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Are you smart, entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and looking forward to careers within the Energy and Commodity Trading sector? If yes, send us your resume to hr@dxtcommodities.com.

Internships & Entry Level Positions

Intraday Power Analyst

Intraday Power Analyst

DXT Commodities SA, a leading commodity trading firm based in Lugano, is looking for an intraday power analyst to strengthen the Intraday Power Desk.

The importance of intraday power markets is growing due to the increase of renewable intermittent production in the energy mix and the ensuing necessity to balance supply and demand in all European markets. The key to success is a continuous improvement of strategies and models to deploy on the market new data streams and technologies.

Responsibilities and tasks

  • Support the team in the implementation of new models and strategies for intraday trading
  • Support the pricing process for Italian assets;
  • Manage the portfolio position in day-ahead and intraday markets

Candidate’s requirements

  • Master’s level education in Computer Science; Mathematical Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics
  • Previous knowledge of PL/SQL and VBA
  • Strong data analysis skills (Python, R)
  • We both consider fresh graduates as well as 1-3 years of working experience
  • Fluent in English , basic knowledge of Italian is required

The research is targeting a high-potential candidate with an attitude towards quantitative development as well as an ambition to grow into the organization.

Finally, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment where meeting deadlines and delivering results at short notice is a must.

The offer

  • Permanent position with attractive remuneration package
  • Join a well-established power desk
  • Young, dynamic, professional and rewarding environment

Please send your updated CV together with a cover letter to: hr.power@dxtcommodities.com

Mid-Senior Level Positions

Senior Gas Fundamental Analyst

Senior Gas Fundamental Analyst

DXT Commodities is looking for a Senior Gas Fundamentals Analyst to strengthen the analysis team that supports traders in the Gas desk. Applicants should have at least 3 years of relevant working experience, preferably working with stack models applied to European Gas trading.

Tasks:

  • The analyst will work on the development and deployment of simulation models of European Gas markets. This includes daily analysis assessing the impact of fundamentals and external factors
  • Monitor gas production, gas demand including gas in power generation, cross border flows
  • Review, communicate and discuss model performance with the rest of the team as well as other key internal stakeholders. Be a leader in proposing, testing and implementing improvements as required
  • Collecting and maintain up-to-date market information and analyze market conditions to evaluate fundamental trade opportunities
  • Develop and use analytic tools to predict changes in the gas markets
  • Participate in the gross margin formation by providing trade or tactical recommendations

Requirements:

  • The position requires a passion for quantitative development but also strong business acumen, given the continuous interactions with Traders, Meteorologists, Analyst and IT developers
  • Strong numerical skills a must with the ability to manage a large amount of market information
  • A degree in mathematics, statistics, economics, engineering, or equivalent is required
  • Advanced programming skills (Python, VBA)
  • Excellent knowledge of European gas markets is essential
  • Strong track record of modelling gas supply and demand is ideal

Offerings:

  • Permanent position with attractive remunerative package in the headquarter office Lugano, Switzerland
  • A unique possibility to work in a young, dynamic, professional and rewarding environment

Please send your updated CV together with a cover letter to: hr.gas@dxtcommodities.com

Data Scientist

Data Scientist

DXT Commodities, for its Lugano office, is looking for a data scientist to strengthen the analysis team that supports traders of the Power Trading desk. Applicants should have at least two years of relevant working experience.

The position requires a passion for quantitative development but also strong business acumen, given the continuous interactions with Traders, Meteorologists, Analysts and IT developers.

This is an exciting opportunity to apply advanced statistics in a dynamic and challenging environment.

Tasks:

The successful applicant will maintain and improve forecasting models to provide quantitative support to traders and analysts.

The statistical problems to solve will require exposure to time series analysis, functional data analysis and image recognition.

