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To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business. We’re planning, innovating and working to be as vital and relevant as ever before for our customers and communities. Join us and be at the heart of clean energy transition.
About the Graduate Development Program
National Grid’s Graduate Development Program (GDP) is an in-depth training and development program for high achieving recent college graduates who aspire to take on future leadership roles in a dynamic, ever-changing industry. Graduates are the future of National Grid. Bringing fresh thinking, new perspectives and enthusiasm to our team, we’ll give you real responsibility and an opportunity to make an impact from day one – putting the power to supercharge your career in your hands.
Graduates start their careers at National Grid with an in-depth Orientation which gives you exposure to all part of the company, allows you to network with your Graduate cohort, GDP alumni, and senior leaders, and provides you with the opportunity to travel throughout our service territory in the northeast US. Following Orientation, Graduates begin working in their hired position and take part ongoing development activities through your first year including monthly development sessions, active mentorship, and a Capstone Project at the completion of your first year with National Grid.
National Grid is aiming for an in-person GDP experience for Summer 2022. However, we will continue to monitor the impacts of COVID-19 and will shift to a virtual program if necessary, in order to honor our commitment to our young talent pipeline.
The Associate Quantitative Analyst in the Advanced Data Analytics, Future of Electric team will conduct complex quantitative analyses and develop advanced quantitative models with a focus on electric load forecasting and asset management applications. This role helps to enable the business stakeholders to achieve the company’s strategic priorities that include reliability improvement, regulatory compliance, clean energy goals, operational efficiency, and customer affordability.
If you are looking to enable a team for creating a roadmap for the future of electric through data-driven insights, then you have found it here at National Grid!
- Collaborating with the business stakeholders, Data Engineers, Software Engineers & the Project Manager to develop, maintain and enhance electricity usage, load, and customer growth forecasting at the system/feeder/premise level including the potential impacts of distributed energy resources using any and all appropriate advanced modeling methods/techniques.
- Contributing to the design and development of front-end application/tool that enables key stakeholders to visualize the forecast results interactively, understand and make decisions.
- Organizing and prioritizing work based on the business value and the impact it creates.
- Developing quantitative methods, analyses, and tools that support predictive analytics for asset management, asset optimization, and market changes on the electricity portfolios.
- Planning, design, execute and deliver solutions using an agile iterative approach
- Ensuring projects are delivered according to the release plan, schedule, and fit-for-purpose.
- Developing and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders to share technical advice, best practices and to understand and challenge business decisions when appropriate.
- Bachelor or Master’s degree from an accredited institution: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Applied Computer Science, Data Science, or Operations Research with a focus in advanced quantitative analysis and modeling. Master’s preferred.
- Graduated between May 2021 and June 2022
- Ability to begin the National Grid Graduate Program May 31, 2022 or June 27, 2022
- Valid US driver’s license
- Proven leadership experience
- Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills
- Applicants for the Graduate Development Program must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States
- Programming experience in programming languages: Python, C/C++
- Knowledge in SQL skills with relational databases (Oracle, SQLite, Microsoft SQL Server)
- Exposure to Cloud computing (e.g., Azure, AWS)
- Knowledge in modeling of time series, assets, and networks (power) using many different modeling methodologies, e.g. theoretical/empirical, deterministic/stochastic, fitted/self-adaptive, and multi-scale/hierarchical.
- Knowledge in Optimization techniques of all types (linear, integer, quadratic, nonlinear, combinatorial, etc.)
- Knowledge in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning: supervised learning and unsupervised learning methodologies