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Voltus Team

Energy Markets Analyst (TX)

The Role

The Energy Markets Analyst role is the lifeblood of Voltus. You will make the Energy Markets team work more efficiently, gather deeper understanding of data, and provide key insights to drive decision making that will shape the future of demand-side energy management. This multifaceted position plays an integral role in helping our customers profit from their involvement in energy markets. If you are bright, gritty, good, and intellectually curious, and if your brain marries creativity and technical diligence, you’re a great fit!

This role will specifically support Voltus’s Distributed Energy Resource (DER) portfolios in ERCOT, with extending responsibilities in other regions and market activities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the role of demand response and other distributed energy resources in energy markets
  • Assist in the registration and enrollment process of demand response assets to various grid operator programs
  • Manage key components of energy market financial settlements
  • Develop analytical tools to support the operational needs of our market activities as well as the customer-facing needs of our Sales and Marketing efforts
  • Define and implement processes and procedures to support flawless execution of our day-to-day responsibilities
  • Support other demand response market activities, including auction and asset optimization analyses
  • Work across teams, including Sales, Finance, Product, and Operations to improve the profitability of our ERCOT portfolios
  • Support efforts to influence regulatory proceedings in ERCOT to benefit distributed energy resources

Qualifications 

  • Experience in the demand-side energy industry or familiarity with utility business operations and ISO activities.
  • Exceptional Excel skills. Analytical and business applied Python a plus.
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Uncommonly driven to succeed and maniacally self-initiated
  • Willingness to grind; ability to build tools that eliminate the need to grind
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-throughput environment

At Voltus, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer because we recognize that a diverse organization begins with a diverse candidate pool. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or marital status.

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Energy Markets Manager

The Role

Voltus is hiring a whip-smart, entrepreneurial, proud energy nerd with an unparalleled understanding of energy markets and demand side management. This multifaceted role is responsible for managing Voltus’s growing distributed energy resources (DER) portfolio in Alberta, Canada (AESO) and in New England (ISO-NE), at the frontier of clean tech innovation. If you are bright, gritty, good, and intellectually curious, and if your brain marries creativity and engineering diligence, you’re a great fit.

Voltus is a remote and virtual company, distributed across the US, Canada, and abroad with many team members in New York, San Francisco, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and other cities. This is a remote role and you can work from anywhere, with the ability to engage in market-facing activities and to hold meetings with coworkers and stakeholders during Eastern Time business hours.

Key Requirements

  • Lead a team of talented analysts to manage all energy market activities for AESO and ISO-NE programs, including asset registration, position management, settlement, and ongoing portfolio optimization.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on the demand response programs you manage.  Colleagues will look to you for a deep understanding of market rules and participation requirements.
  • Contribute to the analytical tools (extensive Excel and/or Python experience preferred) your team uses to support the operational needs of our market activities as well as the customer-facing needs of our Sales and Marketing efforts.
  • Actively engage and build relationships with policymakers and utility representatives.
  • Generate new ideas for how Voltus can continue to deliver Better Energy and More Cash to our customers.

What we offer: In addition to a competitive compensation package, Voltus offers a range of benefits including: unlimited leave for full-time employees, parental leave, and a comprehensive benefits package to promote health, wellness, and financial security.

At Voltus, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer because we recognize that a diverse organization begins with a diverse candidate pool. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability status, or marital status.

Apply now