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Energy Analyst Team Lead

Boulder, CO
9 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 a Team Lead for our SmartBidder analyst team in Boulder, CO (hybrid). If you want to help shape a new future of a cleaner, 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

This position will support leading edge decision analysis for operating battery and renewable projects in wholesale power markets using our SmartBidder trading platform. The ideal candidate has a strong background in the energy industry, 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

Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Lead the team of analysts to provide quantitative analysis, new client onboarding, and client support to optimize resource bidding in live operations
  • Provide clients with expertise in the areas of wholesale market participation and risk management
  • Devise new approaches to represent results that provide support for decision analysis
  • Assimilate complex information into readily understood reports and presentations
  • Lead scoping of new features for power market operations

Skills & Knowledge

  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, and work ethic
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with DA-RT Trading and/or scheduling for batteries, renewables, or hybrid assets 
  • Understanding of energy modeling system and methods
  • Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and problem-solve with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Demonstrated track record of working with clients and teams

Education & Experience

  • Two to five years of energy industry experience, including knowledge of deregulated power market operations
  • Graduated degree; economics, engineering, and energy-relevant disciplines preferable
  • Previous experience in project management a plus

Compensation ($100,000 - $160,000)

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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