February 25, 2020
Boulder, CO

Senior Energy Analyst - Energy Market Forecasting and Analysis

We are looking for a Senior Energy Analyst - Energy Market Forecasting and Analysis to join our team in Boulder, CO. We are seeking talented individuals with a serious commitment to following and developing a deep understanding of the transitions that are underway in the energy sector. If you want to help shape a new future of a cleaner and more cost-effective energy supply and work with an industry-leading software company with dedicated and talented people who are passionate about our future, this could be a great fit.

Ascend Analytics is an innovative "green tech" software and consulting company focused on energy analytics that are transforming the electric grid to renewables. Ascend's solutions provide the analytics to support critical power supply decisions from operating strategies over the next hour, to hedging and budgeting decisions over the next five years, to long-term investment and resource planning decisions over the next thirty years.

For more information, visit www.ascendanalytics.com

Job Description

This position will play a lead role in Ascend Analytics' market forecasting analytics. The role will require combining trends in technology, markets, and policy with sound economic principles and power dispatch models in order to develop long-term energy price forecasts across the US. This position will support Ascend's resource planning, renewable integration, and energy storage consulting activities with electric utilities and other energy industry clients. We'd like someone who brings energy industry expertise, a fresh perspective, and a desire to make a big impact. The ideal candidate has a background that spans energy technology, economics, and policy; is able to synthesize information from a broad set of sources; and exhibits high levels of leadership and professionalism.

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Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Ascend highly values our employees and often pays above industry average.

We offer flexible work hours with a relaxed environment and opportunities for domestic and international travel. Excellent benefits are available, including medical, dental, vision, and a 401k plan. Ascend values their employees' overall well-being and we contribute a monthly stipend to any gym membership our employees choose. We are looking for talented individuals with a serious commitment to software development and power system optimization. Ascend Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please send your resume, transcripts and cover letter to: recruiting@ascendanalytics.com telling us why you are a good fit! In your cover letter, please state in no more than 150 words what the term "long-run equilibrium" means in the context of electricity price formation.

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