Quantitative Modeler / Analyst (Power Engineer)
- Boston, MA, USA
- Verisk Business: Wood Mackenzie
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The Quantitative Modeler / Analyst (Power Engineer) will be responsible for the development and maintenance of Genscape's model development effort and improvement program. Genscape's analytical models incorporate thousands of data parameters and detailed market information to model power flows and pricing based on key market drivers.
The Quantitative Modeler / Analyst will be responsible for developing new regional models for power markets. The successful candidate will also be responsible for upgrading existing models with new features, improved inputs, and more efficient programming.
In addition to the responsibility above, the Quantitative Modeler / Analyst is also responsible for project management and be a mentor of the junior modelers.
The candidate should be proficient in quantitative modeling techniques and have extensive experience in applying these techniques to complex model development. Must have experience in integer programming languages and linear models is required for this position.
The candidate should have a thorough understanding of energy markets gained by working in trading, capital project study, or economic planning environment. A Master’s degree in engineering, operations research, or statistics is desirable for the position.
The candidate should know the structure of the energy industry and its operation, especially the rules governing over-the-counter and exchange-traded energy markets, as well as the physical constraints on physical energy flows. Alongside heuristic power flow and dispatch modeling, the candidate should have background in statistical methods in forecasting input renewables and power demand.
Multiple years experience in programming languages similar to Python, C++, R, and mathematical solvers is an added benefit. Experience in database architecture is also desired.
The Quantitative Modeler / Analyst should have at least two years of experience in energy market analysis. The position requires at least three years of model/economic study experience.
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