Head of Algo Trading

TRIGON Consulting s.r.o.

Place of work
Czech Republic, Hungary, Bratislava region, The Capital Prague, Prague
Contract type
Start date
by agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
by agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

On behalf of our client we are looking for a candidate for position “Head of Algo Trading” with a place of work in Prague.

Our client is one of the largest energy production companies in the Europe.

Company has its own trading department focused on trading electricity and other energy commodities (crude oil, natural gas, …) at the commodity exchanges. Nowadays trading department is focused on discretionary trading. Our client decided to expand its trading activities also to apply algorithmic trading and set up “Algo trading department”.

This decision creates very rare and interesting opportunity for algo trading experienced professionals who want to make a career move and participate on creating “Algo Trading Department” for one of the leaders of energy sector in Europe.

This position is a unique opportunity in Prague and also in CEE region. The main purpose of this position is to set up algorithmic trading in the company, which includes following activities:
- create and lead small algo trading team (2 – 3 people),
- establish “algo trading department” from scratch
- design, test and run trading algorithms
- cooperation with analysts and traders to identify trading opportunities and then test the ideas.

Head of Algo Trading has autonomy and decision-making competence in managing his team and whole algorithmic trading.

Our client will provide to the successful candidate all necessary support and resources to develop and implement algorithmic trading (technology equipment, analyst support, programmers support,).

Employee perks, benefits

At this position we would like to highlight:
- work for one of the Europe´s largest energy companies, which brings a strong background and adequate salary at EU level,
- unique opportunity in the Prague and also in the Europe,
- self-realization and realization of own ideas – starting up the whole algorithmic trading,
- autonomy and decision-making competence in managing your own team and whole algorithmic trading,
- work in a multicultural environment (colleagues from trading department of various nationalities).

Other advantages and benefits:
- pleasant working environment and an open corporate culture,
- regular professional development through internal and external trainings,
- participation at international conferences,
- the opportunity to work with the latest technology and devices,
- financial bonuses depending on the achievement of the set objectives,
- very motivational performance based bonus system
- monthly financial bonus according to the company´s profit,
- monthly financial mobility contribution in case of relocation,
- annual contribution to electricity consumption,
- contribution to the retirement savings,
- many other benefits will be introduced at the job interview.

Information about the selection process

We will be glad if you respond to this job offer and thank you in advance for your trust. We will consider all CV´s and applications and we certainly give feedback to each candidate.

The selection will consist of two interviews. The first interview will be with representative of a recruitment agency. Second interview will be with representatives of our client.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Other unlisted areas

Our client is one of the largest energy companies in the Europe. Our client mainly focuses on production, distribution and trade of electricity and heat. Company has also a trading department focused on energy trading at the commodity exchanges. Trading department consists of analysts and traders.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)


Brief description of the company

TRIGON Consulting Ltd. is a recruitment agency operating on the Slovak market since 2004. We provide world-class consulting solutions and services for companies particularly in the area of search and selection of employees.

Number of employees

5-9 employees

Company address

TRIGON Consulting s.r.o.
Kapitulská 12
974 01 Banská Bystrica
ID: 3252503   Megjelentetés dátuma: 2017.11.24.   A (bruttó) bér alapösszetevője és egyéb juttatások:   by agreement