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National Grid Lead Quantitative Analyst, Data Science in Hicksville, New York

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National Grid is hiring a Lead Quantitative Analyst for our Data Science department in Hicksville, NY.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

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.

Job Purpose

To conduct complex quantitative analyses and develop sophisticated advanced statistical and machine learning models and optimization tools to help the company achieve its regulatory, financial, operational and growth goals.

Key Accountabilities

Develop advanced machine learning and statistical methods and sophisticated analytics programs for addressing and solving a wide range of problems across the business.

Produce high level models including simulation/optimization models, and commodity, asset and market quantitative models to support senior management in designing solutions and defining strategies.

Develop advanced quantitative analyses and optimization approaches to support customer engagement, marketing campaigns, hedging plans, asset optimization and market changes on the energy portfolios.

Analyze key themes from a wide range of internal and external data sources and select relevant information to identify how key themes may impact the business.

Translate functional policy into processes and procedures that drive greater efficiencies for National Grid and ensure compliance with regulations.

Develop, maintain and enhance gas usage, load and customer growth forecasting by using appropriate modeling technologies and training the relevant teams on model usage and results interpretation.

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required


  • PhD Degree required in engineering, mathematics, applied computer science, applied management science or operations research. More than five years industrial experience is needed.

  • Strong hands-on experience in advanced quantitative analysis, machine learning, process modeling, and optimization

  • Deep understanding of the fundamental of multivariate statistical analysis, machine learning, time series analysis, optimization, and other relevant areas.

  • Proficient in programming languages including but not limited to Python, R, Matlab,

  • Experience in relational databases, stored procedures, SQL, and Non-SQL database systems.

  • Experience in cloud computation.

  • Experience in project management to meet agile project development.

  • Good communication skills to understand customer request and present team development results.

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers againstthe minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.