Algo Power Trading Data Science, Advisor

Requisition ID:  16370

Houston, US, 77056

ENGIE is a global energy company, a leading provider of electricity, natural gas, and energy services. With 100 000 employees in more than 70 countries worldwide, ENGIE achieved revenue of €93.8 billion in 2022. ENGIE is committed to being a leader in the energy transition. We are looking for talented and motivated people to create the future of energy. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity, and help us meet the energy challenges of today and tomorrow.


The Global Energy Management & Sales (GEMS) business unit is the fully integrated trading arm of the ENGIE Group. GEMS teams manage a large and highly diversified energy portfolio, including electricity, natural gas, biomass, LNG and other fuels, CO2 and environmental products, and provide a range of trading risk management solutions to all types of market participants in Europe, Asia and in the US. GEMS manages the B2B supply business within ENGIE, including supply contracts and Power Purchase Agreements.


Algorithmic Power Trading Data Science Advisor leads the development of our forecasts and optimization algorithms.


This position is located in Houston, TX and reports to Vice President, Gas and Power Trading.


The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed.


What you’ll do:


  • Develop, deploy, and streamline forecast models for power markets, including price, production, DART, etc.
  • Analyze data from our databases, identifying patterns and trends, and extracting insights to support trading
  • Manage and collaborate on projects with external consultants/universities, focused on the development of new methodologies and approaches
  • Research and internalize new advancements and breakthroughs in the field, assuring the group is in touch with state-of-art
  • Assess and benchmark in-house and 3rd party forecasts, identifying areas of improvement
  • Well-organized, methodical, and systematic in their approach to operations and technical problem-solving
  • Adept at understanding complex systems and interactions, including the ability to sort through dynamic datasets to analyze key indicators, find potential errors, and notice deviations from the norm
  • Demonstrably competent at dealing with numbers, including mental arithmetic and written calculations. Preferably, showing an intuitive understanding of some higher math (e.g., derivative/integral calculus, probability and statistics)
  • Enthusiastic about the challenges and opportunities of sustaining a culture of compliance and operational risk management
  • Able to confidently communicate with senior executives and business counter-parties as a primary representative of the firm
  • Able to demonstrate well-developed critical thinking skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient working with computers and software, including the use of spreadsheets, formulas, and functions. Experience coding in VBA and SQL is a strong plus


  • Accuracy of forecasts
  • Timely delivery of milestones of our projects
  • P&L Produced


What you bring:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a relevant area (Engineering, Computer Science, Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, …) preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in a similar or related role (not necessarily in the power industry)
  • A minimum of 7 years business experience
  • Strong Data Science skills, especially using techniques such as regressions, neural networks, time series, decision trees, gradient boosting, etc.
  • Proficiency in Python, SQL, VBA, Power BI, and some data platforms (Dataiku, Azure, Anaconda, or equivalent)
  • Resourceful and curious, continuously researching for new tools, techniques, and data sources  that may bring an edge to our trading strategies

Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must be eligible to work for any U.S. employer without the need for sponsorship now or in the future
  • Must be willing and able to comply with ENGIE’s policy with respect to COVID vaccination and testing
  • Must be willing and able to comply with all ENGIE ethics and safety policies
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use a company computer, calculator,
  • Could involve some lifting
  • Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with the needed assistance to perform the essential functions 
  • Eligible for a hybrid schedule consisting of in-office and work-from-home opportunities


ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $130,830 - $ 218,505, annually
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors
  • In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
  • At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
  • More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits

ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.


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Business Unit:  GEMS
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Bachelor's Degree

Nearest Major Market: Houston