Director, Transmission & Market Analytics

Chicago, IL
2 months ago
Full time role


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Job Description

Do you have a passion for making our environment better for this generation and the ones that follow? Does working for a fast paced, growing company that is leading the way into new markets sound exciting to you? Come join us as we take on new challenges and help build a better tomorrow. Our mission is clear: to reshape the energy landscape, delivering value to our clients and partners while benefiting our communities and society at large. Let's make a difference together. Join our team. 


Nexamp is seeking a Director, Transmission & Market Analytics to join our Utility-Scale Solar + Storage team. The Director, Transmission & Market Analytics will serve as the lead for transmission and interconnection activities from a market and commercial perspective. The primary responsibilities will include oversight of the transmission and interconnection process for the project portfolio, evaluation of transmission opportunities, rights, constraints, pricing, and congestion to support the team’s organic project development and acquisition efforts. If you are a driven, organized, and enthusiastic energy professional, we want you to join our dynamic team! Open to candidates in a remote location, although working from the Nexamp office in Chicago/Boston/Austin is preferred.  


  • Work with leadership and internal/external stakeholders to grow the company's portfolio through the identification of new transmission and interconnection opportunities in various target ISOs (PJM, MISO, ERCOT, NYISO,..).
  • Develop a thorough understanding and evaluation of potential interconnection options for projects, and the related costs, benefits, and challenges for each option.
  • Determine the optimum plan/strategy for project interconnection using analytical tools and methods.
  • Lead technical and economic evaluation studies of solar and solar + storage energy projects, including congestion and curtailment studies.
  • Monitor tariff and policy changes in target markets and provide a detailed and complete understanding of the interconnection process to the broader organization.
  • Track key transmission upgrades in target markets.
  • Clearly communicate any commercial risks to Business Development team and senior management, as appropriate.
  • Conduct regular update meetings with utility-scale team.
  • Effectively manage team and 3rd-party resources to achieve efficient and scalable operations.


  • Commitment to Nexamp’s mission and a passion for solving tomorrow’s climate crisis today.
  • 5+ years of transmission and interconnection planning experience on renewable projects. 
  • Transmission planning experience at a utility, ISO/RTO.
  • Ability to use proficiently Siemens PSS/E, PowerGEM TARA or other powerflow software.
  • Ability to use PROMOD, UPLAN or other electric market simulation software.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and market issues specific to transmission.
  • Broad network of contacts across US regional grid operators.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and organizational skills.
  • Thorough attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Advanced Degree in electrical engineering (EE) from university with an accredited electrical engineering program strongly preferred.

If you don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, but see yourself contributing, please submit an application.  We encourage people from minority or marginalized groups to apply.

At Nexamp, our mission is building the future of energy, so it is clean, simple, and accessible for all. We believe a diverse team brings different perspectives and experiences, thus benefiting our work. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. By encouraging a culture where ideas and decisions come from all people, we believe it will help us grow, innovate, and be a part of environmental and social change.


Not only will you get to work with a group of innovative, dedicated, and motivated peers, you will also have access to all the benefits that Nexamp offers! This includes: our competitive compensation package; a 401(k) employer-match; health, dental, & vision insurance starting day one; Flexible Paid Time Off and Holiday PTO; Commuter Benefits, Cell Phone Reimbursement; as well as a hybrid work environment, headquartered in Boston, MA with a fun, collaborative, downtown office! We provide healthy snacks, coffee, yoga sessions, volunteer opportunities, company outings, and more!


Building the future of energy so it is clean, simple and accessible.

Nexamp is building the energy infrastructure of tomorrow and reinventing the way people interact with the electricity that powers their lives. By deploying a distributed network of locally sourced clean energy, we seek to reduce the negative effects of climate change. Our team’s diverse experience drives innovation from the ground up and with a singular passion: to deliver an accessible and sustainable energy future for all.

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