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Summary of the Data Analyst, Transmission job at New Leaf Energy

New Leaf Energy is hiring a Data Analyst, Transmission with 0 - 3 years of experience. Based in United States - Boston, MA and with Hybrid ways of working. The expected salary range for this role is $95,670 - $110,130
About New Leaf Energy

New Leaf Energy is one of the leading developers of renewable energy and energy storage projects in the United States—both distributed generation and utility scale. Headquartered in Lowell, MA, with employees and projects spanning the country, New Leaf Energy was formed in 2022 out of Borrego’s market-leading solar and energy storage development business, which extends back to 1980.

At New Leaf Energy, we partner with landowners, utilities, and local communities to secure, design, and permit commercial, community, and utility-scale renewable energy and energy storage projects and prepare them for sale to long-term asset owners. Together with our partners, we aim to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy in service of the goal of rapidly decarbonizing our society.

Data Analyst, Transmission job description

New Leaf Energy is seeking a Transmission Data Analyst to join our Utility-Scale Policy and Business Development team. The Analyst will collaborate closely with utility-scale project development teams to build innovative tools and data evaluation approaches in support of the company's mission: to accelerate the transition to a world powered by renewable energy. Early projects may include building transmission data repositories, prototyping new analytics tools and use cases, and collaborating with the Senior Director of Transmission Strategy to incorporate advanced data analysis into the development and risk management of utility-scale projects. This is a unique opportunity to be a pivotal player in a growing team making a direct impact on the advancement of renewable energy in the United States.

This position can be located in our Oakland, CA, Lowell, MA or Boston, MA offices. We value in-person collaboration and offer a hybrid work environment. Hybrid employees work in the office at least two out of every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and are free to work from the office or from home on other days.

About the role:

As part of a small team focused on grid analytics, you will conduct sophisticated quantitative and qualitative analysis of transmission system and policy data. You will also develop new analytical approaches, organize and track data, analyze and assess study results.

Position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing populating, organizing, and analyzing key data sets used for grid analytics and transmission strategy in markets across the United States;
  • Developing new and innovative approaches to transmission data analytics and related tools to advance organizational excellence;
  • Conducting original analysis using tools and subscription services, assessing both geographic regions and specific power generation projects;
  • Optimizing processes and inputs used to evaluate project feasibility and interconnection queues to drive efficiencies and improve insights;
  • Continuously learning and adapting to new technologies and methodologies in data engineering and transmission analytics;
  • Supporting data integration into GIS mapping tools;
  • Undertaking research as needed for special projects and initiatives related to solar and storage integration and market trends;
  • Maintaining the internal utility-scale dashboard for key RTO/TO data sources, for use by a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Ensuring that project-specific transmission risks and opportunities are tracked and assessed throughout the entire lifecycle of a project;
  • Supporting the creation of policy presentations, comments, and other materials;
  • Supporting the management and work of summer interns, as needed.
Data Analyst, Transmission job requirements

Desired Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics/statistics, engineering, or information technology;
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience;
  • Expert proficiency in Excel and one or more programming languages (Python, MatLab, R, etc.);
  • Strong foundational knowledge in data structures and algorithms;
  • Basic understanding of database management systems and SQL;
  • Demonstrated work experience in the area of advanced data analysis, data exploration and visualization, and consultation with internal stakeholders to create and explain data models;
  • Knowledge of power systems, electricity markets, or transmission systems is preferred but not required;
  • Experience working in a team environment and demonstrated ability to collaboratively and creatively tackle problems;
  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience;
  • Ability to prioritize requests.
What we offer at New Leaf Energy

New Leaf Energy compensates all employees in three ways: market-competitive base salary, plus above-market variable compensation, plus an equity-like program such that all employees experience the benefits of ownership. We use a data-driven and transparent methodology to calibrate compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable, guided by the New Leaf Energy compensation manual, which is available to all employees.

Under our compensation framework, the likely base salary range for this position is $95,670- $110,130. The on-target annual cash bonus associated with this position is an additional 10% percent of base salary. Your actual salary may be above, in, or below this range, depending on your location and experience. Our office locations in Lowell, Boston, Oakland, and Chicago all carry geography-based upward adjustments to the base pay range.

We value transparency and can share more during the interview process.

Benefits and Culture

New Leaf Energy's success is driven by our collaborative, long-term relationships based on trust and transparency. We offer a flexible work environment that places significant responsibility in independent teams and creates opportunities for innovation and personal growth. New Leaf Energy's benefits are designed to appropriately recognize our employees' contributions and enable a reasonable work/life balance. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental and vision;
  • A 401k plan with immediate vesting and a company match (100% of the first three percent of your pay; 50% for the next two percent you contribute);
  • An open and self-managed paid time-off policy;
  • A hybrid work location policy that supports working from home for part of the week;
  • A parental leave policy for both birthing and non-birthing parents, available immediately upon hire;
  • Professional development and education assistance.

