FTR Trader

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360° search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with an international trading house looking to strengthen their power trading team by hiring an FTR Trader for their Houston based team

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

  • Play a critical role in managing the financial transmission rights portfolio and optimizing the positions in the electricity markets
  • Ensuring optimal utilization of transmission capacity to maximize trading opportunities and mitigate congestion risks.
  • Conduct thorough market analysis, including evaluating historical and real-time data, identifying pricing patterns, and interpreting market trends to inform trading strategies.
  • Execute trades in financial transmission rights markets, adhering to company risk limits and profit targets while employing various hedging and arbitrage strategies.
  • Monitor and assess the performance of FTR positions and strategies, adjusting as necessary to optimize profitability and minimize risk.

Key Qualifications / Experience

  • 5-7 years proven experience as an FTR Trader or Power Trader in energy markets, with a focus on financial transmission rights.
  • Strong understanding of electricity markets, transmission rights, congestion management, and power market dynamics.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful trading strategies and risk management in power markets.
  • Familiarity with energy trading platforms, market data providers, and trading systems.
  • Role to be based in Houston

If you match the job description and are keen on applying for this role; please send us a copy of your resume/cover letter to   or submit your application through the Vacancy Form.

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