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National Grid Data Analyst, Gas Materials and Standards in Melville, New York

About us

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.

National Grid is hiring a Data Analyst for our Gas Materials and Standards department in Melville, NY.

Job Purpose

The Gas Materials and Standards department is responsible for creating and maintaining Companywide Gas Policies, Work Methods, Construction Standards and Material Specifications. The Analyst will provide support to both the Gas Work Methods and Gas Materials & Standards group to ensure data is following company and federal guidelines.

Key Accountabilities

  • Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems

  • Research opportunities for data acquisition and resolve data quality issues

  • Integrate new data management technologies and software engineering tools into existing structures

  • Employ a variety of software and tools to combine dissimilar data sources

  • Maintain department website and develop dynamic innovative content for home page

  • Provide user training for website as required

  • Track user experience and report findings, research solutions for improvement

  • Collaborate with team members to architect customized data solutions

  • Communicate effectively and translate business requirements into data solutions

  • Drive automation opportunity

  • Document business requirementsSupport existing SharePoint implementation across the department

  • Understand Windows Server and IIS setup and configuration in case of emergency response

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • A track record of developing and maintaining relationships.


  • Bachelor's Degree required, with relevant work experience in a data intensive discipline (Computer Science, Applied mathematics, Business, Engineering) and background in computer programming and processing

  • Programming experience with: HTML, CSS, Javascript, VBA and other scripting languages/programs

  • Familiarity with ASP and VBScript a plus

  • Proficiency writing and optimizing SQL queries

  • Knowledge and ability to build and maintain databases in MS Access and SQL Server

  • Knowledge and ability to construct PowerBI reports

  • Knowledge using SharePoint 2010 including design and administration

  • Strong reading, writing, and organizational skills preferred

  • Demonstrated ability using communication technologies

  • Ability to gather and interpret data and information, distill large quantities of information into meaningful and relevant points

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 against the 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.