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Data Pricing and Quant Engineering (10 week summer internship)

Location: London
Department: UK

Description

About EDF Trading

Employing approximately 800 people globally, with key offices in London, Paris, Houston and Singapore, EDF Trading is a leader in the international wholesale energy markets. 

 

EDF Trading is active in the electricity, natural gas, LPG, oil and environmental products markets.  It is also active in the LNG and coal and freight markets via JERA Global Markets.  EDF Trading is one of the largest wholesale market traders in Europe for power and gas. In North America, EDF is one of the leading marketers of gas and power, one of the main providers of generation services for power generation companies and a leading energy retailer for large commercial and industrial customers.

EDF Trading is looking for undergraduates who are motivated to succeed in a fast-paced trading environment. You will be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and a genuine interest in learning about energy commodities and the financial markets. Join us and you will be encouraged to critically assess processes, test your ideas in a rapidly evolving market and have responsibility for real business projects.

Join us for a unique 10-week paid internship that will be the envy of your fellow students and friends. At the end of your internship you will be invited to deliver a presentation on your business project findings to a panel of executives.  Impress here and you could receive an offer to return to EDF Trading on the completion of your studies.

We are proud of our work ethic and cultural diversity. We are high performing people working together to achieve common goals. We are innovative and flexible in our thinking, enabling us to adapt and change, which is critical to the success of EDF Trading.

EDF Trading Graduate Programme

Join our Graduate Programme for a unique opportunity to rotate across commercial teams including Trading Desks, Pricing, Risk and Operations. You will be encouraged to critically assess processes, test your ideas in a rapidly evolving market and have responsibility for real business projects.

We are looking for people who are motivated to succeed in a fast-paced trading environment. You will be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and a genuine interest in learning about energy commodities and the financial markets.

 

EDF Trading’s Internship Programme

Join us for a unique 10-week paid internship that will be the envy of your fellow students and friends. We invite you to critically assess our processes and test your ideas in a rapidly evolving market. You will have responsibility for a real business project and at the end of your internship will deliver a presentation on your findings to a panel of executives.  Impress here and you could receive an offer to return to EDF Trading on the completion of your studies.

We are looking for people who are motivated to succeed in a fast-paced trading environment. You will be commercially astute, have strong analytical skills and a genuine interest in learning about energy commodities and the financial markets.

 

What does Data, Pricing and Quant Engineering do?

European Pricing and Structuring Desk sits with the origination team providing on demand valuation, structuring and analytics services to Front Office (Origination and Trading teams)

Wider purpose includes support in:

-Business development (e.g. analysis in support of competitive market penetration and business expansion)

-Providing commercial synergy between origination, trading, risk, credit and finance with the aim to evaluate full economics and risks of a new deal and obtain necessary approvals to close it

-Providing independent opinion on deals to the executive management

-Pricing methods research, prototyping new models, contributing to development and enhancements of EDFT ETRM valuation and risk engine

Pricing and Structuring are not only a counterpart to Origination and Trading teams, we also collaborate closely with quantitative analytics team and quantitative development

Although we apply quantitative skills in our work the angle remains very commercial – the target is to close profitable deals that increase EDFT’s operating profit.

 

What are my responsibilities?

You will be given some choice on your main business project, dependent on your strengths and interests. We have some exciting projects lined up, and this can be discussed when you join!

You will also be expected to learn as much as possible about the business, and this will enable you to get involved with pricing of live deals that come up during your time here.

You will get a chance to experience working in a front office environment and gain understanding of real-world financial engineering vs the academic theory. You will also learn about European energy market structure, common products, assets and trends

 

What do I need to qualify for this internship?

•A demonstrated and proactive interest in pricing / derivatives / market dynamics / finance

•Basic+ / Moderate level Excel

•VBA or python (preferred, not-essential)

•Commercial awareness and quick to grasp new concepts

•Enthusiastic

•Studying for degree in a numerate subject

 





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