Data scientist/Quant

Søkefrist: 31.05.2019

Axpo. Full of energy in Switzerland and in Europe.

Axpo successfully trades electricity, natural gas, oil and other energy related products by exploiting opportunities in liberalized markets. We were voted the #1 worldwide power trading company at the Energy Risk Commodity Rankings 2019, and our activities are organized across 20 subsidiaries throughout Europe and the US.  An exciting and constantly changing environment makes demands on us daily. To deal with this we count on our competent and committed employees.


Axpo Nordic is the leading independent player in the Nordic power market. The team consists of 42 employees with comprehensive trading and origination experience from both the Continental and the Nordic energy markets, and we are based in Oslo, Malmø and Helsinki.


To join our risk team in Oslo, we are looking for a


Data scientist/Quant


Your job:

  • Provide valuation and risk management tools for business decision making
  • Develop valuation of complex and structured products by applying quantitative methods and algorithms
  • Enhancement of existing methodologies for risk measurement, valuation and stress testing
  • Supporting both front and back - office with tools and solutions for process automation
  • Communication of results and initiatives to important stake holders

Your profile:

  • University degree with background in economics, mathematics, computer science, physics or related quantitative field. One of the following certifications would be an additional asset: FRM/ERP, CQF, CFA
  • Strong programming skills - SQL and Python/R as main languages. Python experience is preferred.
  • Ability to solve complex, quantitative problems by writing code

  • Ability to absorb new concepts quickly and solve problems efficiently
  • In-depth knowledge of economics and financial markets, commodity markets is a plus
  • Fluent in English

We are looking for a candidate that is efficient, proactive, flexible and enjoys working in international teams. Good time management and planning skills with ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines is a necessity. Prior knowledge of energy markets is an advantage, but not a requirement.


For further inquiries please contact our recruiting responsible

Karina Humberset,, +47 22 01 84 00

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Axpo Nordic er en ledende, uavhengig aktør i det nordiske energimarkedet – som spesialiserer seg på handel og utvikling av produkter og tjenester til forhandlere, energiintensive næringer og energiprodusenter i Norden og Baltikum. Axpo Nordic er del av Axpo gruppen med hovedkontor i Sveits, og kontorer over hele Europa og USA. Axpo Nordic har et team på 35 ansatte fordelt på kontor i Oslo, Helsinki og Malmø.

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Karina Humberset