Real Time Optimization I

Requisition ID:  26362

Houston, US, 77056

What You Can Expect

As Real Time Optimization Representative, you will work with a team to execute real-time dispatch strategies and support 24/7 monitoring and management of a portfolio of ENGIE and third party owned generation assets. You will involve the purchase and sale of energy in real-time, ensuring the scheduled delivery of ancillary service obligations, and optimizing for financial results in the ERCOT and CAISO regions.

  • Monitor SCADA, alert systems, and market data to oversee Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) assets, maintaining a continuous picture of fleet performance, operational conditions, and market position
  • Make market decisions that drive profitable Profit & Loss (P&L) on a minute-by-minute basis, while meeting scheduled obligations and adhering to long term financial strategies set forth by Day-Ahead traders
  • Execute said decisions through the purchase and sale of energy products, utilizing in-house tools and submitting bids and offers into independent system operators (ISO’s) systems
  • Must learn and maintain up to date knowledge of independent system operator (ISO) operational practices and regulations and ensure compliance with said regulations through day-to-day operating practices
  • Act as single point of contact with plant control room operators to respond to operational issues
  • Maintain current system log and proper documentation of important information (unit availability, generation level, dispatch base points, generation cost, fuel inventory, market prices, etc.)
  • Disseminate all critical information with other operators at shift-change, and across relevant cross functional teams within ENGIE Energy Marketing North America
  • Comply with all ENGIE North America policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned




What You’ll Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in which you completed courses in business, finance, economics, engineering or equivalent combination of technical training
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
  • Must possess strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Willingness and ability to obtain North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) certification
  • Must work 12-hour day shifts and 12-hour night shifts which routinely include working some weekends and holidays
  • Possess a high degree of proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word
  • Adapt to working in a constantly changing environment, bidding strategies, unit commitment strategies




Additional Details

  • This role is eligible for our hybrid work policy
  • 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 




Salary Range: $62,400 – $95,450 USD annually


This represents the average expected pay range for a qualified candidate.

Actual offered salary may depend on geography, experience, industry knowledge, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors.


ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws. Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors. 


In addition to base pay, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan.


Your Talent Acquisition Partner can share more specific information regarding the benefits or the salary for the position based on the work location


At ENGIE, we take your well-being seriously. Our comprehensive benefits package includes options for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, ESPP, generous paid time off including wellness days, holidays and leave programs. We also help you plan for retirement by offering a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with a company match.  But that's not all – we're dedicated to the health and happiness of your entire family, offering supplemental benefits for full time employees that enhance emotional and physical well-being through all stages of life from family forming to caregiver benefits. Explore our benefits package to see how we can support you. Learn more.




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.  


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We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.


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

Nearest Major Market: Houston