Analyst - Energy Marketing & Trading

LS Power Development, LLCNew York, NY4M ago


A leading investor and developer focused on the energy markets in the United States. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing support for various acquisition and divestiture efforts, primarily through the support of asset market and trading activities, analysis of and certifications related to asset hedge and speculative trading opportunities. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the fragmented power markets across the United States, sound knowledge of trading products, analytical and programming capability and structuring expertise.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform market analysis to determine short and long term trading opportunities in the commodity markets (Power, natural gas, oil, coal, natural gas basis, power basis)
  • Utilize industry fundamental and technical analysis to research market dynamics and assess trade and hedge positions
  • Monitor market, industry, product and pricing trends
  • Assist with structuring and negotiating documentation to put trades into place
  • Review asset trade and speculative trade documentation and certifications
  • Provide asset valuation support for company’s acquisition and development activity
  • Assist acquisition efforts in assessing option value of target power generation facilities
  • Participate with the acquisition and development team to evaluate strategic hedging alternatives
  • Develop power generation hedging strategies across market regions to maximize profitability and minimize price volatility
  • Hedging would focus on the gross margin value streams such as power, ancillaries, and capacity
  • Formulate risk management and trading strategies
  • Ensure compliance with strategic objectives and existing risk controls
  • Apply statistical and econometric analysis to raw Power and Gas data sets to form robust conclusions with predictive value


  • Minimum of two years of trading, structuring, and/or analytical support experience within the power or gas industries
  • Analytic, modeling, and fundamental research skills
  • Working knowledge of various trade capture and programming systems
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work on a number of simultaneous projects with minimal supervision and exemplary follow-through


  • Bachelor’s degree required

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Job Type: Full-time


  • Energy Trading: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)