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Energy Analyst - Renewables and Storage

Boulder, CO
14 days ago
Full time role

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Ascend Analytics is an innovative software and consulting company at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Our software solutions ...

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Job Description

We are looking for an entry-level Energy Analyst to join our team in Boulder, CO. If you want to help shape a new future of a cleaner and more cost-effective energy supply and work with an industry-leading software company with dedicated and talented people who are passionate about our future, this could be a great fit.

Ascend Analytics is an innovative “climate tech” software and consulting company focused on energy analytics that are transforming the electric grid to renewables. Ascend's solutions provide the analytics to support critical power supply decisions from operating strategies over the next hour, to hedging and budgeting decisions over the next five years, to long-term investment and resource planning decisions over the next thirty years. For more information, visit www.ascendanalytics.com.

Job Description

As part of the Ascend Team, you will perform leading edge decision analysis for battery renewable project development & operation. We are seeking talented individuals with a serious commitment to energy analytics, empirical modeling, and an understanding of the dynamics of today's power market.

Job Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  • Prefer quantitative analysis and work collaboratively
  • Assimilate complex information into readily understood reports and presentations
  • Devise new approaches to represent results that provide support for decision analysis
  • Clearly communicate results and modeling approaches to clients
  • Provide clients with expertise in the areas of analytic modeling for risk management and asset valuation
  • Provide clients with web-based software training
  • Track the status and progress of projects spanning multiple teams
  • Optimize internal project workflows

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, engineering, or other highly quantitative field
  • Demonstrated interest in renewables and battery storage
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, and work ethic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and problem solve with minimum supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Master’s degree and/or one or more years of relevant work experience
  • Project management experience (includes school projects or volunteer work)
  • Solid understanding of the technical, economic, and policy aspects of energy
  • Experience with banking, project finance, or other financial coursework
  • Comfortable running complicated software or with basic programming
  • Passion for environmental issues and desire to impact the clean energy transition

Compensation ($60,000 - $110,000)

Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Ascend highly values our employees and often pays above industry average. 

We offer flexible work hours in a relaxed environment with opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan.  

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ascend Analytics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   

Ascend Analytics is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at recruiting@ascendanalytics.com 

Ascend Analytics is an innovative software and consulting company at the forefront of the renewable energy transition. Our software solutions ...

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