Do you want to help shaping a fossil free future?
BA Markets is now looking for the right person to fill the position as
(Junior) Asset Optimisation Analyst (m/f/d)

In Business Unit (BU) Assets we maximise the value of all Vattenfall assets through optimal planning, bidding and dispatching of our conventional and renewable generation. In addition, we are responsible for the development and execution of the hedging strategy for the overall exposure of Vattenfall.
To support the ongoing transformation of Vattenfall’s portfolio in the light of the shifts of the whole energy system, our focus lies on increasing value creation and efficiency, driving the adoption of advanced analytics and automation and developing our capabilities to enable the optimization and steering of new asset types.
You will be welcomed by a very engaged and diverse team that values cooperation, in an environment where both business and employees thrive.
Your Job as (Junior) Asset Optimisation Analyst (m/f/d)
In this position you will have the opportunities to make an impact to our business success and be part in our digital transformation journey, while learning first hand about the energy transition and deepen your analytical knowledge.
  • You will be part of the regular operational planning & optimisation shift, for about 75% of your time, where you will be responsible for bidding our power production into the energy markets, developing commercial strategies and using models to optimize the power production
  • You will maintain and improve analytical tools, translating expert’s knowledge into models and algorithms
  • You follow-up on how our commercial strategies and models perform, dig into the data and draw conclusions, to develop better strategies and methods
Your Profile as (Junior) Asset Optimisation Analyst (m/f/d)
  • You are a quick learner with a structured mindset, keeping good judgement while working with tight deadlines
  • You have a strong knowledge of analytical methods and know how to implement them in Python – knowledge of optimization methods or advanced forecasting approaches would be very welcome
  • Willingness to take part in operational shift work, incl. weekends, is a prerequisite
  • You hold a relevant quantitative university degree (e.g. Engineering, Science, Economics)
  • Prior knowledge of the energy market is a plus
At Vattenfall, we are convinced that striving for diversity helps to build a more profitable, efficient and attractive company. Therefore we seek a harmonious balance of employees in terms of age, religion, gender identity & expression, sexual identity, disability and ethnic background.
Our Organization
Vattenfall is a European energy company with approximately 20,000 employees. For more than 100 years we have electrified industries, supplied energy to people’s homes and modernized our way of living through innovation and cooperation. We now want to make fossil-free living possible within one generation. To be able to reach this ambitious goal we are looking for talented individuals who, in addition to their passion for their own role, also have strong team spirit and want to contribute to supporting a meaningful corporate mission. 
Business Area Markets maximizes the value of Vattenfall’s portfolio by optimizing and dispatching, hedging and sourcing for Vattenfall’s assets and sales positions. We offer power purchase agreements to operators of wind or solar parks, optimize 3rd party batteries and enter into origination deals within the B2B segment. We serve as Vattenfall’s single market access to energy commodity markets trading in electricity, emissions, fuels, freight, and renewable certificates. We are responsible for generating profits by taking positions within defined risk mandates and limits. We are active across Europe with more than 560 professionals working from Sweden, Germany, The Netherlands, and Denmark.
More Information
Location: Hamburg
The position is time-limited for two years. 
For more information about the position and the recruitment process you are welcome to contact recruiter Carina Böhle, +49 4079022 1623.
We welcome your application, including CV and cover letter via the link below, no later than October 22nd, 2021. As we conduct interviews on an ongoing basis, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.


Due to COVID-19 we adapted our application process to the current conditions. Interviews regarding this position will be conducted via video conference. Do you have any questions about the application process or how we deal with COVID-19? Please visit our FAQ list in advance.
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We look forward to receiving your application!