Siemens Principal Consultant Power Systems Planning (remote) in Des Moines, Iowa
Job Family: Research & Development
Req ID: 341453
We are accelerating and securing the energy transition sustainably and profitably.
Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) Grid Software is leading the way in this energy transformation with a comprehensive portfolio that addresses key challenges surrounding resiliency, reliability, affordability and security requirements for our customers.
Are you passionate about creating new possibilities?
Siemens Power Technologies International (PTI), the consulting side of Siemens Grid Software, is seeking an experienced consultant who will be responsible for implementation and delivery of leading-edge power market analytics and engineering. This position will drive regional business unit growth in order to achieve corporate targets and portfolio activities. This position requires great technical management and execution leadership, as well as admirable people skills, while balancing bottom line objectives.
It's your role, here's the part you can play:
Project execution and delivery responsibility of power market analysis engagements
Independently manage fast-paced consulting projects ranging from assessments of new generating assets to large-scale research and policy studies, often under tight timelines and budgets
Maintain expertise and up-to-date policy development and market information in all three Electric Interconnections in the US
Strong contributor and often lead a team of market analysts in modeling nodal power markets and assessing the risks of congestion and curtailment
Manage client engagements and proposal generation functions as per Siemens PTI quality standards
Maintain a 3-year business plan and drive new portfolio development for emerging market
Mentor junior consultants in the area of market modeling and simulations as well as quantitative analysis
Support the Business Development team in formulating and executing winning strategies, including promoting consulting services
Typical projects include production cost studies, economic and market efficiency studies, generation interconnection studies, market analytics studies in support of Integrated Resource Plan, transmission expansion planning, cost / benefit assessment (e.g. FERC 1000), revenue forecast and risk assessment (curtailment) of existing and new generation projects with emphasis on renewable generation, operational support for market participants with respect of price forecasts and congestion risks, among others.
Be part of our team, here's what's needed:
Minimum of 10 to 15 years of successful transmission planning, production cost analysis, and/or consulting experience in the US power industry
Advanced degree, e.g., PhD, MS can substitute 1-2 years.
5 years of technical leadership experience within US Energy Sector
Proven track record of performance and growth over career in power system planning and/or consulting experience
Admirable people skills and engaging presentation and written communications skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Partner focused, proactive and effective within a team environment
Demonstrated financial acumen from a profit and loss perspective
In-depth knowledge of power generation and transmission facility types, interconnection requirements, capital and O/M costs, dispatches, ancillary services, transmission line characteristics, and general power system operations, together with general business and financial calculations
Solid experience using power market analysis tool PROMOD®IV is required and experience with other tools such as Aurora, Plexos, EnCompass, etc. is desired
Strong transmission planning experience using analysis tools PSS®E, MUST, and TARA is also required for this position
Programming skills, e.g., Python, VBA, is a plus
This position may require minimum level of travel, primarily in US
This position will report to Siemens PTI office based in Houston, TX. Work options include local or fully remote anywhere in the US.
We've got a lot to offer:
An opportunity to work with innovative and modern technologies - products and services in the field of electrification, automation, and digitalization
Competitive compensation (salary and bonus based on qualifications)
Health, dental, and vision plans with options
Unlimited Flexible Time Off
Paid parental leave
Extensive product training and professional career development
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
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Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Full / Part time: Full-time
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