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Analyst, Power Markets

Oakville, ON, CA, L6J 2X1

At Algonquin-Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 



The mandate of the Energy Services team is to maximize the company's risk adjusted earnings by providing superior portfolio management (e.g., hedging/optimization) and market advisory services. The Energy Services team consists of three groups (i) Portfolio Management (i.e., Trading Team) responsible for developing and executing trade strategies. (ii) Client & Asset Support responsible for managing customer off-take arrangements and asset on-boarding. (iii) Market Analytics responsible for all reporting, the development of analytical tools, and approaches to support the portfolio management team. 

The Power Market Analyst, West role is within the Market Analytics group - working closely with the West trading team (i.e., ERCOT, WECC, AESO) in the development of proprietary tools, processes, and systems that enable decision analysis and reporting within Energy Services and Algonquin.

The successful candidate has some knowledge of North American power markets (e.g., ERCOT, CAISO, AESO) and experience working with financial swaps, derivatives (e.g., CRR, PtP), and virtuals (e.g., DARTs). The candidate has advanced analytic techniques, and deep knowledge of analytical approaches including a good understanding of best practices in working with large data sources. 

The main responsibility of this role is to build analytical tools, assist in scheduling trades, and provide analysis to the trade team to support hedging and risk management activities.



  • Implement, as directed by the trade group and with the support of ES team, models to monitor, predict, or evaluate risk metrics on portfolio of assets.    
  • Monitor and gather key industry intelligence, identify trends, and communicate to relevant stakeholders.                     
  • Perform standard reoccurring tasks for the trading team such as: supplying forward pricing to plant managers, asset strategy, customers, or business development.
  • Assist in scheduling and encoding trades (e.g., financial swaps, derivatives, congestion management)                    
  • Perform future-focused fundamental-based price simulations for a large group of price nodes to support trading operations using commercial software (e.g., DAYZER)
  • Assist in publishing and maintaining existing executive reports. 
  • Provide validation and commentaries from existing reports (e.g., daily, weekly, and monthly). 
  • Produce high-quality analyses by independently gathering relevant data, and synthetizing conclusions, as directed by internal stakeholders    
  • Run and improve tools and queries to obtain wholesale power market data, as needed.
  • Execute and support database monitoring and data validation tasks.
  • Create automation tools to help accelerate routine analysis-based decision making.
  • Assist in data validation and the creation of automated data validation checks.                    

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
  • Minimum of 3+ years of previous relevant experience
  • Knowledge of programming languages including R, Python & SQL (Snowflake) is strongly preferred. 
  • Experience or knowledge of fundamental market simulation tools preferred (e.g., DAYZER)
  • Successful candidate must have basic knowledge of energy markets, products and trading instruments such as swaps, options, futures. 
  • Work experience in the deregulated energy markets or trading floor experience in the energy field is preferred.  
  • Experience analyzing market fundamental drivers in ERCOT, CAISO, AESO is preferred. 
  • Candidate must have advanced spreadsheet skills and strong modelling aptitude.

    On August 10th, our company announced its intent to pursue a sale of our Renewables Energy Group and position ourselves as a pure-play regulated utility company. For more on this announcement, you can read the press release.

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business and as an employee team.


Our Mission

We provide safe, secure, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy and water solutions. Our mission is how we create value as an organization—it is what drives us every day to fulfill our purpose.


Our Vision

We better the lives of our customers and communities. Our vision is what we see as possible. It's where we aspire to be, what we want to achieve and how we'll make an impact. It guides and keeps us on the right path as we work towards fulfilling our purposes.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Customer Centric
  • Integrity
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Teamwork
  • Owner mindset
  • Outcome focused
  • Continuous learning

What we offer 

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

A defined contribution savings plan

Leadership Development Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Group Benefit Plan

Variety of Health & Wellness programs

Discount and Perks program


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not confident you meet all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to investigate the opportunity further.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person's unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents.

Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all our employees and expect each of our employees to honour this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

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