Deloitte Power Sector Modeler in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Join our team and begin tackling critical issues at all levels of government in a team-focused environment with an emphasis on personal and professional growth. Now more than ever, organizations need support to address pressing needs in accounting, budgeting/forecasting, financial reporting, assurance, and internal controls. Accounting & Internal Controls (A&IC) is well-positioned to help our clients address their most urgent finance transformation needs. If you are interested in helping organizations effectively managefinancial risks, then our team would be a great fit for you!
Work you'll do
Act as lead power sector modeler for multiple energy account teams in the public sector practice, leading power sector analysis and forecasting work, specifically with PROMOD software
Work with government counterparts to define research needs, prepare and manage data inputs, tailor and run energy market modeling for different modeling scenarios, interpret, discuss, and present outputs
Lead power system modeling activities using industry-standard forecasting, production cost, and capacity expansion software (mainly PROMOD but potentially Aurora, PLEXOS, and others)
Undertake relevant generation planning, economic, price forecasting, and power market analyses
Prepare memos, briefs, presentations, or other materials that explain the outputs of the market simulations, how they are relevant to research priorities, and how to interpret those results and their potential applications
Work directly with junior practitioners to build their capacity on how to use market modeling software, including: designing and explaining modeling scenarios; developing key input considerations; constraints; operating conditions; typical issues, challenges, etc.
Lead workshops and/or training sessions with U.S. Government employees on the energy sector modeling software (primarily PROMOD but potentially Aurora, PLEXOS, and others) and how to utilize it for their technical needs
Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.
Our team of financial modeling and valuation professionals includes financial advisors and economists from varied diverse backgrounds who together help our clients make better decisions using custom, tailored financial models. We make an impact by advising our clients on critical public issues in areas such as business case analysis, transaction execution, credit analysis, cash flow analysis, valuation and portfolio optimization.
Master's degree in power systems or electrical engineering, economics, mathematics, or another STEM field
2-5 years of experience utilizing advanced energy modeling software and electric power sector industry models (i.e., PROMOD, Aurora, PLEXOS) to produce analyses, ideally at a professional services firm producing technical analyses for public and private sector clients
Strong mathematical, database, and advanced programing skills related to power system models; ability to learn technical topics quickly
Previous work leading trainings and/or teaching classes or sessions with energy market simulation software to more junior practitioners or those with less experience
Demonstrated experience producing data-driven, peer-reviewed work, studies, models, or analysis for technical audiences
Working knowledge of market operation, pricing, and regulatory policies in ERCOT, PJM, and other North American RTOs/ISOs
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
Travel up to 50%
PhD a plus; vendor training on energy market modeling sector software preferred
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.