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Centrica • Denmark

Quantitative Analyst

Employment type:  Full time

Remote-first

A little flex time

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Job Description

Centrica Energy is the trading arm of Centrica. We trade power, gas, LNG, and energy attributes and connect producers, suppliers and off takers in the wholesale energy markets - and we provide our clients with the best route-to-market services available to the market today with physical and financial settlement approaches. In short we call ourselves Energy Movers By Nature.

We are a total of 850+ colleagues from over 50 different nations, located in 8 different offices around the world.


As a Quantitative Analyst you will work within our highly talented Quantitative Analytics Department and help us at Centrica Energy to maintain our position as one of the most successful energy trading and service businesses in Europe. As our new Quantitative Analyst, you will become part of an agile team of about 10 people which is located across our two offices in London (UK) and Aalborg (Denmark).

This role will be situated in Denmark at our either Aalborg or Copenhagen office.

The Quantitative Analytics team within Centrica Energy are responsible for:

  • Providing high-quality model development that supports front office pricing and risk management of complex and structured products

  • Carrying out quantitative analysis of complex trading to help CET’s traders to maximise value and manage risk

  • Assisting originators in development of new products.

Job role:

The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Produce high quality increments to the team’s model library working both individually and collaboratively

  • Be able to assist/advise trading and origination via quantitative analysis and a strong mathematical/financial intuition

  • Develop within the team’s common Python code base.

The Person:

  • Masters Degree or PhD qualification within science, mathematics or other quantitative subject

  • Experience of code development (ideally Python)

  • Strong Communicator and fluent in English language

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

Desirable Experience:

  • Experience with derivatives pricing and risk management systems

  • Working within a trading environment

  • Energy/commodity market familiarity

  • Knowledge of Financial Mathematics.

Ready to Make Your Move and apply?

If you are passionate about discovering your potential and changing how we create a more sustainable future, then we would love to hear from you. We will be continuously reviewing applications, early submission is strongly recommended.

We're a People Place:

We have 4 People Promises, which are our pledge to all of our colleagues. It’s the minimum of what you can always expect when working with us.

  • People Promise #1 We’re a people place - we are devoted to doing great work together and are cultivating wellbeing and flexibility

  • People Promise #2 You’ll ignite your potential - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities

  • People Promise #3 You’ll get your share of our success - we offer attractive Benefits and Rewards

  • People Promise #4 You’ll make an impact that will truly change tomorrow - we are committed to career development and equal opportunities. We are committed to moving towards a cleaner and greener future.

This is what you can always expect from us. It’s part of our culture, and we know it enables us all to make the most of everyone’s contribution for us to grow, move and thrive.

#LI-CET #MakeYourMove #MoreThanACareer


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

This role is being handled by the Centrica recruitment team and NO agency contact is required.

Company benefits

Adoption leave
Open to part-time employees
Enhanced sick days
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Gym membership
Health insurance
Mental health platform access
Compassionate leave
Dental coverage
Fertility treatment leave
Season ticket loan
Buy or sell annual leave
Optional unpaid leave
Shared parental leave
Enhanced maternity leave
Carer’s leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Cycle to work scheme
Pension match/increase
Equity packages
Life insurance
Annual pay rises
Share options
Financial coaching
Employee discounts
Volunteer days
Company car

We asked employees of Centrica how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Location
96%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
92%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
82%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
79%
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
83%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
88%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
80%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
82%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
84%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
85%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
72%
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Centrica

Company employees

20,000

Gender diversity (male:female)

68%:32%

Office locations

Windsor, London, Cardiff, Leicester, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, Dublin, Stockport, Staines, Hampton, Aberdeen, Barrow, Hull

Hiring Countries

Belgium
Denmark
Ireland
United Kingdom
Awards & Achievements

Flexa100 2024

2nd – Large companies

Industry awards 2023

3rd – Consumer Goods