Requirements:   

  • At least two years of post-graduate experience in developing statistical models, and incrementally improve the accuracy of results
  • Advanced degree in Statistics (Mathematics, Physics, Economics)
  • Proficiency in Python and R
  • Basic knowledge of PL/SQL
  • Willingness to keep up with the newest machine learning and AI techniques
  • Fluent in English, a second European language is a plus

Offerings:

  • Permanent position with attractive remuneration package
  • Young, inclusive and professional environment

Please send your updated CV together with a cover letter to: hr.power@dxtcommodities.com

Cross Commodities Trader

Cross Commodities Trader

DXT Commodities SA, a leading commodity trading firm based in Lugano (Switzerland), is looking to expand its power trading desk with an experienced long term trader focused on energy commodities.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and suggest new trading opportunities in cooperation with the team
  • Manage long term portfolio exposure on different energy commodities (power, gas, coal and oil)
  • Dark and Spark Spread trading
  • Build up models to support trading decisions

Candidate’s requirements:

  • 2 – 4 years of relevant working experience in a Cross Commodities trading desk, focused on mid/long term maturities with a sound track record
  • Strong trading discipline
  • Deep and sound knowledge of Coal and Emission markets; Oil market is a plus
  • Master’s level education in Economics, Engineering, Energy Sciences or a relCroated field
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, strong result driven attitude and ability to discuss ideas within a team
  • Good communication and writing skills in English is a must (German is an advantage)

The offer:

  • Permanent Position with attractive remuneration package
  • Young, dynamic, and professional environment
  • Join a well-established desk

 

Please send your updated CV together with a cover letter to: hr.power@dxtcommodities.com

Analyst Developer (US Project Leader)

Analyst Developer (US Project Leader)

For its office in Lugano DXT Commodities is looking for an Analyst Developer to build and lead the IT project for its US offices. The candidate will work closely with Traders based in US office and liaise with IT colleagues in Lugano. Applicants should have a Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science/ Computer Engineering or equivalent working experience.

 

The dedicated Analyst Developer will perform the following tasks, working in a challenging and entrepreneurial team:

  • Translate the functional analytical input into development needs
  • Implement and lead the in-house software developed in Lugano to its US office
  • Responsible for maintaining C# applications
  • Maintain complex Oracle PL/SQL stored procedures and functions, including anything from back-end services to client-end counterparts

Commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design and quality product is essential.

Skills

  • Proficient in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Experience in developing in Oracle database from release 11
  • Deep knowledge of PL/SQL
  • Familiarity with the .NET MVC pattern and with javascript and web applications
  • User interface experience: bootstrap , jquery, angular
  • Familiarity with Excel add-in

Requirements

  • A minimum of 4-5 years of relevant working experience within a finance-trading field is required
  • Strong functional analytical skills are required
  • Familiarity with US working environment will be strongly appreciated
  • Availability to do frequent business trips to our New York office is also needed. Excellent communication and writing skills in English are mandatory
  • Working to deadlines and attention to detail as well as an ability to work independently and integrate well within a team

 

Please send your updated CV together with a cover letter to: hr.ict@dxtcommodities.com

Senior IT Developer

Senior IT Developer

DXT Commodities SA, a leading commodity trading firm based in Lugano, is looking for an IT Developer able to work closely with the commodity trading desk.

The research is targeting a highly motivated and pro-active person. As an integral part of the IT development team the successful candidate will receive input from internal clients. A key aspect of the role, is to develop a deep knowledge of the business requirements in order to provide appropriate IT solutions for the desk by liaising with the rest of the team of developers.

The candidate for this role should have good analytical and problem solving skills. He should also have proven interpersonal skills in order to build strong relationships with internal clients and the team of developers.

The candidate will also have to be able to code in C# and Oracle PL/SQL, in order to develop various types of back-end and front-end applications.

Applicants should have a Bachelor/Master degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering and at least 5 years working experience in a similar role in a company trading financial derivatives, preferably linked to the commodity sector, or in an IT consulting company working closely with desk operations.

Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Deep knowledge of derivatives trading desk operations
  • Proficient in C#, with a good knowledge of its ecosystems
  • Experience in developing in Oracle database from release 11
  • Deep knowledge of PL/SQL
  • Familiarity with the .NET MVC pattern and with javascript and web applications
  • User interface experience: bootstrap , jquery, angular
  • Familiarity with Excel add-in

Start date: ASAP, according to the candidate’s availability.

Please send your updated CV together with a cover letter to: hr.ict@dxtcommodities.com

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