NextEra Energy Sr Data Scientist in Houston, Texas
Sr Data Scientist
Date:Jan 13, 2021
Primary Location:Houston, TX, US, 77070
Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 49013
/NextEra Energy Services is one of the fastest-growing retail energy providers, delivering innovative energy solutions with affordable electricity plans, including 100 percent renewable energy plans to more than 1.1 million residential and business customers throughout North America.
Position Specific Description NextEra's Retail Energy Residential Innovation team is seeking a Sr. Data Scientist to develop innovative load forecasting and optimization solutions. The ideal candidate will be writing and sharing the best possible code; keep learning new tools, algorithms and approaches; and put their skills to work for one of the largest renewable energy company in the world.
As a member of the Innovation team, they will be:
• Solving problems by applying techniques from mathematics, statistics, computer science, and related disciplines
• Developing new products and services in collaboration with NextEra’s engineering and business teams
• Applying mathematical formulations, scientific rigor and an independent viewpoint to business analyses
• Responding quickly and effectively to new (and recycled) business problems as they arise
Experience in the Energy industry is preferred.
This position is responsible for developing algorithms, modeling techniques, and optimization methods that support many aspects of NextEra and FPL business. Employees in this role use knowledge of machine learning, optimization, statistics, and applied mathematics along with abilities in software engineering with a focus on distributed computing and data storage infrastructure (i.e., “Big Data”). Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Develops machine learning, optimization and other modeling solutions
- Prepares comprehensive documented observations, analyses and interpretations of results including technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses
- Works with big data and distributed computing platforms
- Develops software and contributes to product development
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Experience: 5+ years
- Master’s Degree
- Doctoral Degree
Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology Organization: Gexa Energy LP Location: Houston, Texas Other Work Locations: Texas Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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