Energy portfolio optimisation & Energy risk specialist


We’re at a turning point in history. Climate change is changing the world faster than ever before. Utilities will play a crucial role in the transformation of our society to fight climate change and become carbon-neutral, while at the same time making sure people and businesses can continue to use energy supply like they’ve been used to for so many years.

At Gorilla, we’re determined to not stay aside, but to make a real impact on the utility industry by providing data services that allow utilities to play the role they need to play in the quest for a net-zero society. By building something that solves a real problem, and by being the best at what we do.

your role

  • Deliver complex energy models based on regression, neural networks, and other models for forecasting, portfolio management, and risk management.

  • Develop financial models to assess the relative profitability under various market scenarios.

  • Lead the development of models to assess customer value (NPV) based on segmentation, product and customer characteristics.

  • Do quantitative analysis on wholesale portfolio & risk

  • Develop risk metrics and models to calculate and asses them, e.g. VaR, gross margin at risk

  • Develop models that support various hedging strategies & KPIs/KRIs for energy business

  • Help in the development of variance analysis on all of the above topics

  • Work together with our existing customers and prospects to validate our learnings, prototypes and ideas

your responsibilities

As a portfolio and risk specialist, you join the product team to design the ideal solution to optimally manage energy portfolio risk both for commodity and non-commodity. You work together with our clients, prospects, solution architects and engineers to distil requirements for calculation models, identifying specific data needs and algorithms. With your knowledge of the energy market, you are able to represent and demonstrate Gorilla’s beautiful solution as well as prototypes to customers and prospects.

As a strong believer in co-creation and teamwork, you naturally do all of this in close collaboration with your colleagues.


  • Strong background of simulation, modelling, and statistical analysis.

  • Experience in energy portfolio optimisation & energy risk management at a utility retailer.

  • You thrive on understanding and solving complex problems.

  • You understand the energy market inside out, and are following up on the latest advancements.

  • You’re fluent in English.

  • You have strong communication skills, both written and oral

  • Well developed team building and networking skills to enable effective collaboration, engagement, and be able to influence people of all levels

  • You are a people person, just as much as a subject matter expert.

The benefits

You become part of an ambitious organisation and an enthusiastic team with a mindset to win! As Gorilla is growing at an incredible pace, you can leave your mark – growing alongside Gorilla.

We actively challenge ourselves and our colleagues, in order to always improve our skills, methodology and capabilities. Lifelong learning is essentially embedded in our organisation, and we care about your individual dreams and ambitions, beyond just work.

On top of that, our remuneration approach is clear and no-nonsense, just like our feedback culture and personal development approach. You’ll be able to join a team from wherever you’d like to work – equipped with the best technology for remote work. We’ll provide access to an office space near you whenever you like, as well as frequent travels to meet your colleagues in person, making sure you’ll never feel lonely.

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