Lead Quantitative Analyst - Trading Risk Management, Quantitative Risk Management

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Date: May 17, 2024

Location(s): Juno Beach, FL, US, 33408

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  76411 

 

NextEra Energy Marketing is one of the nation’s leading electricity and natural gas marketers. We are responsible for electricity and fuel management for all of NextEra Energy Resources’ generation fleet, which includes the largest renewable energy portfolio in North America. We also provide marketing and trading services to electric and gas utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and other load-serving entities, as well as to owners of electric generation facilities. Are you interested in customizing power and gas solutions to meet each client’s needs? Join our world-class team today!

 

Position Specific Description

We're in search of a highly skilled Quantitative Analyst to bolster our quantitative analytics team in trading risk management. The role will encompass validating, crafting, deploying quantitative models that assess risks intrinsic to energy and commodity markets.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Model validation/improvement/development: Construct, validate, and fine-tune sophisticated risk models spanning market, credit and liquidity risk segments, e.g., VaR, PFE, EaR, funding and market liquidity
  • Model implementation: Translate algorithms or codes in other languages into efficient Python codes
  • Valuation modeling for price verification and model validation purposes: Value exotic products, e.g., weather derivatives and construct/validate valuation inputs for structured products, e.g., full-requirements/load following deals, long-dated deals
  • Continuous Enhancement: Evolve and adapt risk models in response to shifting business strategies and dynamic market conditions
  • Scenario Exploration: Undertake comprehensive scenario analyses and stress tests to gauge potential repercussions of adverse market conditions
  • Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional squads to guarantee seamless integration of risk models
  • High level of involvement in month-, quarter-, and year-end closing processes
  • Conform to SOX controls processes and innovate stronger controls 
  • Mentor junior colleagues in best quantitative practices

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience as a quantitative analyst or related roles in a trading environment, 10+ years
  • Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline such as Financial Engineering, Mathematics, or related science and engineering fields
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python or SAS for conducting quantitative analysis, 5+ years
  • Good knowledge in stochastic modeling, e.g., GBM
  • Good knowledge in Excel including pivot table
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Exposure to regulatory expectations and industry standards concerning risk management practices including model risk management
  • Experience in the energy and commodity sector strongly preferred
  • Professional passionate about risk management

 

Preferences:

  • Expert in Python programming and distributed computing
  • Experience with Energy Trading Risk Management systems

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop models, price energy derivatives, design and perform quantitative studies and analyses of spot/forward prices and volatilities for making pricing, trading, and risk management decisions. This position assists in the development of core algorithms and models to support trading, origination, and asset optimization decisions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops and improves upon mathematical models and translates algorithms into code
  • Assists development of energy price forecast, forward curve, and volatility models
  • Designs and constructs risk management tools used in evaluating company's risk profile and exposure levels
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications


•  High School Grad / GED
•  Bachelor's Degree
•  Experience:10+ years

Preferred Qualifications


•  Doctoral Degree
•  Master's Degree

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Finance, Accounting & Business Analytics
Organization:  NextEra Energy Marketing, LLC 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

 

NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

 

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

 


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami

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