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Junior Manager Energy Trading

Job Type

Full Time


Leipzig, Germany



What we offer

  • Knowledge is power: 10% learning time of the weekly working time after the probationary period, a professional induction is guaranteed
  • You're not you when you're hungry: that's why fresh food is cooked for the team on site every day and snacks are always within easy reach
  • A step into the future: contributing to the promotion of renewable energies as part of an international team of experts
  • Fun at work: events with colleagues ranging from project success to after-work beers and summer parties
  • Good work pays off: Attractive remuneration package with bonus payments for above-average contributions to the company's success
  • Work from 9 to 5? Not with us: Flexible working hours and individual home office equipment
  • No egos here: Short decision-making processes, open-door policy, flat hierarchical structure and a culture of informal dialogue
  • Family first: daycare allowances and an extra week's holiday when you get married
  • Location Leipzig: Modern, green office in the heart of Leipzig in the immediate proximity of the vibrant city centre
  • Fitness : EGYM Wellpass membership and 1,000 euros subsidy for a bicycle

Your responsibilities

  • Monitoring of automated trading systems

  • Active trading on European intraday electricity markets

  • Control of electricity schedule management

  • Optimisation of trading processes

  • Management of the product portfolio (renewables, consumption, cross-border trading)

  • Communication with business partners

  • Cooperation with the analysis team

Your skills


  • Degree, e.g. in business administration, economics, engineering, mathematics or energy management

  • Decision-making ability, sense of responsibility

  • Willingness to work shifts (with bonuses)

  • Pleasure in problem solving and proactive introduction of new ideas

  • Enjoy learning, further education and professional exchange and working together on projects

  • Interest in the field of energy management and trade in renewable energies

  • Basic knowledge of statistics

  • Good command of English


  • Experience in the energy industry

  • Knowledge of the liberalised energy trading market, pricing mechanisms, trading strategies and/or renewable energies

  • Programming skills (e.g. R or Python)

About us

Optimax Energy is a young, international team of experts with talents from various fields in the heart of Leipzig. We are proud of our international success, which we have achieved in numerous European markets. We love to work flexibly and dynamically and to create great new solutions in an agile way with short decision-making paths.


At Optimax, we are convinced that diversity is an important factor in the success of our company. "We hire and develop the best" - regardless of gender, ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, religion, physical abilities, etc. We value and actively encourage open communication, creating a working environment where everyone is equally heard and valued, regardless of background or experience. We see ourselves as a trusting community where everyone can feel safe and welcome, which is why we particularly want to encourage BPoCs, people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTTIQ* to apply.


Are you interested? Then send us your application documents (CV without photo, grades, short letter of motivation) via the application button or to: We look forward to getting to know you. Please let us know the names, pronouns and forms of address you would like to use. We will respect these regardless of whether they match the information in certificates or other documents.

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