San Francisco, California

Overview:

Who We Are:

As the nation’s largest residential Solar/CleanTech company, Sunrun is on a mission to transform our energy system into the modern and sustainable grid of the future while making clean, renewable energy, accessible to all residential households. 

 

To realize this vision, Sunrun is developing advanced technologies, products and services designed to reinvent the way people power their homes.  We are actively hiring world-class talent in our Energy Services product team focused on expanding our platform to connect Sunrun, utilities and the consumer. You'll work alongside other passionate designers, engineers and product managers engaged in the design and development of a product that is making a positive impact on our world.

 

If you are (1) passionate about energy-related analytics, optimization, program operations and product development;  (2) execution oriented; and (3) motivated by solving one of the biggest challenges of our time, then join us. Together we will disrupt a 100-year-old carbon intensive industry and advance Sunrun’s mission of creating a planet run by the sun.

 

What is the Role:

You will be a key member of the Energy Services Data Science team, working closely with the program management, design and engineering teams to develop and operationalize products and services for our Energy Services Platform. You will work on the ongoing analytics efforts that support our software platforms, fleet operations and design decisions to manage a large fleet of distributed solar and storage systems to enable home energy savings, demand response, and other grid services.

Responsibilities:

Day-to-day, you will work closely with a small team of analysts, program, and product managers to:

  • Expand the advanced analytics capabilities of our platforms
  • Design, build, monitor, evaluate, and iterate on our analytics and data science platforms and pipelines with an interdisciplinary team
  • Communicate the results of analyses with stakeholders across the organization to promote data driven decision making
  • Work cross-functionally with program, pricing, policy, operations, product management and business development teams to prototype and then iterate on product and process improvements and inform business decisions and policy strategy
  • Stay up to date on the competitive landscape and changes to our industry

 

Target Achievements:

  • Within your first month, you will familiarize yourself with our product, battery control strategy, policy developments, tariff analysis, and data architecture. You will be expected to ask critical questions and develop a point-of-view.  
  • By the end of month two, you will be creating your own analysis pipelines to meet business needs
  • By the end of month three, you will begin to contribute to analysis functions and help scale our analytical capabilities

Qualifications:

  • Degree in engineering, science, or mathematics 
  • Experience with at least one of the following: renewable energy, energy storage, electric power systems, building efficiency, energy policy, real-time energy operations or electricity markets
  • Strong analytical capabilities, problem solving mindset and analytical programming experience
  • Strong experience with Python, Git, GCP Suite and SQL
  • Strong technical communication skills and ability to understand complex systems
  • Self-motivated team player that learns quickly and is able to collaborate cross-functionally

PREFERRED:

  • Graduate degree in engineering, science, or mathematics
  • Familiarity with energy markets and/or virtual power plant operations
  • Experience creating visualizations for executives, business development, and end product users and production code
  • Experience with API data collection, and building cloud-based pipelines for data processing
  • Expertise in time series forecasting and optimization

 
 

Sunrun is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that does not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging drives our ability to build diverse teams and develop inclusive work environments. At Sunrun, we believe that empowering people and valuing their differences will help us create a planet run by the sun for everyone.

 

We are committed to equal employment opportunity without consideration of race, color, religion, ethnicity, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

San Francisco, California

Our world is getting smarter.

Smarter phones. Smarter technology. Smarter innovations. So why are we still in the dark when it comes to energy? That’s what drives Sunrun to do what we do every day: provide planet-changing home solar in a simple, inexpensive, low-risk way.

The Sunrun vision is to create a planet run by the sun—because we know it’s the one world-changing difference every one of us can all make. We've already helped tens of thousands of homeowners make the switch and we're constantly looking for new ways to make solar accessible to even more homeowners. We're excited for what's ahead and believe this is just the beginning.

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