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Senior Originator, North America



About the Role

We are looking for a Senior Originator to join us in Texas, working from our Austin HQ. Trailstone is a highly quantitative trading company with an international presence – this hire will be focused on North America, charged with rapidly expanding Trailstone’s renewable optimization and PPA business. The origination team is small but leverages the capabilities of the trading desks, fundamental and quantitative analysis teams, and internal legal teams.

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

  • Customer outreach and deal origination.
  • Analysis of customer needs and market dynamics to create profitable structures.
  • Interface with trading and quant fundamental analysis teams to understand and challenge conclusions.
  • Negotiate with counterparties and internal stakeholders.
  • Project management including the frequent need to properly mobilize internal resources and drive deals to conclusion.
  • Coordinate customer meetings, calls and internal deal reviews.


About You

This person will be based in Texas, able to work on-site from our Austin office. In addition, we are looking for somebody with the following:

Qualifications, Experience & Knowledge:

  • A degree in Business, Engineering, Mathematics or a similar discipline - or commensurate experience.
  • Tangible knowledge of renewable power offtake structures.
  • Strong understanding of ERCOT and CAISO power markets. Further knowledge of PJM, MISO, SPP, NYISO and ISO-NE a considered a plus.
  • Additional market knowledge of Gas, REC, CO2 is also desirable.
  • Strong base of industry contacts is required.

Other Useful Attributes:

  • Well organized and able to self-manage with little direction.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outgoing, friendly disposition and professional demeanor.
  • Ability to translate customer needs and market analytics into deal structures.
  • Creatively solve credit, legal and other operational roadblocks.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and policy trends.


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.


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