Manager of Market Forecasting

Boulder, CO
about 1 month 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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Manager of Market Forecasting, Boulder, CO 


Your Impact at Ascend Analytics 

This position will be a key member of Ascend Analytics’ Market Intelligence team, which supports all long-term valuation activities at Ascend, working in project finance, utility planning, project development, and market strategy. The role will require applying knowledge of energy markets while mentoring junior staff, ensuring delivery of high-quality analysis and work products, and improving internal processes. We’d like someone who brings a passion for the energy sector, knowledge of power markets, client-facing experience, an ability to see the big picture, and a desire to have an impact.   

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: 

  • Apply knowledge of wholesale power markets to guide forecast development, analytics activities, and consulting projects for the Market Intelligence team 
  • Manage the activities of a team of junior and senior analysts, ensuring on-time delivery of work products 
  • Identify and oversee opportunities for process improvement and streamlining  
  • Oversee consulting activities and ensure high-quality client-facing deliverables  


Required Skills & Experience:  

  • BS or MS in Engineering, economics, applied mathematics, or a related quantitative field 
  • 4+ years experience in US power markets 
  • Experience guiding/overseeing the work of junior colleagues 
  • Experience holding independent responsibility for delivery of final work products 
  • Familiarity with programming techniques for data processing and analysis in any language and strong skills in Microsoft Excel 
  • Highly organized and able to balance competing priorities 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, and work ethic 
  • Ability to communicate with impact and confidence, both orally and in writing 


Preferred Skills & Experience  

  • Graduate degree, preferably with a focus on energy 
  • Consulting or client-facing experience 
  • Experience performing independent research 
  • People and project management experience 
  • Experience in energy project finance or power market forecasting  



Compensation: $120,000-$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 

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