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Project Manager, Modeling and Analytics - Albany or New York City Office

 

New York is leading the nation in the fight on global climate change and the transition to a clean energy-powered economy. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (Climate Act) [PDF]Link opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. has created the most aggressive climate change goals in the nation and requires an ambitious agenda that blends proven catalysts with innovative approaches while operating across a broader energy arena that is rapidly evolving. New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) is a driving force in realizing this agenda. NYSERDA works with stakeholders that span residents, business owners, developers, community leaders, local government officials, universities, utilities, investors, entrepreneurs, and more, to develop, invest, and foster conditions that:

  • Attract the private sector capital investment needed to expand New York’s clean energy economy
  • Overcome barriers to using clean energy at a large-scale in New York
  • Enable New York’s communities and residents to benefit equitably from energy efficiency and renewable energy

Job Overview

NYSERDA seeks a creative, self-motivated and knowledgeable individual with strong analytical skills as well as developed project management, communications and interpersonal skills to join the Modeling and Analytics team within Energy and Environmental Analysis.

Energy and Environmental Analysis assists New York State energy policy decision-makers by identifying and evaluating policy alternatives for addressing vital public needs; quantitatively assessing the impact of energy, environmental, and economic policies and programs on the State’s citizens, businesses, and environment; and helping foster informed energy planning, through forecasting energy demand and prices, and through the quantitative analysis of energy issues and policies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and perform modeling, forecasting, and quantitative analyses to assess impacts of existing and potential energy and environmental policies on supply, demand, energy prices and markets, emissions, and the macro-level State economy
  • Lead and support electricity system resource planning related modeling and analysis
  • Participate in New York Independent System Operator working group meetings (e.g., Electricity System Planning Working Group) to identify and influence key wholesale market analysis, procedures, and planning activities.
  • Manage external contractor teams engaged in analysis on behalf of NYSERDA as well as participate in and lead teams from NYSERDA and other State agencies to advance projects
  • Perform other responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5 years of experience managing and conducting energy systems analysis
  • Top-notch presentation and interpersonal skills that resonate with audiences of different backgrounds; the ability to communicate persuasively, concisely, and unambiguously in speech and in writing
  • Advanced computer skills to complete analytical functions
  • Relentless work ethic and resolute integrity
  • Bachelor’s degree; Master’s degree highly valued
  • Preference for background in a field of analytical study (such as engineering or economics)

Applicants should be able to demonstrate having some or all of the following skills enhanced by a willingness to learn about new issues and analytical tools:

  • Understanding of economic theory and present value methodologies
  • Technical expertise in quantitative analysis of energy issues, efficiency programs and environmental policies; knowledge of energy efficiency and renewable energy program strategies is preferred
  • Understanding of energy markets, including electricity and fossil fuel markets, and economic issues related to energy and environmental policy
  • Experience with electricity system planning models (e.g., capacity expansion, production cost, resource adequacy, and/or power flow modeling) is highly valued
  • Experience working in a team environment both as a team leader and active team member
  • Experience managing complex analytical projects which engage in-house experts and staff, external consultant teams, and external industry experts and stakeholders. 

Salary

The salary range is $71,685 - $120,156. Candidates will be considered based on qualifications and experience.  An excellent benefits package is offered.

To Apply

Please submit one file that includes both your cover letter and resume

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