Duke Energy Sr Quantitative Analyst in Charlotte, North Carolina

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Position Summary

This is the third level of the Quantitative Analyst classification hierarchy. Employees at this level manage work in a minimum of three areas of specialization, with minimal supervision. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently, with guidance limited to unusual or complex projects or issues. They are fully competent in use of concepts and procedures . They identify problems, develop solutions and take actions to resolve.

This position is responsible for the development, utilization and maintenance of the necessary models, procedures and systems required for a multi-commodity sophisticated trading and marketing organization. The models developed to guide our forward trading, portfolio management, and risk monitoring activities may involve unit commitment and dispatch models, exotic derivative pricing models, spread options, real options, Greeks, stochastic simulation algorithms, valuation algorithms, and closed form solutions. These models (including but not limited to unit commitment and dispatch models) should be developed in a manner in which distribution analysis, model parameterization, stress testing, back testing, and scenario analysis are easily performed and parameterized.

Responsibilities

  • Examine and evaluate currents processes. Determine focus areas for improvement

  • Develop models to mimic current process/business rules. Evaluate potential opportunities for improvement/enhancement via advanced quantitative analysis (e.g. complex models, exotic derivative pricing models, spread options, real options, Greeks, stochastic simulation algorithms, valuation algorithms, and closed form solutions, etc.)

  • Communicate/educate and train at all levels in the organization. Present results/concepts resulting from model development

  • Utilize and maintain models. Tools include distribution analysis, model parameterization, stress testing, back testing, and scenario analysis

  • Research and keep abreast of the developing field of quantitative analysis determining how to best utilize different software tools and techniques used to value options. Continuously strengthen understanding of new energy industry issues

  • Ensure all work products and reports comply with both internal and external audit requirements

Working Conditions

  • Office environment

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, engineering, physics or other related discipline

  • At least 5 years of quantitative and/or analytical utility experience

Desired Qualifications

  • A general understanding of electric, gas, oil or coal industries is desirable

  • Practical programming experience with statistics/mathematic software packages such as C++, SAS, or MATLAB

  • In-depth knowledge in areas of specialization (e.g. derivative pricing theory and risk management techniques, understanding of unit commitment and dispatch, etc.).

Travel Requirements

Not required

Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)Yes

Represented/Union PositionNo

Visa Sponsored PositionNo

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, August 30, 2018

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

We are one of the largest electric power holding companies in the United States, supplying and delivering electricity to approximately 7.4 million U.S. customers. We have approximately 52,700 megawatts of electric generating capacity in the Carolinas, the Midwest and Florida – and natural gas distribution services serving more than 1.5 million customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and the Carolinas. Our commercial and international businesses own and operate diverse power generation assets in North America and Latin America, including a portfolio of renewable energy assets.

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