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At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for... competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at www.nrg.com . Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary:

NRG’s West Power Desk is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join our team. The successful candidate will focus on various growth initiatives while developing and implementing physical trading strategies. Specifically, the position will be responsible for trading and scheduling physical power across Western markets with various counterparties and ISOs. If you're an experienced professional passionate about the energy sector and eager to contribute to a growing team, we'd love to hear from you.

Location: Houston or Calgary preferred, but open to other NRG Office locations

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
• Develop and execute physical/financial trading strategies with a focus on the Pacific Northwest and the Desert Southwest
• In coordination with internal support teams, work with counterparties and transmission providers to establish enabling agreements as required
• Deploy risk to generate P&L while adhering to internal risk limits and internal trading compliance requirements
• Develop comprehensive models to analyze commodity markets, price new business opportunities and advise customers
• Assist Regulatory and Compliance Teams as required to ensure a prompt and comprehensive response to regulatory developments as well as timely compliance to existing regulations
• Provide research as needed to identify possible strategic business opportunities
• Support NRG’s retail customer business as required

Minimum Requirements:
• Experience trading and scheduling physical power in the Pacific Northwest and/or the Desert Southwest
• Proven knowledge of power market fundamentals, with expert understanding of Western physical markets
• Strong spreadsheet, programming, and presentation skills
• Strong analytical skills with strong IT and/or data management skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Undergraduate degree, preferable in mathematics, engineering, or other quantitative field from an accredited college or university
• Experience in establishing credit with transmission providers and counterparties
• Possess a strong network of established WECC counterparty relationships
• Previous experience in scheduling and NERC e-tagging physical power transactions
• Proficient coder of SQL, and an object-oriented programming language (Ruby, Python, VBA)

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Ability to work with customers and people at all levels of the organization
• Strong team player with ability to take initiative and work independently
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task, prioritize and adhere to deadlines while maintaining attention to detail
• Must be a creative thinker with strong investigative and analytical skills

Working Conditions:
• Evening and weekend work, while not the norm, may be required as business needs dictate

If you reside in or intend to work remotely from California, Colorado, New York or Washington State, you may contact [email protected] for compensation information related to this position and other information as required by applicable law. Please include the job title in your request.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Houston TX USA

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