NextEra Energy Sr Data Scientist in St. Paul, Minnesota
Sr Data Scientist
- Date:May 1, 2021
Primary Location: St. Paul, MN, US, 55107
Company: NextEra Energy
is the optimization and analytics team for the world’s largest renewable energy generator. We thrive on solving the toughest problems facing the energy industry and creating innovative forecasting and optimization solutions that lead the way into the next era of energy.
Position Specific Description
NextEra Analytics is currently seeking a well-qualified candidate to join our Applied Math Group as a Senior Data Scientist in St. Paul, Minnesota.
As a member of 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 NextEra’s 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.
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
Experience: 5+ years
Employee Group: Exempt
Employee Type: Full Time
Job Category: Science, Research, and Technology
Organization: NextEra Analytics Inc
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
Other Work Locations: Minnesota
Relocation Provided: Yes, if applicable
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