering Oil, Gas, Power and Metals.

The role:

  • Working with cutting edge technologies in a dynamic agile environment.
  • Working with the business to understand processes and capture requirements. This can range from small scale tactical enhancements to the current-state platforms, through to wholesale architectures of the greenfield next-generation platforms.
  • Analysis and design of functions, components, applications, and entire systems; across n-tier client, server, and database layers.
  • Application implementation as part of a team or individually.
  • Robust application testing.
  • Status reporting both to business and technology management.
  • Maintenance and support of production applications including enhancements and bug fixes.
  • Working closely with other development teams to further strategic technology goals.
  • Acquiring business knowledge and trading system knowledge to further individual development.

Your background:

  • 3 – 5 Years Java Development expertise.
  • Sql Server Database background.
  • Spring, Hibernate, MongoDB, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Python, C# would be beneficial.
  • Candidates must have Commodities ( Oil, Gas, Power, Metals, Ags ) or Financial Markets or Investment banking expertise.
  • Excellent communication skills and must be able to work under pressure.

Senior Energy Market Risk Analyst – Oil Trading | Calgary, Canada

Location: Calgary, Canada
Reference: OD00703
Type: Permanent

Market Risk Analyst is required for Global Oil Trading company. The role will be working within a newly developed team focusing on the Oil Business.

The Risk Analyst is responsible for preparing and analyzing daily profit and loss for commodity trading desks, including the monitoring of positions. The analyst will gain an understanding of the types of transactions and strategies used by the trading desk to understand the risks within the trade book and ensure that deals and their profit and exposures are accurately represented. The individual will be responsible for ensuring the mark-to-market, position reports provided to management and traders are timely and accurate. This position provides key analytical and trading support to the global organization. This position is a primary link between the various trading locations.

The Role:

  • Report and explain profit movements, mark-to-market, positions and Risk Values on a daily basis for trading desks with reference to prices, correlations and position changes.
  • Understand key price indices used by the desk and the construction of forward curves. Maintain and evaluate quantitative market data including price series from brokers, 3rd parties and trader assessments, volatilities, correlations and volumes.
  • Understand trading account structure and exposures and profit generated by the transaction types in the book. Provide monthly analysis of the gains & losses resulting from trading strategies employed by the desk.
  • Provide ad hoc analysis for queries relating to impact of new deals, P&L, positions and/or risk values using trading info and systems. Develop suitable exposure measurement and reporting methodologies for new product and structured contract offerings. Ensure forward parcels are appropriately valued and provide input into monthly financial close processes and annual disclosure requirements. Serve as backup analyst for other books and be available for short-term projects.
  • Liaise with other Risk Analysts globally to ensure consistency of approach, particularly across similar trading books.
  • Ensure activities are carried out in compliance with external regulation and Financial Reporting requirements, mandates and policies.

Background:

  • Degree in mathematics, economics, engineering, business/commerce or a related field
  • Relevant Energy industry experience preferred, with background in derivatives trading or physical crude/products/gas/power
  • Understanding of energy, freight & derivative markets and market Risk Management fundamentals
  • Knowledge of Value at Risk measures
  • Understanding of Fair Value and Derivative recognition concepts
  • Ability to multi-task with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to perform under rigid deadlines
  • Advanced working knowledge of Excel
  • MATLAB knowledge preferable
  • Experience using Risk Management systems
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to build and maintain positive stakeholder relationships
  • Self motivated individual who functions well in a team environment

Openlink Support Engineer | Energy Trading – London, UK

Location: London, UK
Reference: OD00659
Type: Permanent

Global Commodity Trading company with a global prescence within the Oil, Power, Gas and Metals sector is looking for Openlink Endur Support Engineer for a range of trading related projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support of Commodity Trading and risk applications for Intraday and End of day activities.
  • Take appropriate actions to ensure that time-critical batch steps run. This may involve root cause analysis of issues and taking appropriate corrective actions (fixing curves, excluding deals/portfolios etc.).
  • Monitor applications availability and report issues pro-actively.
  • Communicate with clients/vendors as required: inform/chase for incident progress, notify them of impending changes or agreed outages
  • Fast turnaround of client requests
  • Log and prioritize tickets
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively
  • Work with the Service Desk to ensure requests are routed to appropriate resource in order to be resolved quickly and efficiently
  • Escalate service requests that require 3rd level support
  • Improve client service, perception, and satisfaction

Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities Required:

  • Good experience with CTRM Application support including upstream/downstream trading systems E.g. Understands business workflow, trade life cycle and operations)
  • Programming skills using JAVA or .Net or any programming language.
  • Diagnosis skills of technical issues related to programs in Java, .Net or any other programming language.
  • Understanding of databases and analyzing SQL scripts.
  • Deployment, configuration and testing of applications.
  • Technical knowledge of CTRM systems such as OpenLink Endur is required.
  • 5-7 years of work experience in IT industry and 3-5 years of systems support.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Fluent in English

Openlink Endur Business Analyst – Commodity Trading | London, UK

Location: London, UK
Reference: OD00372
Type: Permanent

Global Commodity Trading company is looking for Openlink Endur Technical Business Analyst to work with the development team and the business supporting business requirements and implementing solutions.

