Senior Energy Trader


  • Full Time

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Started in 2015, Bulb is here to help people to save on their bills and lower carbon emissions. We do that by giving people access to affordable, renewable energy while helping them to make smarter, greener decisions at home. So far, we’re making good progress. Over 1.7 million people in the UK are now on Bulb, and we recently launched in France, Spain and the US (Texas). Bulb was recently named the fastest-growing company in Europe by the Financial Times. Together, we’re building a new kind of energy company.
As a certified B Corporation, we believe in business as a force for good. We use technology to create simple, intuitive tools that help our members to save on their bills and cut carbon. We complement this with great service to make energy simpler, cheaper and greener.
We’re hiring for an Energy Trader to help us execute our hedging strategy, and take responsibility for buying electricity and gas across our UK and International markets.
As an energy trader you will:
*Analyse market fundamentals and translate this into a hedging strategy
*Provide detailed analysis of wholesale markets movements
*Ensure prompt trade execution
*Optimise timing of wholesale hedging with our risk policy
*Share ideas and suggestions around improvements on hedging products and risks balancing
*Work with the data science team on forecasting of electricity and gas demand and  settlement performance
*Use our ETRM to book trades
*Communicate with the other teams to maintain and develop our strategy
*Experienced energy trader with advanced knowledge of the UK and European Power markets
*Trade execution experience covering Gas and Power supply, Renewable PPAs, flexibility assets and renewable certificates
*Familiarity with short term trading: Day Ahead, Intra-Day Half-Hourly and Balancing Mechanism markets (ideally experienced with real-plant trading)
*Data-driven approach and confident using google sheets, prior SQL experience
*Good Python skills
*Strong analytical capabilities and problem-solving approach
*Able to prioritise effectively
*Be part of a growing technology startup and help shape the future of energy
*Collaborative, flexible, and friendly environment
*Competitive salary, discretionary share options and bonus
*33 days holiday a year (including bank holidays) and the option to buy up to 5 more
*12 weeks of full pay for maternity, paternity or adoption leave
*Healthcare with Vitality after passing probation, life insurance, and a pension plan with employer contributions
*Cycle to work scheme
*One month sabbatical leave after your first year
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