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We employ the brightest minds across disciplines from computer science to mathematics and economics to find solutions to seemingly intractable problems of energy markets. At Second Foundation, our quest goes beyond profit; it is about reshaping electricity markets to foster stability, reliability, and fairness, ensuring a more robust economic landscape for all.
Our mission is to transform data into market-leading trading strategies through advanced machine learning and self-developed tools. While our team members come from diverse backgrounds, we share an endless curiosity for math and trading. We benefit from the unique combination of a technology company and a trading house.
As one of the largest market makers in European spot markets, we redefine power market dynamics through our self-developed low-latency platform.
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We empower the seamless integration of renewable energy sources through expert trading, forecasting, dispatching, and pricing strategies.
We link electricity consumers and producers through an advanced grid infrastructure to assist the transmission system in averting fluctuations and blackouts.
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automated trades a day on energy markets
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colleagues worldwide and growing
As we aim high and grow fast, we’re looking for ambitious talent who embrace challenges and get excited by complex puzzles to solve.
We work hard, learn fast, and grow together. We believe the best ideas can come from anywhere and our flat hierarchy is a testament to this philosophy. Whether you’re on our strategy or engineering team, you will have a voice in what we build. Ambition is welcomed and innovation sets us apart.
Our people build the future of Second Foundation, and we’re hiring the brightest minds to join our fast-growing company. Recent graduates and industry experts with an analytical mindset, strong programming skills, and willingness to tackle difficult problems will feel right at home.JOIN OUR EMPIRE
We value those who go above and beyond to drive measurable impact. Results are rewarded. We celebrate the risk-takers who land upon a new idea or step out of their comfort zone to break the puzzle. Opportunities abound for those who consistently put in the effort and love to grow fast.
Every day when we come to work, we're ready to dive into a project and do it better than the last time. We are always raising the bar. With the brightest minds in the room, we're prepared to unravel seemingly unsolvable problems and walk away with powerful answers.
We care about the world we live in. We have the power to shape the future and build a better place for the next generation. We aim to make a positive influence in various aspects of our world by doing things the right way. This means holding ourselves accountable to our values without compromise.
We are driven by ambition to solve the most complicated puzzles and respond to the urgent challenges of our time. It goes hand in hand with our courage and determination to come up with solutions that can change the way we produce, distribute and trade energy, or respectively, achieve excellent outcomes in other industries. It is fueled by dreams that are worth following, and backed up by a clear strategy, ethical considerations, and a focus on long-term sustainability to ensure lasting success.
American writer Isaac Asimov said: "The greatest weapons in the conquest of knowledge are an understanding mind and the inexorable curiosity that drives it on." We are always reading, listening, and discussing to explore different theories and strategies. Our passion for learning and finding inspiration from new modes of thought gives our work its edge.
We believe agility is an essential ingredient for our brand relevance. It starts with our mindset – we are thinking, understanding, and acting quickly. We are not afraid to take risks, experiment and, eventually, learn from mistakes. On every project, we are able to cross-function and collaborate from start to finish. All necessary resources and decision-making powers are available when required. At the end, the whole company can act faster, more resilient and more successfully.
We aim to become a global name in quantitative trading. Working with us means access to endless growth opportunities and the chance to solve exciting problems with a collaborative team. We are seeking high-performers across a variety of roles and experience levels to join our growing firm.