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Full-time Positions

Summary of the Position

The position will be part of the EDF Innovation Lab, with the mission to carry out various projects in the area of Smart Digital Technologies and solutions, to drive the deployment of industrial applications based on data-analytics, artificial intelligence, blockchain applications and web-based services. Guided by the strategic orientations and R&D priorities, the position will contribute to the development of EDF Innovation Lab’s tools, cloud-based solutions and, more broadly manage all main activities built upon large datasets. In addition, the position will contribute to the analysis of new, innovative digital energy services for EDF Group in the US, based on the developed tools and platforms. The investigations should lead to demonstrators, or Proof of Concept projects, possibly co-funded with federal or state grants (e.g. APPA DEED, CEC, DOE, DOD). The position also provides direct support to EDF Group subsidiaries in North America for the development of data analytics applications.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze energy applications build on blockchain technology and build use-cases (e.g. REC trading on the blockchain) using the platform developed by the Energy Web Foundation. Represent EDF Innovation Lab in an EDF Group-wide Blockchain Initiative.
  • With EDF entities in France and international division, collaboratively develop a web-based platform which can be used to identify zones of interest for the development of off-grid systems, applied to Africa.
  • Monitoring of building data to develop services with the objective to improve building energy performance and prediction based on machine learning/AI-techniques. The project includes data collection (open sources, smart meters, audit), data management and development of a prototype tool.
  • Evaluate required methods and tools to support the evaluation of opportunities in the data analytics area, provide recommendations for R&D, and develop partnerships with financial government support.
  • Organize and host workshops to create EDF Group-wide synergies, share feedback, deliver recommendations and propose roadmaps to support current or suggest new businesses. Provide support for special events and activities associated with EDF and other internal and external stakeholders, in order to promote EDF’s international research and partnerships.
  • Organize and host workshops, occasionally VIP visits, to create EDF Group-wide synergies, share feedback, deliver recommendations and propose R&D roadmaps.
  • Carry out reporting on activities and communicate synthetic results to EDF.
  • Support EDF Innovation Lab with reporting, communication and the development of new activities.

Qualifications

Education and experience

  • Degree in Energy, Engineering or similar (MSc or PhD preferred), with experience in one or several of the following areas: energy services, data analytics, energy markets, and innovative digital energy solutions
  • Excellent programming skills (in Python or another programming languages)
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: data science projects, web-based interfaces, blockchain, machine learning and artificial intelligence, cloud-based data storage and analytics solutions (AWS preferred).
  • Experience with relevant digital industries, electric utilities and business development appreciated.

Professional skills

  • Capable of multi-tasking, flexible and capable of learning new areas
  • Ability to structure and deliver analyses with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills (TOEFL or equivalent test results required)
  • Foreign experience appreciated
  • Experience in successful proposal preparation and marketing activities
  • Experience in R&D, innovation and emerging concepts
  • Solid computer skills and attention to detail
  • Able to travel nationally and internationally, based on client and business needs

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
 
with "Energy Data Analyst" in the subject field.

Note

  • EDF Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • EDF participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
  • Employer will not sponsor applicants for work visa.

Summary of the Position

The electricity industry is currently undergoing profound changes and renewable energy resources are playing a central role in this evolution. More than hundred cities, counties, and states have already pledged to 100% clean electricity and the latest proposed Green New Deal resolution is starting the much needed national policy discussion.

National and state level policies, energy market structures, future prices, incentives, and technology innovation have a large impact on strategy for renewable projects development and related investments. EDF Innovation Lab is working on number of exciting projects related to understanding long-term evolution of the electricity markets with increased renewables and future scenarios planning. We are looking for a Market Analyst to join the team and provide qualitative and quantitative input on policies, regulatory matters, technology costs evolution, and translate the information to be used in energy market models. It is a rewarding employment opportunity to guide renewable energy projects development strategies for EDF in North America and make possible the massive deployment of renewables and storage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Carry out a survey of US renewable energy market analyses to provide the state-of-the-art in this domain
  • Leading the technology cost database development for renewable assets
  • Participate in or lead specific tasks of projects in this domain
  • Deploy modeling methodologies for a better representation of energy system planning with a high penetration of renewables
  • Conduct quantitative analyses of North American power systems, assess opportunities and challenges for the integration of renewable energy in the power system
  • Present results and promote the EDF Innovation Lab’s work through participation in internal workshops and bilateral meetings
  • Carry out reporting on activities and communicate synthetic results to EDF
  • More generally, support EDF Innovation Lab activities which include analytical and written contributions, web content and briefs.

