Shift Trader


ID : 3306709

About TrailStone

At Trailstone we believe in shared success for our investors and our employees. Success is driven by exceptional people working together as a team with a passion for the mission and common values.

Trailstone is a global energy trader and risk manager. Our mission is to play a leading role in facilitating the worldwide transition to renewable power. Our primary business is real-time management of electricity generation assets. Our team of traders, meteorologists, software engineers, risk managers, and data scientists aim to increase the stability of electric grids while minimizing risk for generators of intermittent electricity from wind and solar investments. Trailstone leverages its energy market experience and predictive modelling platform to take and manage financial trading risk in energy markets.

Trailstone operates and develops a platform to trade renewable electricity assets like wind and solar power plants in Europe and North America. Today our robotic, AI & ML-driven real-time order execution manages thousands of renewable electricity assets.

Job Title: Shift Trader

This role provides exposure in a fast-growing international commodity trading and asset company, including an attractive compensation package and bonus scheme. The chosen candidate will be given the opportunity to become part of the TrailStone shift team who trade in electricity and gas on a proprietary basis to keep up with market demand.

The role is required to work a shift rota which includes working weekends, bank holidays, and nights.


  • Opportunity to become an expert within a commodity trading environment.
  • Developing the platform by adding new products, markets, trading strategies, models, counterparts, and clients.
  • Working with the fundamental aspects of supply and demand, applying this knowledge in short term trading strategies.
  • Optimising portfolios and executing trades, including ownership of monitoring profit and loss.
  • Working in a fast-paced team environment whilst managing market and operational risks.
  • Undertaking regular project work when ‘off shift’ based on your skills. Projects can be analytical, quantitative or commercial.  
  • Contributing to and working as part of an entrepreneurial culture.


  • Strong working knowledge of programming (Python, C#).
  • Strong working knowledge of European power markets.
  • Demonstrable working experience within an intraday trading environment.
  • A University degree in Natural Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics or Business.
  • Working experience with power markets is highly desirable.
  • An expertise in a specific European trading market is highly desirable.

Other Skills:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced trading environment.
  • Fluent English language skills. Other language skills are desirable but not essential.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Analytical and highly numerate, with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively across different levels of the global business.

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!