Quantitative Risk Analyst

100% | Madrid


  • Ensuring completeness and accuracy of data in the ETRM application
  • Producing, developing and monitoring adequate Middle Office control framework
  • Reporting and controlling risk parameters of trading (prices, volatilities and correlations)
  • Supporting the Risk Manager in the validation and installation of new application releases
  • Assisting the Risk Manager in assessing risk indicators, analyzing potential scenarios and reporting risks including the definition and review of further development activities of Power and Gas Division
  • Supporting the Risk Manager in applying methodology and instruments to approach and analyze business products
  • Cooperating with the head quarter regarding operation, maintenance and stability of the ETRM Platform (functional and a technical perspective)


  • University degree in Quantitative Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of work experience as Quant in a trading environment and/or Risk Management
  • Knowledge in pricing and valuation of complex and structured products
  • Understanding of quantitative methods for market and credit measurement
  • Knowledge of financial and commodity markets (especially Gas)
  • Programming skills for prototyping and ad hoc solutions, ideally in R, Python, Scala, Spark and Cloudera
  • Ability to absorb new concepts quickly and solve problems efficiently
  • Fluent in English
This position is ideal for an experienced Quantitative Risk Analyst with good communication skills who wants to work in an international and growing market. The role will be part of a dynamic team and comes with excellent working conditions.

No agencies please. Candidates to apply through our online system. Thank you.


Further education is promoted within the organisation, either through internal training or financially supporting external education.

Salary and benefits are tailored to local market conditions and employees are rewarded for their contribution to the local and group success.

The workplaces in our subsidiaries are very modern and in central locations. Work is performed in small teams, where everybody is free to express ideas and contribute to innovation. As an employee, you have access to international expertise and work in a collaborative environment.

Daniela Schaufelb├╝hl
HR Manager
Information about the recruitment process
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About us

The Axpo Group produces, trades and distributes energy reliably in Switzerland and in over 30 countries throughout Europe. Around 4500 employees combine the expertise from 100 years of climate-friendly power production with innovative strength for a sustainable energy future. Axpo is an international leader in energy trading and in the development of tailor-made energy solutions for its customers.
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