Senior Energy Analyst

Boulder, CO
21 days ago
Full time role


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

Your Impact at Ascend

As part of the Ascend Team, you will support leading edge decision analysis for battery and renewable project development & operation, leading project work with clients as they site, size, and evaluate potential development. We’d like someone who brings industry expertise, a fresh perspective, and a desire to make a big impact. The ideal candidate has a strong background in the energy industry including economics, finance, or engineering and exhibits high levels of leadership and professionalism. We are seeking talented individuals with a serious commitment to energy analytics and the evolution of the grid towards greater renewable and storage penetration.  

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

Job Responsibilities & Essential Functions

  • Lead quantitative analysis and work to deliver on-time results to clients   
  • Provide clients with expertise in the areas of analytic modeling for asset   valuation, risk management, and renewable integration  
  • Devise new approaches to represent results that provide support for decision analysis 
  • Assimilate complex information into readily understood reports and presentations 
  • Perform in-depth analysis of power market operations 
  • Solve complex analytic problems to make mission critical decisions for energy supply 
  • Serve as a technical resource for scoping, building, deploying, and launch activities  

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • 2+ years Energy industry experience 
  • Understanding of energy modeling system and methods  
  • Demonstrated track record of working with clients and team   
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication, teamwork skills, organization and work ethic 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and problem solve with minimum supervision
  • Strong analytical skills in analyzing and explaining complex data

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Master’s or PhD; advanced degrees in economics, engineering, and energy preferred 
  • Proficiency with analytic software programming (R, Python or other languages) preferred
  • Previous experience in project management considered a plus  
  • Knowledge of deregulated power market operations a plus 



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 

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

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