Structuring Analyst

Date:  Nov 12, 2023

Calgary, AB, CA, T2P3S8

Company:  NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

Job Summary: 

This position is a member of the Gas Market Analytics team, which is responsible for market analysis, maintaining and building fundamental market models, short- and long-term balance and price forecasting using statistical and qualitative methodologies in support of gas and power trading activities. Excellent opportunity including on the job training and exposure to working with many groups within the organization including Trading, Origination, Structuring, and Sales. The position will be responsible for owning the fundamentals of a region within North America, providing analysis and research related to the region’s natural gas markets, including coverage of adjacent energy markets impacting the region. These activities include both short- and long-term analytics, research, developing market views, and actionable trade strategies in support of Market Operations and Gas Trading activities as well as Corporate strategies. The Junior Analyst will have a focus on report automation, data visualization, building analytical toolsets, and data management in support of the Gas Market Analytics team.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Track fundamental drivers for the North American natural gas markets and develop methods of communicating this information to the Gas Market Analytics team and internal clients.
  • Assist in creation of proprietary views for the gas markets to provide internal clients with decision making information.
  • Incorporate data visualization techniques to revamp reporting capabilities and develop market analysis tools to aid in short term strategic decision making and tactical trading opportunities.
  • Advance data scraping and database capabilities with a focus on driving efficiency through automation of the reporting suite.
  • Process market intelligence and fundamentals to support and recommend front office trade and hedging strategies (short term - 3 years).
  • Operate and maintain simulation models to create short term and long-term balance and price forecasting for pipelines, storage facilities, and regional markets.
  • Disseminate daily market briefs and reports to the Commercial, Operations, Sales, and Origination teams.
  • Support groups across the company with natural gas intel, presentations, ad hoc analysis, and assist in providing Senior Management with materials for board meetings, earnings calls, investor day presentations, or other events as required.


Working Conditions:

  • Open office environment.
  • Some overtime required as special projects arise.
  • Travel – minimal
  • Hybrid: in-office and work from home


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance, Economics, Engineering, Statistics or related discipline from an accredited college or university (MBA/Masters preferred).
  • Strong analytical, mathematical, process modeling, presentation and report preparation skills and experience.
  • Proficiency with Excel required. 
  • Proficiency with at least one of the following tools: VBA, SQL tools, MATLAB, Python, R, Power BI


NOTE:  If a candidate does not meet these requirements, Success Factors will automatically disqualify the candidate.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Natural gas experience a plus.
  • Base knowledge of the natural gas markets is a plus.
  • Excellent technical skills with proven ability to manage databases, perform web scraping, and leverage coding for report automation.


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective oral and written communication skills, positive attitude and highly motivated.  A self-starter, adaptive and versatile, able to work effectively in an active trading environment. Strategic, efficient, and entrepreneurial candidates will excel in this role. 
  • Able to prioritize tasks based on potential commercial impacts, able to meet aggressive deadlines.


Physical Requirements:

  • n/a


Position may be filled at various levels depending on candidate qualifications such as experience and technical skills.

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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