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Data Analyst, Transmission

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February 22, 2024

About Our Company

New Leaf Energy is one of the leading developers of renewable energy and energy storage projects in the United States—both distributed generation and utility scale. Headquartered in Lowell, MA, with employees and projects spanning the country, New Leaf Energy was formed in 2022 out of Borrego’s market-leading solar and energy storage development business, which extends back to 1980.

At New Leaf Energy, we partner with landowners, utilities, and local communities to secure, design, and permit commercial, community, and utility-scale renewable energy and energy storage projects and prepare them for sale to long-term asset owners. Together with our partners, we aim to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy in service of the goal of rapidly decarbonizing our society.

Job Description & Responsibilities

New Leaf Energy is seeking a Transmission Data Analyst to join our Utility-Scale Policy and Business Development team. The Analyst will collaborate closely with utility-scale project development teams to build innovative tools and data evaluation approaches in support of the company's mission: to accelerate the transition to a world powered by renewable energy. Early projects may include building transmission data repositories, prototyping new analytics tools and use cases, and collaborating with the Senior Director of Transmission Strategy to incorporate advanced data analysis into the development and risk management of utility-scale projects. This is a unique opportunity to be a pivotal player in a growing team making a direct impact on the advancement of renewable energy in the United States.

This position can be located in our Oakland, CA, Lowell, MA or Boston, MA offices. We value in-person collaboration and offer a hybrid work environment. Hybrid employees work in the office at least two out of every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and are free to work from the office or from home on other days.

About the role:

As part of a small team focused on grid analytics, you will conduct sophisticated quantitative and qualitative analysis of transmission system and policy data. You will also develop new analytical approaches, organize and track data, analyze and assess study results.

Position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing populating, organizing, and analyzing key data sets used for grid analytics and transmission strategy in markets across the United States;
  • Developing new and innovative approaches to transmission data analytics and related tools to advance organizational excellence;
  • Conducting original analysis using tools and subscription services, assessing both geographic regions and specific power generation projects;
  • Optimizing processes and inputs used to evaluate project feasibility and interconnection queues to drive efficiencies and improve insights;
  • Continuously learning and adapting to new technologies and methodologies in data engineering and transmission analytics;
  • Supporting data integration into GIS mapping tools;
  • Undertaking research as needed for special projects and initiatives related to solar and storage integration and market trends;
  • Maintaining the internal utility-scale dashboard for key RTO/TO data sources, for use by a broad range of stakeholders;
  • Ensuring that project-specific transmission risks and opportunities are tracked and assessed throughout the entire lifecycle of a project;
  • Supporting the creation of policy presentations, comments, and other materials;
  • Supporting the management and work of summer interns, as needed.

Requirements

Desired Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics/statistics, engineering, or information technology;
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience;
  • Expert proficiency in Excel and one or more programming languages (Python, MatLab, R, etc.);
  • Strong foundational knowledge in data structures and algorithms;
  • Basic understanding of database management systems and SQL;
  • Demonstrated work experience in the area of advanced data analysis, data exploration and visualization, and consultation with internal stakeholders to create and explain data models;
  • Knowledge of power systems, electricity markets, or transmission systems is preferred but not required;
  • Experience working in a team environment and demonstrated ability to collaboratively and creatively tackle problems;
  • Self-starter with strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience;
  • Ability to prioritize requests.

What we offer

New Leaf Energy compensates all employees in three ways: market-competitive base salary, plus above-market variable compensation, plus an equity-like program such that all employees experience the benefits of ownership. We use a data-driven and transparent methodology to calibrate compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable, guided by the New Leaf Energy compensation manual, which is available to all employees.

Under our compensation framework, the likely base salary range for this position is $95,670- $110,130. The on-target annual cash bonus associated with this position is an additional 10% percent of base salary. Your actual salary may be above, in, or below this range, depending on your location and experience. Our office locations in Lowell, Boston, Oakland, and Chicago all carry geography-based upward adjustments to the base pay range.

We value transparency and can share more during the interview process.

Benefits and Culture

New Leaf Energy's success is driven by our collaborative, long-term relationships based on trust and transparency. We offer a flexible work environment that places significant responsibility in independent teams and creates opportunities for innovation and personal growth. New Leaf Energy's benefits are designed to appropriately recognize our employees' contributions and enable a reasonable work/life balance. Our benefits include:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental and vision;
  • A 401k plan with immediate vesting and a company match (100% of the first three percent of your pay; 50% for the next two percent you contribute);
  • An open and self-managed paid time-off policy;
  • A hybrid work location policy that supports working from home for part of the week;
  • A parental leave policy for both birthing and non-birthing parents, available immediately upon hire;
  • Professional development and education assistance.
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