NREL Electricity Markets Engineer II in Golden, Colorado
Electricity Markets Engineer II
CO - Golden
Hours Per Week
NREL uses a variety of bulk power systems planning and operations tools to understand the evolution of domestic and international power systems. This position will work with a project manager to assist in technical analysis of international and domestic grid integration activities. The position will support a variety of modeling activities including production cost modeling and wholesale market design. The ideal candidate must have previous experience modeling power systems, and exceptional mathematics (including statistics), programming, and analysis skills. The successful candidate will participate in the development and execution of models, analysis of results, and publication of results in written reports and spoken presentations. Previous experience with technologies such as demand response, wind energy, solar energy, concentrating solar energy, distributed generation, and energy storage, as well as systems integration issues is a major plus. Qualified candidates must have previously published in at least one peer reviewed Journal or have experience working with grid operators such as an RTO/ISO, domestically or internationally.
Required Education, Experience, and Skills
Relevant Master's Degree . Or, relevant Bachelor's Degree and 2 or more years of experience . General knowledge and application of engineering technical standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Training in team, task or project leadership responsibilities. Intermediate abilities and knowledge of practices and techniques. Beginning experience in project management. Good writing, interpersonal and communication skills
Demonstrated knowledge in power systems modeling or other relevant engineering systems modeling
· Demonstrated experience solving numerical scientific or engineering problems in a repeatable and/or extensible manner using programming languages such as or similar to Python, Matlab, R, C++, or Julia
· Exceptional written and spoken communication skills
· Knowledge or experience with power systems modeling tools such as PLEXOS, PROMOD, PSSE, PSLF, MATPOWER, etc.
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