Company: Shell
Skills: Business Analyst
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: London, United Kingdom

What's the role?

The primary accountabilities of the Power Quantitative Analyst are:
  • Build pricing, modelling, and aid in automating execution across the Power space (Trading, Business Development and Origination), but with a lens across the entire LoaD
  • Build a standardised platform for forecasting across assets / intraday / curve trading to optimise Power positions accordingly
  • Look to provide digital solutions to all business development & trading areas, including developing an automated trading strategy on initially short term, but increasingly longer dated positions / markets
  • Support in-flight projects to standardise processes and platforms across EMEA trading & BD
  • Be able to contribute to enable high quality, shared understanding of market opportunities, trends, and value potential
  • Streamline and enhance the product array and functionality of the Power desk, including management of asset optimisation and all facets included; forecasting, intraday trading, balancing, etc
  • Work as a focal point for new and innovative solutions for the desk, as well as how to translate these into industrialised and repeatable processes for IT to standardise and further automate
  • Understand the deal funnel in order to appropriately prioritise new opportunities into the portfolio across the team
  • Monitor 'deal stabilisation' after deals move into the delivery phase ensuring operational excellence and excellent customer experience
  • Key "pre-trade" focal point on the desk for relevant quantitative information and queries
  • Monitor model performance and use data / KPIs to understand efficiency & profitability of deals to help advise on commercial decisions
  • Capture and share learnings from both internal and external experiences to Shell to help improve commercial and operational decision making in Shell Energy
  • Partner with IT, Business Excellence / Commercial Delivery to select and implement (full lifecycle; scope, design, build test & deploy) new IT solutions and enhancements to existing IT solutions in readiness for new value propositions or enter new markets.
  • Bring rigour/governance to the delivery structure and where feasible drive towards full automation

What we need from you
  • Quantitative background: MSc in Mathematics, Engineering, Science or Operations Research
  • Relevant front-office work experience in energy markets. Preference will be given to candidates with extensive experience in European power markets
  • Solid understanding of energy derivatives products, modelling, pricing, and hedging practices
  • Strong knowledge of advanced numerical and optimization methods (e.g., Monte Carlo, finite difference, dynamic programming) for pricing and hedging energy derivatives
  • Strong coding skills in Python with working knowledge in either C# or modern C++ ( in .Net framework). Practical knowledge in functional programming is a plus
  • Familiar with software design patterns, modern technology stacks or DevOps tools (e.g., Azure, Github) is highly desirable.
  • Have experience in querying API platforms and databases, and end to end application development
  • Knowledge of power fundamentals and stack models is a plus
  • Can work autonomously on projects, manage time efficiently and deliver in a timely fashion
  • Present experience driving forward with initiatives and projects
  • Enjoy the challenge of working in a customer focused, fast paced and rapidly evolving business

Company Description

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then, we have grown into a leading innovative Oil & Energy company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit, and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK's growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you'll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future - whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.
  • We're creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we'll take it from there.
  • We're closing the gender gap - whether that's through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We're striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We're huge advocates for career development. We'll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.