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Trading Analyst


ID : 4820946

 Berlin Office | Office-Based | Full-Time Permanent Role 


About the Role 

We are looking for a Trading Analyst to join our growing Berlin office. This role sits in our Front Office team, working closely with and fully supporting our Power Traders to develop our analytical platform. This person will research and bring new ideas to help our traders make thoughtful trading decisions. Implementing and maintaining impactful solutions, analysing our current forecasting models and methodologies, working efficiently to improve them. 

This will be a full-time permanent role at Trailstone, owning the following responsibilities: 

  • Work with traders and analysts, bringing insights to improve the analytical platform. You are part of the trading desk and enjoy all the excitement which comes with it. 
  • Write robust and scalable python codes and SQL queries to automate analytical tools. 
  • Implement agile and fast improvements of our current processes. 
  • Work with data engineers to design and build robust and scalable ETL pipelines. 
  • Document all the analytics you develop and present regularly your latest deliverables. 
  • Contribute to and work as part of an entrepreneurial team culture. 


About You 

This person will have theoretical and/or practical knowledge of commodity trading and an interest in developing expertise in renewable energy management. In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following: 

Essential Requirements: 

  • MSc in Engineering, Computer Science, Finance, Mathematics or other quantitative disciplines. 
  • Strong mathematical skills and a curiosity for machine learning. 
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. 
  • Experience writing basic SQL queries using SSMS and/or MySQL Workbench. 
  • Proficient with Python (OOP), especially with timeseries manipulation. 
  • Fluent English language skills. 
  • Experience in energy markets and/or trading is desirable, but not required. 
  • Experience with big data manipulation and data visualization is desirable, but not required. 
  • Experience with cloud technologies (AWS) is desirable, but not required. 

Other Attributes: 

  • You are efficient and results driven. 
  • You focus on your priorities. 
  • You can manage multiple tasks and work in an energetic environment. 
  • You don’t get stuck in perfectionism and you can work with tight deadlines. 
  • You have strong communication skills and work with a positive attitude. 
  • You are autonomous and proactive. 
  • You have strong commercial acumen. 
  • You believe in the power of a team, diversity of thought, and unity of action. 
  • You act with integrity, keep your commitments, and practice transparency. 
  • You act like an owner and take responsibility for delivering tasks. 


About Trailstone 

Trailstone is a global energy and technology company, operating at the intersection of renewable and conventional power. We trade energy in global markets, and we provide a best-in-class service to manage the inherent intermittency of renewable power generation across the short, medium and long term. 

As an energy trader, we buy and sell electricity and gas which is physically delivered on the grids, and we leverage our physical market knowledge to trade financial commodities. 

As a provider of renewable energy management services, we take on the complexity of managing renewable power across different countries so that our customers can focus on their core mission of investment and growth. Trailstone offers an efficient, fully automated front-to-back renewable power management platform underpinned by our long-standing market experience, proprietary technology, data analytics and meteorology. 


We’re different, and we like it that way!  

Here at Trailstone, we value our differences. In fact, our success depends upon them. 

Differences in backgrounds, identities and experiences lead to differing views of the world. Different world views lead to healthy differences in opinions. Different opinions are essential to creating a robust marketplace of ideas. And it is our ideas that will make Trailstone a market leader in energy innovation and disruption! 

By our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, Trailstone is creating value for our employees, our investors, and our communities. 

So regardless of your gender, race, ethnicity, orientation, physical limitations, how you identify, how you pray, who you love, where you went to school, who you consider family, or how old you are… you can belong here!