Optimization Analyst


Financial Services


New York, New York

Employment Type



A leading Private Equity firm who is focused in LNG, Hydrogen and Renewable Energy is looking for an Optimization Analyst . This person will be heavily involved with the firms trading team. This is a direct hire position looking to bring someone on immediately 

Job Description:

Compensation : $100000 - $150000
Job ID : 15638


  • Monitor and manage inventory and related activities within the ETRM through accrual to actual cycles to ensure accurate measurement and valuation of in-transit and static inventories.
  • Manage shipping rotations and strategic planning/ budgeting process.
  • Construct robust optimization models from scratch looking at a variety of products:
    • Power prices
    • Freight costs & requirements
    • Gas prices
  • Own and communicate demand forecasting across different industries and countries.
  • Provide analysis on long and short-term optimization and investment opportunities combining input from the trading, freight, operations, and investments team.
  • Prepare management reporting for functional leaders and provide commentary on current optimization opportunities as well as life to date performance. Support the team in identifying, evaluating and modeling optimization opportunities related to pricing, forecasting, transportation and other commercial terms.


Job Requirements:


  • 0-3 years relevant experience, preferably in a commodity-based trading environment.
  • Ability to quickly find the alternative options and convert them to financial metrics.
  • Knowledge of statistics modeling, and data analysis.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a strong aptitude for critical thinking and research experience on a variety of different topics a big plus.
  • Extremely strong attention detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with Eikon/BBG a plus.
  • Energy experience a plus (either a college course or job experience).
  • Linear programming experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in Python a plus


Disclosure:  The hourly rates and/or salaries listed may or may not reflect total compensation packages including bonus and fringe benefits, etc., nor are the advertisement(s) posted a guarantee of a certain compensation package for a position or bona fide offer of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.