Curious and ambitious trading analyst for our Gas Trading team

Indrykket: 22.5.2020

Danske Commodities, Århus

Join a team of ambitious, analytical experts
In Proprietary Gas Trading, we analyse European gas markets, build fundamental models, develop and execute trading strategies and manage a portfolio of positions. Our quantitative, data-driven approach ensures that we thrive in the rapidly developing and complex markets that we trade. Quantitative analysts, trading analysts and traders work side-by-side, so that all experts weigh in on the trading decisions, making it a true team effort.

You will join an ambitious team with analytical talents who support and challenge each other to become better every day. You will get a unique opportunity to learn from your highly experienced colleagues and develop your skills rapidly while bringing your ideas into play from the get-go.

Your journey to becoming a true gas market specialist
Starting out, you will get a thorough introduction to the team, our systems and models and how we trade at Danske Commodities. After a brief introduction period, you will strengthen your knowledge of the European gas market before focusing on your specific area of expertise (e.g. upstream gas, regional flows, storage, LNG, gas for power demand). On the longer term, you will use your acquired expertise to further develop our models, provide ad-hoc analysis and create trading strategies that you will manage with the traders.

We Offer

  • professional and skilled colleagues, who set the bar high
  • great opportunities for individual development
  • numerous social and professional events incl. sporting events and parties
  • an office in the heart of Aarhus, next to the central train station


  • carry out quantitative fundamental analyses and contribute to the development of fundamental models
  • contribute to the management of the team’s market exposure
  • become an expert on a specific part of European supply and demand fundamentals
  • develop trading strategies and support the traders in their execution


We expect that you:

  • hold a relevant master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Engineering or similar
  • have 2-5 years’ experience from a similar position, where you have worked in a trading environment
  • have programming skills (preferably Python)
  • are fluent in English – both written and verbal

Personal Skills

We expect that you:

  • are proactive by nature and can drive things forward – you will have the responsibility for a wide range of tasks that require you to take initiative and follow up
  • are structured, a logical thinker and detail-oriented – you will work with great amounts of data in a high-stakes environment that requires accurate work
  • are a team player with a winning and competitive attitude – the team depends on each team member to consistently succeed in the ever-changing markets

JobStart & Type

  • As soon as possible. We will be screening candidates on an ongoing basis.
  • Full-time
Kontaktoplysninger Kontakt Joey Alfrink på email [email protected] eller telefon +45 2777 6178, hvis du har yderligere spørgsmål.
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Ansøgningsfrist Mandag den 22. juni 2020
Danske Commodities is a leading energy trading company, specialising in short-term power and gas trading. Every day, we complete more than 3750 trades across 39 countries, constantly moving energy from where there’s more than needed to where it’s needed most. Our success is built on having the brightest minds working across the entire organisation: On our trading floors, in our customer business and our back office. Danske Commodities is a wholly-owned subsidiary to Norwegian energy company Equinor, operating under its own name and brand.

When you join Danske Commodities, you become part of a flat organisation in a modern, fast-paced and entrepreneurial work environment, where over 70% of the employees hold a Master's Degree or higher. You’ll work with the best traders, business developers, number crunchers and IT-specialists, who are all passionate about their jobs and walk the extra mile to help each other succeed.

We’ve been named one of Denmark’s best workplaces for several reasons. With almost 300 employees and an average age of 33 years, we’re a young and dynamic company. We always strive to accommodate our employees and their work-life balance. We work hard, but we also make a point out of celebrating our accomplishments. And with colleagues from more than 25 countries, you’ll be part of a truly versatile workplace.