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Trading Systems Operator (gn) - Optimax Markets EOOD

Job Type

Full Time


Sofia, Bulgaria



What we offer

  • Knowledge is power: 10% learning time in weekly working hours after probationary period

  • A step into the future: contribution to the promotion of renewable energies in an international team of experts

  • Fun at work: events with colleagues from project success to summer party

  • Good work pays off: attractive remuneration package with bonus payments for above-average contributions to the company's success, bonus for night shifts and work on a Sunday or holidays

  • Work from 9 to 5? Not with us: flexibility in working hours

  • No egos here: Short decision-making processes, open-door policy, flat hierarchy structure

  • Family first: daycare allowance and an extra week of holiday when you get married

  • Fitness: 1000 euros allowance for a bike

Your responsibilities

  • Trading at European Energy Exchanges (spot markets)

  • Analysis of the European electricity markets

  • Strategic and operational message monitoring

  • Conception, evaluation and (further) development of trading strategies

  • Analysis and modelling of fundamental influences on the electricity price

  • Creation and further development of analysis tools

Your skills


  • Degree, e.g. in the field of mathematics, computer science, meteorology, energy management, engineering

  • Passion for the field

  • Decisiveness, creativity and excellent analytical skills

  • Basic knowledge of statistics, programming (e.g. Excel, Python, R, Java or similar)

  • Willingness to work nights (with bonuses)

  • Pleasure in problem solving and proactive introduction of new ideas

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

  • Good command of English


  • Advanced statistical and programming skills (e.g. R or Python)

  • Experience in the energy industry

  • German language skills

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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