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Reference ID 139050BR_EN Updated 07/05/2020 Employment Type Full Time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United States City/State Houston - One Thousand Main Work Location Houston - One Thousand Main

The Role

What’s the role?

Shell is looking for a Short Term Trader to serve as a lead to develop intraday market intelligence using business analytics, and development of process automation. As a Short Term Trader;

Lead an initiative to develop short term (Day-Ahead and intra-day) price forecasting.

Accountabilities:
  • Collaborate with the Trader, Asset Optimization to develop ancillary service offers.
  • Develop tools to leverage and analyze archived market data in a meaningful way.
  • Utilize PCI and/or additional automation to simplify energy and ancillary offers to ERCOT, SPP, PJM, and other ISOs as needed.
  • Leverage work products from fundamental analyses create intraday congestion forecasts.
  • Trade and collaborate with Asset Optimization based upon intra-day intelligence.
  • Develop tools to easily and quickly manipulate PowerWorld cases for one-off and daily studies.
  • Utilize and automate SCOPF ATC Tool.
  • Standardize and internally distribute daily reports.
  • Transact and optimize positions according to intraday intelligence.
  • Participate in ISO Transmission Planning Groups remotely, or in person when necessary.
  • Interface with in-house Trading Software to develop real-time asset and trader performance metrics.
  • Collaborate on performance management, root-cause analysis, and refine strategies / offer procedures accordingly.
  • Manage large datasets in a meaningful way, with the ability to extract insight and develop actionable commercial strategies, including:
    • Historical term forward prices and liquidation data.
    • Trading models and pricing tools.

What we need from you
  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, economics, finance, engineering or related field preferred.
  • Minimum three (3+) years experience in generation dispatch or power trading with extensive familiarity with one or more regional energy producers and markets.
  • Must have experience in power trading and/or scheduling.
  • Experience using SQL, Python or .NET is an advantage
  • Strong analytical and problem solving aptitude.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to perform under rigid daily deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office products.
  • Aggressive, self-motivated individual who functions well in a team environment.
  • Previous experience in process automation and code development in Power System Dispatch and or Scheduling strongly preferred.

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business. Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.


An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…
  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell participates in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
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