AECI’s Springfield Headquarters is seeking candidates for an Associate Quantitative Analyst. Quantitative analytics is a new and expanding function among our portfolio management teams, dedicated to supporting portfolio modeling, financial forecasting, and term trading, hedging, and contracting in the areas of wholesale power supply, natural gas, coal, rail and renewables. Responsibilities include applying production cost modeling techniques, financial mathematics, and developing statistical pricing models to support commercial functions to optimize AECI’s power generators, contracts, and positions to enhance margins and mitigate financial risk.
AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available. Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!
To apply for a position, please visit www.aeci.org/careers and complete your profile. You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter) and apply for a position. AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please reference the contact information above if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.
What are we looking for?
Bachelor’s Degree in a quantitative field such as mathematics, engineering, physics, finance, or 2+ years of experience in data analytics with heavy use of advanced Excel modeling (Master’s Degree and 5+ years of experience preferred)
Advanced Excel skills with VBA programming, math/statistical packages and data management techniques including manipulation of large datasets
Strong knowledge of SQL queries or Access database development
Experience with data modeling, including multi-variate regression and forecasting techniques
Willingness to quickly learn and conform to existing practices to utilize existing Excel/SQL processes
Ability to efficiently research coding and applied math approaches to speed new development
Effective technical writing and oral communication skills
Experience applying statistical modeling to solve business problems
Ability to perform at sustained high energy and performance level and generate innovative and creative ideas/concepts