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An energy trading & marketing firm is searching for an experienced FTR Trading Strategist (Transmission Analytics Focus) within its power trading team. The team trades in the nodal and ICE/OTC power markets across all the US ISOs. The primary purpose of this position is analytical support for the senior nodal traders and their portfolios. Key responsibilities include running production cost models / power flow models; providing transmission and congestion research; forecasting nodal power prices; and identifying trade strategies for the FTR / CRR auctions.
Educational and professional requirements include a Master’s or PhD in Electrical Engineering (power systems focus) with 1-5 years’ experience in transmission planning, power engineering or congestion analysis at a utility, IPP, power trading firm power research firm or ISO; expert knowledge in the market rules of one or more of the following regions (PJM, NYISO, ISO-NE, MISO, CaISO, ERCOT or SPP) with a strong preference for PJM experience; power fundamental modeling skills; and experience using UPLAN, PowerWorld, Dayzer, PROMOD or PSSE. Advanced technology skills desired for data mining purposes and building trading tools.