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Head Digital Intraday Platform

Date:  18-Nov-2020
Job ID:  3270
Company:  Alpiq AG

Olten, CH

Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full-time position
Job Level:  Managers
LinkedIn:  #LI-SFCH

Are you fascinated by intraday power trading and digital technologies? Are you inspired by challenges? Are you a winning personality and able to empower people? Then we might have the perfect job for you.

We are looking for a key role in our “Digital Intraday Platform” ecosystem, which is currently under development. The platform serves as backbone for our growth ambitions in intraday power trading, enables a wide range of capabilities for traders, customers and other stakeholders and will deliver the needed scalability. Technology however is worthless without human capital; thus, we are bundling a team of experts around the platform to ensure sustainable commercial operations and growth.


In this role you will lead a cross-disciplinary team of five people and directly report to the head of intraday, among the intraday trading desks heads.
Your place of work is in Olten, Switzerland.

Your main responsibilities

  • Strong contribution in developing the Alpiq intraday unit into an industry leading team for trading renewables and flexibility at large scale
  • Leading a cross-disciplinary team of 5 FTE with dedicated skills in data science, data visualization, meteorology, pricing of contracts, technical management of a virtual powerplant, modelling/automation of trading processes,
  • Business product owner role of the Digital Intraday Platform, responsibility to deliver required business capabilities to traders and other stakeholders, interface to development resources for changes or enhancement
  • Enable scalability by ensuring governance (ownership, workflows, documentation), streamlining data flows and tools for data consumption and data analytics
  • Key role in further enhancing our platform with powerful business capabilities and products such as algorithmic intraday trading framework and delivery of self-service capabilities to traders and other stakeholders
  • Maintaining a strong collaboration with other Alpiq stakeholders and internal counterparts (IT Development, IT Operations, Analysts…)

Your qualifications

  • Engaging personality with a commercial mindset and leadership skills, ability to empower people and create a good spirit
  • Conceptual thinking, very good communication skills (verbally and written), ability to define problems and propose solutions
  • Some years of experience in the industry, preferable track record in intraday power trading, automation/algo trading and virtual powerplant systems
  • Solid knowledge and experience in agile projects and scrum
  • Solid knowledge on data science, data analytics (desirable Plotly/Dash enterprise framework) and data platforms in the energy industry
  • Knowledge in cloud and programming technologies  
  • Proficient in English, German/French beneficial

Your opportunity
We offer you modern terms of employment and an interesting and multifaceted area of responsibility in an exciting, dynamic environment. Have we sparked your interest? Then please apply using our job application portal. Alpiq stands for equal employment opportunities. Designations of persons and functions apply to all sexes. Applicants from recruitment agencies can only be considered upon prior arrangement by telephone.

About Alpiq
Alpiq Holding Ltd is a Swiss energy company operating throughout Europe. Its activities include the generation and supply of electricity, energy trading and energy management. Alpiq Ltd. is a subsidiary of Alpiq Holding Ltd. with headquarters in Olten.



Alina Tauscher
Tel.:  +41 62 286 7258



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