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AES Commercial Analyst in Indianapolis, Indiana

At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.

Our Commercial Analyst will work on a dynamic and high responsibility hedging environment. You will have the opportunity to be in a visible position entailing considerable interaction with the front, middle, and regulatory groups. Collects economic and financial information specific to a commodity market, conducts market sector or statistical analysis and interprets key market data elements into useful business information. The analyst is expected to perform high level analytic work and modeling.


  • Assist with the validation of forward pricing, basis, and volatility curves.

  • Validate key market assumptions with market data and tracks project performance. Research and quantify deviations between forecast, budget, and actual results.

  • Support data aggregation efforts each morning to implement approved day ahead trading strategies across the asset fleet

  • Support Day-Ahead and Real-Time offer process in the MISO markets

  • Participate in MISO(Midcontinent Independent System Operator) filings and data request

  • Help identify market opportunities based on real-time positions and analysis of market conditions

  • Leverages broad scope of knowledge when performing analysis on data sets.

  • Performs high level analysis and modeling. May develop quantitative/analytic models.

  • Conducts research including identifying data, data input, and statistical analysis of results and creates and maintains data analysis and reports.

  • Prepares presentations to present analysis.

  • Responds to internal requests from other functions for data and analysis.

  • Support Fuel Adjustment Charge (FAC) proceeding data request.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Mathematics, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Business, and/or related field of study preferred. Equivalent experience within their discipline also considered.

  • 1-3 years of experience in energy trading, scheduling or experience as supporting front office/desk analyst preferred.

  • Knowledge of wholesale electricity and natural gas markets.

  • Persistent with a natural curiosity about energy market fundamentals and technical details.

  • Displays well-rounded communication skills that implement good listening techniques, clear, concise writing style; and good verbal skills. The ability to communicate across a wide range of groups and personalities internally and externally.

  • Works well in a team environment, focusing on collaboration and adapting to the needs of a diverse team.

  • Adept at managing multiple tasks and adhering to regular deadlines. Able to adjust priorities throughout the day.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

Accelerating the future of energy, together

Our people are our energy and have transformed AES into the type of energy company that the world needs today and in the future. Coming from all walks of life, our people share a passion for improving lives by advancing the energy sector through innovation, collaboration and action.

We are working in an industry that requires new thinking and ways of working together to create solutions that are both economically and environmentally viable, not just one or the other.

We are looking for passionate people to join us in our mission to accelerate the future of energy.

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