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Rensselaer, New York
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Analyst - Business
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Full Time
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2 - 5 years
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Bachelor's Degree
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Market Design Specialist

Market Design Specialist

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) applies cutting-edge technology to operating a reliable electricity system, managing competitive markets for wholesale electricity, and planning for the Empire State's energy future.  The NYISO’s Distributed Resources Integration team invites applications for a full-time Market Design Specialist interested in distributed energy resources (DER). 

Your work as a Market Design Specialist will play a key role in the vision of the NYISO.  The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) has released its vision for Distributed Energy Resources (DER) in its DER Roadmap for New York’s Wholesale Electricity Markets which, seeks to help the State of New York achieve its goals under the Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) initiative and Clean Energy Standard. The Market Design Specialist will act as the technical expert in the design, modification, and implementation of market rules for integrating DER into New York’s wholesale electricity markets. Working in concert with internal and external stakeholders, regulators and policy makers, they will facilitate and support the research and design of new market functionality and develop enhancements to existing functionality by leading collaborative processes.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Finance, Economics or other related technical field required. Strong preference for Power Systems Engineering. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of experience, including ISO-specific experience, with a demonstrated in-depth understanding of the power industry and/or commodity markets required.
  • Business experience in electric power systems or wholesale electric markets desired; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

The position will be filled at the level (i.e. Associate Market Design Specialist, Market Design Specialist, or Senior Market Design Specialist) appropriate with experience and qualifications.

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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