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Solar Analyst

Boston, MA
21 days ago
Full time role

Company

Nexamp

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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Job Description

Do you want to be part of the solar revolution that is transforming the energy landscape? 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!

SUMMARY

Nexamp is looking to grow our Nexamp Energy Center (NEC) team in hiring a Solar Analyst. The Analyst will be working on a team of commissioning analysts, reporting specialists, and photovoltaic (PV) performance analysts to provide analytical feedback on the performance of the fleet of PV and storage systems. The Analyst will be the technical subject matter expert (SME) for storage. The Analysts will lead discussions and maintain communications with industry partners including utilities, site owners, customers and subcontractors across all Nexamp and third-party markets. The ideal candidate will possess advanced understanding and hands on experience in all facets of solar PV energy monitoring, SCADA and data acquisition system (DAS) design, and analysis. This role is hybrid, and based in our Boston Office, and reporting to our Vice President, NEC. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Act as subject matter expert pertaining to the operations and troubleshooting of energy management system (EMS) and battery energy storage systems (BESS)
  • Develop analytics suite around BESS operations regarding areas of technology efficiency, financial efficiency
  • Monitor BESS operations and originate dispatch routines
  • Work with other asset management members to develop BESS schedules for best market participation and implement the schedules during commissioning and early operations stages
  • Work with SCADA engineering to develop a SCADA platform for BESS Operations
  • Train and Support Operations Center personnel on BESS dispatch, monitoring, troubleshooting
  • Write standard operating procedures (SOPs) around BESS Operational Safety and Security
  • Interact with owners, utilities, 3rd party vendors, off-takers, operations, and maintenance (O&M) providers, and subcontractors
  • Work on expanding Nexamp’s troubleshooting support library to assist with future training and troubleshooting efforts (include BESS dispatch)
  • Ensure timely updates to O&M team and interested parties on project status and next steps
  • Provide valid data feedback on functionality of BESS, 3rd party controllers, ISO testing challenges
  • Develop storage warranty metrics. 
  • Present and defend data to independent engineers on Storage metrics for refinance and maintenance questions
  • Make decisions across the plant lifecycle beginning at commissioning and startup, as well as in terms of current and future system design, equipment replacement and decommissioning

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience, including, but not limited to: electrical knowledge of renewable energy systems, solar PV analysis, battery technology experience, etc.
  • Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field.
  • Strong understanding of battery energy storage systems
  • Understanding of electricity concepts, including, but not limited to: AC, DC, power, energy
  • Adept at identifying trends, underperformance, and evolving conditions related to equipment, shading, weather, and climate change
  • Adept at data acquisition system troubleshooting and resolution, communications configuration, and M2M networks.
  • Advanced understanding of PV design tools, electrical plans and asset management software management and development.
  • Possess software and hardware knowledge necessary to perform troubleshooting and remotely interact with equipment, including, but not limited to: inverters and grid recloser apparatus.

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.

PERKS & COMPENSATION

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!

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please note that the Company requires all individuals in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and remain up to date with COVID-19 vaccine boosters.  Vaccines must be authorized and/or approved by the FDA.  Individuals needing an exemption to this requirement due to medical, disability-related, or religious reasons may request an exemption.  The Company will engage in an interactive process to determine if an exemption to this requirement as a reasonable accommodation is appropriate. 

NEXAMP VALUES AND MISSION

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.

Nexamp

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Nexamp is leading the transformation to the new energy economy with proven solutions for the deployment and operation of solar ...

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