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Rensselaer, New York
United States
Operations - Business Development
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Energy Market Engineer

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) manages the efficient flow of electricity on more than 11,000 circuit-miles of high-voltage transmission lines, dispatching power from hundreds of generating units across the state. The NYISO’s Operations department invites applications for full-time Energy Market Engineer to fulfill a leadership role with accountability for achieving and coordinating successful project results.

This role will support the electric power system model used by the scheduling and dispatch software, develop and apply a working knowledge of the New York State high voltage transmission system and the network model database software to support the NYISO market and security functions, and support the real-time power system analysis, primarily the Energy Management Systems (EMS) software applications, Market Management Systems (BMS), and Synchrophasor Real Time Dynamics Monitoring System (RTDMS) software applications. The successful candidate will support the development and evolution of the EMS and BMS and the NYISO Smart Grid initiatives. Strong Power Systems or Electrical Engineering with electricity market knowledge is desired for this position.

  • Bachelor's degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering or related technical field required; Course studies in power systems, electrical engineering, power system components (generation and transmission equipment, concepts and principles) and mathematical modeling of power system components required.
  • Master’s degree (MS) in Electrical Engineering desired.
  • Two years of experience in the areas of Electrical Engineering and/or Operations Research with software simulation experience is preferred.
  • Experience using computer programs such as Energy Management Systems, Security Constrained Unit Commitment (SCUC) and Real-Time Scheduling (RTS),  Modeling Language for Mathematical Programming like AMPL, MATLAB or GAMS, or Synchrophasor Real Time Dynamics Monitoring System (RTDMS) is highly desirable.
  • Background in  power system analysis, or  working experience in smart grid architecture and synchrophasor or PMU applications or wholesale electric markets are desired; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.


The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs. 

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

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