Real Time Trader, East

EDF Trading North AmericaHouston, TX1M ago

Reports to: Manager, Real Time Trading

EDF North America

EDF Trading North America is a major participant in wholesale energy markets. We operate in every market and provide coast to coast coverage of financial and physical products in power, natural gas and NGLs, environmental products and financial crude oil products. We provide our customers with products and services that deliver access to markets, optimize their energy portfolio, hedge risk and manage assets. EDF Trading operates throughout the value chain in the North American wholesale power markets and we are one of the leading wholesale natural gas marketers. Additionally, we provide environmental, congestion management and value added derivative products. With extensive pipeline agreements, we can manage natural gas offtakes, deliveries, capacities and supply anywhere across the continent. For EDF Energy Services we provide wholesale fuel supply and structured products for its extensive base of electricity and natural gas customers including gas-fired power plants, large scale commercial and industrial retail consumers and retail energy aggregators.

EDF Energy Services is our customer-facing operation providing integrated energy management services to commercial and industrial, power generation, and retail supply customers. Taking into account a customer’s entire energy portfolio, solutions are structured to provide competitive market pricing and to optimize energy usage and generation assets. We offer a complete suite of services to energy-intensive retail customers, from energy supply and hedging to on-site generation management and demand response. And we provide wholesale market access and ISO interface services to a broad network of retail energy providers with footprints across the deregulated markets. For power generation customers, we provide energy management services that encompass fuel supply, scheduling, dispatch, market analysis and risk management all within a single contract. Focused on service, we created a digital integrated platform and customer interface that allows transparent views into energy portfolios and invoices, market prices, analytics and weather.

EDF Trading North America and EDF Energy Services are part of the EDF Group, a global leader in low-carbon energies.


  • Manage/mitigate risk for the asset owners
  • Capture market opportunities based on real-time positions and analysis of market conditions
  • Conduct real-time trading and scheduling for purchases and sales of energy and transmission
  • Build relationships with market participants
  • Communication of real-time market information to energy managers as well as cash and term traders
  • Maintain regulatory requirements with FERC, resulting in some weekend alternative shift schedules
  • Proficiently collects, queries, organizes and manipulates large amounts of data in Excel and accurately presents analytical results
  • Prioritize deliverables and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines
  • Preferred ability to assist in training and supporting other traders regarding processes and procedures
  • Accurately records purchase and sale transactions in relevant deal capture systems

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree required - Finance or Engineering preferred
  • Currently have or will be able to pass the PJM Certified Generation Dispatcher Exam within 9 months of hire
  • At least two (2) years of experience in the energy power sector required, Real Time trading/operations experience preferred
  • Experience with power markets; PJM, NYISO, or NEPOOL preferred
  • Familiarity with emergency response procedures, including alternative work sites
  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required in order to provide updates to others including desk relief, energy managers, and clients
  • Basic analytical skills required for pricing, risk assessment and transaction structuring
  • Professional judgment and sensitivity necessary to earn client and co-worker confidence.
  • Flexibility to work 12 hour rotating shifts in a 24/7/365 operation

Note: EDF is an EEO employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

EDF participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

EDF is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at EDF via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at EDF in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of EDF. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by EDF.