Koch Supply & Trading (KS&T) is looking to hire an experienced Commodity Trader for our North American Crude Oil markets. Based in Houston, the candidate will trade Physical Crude Oil and Oil futures as part of a global team that trades across the energy value chain. The candidate is expected to contribute both trading revenue and analytical support to the overall group.
A successful candidate for this role will have the following attributes:
Strong analytical knowledge and capabilities
High level of intellectual curiosity
Ability to give and receive challenge and debate in a constructive manner
Critical thinking skills and a risk-taking mentality
Strong verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to work with a wide variety of people
What You Will Do In Your Role
Primary focus will be to manage a speculative trading book around North American Crude Oil.
Drive the development of Mental Models that bring clarity to how the crude market functions
Drive the creation and testing of robust strategies that generate edge over time
Responsible for defining risk-management and decision-making tools/approaches to profitably execute these strategies
Facilitate communication with analytics team and ensure there is proper challenge/debate around market understanding and trade strategies.
Lead person in developing key commercial relationships and negotiating structures (commercial, asset-related, etc) that create the options needed to actualize the team’s POV/strategies
Gather/synthesize market intel and developments and effectively communicate/integrate into the team’s POV and knowledge systems
Communicate the team’s POV, strategies and results to key support organizations and related books within KS&T (Risk, Distribution, Mid-office, Leadership/Management Team
The Experience You Will Bring
A minimum of 3+ years’ experience as a Trader
Knowledge and experience in physical and futures Crude Oil markets
This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship
What Will Put You Ahead
MBA or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Finance
Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
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