Energy Markets Analyst

Number of employees

3800

Houston, TX, United States

Posted on: 2024-03-04

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

The energy industry is undergoing the largest transformation since industrialisation at an unprecedented rate of change and we are positioning ourselves to be at the heart of that change. 

Our aim is to be the leading global provider of solutions that enable customers to release £30bn of value per annum from distributed energy resources (DERs). We are building a Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription business with a global addressable market of £2.4 billion per annum, by digitally connecting hundreds of thousands of DERs with energy markets.

We have already attained a market leading position and KrakenFlex is a recognised thought leader and innovator in the industry. Our efforts have not gone unnoticed and we are pleased to announce that we now have the full support and backing of Octopus Energy, an award-winning UK energy supplier who share our passion and values.

Having recently expanded into the USA with both our retail and software licensing businesses, this is an exciting opportunity to inform key product development decisions and help us rapidly expand in the US.
 

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

What you'll do

  • Evaluate energy markets, ancillary service markets, and utility systems for the US, identifying participating criteria for utility-scale and residential DERs, and everything in between.
  • Support the business development team on evaluating the value of flexibility. 
  • Represent Kraken and actively participate in relevant industry forums to accelerate the energy transition.
  • Utilize a variety of advanced data analysis and modeling techniques, as well as first hand market research, to help inform strategic business decisions
  • Work with the product teams to identify and undertake areas of analysis needed to deliver upcoming items on the roadmap.
  • Develop and present persuasive presentations for clients, regulators and other industry stakeholders

  • What you'll need

  • 5 years experience working in a similar role relevant to the US energy markets, including roles at RTO/ISO, scheduling coordinator, or DER/DSM programs.
  • An ability to analyze complicated regulatory filings and synthesize / communicate an appropriate response / strategy
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • An ability to pick up work in a fast paced environment and a willingness to learn. 
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, and interpret complex quantitative data and information.
  • Working knowledge of wholesale energy markets in the US, as well as energy storage and renewable energy technologies
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and ordinances governing energy markets, especially as related to DER/DSM
  • Experience and knowledge of energy storage systems and renewables

  • Why else you'll love it here

  • Wondering what the salary for this role is? Just ask us! On a call with one of our recruiters it's something we always cover as we genuinely want to match your experience with the correct salary. The reason why we don't advertise is because we honestly have a degree of flexibility and would never want salary to be a reason why someone doesn't apply to Octopus - what's more important to us is finding the right octofit!
  • Octopus Energy is a unique culture. An organisation where people learn, decide, and build quicker. Where people work with autonomy, alongside a wide range of amazing co-owners, on projects that break new ground. We want your hard work to be rewarded with perks you actually care about! We won best company to work for in 2022, on Glassdoor we were voted 50 best places to work in 2022 and our Group CEO, Greg has recorded a podcast about our culture and how we empower our people 
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