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Performance Analyst (Hybrid Remote Work Schedule)

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General Description:
The Performance Analyst will analyze events with a high impact on the performance of the solar and wind power plants. You will also support the development and future improvements of the Big Data system, as well as the coordination with other departments so Performance Management can have the right inputs for the analysis and monitoring activities.
Main accountabilities:
  • Perform analyses of solar and wind turbine performance to identify performance improvement opportunities and complete detailed comparisons against targets
  • Utilize statistics and dashboards to improve plant performance
  • Support the development and monitoring of global performance indicators by learning and utilizing statistical modeling software
  • Collaborate with North American and European staff to ensure proper equipment operation and maximization of overall facility performance
  • Interface with engineering, asset management, and finance staff and other individuals both internally and externally
  • Collaborate with SCADA team to ensure systems are collecting and calculating data elements correctly
  • Perform ad-hoc forward-looking analyses on plant operations and performance
  • Write ad-hoc queries in SQL and python to capture data for analysis
  • Develop software tools to analyze asset conditions and performance using Power BI, SQL, and python
  • Create and maintain Azure Cloud resources
  • Work with technical staff to identify turbine modifications that can increase
  • performance, and quantifies the financial benefit to the project
  • Additional duties as required
Direct reports: None
Travel:  up to 10%
 Minimum qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field; Master’s degree preferred
  • 1 – 3 years of professional experience, preferably in power generation
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, particularly Excel
  • Must be proficient with SQL and Python
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure big data analytics and cloud computing is highly desirable
  • Competency in Analytical Problem Solving, Strong Communication, Customer/Partner Relationships, and Technology Expertise. (Preferred).
Behavioral requirements:
  • Ability to comprehend and apply a variety of subjects relating to wind energy, including meteorology, aerodynamics, and electrical and mechanical systems
  • Ability to perform duties in a collaborative working environment
  • Experience with network-based enterprise-reporting
  • Proven ability to quickly learn new software programs
  • A technical understanding of the electric power and wind industries
  • Statistical and analytical skills
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to be self-motivated
Physical demands & working conditions:
  • Sitting/Standing/Flexibility: Ability to stand and sit for 8 or more hours when in an office environment
  • Speech/Reading:  Ability to speak, read, and write English proficiently and deliver a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Lifting: Ability to lift items weighing up to 10 pounds
  • Vision/Hearing: Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form
  • Safety: Ability to understand and communicate safety precautions when necessary



Bachelors or better.


1 – 3 years of professional experience, preferably in power generation
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)