Senior Energy Analyst - PowerSIMM

Boulder, CO
4 days ago
Full time role


Ascend Analytics

Boulder, CO, USA

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

Senior Energy Analyst, Boulder, CO 

Your Impact at Ascend Analytics 

We are looking for a Senior Energy Analyst with expertise in electric power resource planning and valuation for utility power procurement to join our team in Boulder, CO. You will be an integral part of delivering on Ascend Analytics’ mission to bring advanced energy analytics to support real-world decisions in resource planning, renewable generation, energy storage, and energy risk management to electric utilities, community choice aggregators, Fortune 500 corporations, and other energy industry clients. We seek someone who brings industry expertise, a consulting mindset, fresh perspectives and a desire to make a big impact. The ideal candidate has a strong background in the energy industry, economics, finance or engineering and exhibits high levels of leadership and professionalism. 

Ascend Analytics is an innovative climate tech software and consulting company focused on energy analytics that are transforming the electric grid. Ascend's solutions provide the analytics to support critical power supply decisions from operating strategies, for short and long-term investment and resource planning decisions. For more information, visit 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Learn how Ascend’s resource planning tool PowerSimm is used to advance the analytical foundation of resource planning and valuation activities 
  • Manage project teams and lead client engagements 
  • Work with a nation-wide utility client base to develop integrated resource plans, run and valuate requests for offer/proposals, analyze the economics of legacy power plants, and plan for their replacement with cleaner energy sources, etc. 
  • Work collaboratively with a top-level team with similar passion for the energy field 
  • Advance data visualization techniques to represent results that provide support for decision analysis 
  • Support power market analysis, including long-term fundamental market forecasting efforts 
  • Assimilate complex information into readily understood reports and presentations 

Required Qualifications 

  • 2+ years of energy industry experience, including knowledge of wholesale energy markets, power supply and demand side resource technologies, and resource planning in vertically integrated and deregulated power markets 
  • Master’s or PhD: advanced degree(s) in economics, engineering, or business (MBA), with energy focus preferred  
  • Experience successfully prioritizing, managing and delivering projects in a consulting capacity 
  • Understanding of energy modeling system and methods 
  • Knowledge of software and programming  
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills and work ethic 
  • Excellent organization, verbal and written communication skills 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Demonstrated track record of working with clients and team 
  • Knowledge of structured programming 


Compensation: $95,000 - $140,000           

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 

Ascend Analytics

Boulder, CO, USA

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

View Company Profile