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Senior Analyst - Nodal Market

Company:  AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
Location: 

Portland, OR, US Boston, MA, US

Company

Company

About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit www.avangrid.com

 

 

Purpose

Avangrid Renewables is seeking a bright, motivated, and collaborative candidate to lead the Nodal Market and Data Analytics.  This Nodal Market and Data Analytics team is part of the Market Fundamentals group that analyzes the energy markets across North America, maintains up-to-date models and analytics tools, develops insightful market views and forecasts, and conduct sophisticated congestion/curtailment/revenue/basis/pricing analyses.  These views and analyses are key drivers for investment decisions (wind, solar, storage, hydro slices, etc.), hedging activities, and development of corporate strategies.  


This role will be responsible for nodal energy market modeling, model-driven analytics, data automation, data-driven analytics and visualization.  An ideal candidate for this role would have a passion developing models and leveraging insights from data to solve complex but meaningful problems.
 

Responsibilities

  • Lead the nodal energy market modeling effort including developing, updating, and validating production costing models for EI, WECC, and ERCOT
  • Coordinate energy market assumptions with other Fundamentals staff who are responsible for long-term price forecasts
  • Perform nodal energy market simulations and analytics to study basis, curtailment, negative price, storage optimization, and energy deliverability and associated network upgrades
  • Research transmission planning development in different ISO/RTOs and utility IRPs, perform power flow studies, and develop regional transmission views that affect renewables and storage projects
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for data automation and process improvement
  • Lead the effort to perform advanced data-driven analytics and statistics, including historical basis analysis
  • Collaborate with investment office, origination, development, policy, and other internal teams to support various projects
  • Prepare briefing materials for internal stakeholders and senior management
  • Evaluate data and service subscriptions to ensure effective combination of internal resources and external expertise
     

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, economics, mathematics, or related field 
  • 5+ years of experience in production cost modeling and simulations using software such as AURORA, PROMOD, PLEXOS, Gridview, GE MAPS, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in power flow and transmission planning 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office tools and ability to use programing languages such as Python, R, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to communicate effectively at both business and technical levels
  • Ability to stay current with relevant technology innovation and market rule changes that impact job responsibilities
  • Ability to acquire Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) clearance and safeguard critical information appropriately 
  • Demonstrated experience in data analytics and/or advanced statistical analysis as related to energy markets. Working knowledge of data science and machine learning concepts
  • Self-motivated, strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong team skills to collaborate with members with diverse background in a fast-paced industry

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Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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