The role:

  • Working with Commodities Trading business and technology to implement new business requirements in Endur integrating with internal systems as required.
  • Working with business teams to streamline and automate processes across Endur and internal systems.
  • Supporting commodity trading business in Endur helping to troubleshoot issues and implement resolutions.
  • As part of the global technology team, work with counterparts in other regions to define and align Endur practices and processes globally.
  • Strategically assess requirements understanding when it is appropriate to apply an Endur solution and when it is appropriate to apply alternative solutions.
  • Analyse and document business requirements and manage implementations.

Background:

  • 7-10 years working with and programming in Endur.
  • 7-10 years working in Commodities Trading industry including knowledge of European Power and Gas trading products and trade life cycle.
  • Strong knowledge across breadth of OpenLink Endur system.
  • Experience defining and implementing Endur configuration changes to support new products and configure all related artefacts and processes.
  • Strong Endur programming experience using AVS and JVS.
  • Application development experience using Java or C#.
  • Database design and implementation experience including writing and analysing SQL.
  • Experience across development lifecycle from analysis through design, implementation, testing and deployment.

Aligne / Zainet ETRM Functional Analyst – Gas Trading | Belgium

Location: Belgium
Reference: OD00131
Type: Contract / Perm

Established Gas Trading company requires Aligne / Zainet ETRM Functional Analyst to join ETRM team.

The role will involve:

  • Designing cost optimized solutions in line with technical and functional trends.
  • Responsible for functional design for business to business OO Architecture.
  • Establish time estimates for solution functional design.
  • Design end to end functional solutions for ETRM.
  • Analyse third part party business processes.
  • Participate in utility and regulatory governance best practice.
  • Produce functional analysis documentation to a range of stakeholders.
  • Develop test scenarios within an Agile environment.

Candidates must have  background within:

  • An established background within analysis, documentation and design within Supply solutions and Utility Trading.
  • Technical background with Aligne / Zainet or Allegro, SQL
  • Be fully versed within Agile methodology and have participated in Scrums.

Application Support| Commodities Trading – Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug, Switzerland
Reference: OD00669
Type: Permanent

The position involves:

  • Supporting business users in Switzerland and globally for our main Metals and Minerals trading system.
  • Closely working with the team of application business analysts and the developers to resolvereported issues.
  • Regular communication on status and progress of pending issues to relevant stakeholders
  • Extend and maintain product support documentation for support staff and end-users
  • Problem management and proposal of correcting measures to proactively prevent reoccurring issues.
  • Involvement in the application testing cycle as part of the business request delivery process and requires knowledge of:

Background:

  • The commodity trading or financial sector.
  • Supporting business application end-users
  • Strong SQL knowledge
  • Software testing and Quality Assurance in UAT and preproduction environments
  • Business analysis methodologies
  • IT development technologies and processes.

You:

  • Education on degree level (or equivalent) with at least 2 years of working experience in a similar trading or financial environment
  • Willing to go the extra mile in supporting end-users
  • With excellent language skills – a high English standard is a must, German is an advantage
  • Self-driven and with the right sense of urgency …. advantage will be given if candidate has:
  • Broad knowledge of the commodity trading & traffic, finance or accounting business sectors
  • Straight forward / hands on approach with proven ‘can do’ attitude

Java Developer – Commodity Trading | Zug, Switzerland

Location: Zug. Switzerland
Reference: OD00432
Type: Permanent

Commodity Trading firm is looking for a Senior Java Developer to join their existing team on a expanding project.

The role:

  • Working in a team and delivering results within an agile environment.
  • Analysis of business requirements and translation into technical solutions.
  • Web development of new intuitive Front End solutions as well as maintenance and extension of existing applications.
  • Guarantee of consistent approach and maintainable code.
  • Communication with internal clients, other team members and project leaders.
  • Implementation of Unit and Integration tests.

Technical Skills:

  • Backend: Java EE and/or Spring, Spring Boot beneficial, XML, JSON/REST, Hibernate, JUnit
  • Front End: HTML5, JavaScript, Typescript beneficial; knowledge in one of AngularJS, Angular 2 or React/Redux
  • Build: Maven; knowledge in Webpack, Gulp or Grunt beneficial
  • Experience with Microservices architecture and development welcomed

Your Background:

  • Minimum 5 years of Java experience
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent)
  • Self-driven and proud to take ownership
  • Interested in continuing to work with web technologies and UI design
  • With strong language skills a high English standard is required; German is a plus Trading background beneficial

Openlink Endur Developer – Energy Trading | Geneva, Switzerland

Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Reference: OD00754
Type: Contract / Permanent

Energy trading company is looking for a Openlink Endur Developer.

