Market Data Energy Analyst

Boulder, Colorado, USA

Ascend Analytics is an innovative software service company focused on energy analytics.  Energy portfolios and markets have increased in complexity, making decision analysis more difficult.  Ascend's solutions provide the core analytic infrastructure to streamline processes, enhance understanding, and support decisions.

With headquarters in Boulder, CO, our solutions are used by dozens of energy companies in North America, South America, and Europe.  Our management team has over 60 years of direct energy experience, and our focus remains on the analytic and data infrastructure that supports decision analysis from the next hour to the next thirty years.


Market Data Energy Analyst

As the Market Data Energy Analyst, you will be responsible for advancing software solutions and analytics to support the clean-tech power revolution.  Your strong analytical skills and ability to develop innovative problem solving solutions will support mission critical decision analytics for renewable and traditional power providers around the globe.  Additional responsibilities will include developing feature enhancements to model the financial and physical uncertainties of power generation, load, energy markets and commodities.  We're looking for talented individuals with a serious commitment to empirical modeling, large data analytics, and software solutions.


Job Responsibilities & Essential Functions


  • Build robust pipelines for harvesting and processing of energy market data
  • Design data structures and visualization of results to provide users actionable intelligence and situational awareness of supporting data
  • Build and maintain structural time series forecasting models
  • Optimize and enhance computational efficiency of algorithms and software design


Required Skills & Knowledge


  • Proficiency with analytic software programming (Python or other languages)
  • Familiarity with relational databases (MS SQL or Oracle)
  • Understanding of the threading limitations of Python, and multi-process architecture
  • Strong unit test and debugging skills
  • Background in data science, data harvesting, econometrics, statistics, time series forecasting


Education & Experience


  • BS required in Computer Research Science, Statistics, Operations Research, Math, or related field; MS preferred
  • Proven track record in software engineering; Python knowledge strongly preferred
  • Strong interest in energy systems preferred




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 advancement. 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're looking for talented individuals with a serious commitment to software development and power system optimization.


Please submit your resume and cover letter telling us why you'll be a great fit! Contact us at:





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