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Senior US Power Specialist- Energy Product

London Stock Exchange Group
Houston, USA
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is a prominent global financial markets infrastructure and data provider headquartered in the United Kingdom. LSEG serves the global financial community by offering a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news.

Within LSEG, the Power, Natural Gas, Coal, and Carbon Research division (formerly known as Point Carbon, Thomson Reuters, and Refinitiv) has a strong presence in the commodity community. Since 1998, we have been actively involved in the business of Renewables, Power, and Carbon markets. Our Commodity Research team comprises analysts based in London, Houston, Singapore, Beijing, Gdynia, Tokyo, Lund, and Sao Paulo.

Electricity is the driving force behind the modern economy. Our customers rely on us for supply, demand, pricing insights, and more. As intermittent renewable sources expand, zero-emission policies gain traction, and sustainable finance initiatives grow, the demand for our services has never been stronger. To meet this demand, we are expanding our team in both Oslo and Houston.

Position Overview: The primary focus will be on improving and developing products for US ISO markets (including PJM, ERCOT, NYISO, ISONE, CAISO, MISO, and SPP) and will work very closely with existing US-based Research teams in Carbon and Natural Gas, as well as our Oslo-based Power Research team. This involves writing reports, guiding quantitative modeling, and forecasting prices based on factors such as demand, renewable generation, dispatchable generation, and transmission constraints. The ideal candidate will possess strong analytical and quantitative skills, pay meticulous attention to detail, communicate effectively, and work independently.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Analyze supply and demand as well as other fundamental price drivers in the US power markets.
• Write analyses to support traders and market participants.
• Improve and develop products for US ISO markets' quantitative models, including data handling and processing. This encompasses modeling and forecasting renewables using weather forecasts.

• Education: A higher education degree (MSc or PhD level) in fields such as economics, engineering, mathematics, computer science, statistics, applied physics, meteorology, or equivalent.
• Experience: Previous roles as a trader, analyst, or in related positions within the US ISO markets is preferred, but not necessary
• Knowledge: A good understanding of the US power markets and the underlying fundamental and policy drivers is preferred, but not necessary
• Data Proficiency: Strong skills in data analysis and predictive modeling.
• Statistical Background: Proficiency in statistics and machine learning techniques, particularly when applied to meteorological data.
• Data Visualization: Effective data visualization skills for time series and geospatial data.
• Data Proficiency: Strong skills in data analysis and predictive modeling.
• Statistical Background: Proficiency in statistics and machine learning techniques, particularly when applied to meteorological data.
• Power System Familiarity: Knowledge of power system modeling and an understanding of how weather impacts energy dynamics is an advantage.
• Communication: Good communication skills for collaborative work across interdisciplinary
• teams.

• Competitive Salary and Benefits
• Inspiring Work Environment: Join a team of highly skilled analysts specializing in energy and environmental markets.
• International Network Access: Benefit from a broad international network.
• Location: Houston
• Flexible Starting Date

Please apply as soon as possible and by 15th of March 2024.

For questions regarding this position, you are welcome to contact:
Director of Power Research, Petter Hansen, (+47 97067497)
Manager for European Power Research, Gabriele Martinelli (+47 45775460)
Director of Power, Gas, Coal, Carbon - Proposition, Reza Haidari

Compensation/Benefits Information:

LSEG is committed to offering competitive Compensation and Benefits. The anticipated base salary for this position is $97,300.00 - $180,700.00.

Please be aware base salary ranges may vary by geographic location, city and state. In addition to our offered base salary, this role is eligible for our Annual Incentive Plan (AIP/"bonus plan"). Target AIP rates will be commensurate with role level and posted career stage. Individual salary will be reflective of job related knowledge, skills and equivalent experience. LSEG roles (excluding internships and part-time roles of less than 20 hours per week) are typically eligible for inclusion in our LSEG Benefits program, which includes offerings of: Annual Wellness Allowance, Paid time-off, Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending & Health Savings Options, Prescription Drug plan, 401(K) Savings Plan and Company match. LSEG's Benefits plan also includes basic life insurance, disability benefits, emergency backup dependent care, adoption assistance commuter assistance etc.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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