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About the Role 

We are looking for an experienced meteorologist to join our team on-site in Austin, Texas. This role reports directly to our Head of Weather Data and will work closely with traders and analysts in support of energy trading and renewable asset management operations. This is an excellent opportunity to play a role in a live trading environment, in a weather-driven market. 

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

  • Interpret meteorological data in real time to formulate forecasts for North American geographies on week-ahead, sub-seasonal and seasonal time scales 
  • Proactively identify and alert energy traders of impactful weather events and forecast change risks through written reports and impromptu verbal discussion 
  • Quickly interpret and communicate weather information in commercially relevant terms 
  • Participate in the development of weather data-enabled software tools to support manual and automated daily trading 
  • Collaborate with other members of the weather team to share ideas and improve forecasts 
  • Educate traders on weather and be available for questions 
  • Confidently deliver concise, understandable, and accurate forecasts 


About You 

This person will be a great communicator with seasoned meteorological intuition and a strong analytical tool set. They will be skilled at conveying information about forecast uncertainty without sacrificing conviction, and enthusiastic about participating in two-way conversations with front office traders.  

In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following: 

  • Bachelor’s or graduate degree in Meteorology or related field 
  • At least 5 years’ experience in private or public sector mid- to long-term forecasting (energy industry preferred)
  • Aptitude for understanding and managing forecast path risk 
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and an aptitude for solving new problems
  • Strong technical/programming experience is a plus (Python preferred)


What we offer 

  • Competitive compensation and participation in Trailstone’s discretionary bonus plan. 
  • 20 days of annual vacation entitlement plus 10 company holidays. 
  • 10 days of paid sick leave per year. 
  • Health, Vision, and Dental insurance effective on your first day of employment. 
  • 401(k) Matching. 
  • Eligibility to receive external and internal training in accordance with our Learning & Development Policy. 


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! 


Austin Office | On-site | Full-Time Role