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Portfolio Analyst

Date:  May 5, 2022
Job ID:  2563

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities: 

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE's Energy Supply Merchant team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Portfolio Analyst position!

Job Description

This position is responsible for becoming the Subject matter expert in upcoming market design activities which may include EDAM, SPP/SPP+, CETA, and other new state initiatives.  Additionally, you will lead and provide recommendations for the development and implementation of future market design activities


Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Job Responsibilities

  • Recognize and define market design issues that impact the portfolio and creates strategies to mitigate risks
  • Participate in Market Design meetings to ensure that PSE Interests are protected.
  • Supports development of written documents and presentations to help effectively communicate results of research and analysis.
  • Effectively presents and communicates complex issues to all levels of the organization
  • Present findings and data to internal and external customers
  • Manage upstream and downstream workflows to support market design initiatives
  • Become a subject matter expert in the Market Design Activities
  • Some travel may be required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field. (Economics, Statistics, Engineering or similar)
  • 2 years work experience, preferably as a quantitative analyst in the energy industry.
  • Proficiency with quantitative concepts including time-series analysis, Monte Carlo simulations, operations research, and statistics.
  • Advanced skills in MS Office, especially Excel, Access is expected, including proficiency in writing macros or queries in SQL or VBA.
  • Excellent communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Self starter with the ability to work effectively without direct supervision in a fast paced, stressful, and multitasking environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a quantitative field. (MBA does not count)
  • Hands on experience building quantitative models using Crystal Ball, LP Solvers, or VBA.
  • Mathematical programming experience in SAS, Matlab, or similar.
  • Familiarity with financial analysis concepts and accounting principles.
  • Previous experience with developing and using OLAP reports. (Cognos, Crystal)
  • Programming experience in VB, C or FORTRAN.
  • Knowledge of risk systems and portfolio management principles.
  • Understanding of western gas and power markets supply and demand drivers, market fundamentals, transmission, and transportation.

Additional Information

Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue