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Real TIme Energy Trader/ Analyst

CampusPoint Bellevue, WA
  • Posted: 19 hours ago
  • $65,000 Annually
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical

Interested in analytical, time-sensitive, and highly important work? If so, look no further. This client located in downtown Bellevue is looking for a sharp college grad to begin their career as a Real-Time Energy Trader/Analyst.

The Real-Time Trader/Analyst provides asset optimization services including: portfolio management, system monitoring, resource scheduling, and the execution of real-time energy transactions on behalf of this company and its members and partners.

Real-Time Traders perform a variety of complex and technical duties. As they gain experience, they are expected to become increasingly proficient.


  • Simultaneously manages portfolios in real-time for multiple clients
    • Forecasts hourly loads
    • Analyzes energy and transmission alternatives to optimize profits and ensure delivery
    • Interacts with the market participants to develop, negotiate, and execute opportunistic business transactions that create value for the company
    • Evaluates the current value of thermal and storage resources relative to the market
    • Evaluate market conditions and develop trading strategies to optimize the use of available resources
    • Coordinate client and intra-company communications on power supply needs and transactions
  • Monitors
    • SCADA alarm system
    • PowerBiz
    • Real-time system metering
    • iCRS
  • Coordinates
    • Scheduling of energy and reserve transactions
    • Tagging of energy transactions
    • Manage transmission reservations and negotiate transmission sales / purchases
    • Pro-actively pursues transmission opportunities on behalf of Members, Partners and Company
    • Coordinate between clients, counterparties, control areas and transmission providers to ensure the reliable receipt and delivery of power
  • Maintains
    • Client's resource and obligation mix
    • Current tagging methodologies and requirements
    • Current scheduling methodologies and requirements
    • Current applications, web sites, spreadsheets and other tools needed to effectively manage the portfolios under their control
  • Data Entry Tasks
    • Accurately records purchase and sale transactions on appropriate blotters or trade tickets and ensures that all necessary transaction details are entered into Company's deal capture system
    • Obtains market discoveries and market clearing prices
    • Confirms hourly transactions, including total MWh’s, transaction price, Point of Receipt or Point of Delivery with counter-parties in order to ensure accuracy


  • Work on a rotating 12-hour shift to provide trading coverage on a 7/24/365-day basis and be prepared to provide trading support during natural disasters, at back up facility, and/or team related emergencies.
    • 5 Week Rotating Schedule (not necessarily proper order):
      • One week of 12 hour day shifts
      • One week of 12 hour night shifts
      • One week of typical office hours (i.e. 8am-5pm) OR Paid Time Off
      • One week off
      • One week combination of 12 hour day and night shifts
  • This position may be called on to fill in for other trading floor positions (Support Specialist, Day-Ahead Power Management Specialist, etc.) when needed.
  • Provide training and support to new traders and support specialists about Company business practices, processes, and procedures.
  • Ensure that all relevant aspects including energy price, transmission, counter party contractual and credit limits terms, are in compliance with Company’s and member risk policies (if applicable).


  • Bachelors’ degree from a four year accredited college or university required - Business or Engineering preferred; Economics, Finance, or other related field will also be considered, advanced degree a plus.
  • 6 months – 1 year previous professional experience required (working experience while in college is applicable).
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency is required.
  • Bloomberg proficiency is a plus, but not required.
  • Previous experience in the energy industry and with trade capture systems is a plus.


  • Critical thinking
  • Communication
  • Accuracy
  • Commitment to continuous learning
  • Programming
  • Technical design
  • Project-related work
  • Issue management


  • Customer Focus
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Ownership
  • Excellence

Pay Range:$65k/yr + BONUSES (first year potential income $85k+)

Job Availability:Full-Time
Monday - Friday
***Please see schedule notes in job description***


Why Work Here?

Awesome company that helps students and recent college grads get a foot in the door with great local companies!

CampusPoint is a local recruiting company that specializes in entry-level and early-career roles. We recruit for contract positions that transition to long-term employment, and also for direct-placement roles, for our clients in Arizona, Oregon and Washington.


Bellevue, WA

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