Energy Market Analyst at Brighte

Operations, Full Time, Permanent, Sydney, NSW sydney analytics full-time
Posted a month ago

Brighter Together

At Brighte, we believe every Australian deserves access to a sustainable and comfortable home. How do we help Australian’s achieve this? We build innovative mobile and web platforms, responsible and seamless financial solutions, and relationships with customers and vendors that last. Our addressable market is massive and rooted in a positive mission that empowers Australian’s and the growing and critically important sustainability market. 

We have been recognised for our incredible work in diversity and inclusion and have a leadership team that is passionate about building a high performing culture where people feel a sense of belonging. If you’re keen to work for a mission-driven company, with smart people who live and breath Brighte’s values, have a read below.

This role exists within Brighte’s emerging energy business and work closely with the Head of Wholesale Market to manage/execute the electricity and environmental certificate trading activities, and identify opportunities to create value for our customers in National Electricity Market (NEM).


  • Work with the Head of Wholesale Market on relevant electricity and environmental certificate trading activities.
  • Proactively exploring and evaluating opportunities and strategies to maximise the value for our customers including;
  • Analyse customer’s consumption/PV data, retailer and other charges with the aim to minimize energy costs and maximize revenue opportunities.
  • Working with Brighte’s Data community to develop dynamic and responsive models for the monetization of Distributed Energy Resources (DER).
  • Working with the Head of Wholesale Market to develop, monitor and report on Brighte’s Strategic trading approach.
  • Working with the Risk and Compliance team on designing and implementing trading risk responses and controls into Brighte’s policies, procedures or processes.
  • Education

  • Tertiary qualifications in quantitative field (e.g. Maths/Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science, Econometrics, Finance, Actuarial Science).
  • Skills and experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Working experience in NEM is a must (e.g. retail energy, wholesale energy markets, renewable energy technologies).
  • Knowledgeable and experience with DER.
  • Experience in electricity and environmental certificate trading/hedging activities.
  • Experience in working with the technology team to turn strategy into code.
  • Proven ability to proactively explore and discover new monetization and cost saving opportunities and strategies in NEM.
  • Knowledge of Wholesale market rules and obligations.
  • Experience in interrogating the market information and present the key insights to the internal and external stakeholders.
  • Deep expertise with Microsoft Excel in large, and complex modelling for analysis, reporting, and collaboration with the wider team.
  • Experience using Python to perform electricity and market data analysis to draw commercial insights is highly regarded.
  • Experience in SQL and data visualisation skills (e.g. Tableau) is highly regarded.
  • About you

  • Strong problem-solving skills and business acumen.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Highly motivated and capable of growing and expanding in the role in accordance with business growth and expansion.
  • Demonstrates curiosity and ability to engage across a broad range of internal stakeholders.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Comfortable working with ambiguity and to delivering results under pressure.
  • Thrives in a high-energy fast paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Embodies our Brighte values: Deserve the Customer, Brighter Together, Be Human, Call the Ball and Think Big Stay Green.
  • We’re a high performing team and proud to be backed by investors who believe in our mission and the opportunity we have ahead of us. Airtree Ventures, Mike Cannon-Brookes’ Grok Investments, Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s Skip Capital as well as Qualgro Partners continue to help us scale our teams and products. 

    We’re recognised as one of Australia’s leading fintech companies, having been ranked the 6th fastest growing Technology Business in Australia in the Deloitte Fast 50/500 (2020) and winning the inaugural Finder Green Award (2020). We’ve also been recognised as a leading FinTech by the Australian Financial Review, Fintech Business Awards and KPMG.