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Quantitative Analyst

NextEra Energy
Quantitative Analyst
Florida, US
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Job Description

NextEra Energy Marketing is one of the nation’s leading electricity and natural gas marketers. We are responsible for electricity and fuel management for all of NextEra Energy Resources’ generation fleet, which includes the largest renewable energy portfolio in North America. We also provide marketing and trading services to electric and gas utilities, municipalities, cooperatives and other load-serving entities, as well as to owners of electric generation facilities. Are you interested in customizing power and gas solutions to meet each client’s needs? Join our world-class team today!

Position Specific Description

Deliver sound financial valuation of wholesale power derivatives including load following, deterministic, and block energy products mostly bundled with capacity, renewable energy credits, ancillary services, and other products to serve residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers. Executes valuation process for transactions ranging from approximately 1MW to 1000MW with 3 to 36 month terms that yield revenues up to $700MM. Values transactions by evaluating power futures or fundamental commodity estimates to create forecasts based on historical data analysis, multiple regression, number theory, logic, Monte Carlo simulations, scenario analysis, and proprietary models. Valuation process relies on knowledge of algebra, statistics, probability, present value, portfolio theory, risk and return, discounted cash flows, comparable analysis, energy markets, logic, binomial tree modeling, and calculus.

Executes regional forecasting assignments for energy, volatility, capacity, renewable energy credits and ancillary services. Maintains valuation models and templates for team use which may involve code development or maintenance. Researches laws, regulations, tariffs, and market procedures in a variety of markets to create models and forecast applicable costs. May complete ad hoc analysis of forwards, futures, options, interest rates, market conditions, exotic structures, weather products, and other financial or commercial assignments required to achieve group objectives.

Relentlessly pursues perfection, trains new team members, and creates a culture of continuous improvement upon the cornerstone of integrity and compliance.

Job Overview

Employees in this role develop models, price energy derivatives, design and perform quantitative studies and analyses of spot/forward prices and volatilities for making pricing, trading, and risk management decisions. This position assists in the development of core algorithms and models to support trading, origination, and asset optimization decisions.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Develops and improves upon mathematical models and translates algorithms into code
• Works with origination, risk management and trading to interpret valuations provided by models and responds to intra-day trading requests to price and evaluate structured transactions
• Assists development of energy price forecast, forward curve, and volatility models
• Designs and constructs risk management tools used in evaluating company's risk profile and exposure levels
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• High School Grad / GED
• Bachelor's Degree
• Master's Degree
• Experience: 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications

• Effective Written Communications
• Effective Verbal Communications
• Bachelor's - Accounting / Finance
• JavaScript.
• Liability/Risk Analysis
• Lotus Notes

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