NextEra Energy Data Scientist in St. Paul, Minnesota

Data Scientist

Date:Dec 8, 2018

Primary Location:St. Paul, MN, US, 55107

Company:NextEra Energy Requisition ID: 27143

provides innovative forecasting and optimization solutions that enable low cost, reliable and sustainable power systems.

Position Specific Description WindLogics is a renewable energy forecasting and optimization company that performs R&D and new product development for our parent company, NextEra Energy. We’re currently looking for Data Scientists to join our Applied Math Group in St. Paul, Minnesota.

As a Data Scientist in the Applied Math Group you will be asked:

  • To solve the problems by applying techniques from mathematics, statistics, computer science, and related disciplines
  • To develop new products and services in collaboration with WindLogics’ engineering, science and business teams
  • To apply mathematical formulations, scientific rigor and an independent viewpoint to business analyses
  • To respond quickly and effectively to new (and recycled) business problems as they arise.

The Applied Math team is looking for Data Scientists who want to understand the mathematical properties of the algorithms they use; to write and share the best possible code; to keep learning new tools, algorithms and approaches; and to put their skills to work for one of the largest renewable energy fleets in the world.

Job Overview 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 (e.g. “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
  • Manipulates and analyzes data sets
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience: 3+ years Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree

  • Doctoral Degree

Employee Group: Exempt Employee Type: Full Time Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology Organization: WindLogics Inc Location: St. Paul, Minnesota Other Work Locations: Minnesota Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable

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