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  • Teknisk fysik och matematik
  • Elkraft och energi

Ansök senast: 2022-07-03

Optimisation Analyst

Publicerad 2022-06-21

At Vattenfall, we don’t just “do energy”, we exist to help our customers power their lives in ever climate smarter ways and free from fossil fuel within one generation. If you are looking for interesting challenges and the opportunity to be part of this change, then join our diverse and talented team and make a difference! We are looking for an
Optimisation Analyst
for our office in Stockholm.
Your Job as Optimisation Analyst
We offer an exciting and fulfilling job where you work close to the business and with state-of-the-art technology. You will develop new trading and asset optimisation algorithms for our 24/7 algorithmic trading operations, to help Vattenfall optimally steer its wind portfolio and dispatch its hydro and remaining conventional assets.
Your main tasks:
  • Developing and improving robust optimisation and trading algorithms for a wide range of flexible assets such as hydro plants, batteries, and wind farms
  • Implementation and operation of our models in a cloud infrastructure and constant seeking opportunities to improve our processes
  • Driving the automation of both dispatch and intraday trading decisions and all the steps to execute them
  • Supporting Front Office in operating the models and taking in their feedback for continuous improvement
  • Close cooperation with other team members in an Agile setup
Your Profile as Optimisation Analyst
As an Optimisation Analyst, you have a solid mathematical background. You are comfortable working with sophisticated mathematical models. As a natural communicator you have the willingness to have direct and frequent interaction with the front office, and you are enthusiastic about working closely with other members of the team – sharing ideas and developing models together. You have a curious and analytical mind; you enjoy thinking out of the box and taking own initiatives.
Qualifications and capabilities:
  • Academic degree of a relevant mathematical discipline, such as engineering, mathematics, physics or similar
  • Experience in mathematical optimisation
  • Sound programming skills – preferably experience in Python
  • Knowledge of the European energy and commodity markets is a plus
  • Fluent in English and preferably Swedish
We are convinced that diversity contributes to building a more profitable and attractive company. We work actively for all employees to have the same opportunities and rights regardless of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability, religion and ethnic background.
Our Organisation
Within Vattenfall, Business Area (BA) Markets optimises assets and effectively sources and trades commodities, thus ensuring best value for both Vattenfall and our customers. BA Markets is active across Europe with around 450 professionals working from Sweden, Germany, the Netherlands, and the UK.
In BA Markets the mission of the Unit OU Operations is to drive the digital transformation. OU Operations consists of diverse and highly skilled employees from more than 20 countries. We work internationally from our locations in Stockholm, Hamburg, and Amsterdam.
The Algorithms & Optimisation department is a team of analysts which develops optimisation and market execution models to fully automate the value chain of Vattenfall and third-party assets. The team is based in Stockholm, Hamburg, and Amsterdam.
Location: The location of this position is Stockholm with partial remote work permitted
Contract type: Permanent. Either full time or part time.
More Information
For more information about the position or the recruitment process you are welcome to contact the responsible recruiter Carina Böhle via phone at +49 40 79022 1623.
In Sweden, the union representatives are Sven-Gunnar Gremlin (Akademikerna) and Jens Morell (Unionen). To get in contact with the representatives, please call Vattenfall´s switchboard +46 8 739 50 00.  
Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.
Due to GDPR regulations, we kindly request that you only apply via our website. We cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.
Since Vattenfall is part of the Swedish critical infrastructure many of our positions are security classed. If this position is security classed the final candidates can be subject to a security vetting process, according to the Swedish legislation.
We look forward to receiving your application!

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