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Senior Term Trader WEST - San Diego CA

Company name
Shell .

San Diego, CA, United States

Employment Type

Trading, Finance, Engineering, It

Posted on
Mar 05, 2021

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California, United States of America

Job Family Group:

Trading Jobs

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Posting Start Date:

March 5, 2021

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Experience Level:

Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

Where you fit in

If you’re a trading professional who gained experience in the Power sector, we can offer you a challenging role contributing to Shell’s growing West portfolio.

What’s the role?

Your role as a Senior Trader – West will be to trade term physical and financial power and gas in the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) markets within delegated Value at Risk (VaR) and delegated position limits.

Work with transportation, transmission, generation assets to maximize economic returns.

Work with traders, marketers and customers to provide competitive pricing and support.

You will develop long-term business and trading strategies while operating within existing Manual Authorities and contract parameters.

You will have a solid understanding of changing supply/demand fundamentals within the geographic region.

Strong focus on Compliance and Regulatory governance.

This position works closely with the West Sales and Origination team, as well as supporting Functions (Fundamentals, Operations, Credit, Compliance, Finance, Market Risk).

What we need from you

Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business, Finance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Engineering, or other related fields of study.

Minimum 7 years of experience in WECC term power trading.

Minimum 3 years of experience in term trading.

Knowledge of regional power and gas markets, pipelines, transmission, generation and storage facilities. Leadership skills, decisiveness, respect of colleagues, and the ability to work as a team within a group and with other groups within Shell.

Maintain a culture where Compliance is a Priority and the highest standards of integrity and ethics are maintained in all interactions with industry participants, customers and internally with other team members and colleagues.

Understanding of physical and derivatives markets.

Ability to interpret micro and macro supply and demand fundamentals.

Analytical and quantitative skills, as well as keen attention to details.

Ability to manage multiple tasks and perform in a fast-paced team environment

Excellent analytical and quantitative skills, strong written and verbal communications skills.

Additional information:

The successful candidate will occasionally be required to manage business transactions on holidays and weekends by being in an on-call rotation.

Traders will be required to provide coverage for the Rockies, Desert South West and Pacific Northwest term trading desk in order to accommodate vacation and other business needs.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential…

We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.



Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. As a US Federal Contractor, hiring selections are subject to periodic audit review and documentation of your selections should be maintained for a period of three calendar years. It is the policy of Shell in the U.S. (“Shell”) to provide equal opportunity to all individuals, employees and all qualified applicants for employment consistent with employment requirements and qualifications. Shell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. All employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity. If you need an accommodation for a disability during the resourcing process, please speak with an HR representative.

According to the United Nations, the global population could increase to more than 10 billion people. A key role for society – and for Shell – is to find ways to meet the growing demand for energy, with less carbon emissions. We need people who dare to think differently – to take part in developing tomorrow’s energy solutions today.

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