The position will involve:

  • Support of Commodity Trading and risk applications for Intraday and End of day activities.
  • Take appropriate actions to ensure that time-critical batch steps run. This may involve root cause analysis of issues and taking appropriate corrective actions (fixing curves, excluding deals/portfolios etc.).
  • Monitor applications availability and report issues pro-actively.
  • Communicate with clients/vendors as required: inform/chase for incident progress, notify them of impending changes or agreed outages.
  • Fast turnaround of client requests.
  • Log and prioritize tickets.
  • Ability to work in a team and communicate effectively.
  • Work with the Service Desk to ensure requests are routed to appropriate resource in order to be resolved quickly and efficiently.
  • Escalate service requests that require 3rd level support.
  • Improve client service, perception, and satisfaction.

Your background:

  • Good experience with CTRM Application support including upstream/downstream trading systems (E.g. Understands business workflow, trade life cycle and operations).
  • Programming skills using JAVA.
  • Diagnosis skills of technical issues related to programs in Java, .Net or any other programming language.
  • Understanding of databases and analysing SQL scripts.
  • Deployment, configuration and testing of applications.
  • Technical knowledge of CTRM systems OpenLink Endur or Amphora ICTS would be beneficial.
  • 5-7 years of work experience in IT industry and 3-5 years of systems support.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes quickly.
  • Strong communication and organisational skills.
  • Fluent in English.

Openlink Solution Engineer – Power Trading | Zurich, Switzerland

Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Reference: OD00678
Type: Permanent

Openlink Endur Solution Engineer is required to support ETRM Operations Team for a large established Power Trading Company. This will involve Operation, maintenance, and stability of the ETRM platform from both a functional and a technical perspective, including but not limited to the Openlink Endur . You will be the point of contact for all production issues encountered by the business End-to-end management and execution of change requests and optimization of time-to-market in response to business with a strong focus on front office solutions.

The role:

  • Ownership (not execution) of the EoD workflow, price feeds, and delivery of critical reporting both in Openlink and in the data warehouse and other downstream systems (SAP, subsidiary trading systems).
  • Responsible for integration and production platforms.
  • Continuous Improvement of IT and business processes and the implementation of those processes in IT systems.
  • Analysis and resolution of complex business issues (Trading, Risk, Operations)
  • Business analysis, project management, and consulting for short term projects and medium to long term technical projects.
  • Testing, validation, and installation of new application releases.
  • User and vendor management and communication.

Your background:

  • Degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • Experience of Openlink Endur v8.0 or later.
  • Experience in application management and configuration.
  • Programming experience (C, Java, VB, .NET, OpenJVS, AVS) and databases (MSSQL).
  • Strong grasp and experience within Energy trading utility business.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills.
  • Proactive and solution finding approach.
  • Able to work in a very dynamic and pressurised environment.
  • Team player.
  • Fluent written and spoken English; German would be beneficial

ETRM C# F# Developer – Power Trading | Baden, Switzerland

Location: Baden, Switzerland
Reference: OD00369
Type: Permanent

Large European Power Trading company is looking for ETRM Developer to work with Front to Back office Departments.

The role:

  • Work closely with traders, risk managers, back office, finance, and the developer community across TIM to design and deliver bespoke solutions.
  • Design, development and delivery of high quality bespoke software components.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of our delivery processes.
  • Responsible development, test automation and deployment of your solutions.
  • Provide 3rd level support for various applications and interfaces, active support in system maintenance, in particular for applications and interfaces that have been developed in-house. 

Your Background:

  • University Degree in information science, finance or engineering
  • Passionate about software development and development processes
  • Experience in .Net development using C# and/or F# and Visual Studio
  • Familiar with database technologies such as Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle
  • Fluent in written and spoken English, German skills are a strong asset

Java Developer – Commodity Trading | London, UK

Location: London, UK
Reference: OD00459
Type: Permanent

Global Commodities Trading company requires senior Java Developer to work in Front Office Commodities Team. Working alongside a high calibre team where you will be facing off directly with the commodities business on a range of Front Office related projects for the Oil, Gas and Power business streams.

The role:

  • Core Server Side Java development
  • Database design skills
  • Working with a number of cutting edge development technologies
  • Working directly with the Front Office Commodities business
  • Full development lifecycle

Background:

  • Core Java development background.
  • Multi-threading background.
  • Some technical team/leading would be ideal.
  • RDBMS/NoSQL
  • Agile/Scrum
  • Commodities (Oil, Power or Gas, Metals) or financial markets (Risk, FX, Equities)
  • Prior expertise with implementation of Trading/Risk systems.

This is an opportunity to gain business knowledge within the Commodities space on projects at grass roots level and have real hands on influence on a growing project.

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