Qualifications

Education and experience

  • MSc or PhD in Physics, Energy, Engineering or similar, with a knowledge of US power markets
  • Economic and technical understanding of electricity market design, US renewable energy policy as well as power system operations and planning
  • Experience with energy and economic modeling tools, statistical analysis, and methodologies
  • Experience with capacity expansion models (e.g. PROMOD, PLEXUS) appreciated
  • 1+ years of experience in relevant industries: electric utilities, renewable energy companies, or related

Professional skills

  • Excellent analytical skills, understanding of energy and economic modeling tools, statistical analysis, and methodologies
  • Capable of multi-tasking and learning new areas
  • Ability to quickly identify the critical elements of the business use case
  • Ability to structure and deliver analyses with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Foreign company experience appreciated
  • Able to travel nationally and internationally, based on client and business needs

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
 
with "Energy Market Analyst" in the subject field.

Note

  • EDF Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • EDF participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
  • Employer will not sponsor applicants for work visa.

Summary of the Position

The electricity industry is currently undergoing profound changes and renewable energy resources are playing a central role in this evolution. More than hundred cities, counties, and states have already pledged to 100% clean electricity and the latest proposed Green New Deal resolution is starting the much needed national policy discussion.

National and state level policies, energy market structures, future prices, incentives, and technology innovation have a large impact on strategy for renewable projects development and related investments. EDF Innovation Lab is working on number of exciting projects related to understanding long-term evolution of the electricity markets with increased renewables and future scenarios planning. We are looking for a Market Analyst to join the team and provide qualitative and quantitative input on policies, regulatory matters, technology costs evolution, and translate the information to be used in energy market models. It is a rewarding employment opportunity to guide renewable energy projects development strategies for EDF in North America and make possible the massive deployment of renewables and storage.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead analyses of renewable energy market and policy trends
  • Evaluate the impact of state and federal policies on renewable energy deployment
  • Review and study challenges, opportunities and best practices for operating and planning power systems with large amounts of variable renewable energy
  • Develop policy recommendations for the successful transformation to a low carbon power system
  • Present results and promote the EDF Innovation Lab’s work through participation in internal workshops and bilateral meetings
  • Carry out reporting on activities and communicate synthetic results to EDF

Qualifications

Education and experience

  • MSc or PhD in Energy, Engineering or similar, with an excellent knowledge of US power markets
  • Strong economic and technical understanding of electricity market design, US renewable energy policy as well as power system operations
  • 3+ years of experience in renewable energy policy, consulting or directly related field
  • Direct work related to renewable energy technologies and/or policy issues appreciated

Professional skills

  • Excellent analytical skills, understanding of energy and economic modeling tools, statistical analysis, and methodologies
  • Capable of multi-tasking and learning new areas
  • Ability to quickly identify the critical elements of the business use case
  • Ability to structure and deliver analyses with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Foreign company experience appreciated
  • Able to travel nationally and internationally, based on client and business needs

How to apply

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to:
 
with "Senior Energy Market Analyst" in the subject field.

Note

  • EDF Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
  • EDF participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
  • Employer will not sponsor applicants for work visa.

Full-time Position Benefits

Culture: Having a positive culture enables our employees to thrive. We are an agile and forward-thinking business and our employees work hard and celebrate every success.  We also have a number of social events during the year which include annual team-building, happy hours and holiday parties.

Competitive pay and benefits: We offer our employees a variety of benefits along with maintaining a competitive pay structure through an annual salary exercise. Such benefits include:

  • Cover an average of 90% of health costs for employees and their families; 100% employer coverage on some plans
  • Contribute equal to 6% of total compensation to a non-elective 401(k) account with immediate vesting
  • Competitive time-off benefits

Communication: we aim to be transparent with our business strategy and performance information by giving employees access to the latest news and announcements. We also provide quarterly Town Halls so that employees can hear business updates directly from executives.

Wellness & Community: we promote wellness and community involvement by offering benefits such as gym membership reimbursement, community Involvement Time-Off and commuting allowance.