Habitat Energy is hiring - short-term power trader/asset optimiser

Habitat Energy is always looking for talented people to join our fast growing team based in Oxford. We welcome enquiries from experienced candidates at any time, but are currently actively looking for the following roles. No agencies please.

Short-term power trader/asset optimiser

You will have experience in optimising assets in the UK traded power markets and the Balancing Mechanism while also bringing an innovative, adventurous and positive spirit. Experience in trading the continental power markets is a plus.

You will be self-led and comfortable with taking responsibility and working with the team in a fast-paced environment. The primary duty will be optimising the value of the battery storage assets under our management whilst adhering to asset constraints, risk appetite and regulatory obligations.


  • Degree with significant numerical components, for example, economics, engineering, etc.
  • 3 years + experience
  • Experience of executing prompt trades on power exchanges and preferably experience with Balancing Mechanism PN, and bid & offer submissions and/or experience with dispatching non-BM units
  • Ideally have experience with ETRM software, management of trading models and optimisation algorithms
  • Good understanding of fundamental drivers of power market price formation and volatility
  • Strong commercial acumen and decision-making ability

Contact phil.robinson@habitat.energy for more information.