Research Analyst

13 days ago
Full time role


Rewiring America is a growing nonprofit, working to launch a movement that electrifies everything, starting with our 121 million households. Through ...

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Job Description

About Rewiring America

Rewiring America is the leading electrification nonprofit, focused on electrifying everything in our communities. We're all in on electrifying where we live, work, learn and play. Supported by a world-class research team developing accessible, actionable data and tools for Americans across the country, Rewiring America is crafting the blueprint for Americans to achieve energy efficiency, tackle nationwide emission goals, improve health, save consumers money and build the next generation of the American workforce in clean energy.

The Opportunity and Position Summary

Rewiring America is growing rapidly. We are building a diverse and dynamic Research team with the aim of investigating, documenting, and sharing the full breadth of knowledge required to electrify our economy.

The Research Analyst will contribute to a broad range of our research agenda and play an integral role in supporting our Data Science team develop analytical tools that inspire people to take action on electrification.

This role reports to the Research Program Manager.

What You’ll Do

  • Help to build the Research team’s working knowledge of the full scope of opportunities and market barriers to electrification. Aim to understand the big picture and the ‘how and why’ that drives successful market transformation.
  • Translate data and evidence into useful things for your colleagues and Rewiring America’s growing audience, including the lay public.
  • Contribute to analytical models that integrate data and evidence with Rewiring America’s knowledge products and decision support tools.
  • Conduct swift and thoughtful ad-hoc analyses to meet the needs of the organization and our partners.
  • Keep excellent notes. Know where to find that one great quote or data point when you need it.
  • Document the limitations of the evidence you collect and the models you help to build.
  • Draft content for technical reports that summarize findings and methods. Be concise, but thorough.


As a Rewiring America Research Analyst, you will be driven by a belief in and commitment to our values, vision, and mission. We are looking for a team player who demonstrates curiosity, energy, and a learner’s mindset. As a Research Analyst, you will play a supportive role across the Research team as it grows out of its start-up phase. In this role you would help to drive this progress as we make further headway towards our nation’s electrification and climate goals

We are looking for the following Core and Preferred qualifications:


  • Commitment to the mission, policies, and goals of Rewiring America.
  • Demonstrated quantitative and analytical aptitude.
  • Experience working with one or more of the following:
    • Analytical tools such as Excel, Python, Pandas, or R
    • Visualization tools such as Tableau, Looker, or R Shiny.
    • Programming tools such as git/GitHub, APIs, SQL, Javascript, etc.
  • Excellent technical documentation skills, with an eye for detail.
  • Ability to synthesize and distill data and evidence to identify meaningful connections to a broader research agenda.
  • Demonstrated communication ability across formats with skill in delivering information in a concise and compelling manner.
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in science, engineering, economics, or social science.


  • Domain knowledge in climate, energy, environmental justice, public health, building science, utilities, and/or electrification.
  • Background in statistics and/or energy modeling.
  • At least 2 years of experience working in a team environment related to research, analysis, and/or data science


Commitment to Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Rewiring America values diversity in all its forms and is committed to inclusive and transparent recruitment, hiring and promotion processes. Candidates of diverse backgrounds and lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Hiring Statement

Rewiring America is a project of Windward Fund, a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. Windward Fund is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. Windward Fund ‘s work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.


The salary range for this position is $65,000-$90,000 commensurate with experience. Rewiring America also offers a very generous and competitive benefits package, including health coverage, retirement benefits, paid vacation, sick time and holidays and access to professional development resources.


Our comprehensive benefits package includes 100% employer-paid health, dental, and vision insurance, an automatic 3% contribution and an up to 3% employer match on 401k contributions, pre-tax transportation benefits, and paid holidays, vacation, sick and volunteer time off.

COVID-19 Policy

To center the safety and well-being of its employees, Windward Fund requires that any employee who is required to conduct in-person activities for their job must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 within four weeks of their start date. This position may require candidates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodations may be sought and approved in accordance with the law by contacting human resources at

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