Job Description

About AutoGrid Systems

At AutoGrid, you will join a team helping to accelerate the world’s transition to a clean, affordable and reliable energy system. We’re a growing and award-winning clean-technology company driving the fundamental transformation of the electrical grid into a distributed, decarbonized and digitized network of connected assets. You will collaborate with a team of world-class software, data and energy experts working at the forefront of advanced data science, artificial intelligence, machine learning and high-performance computing.  Our solutions give you an opportunity to make a real-world impact. If you are passionate about using technology to improve society and love a fun, fast-paced work culture with opportunities for continuous learning and advancement, you will love AutoGrid.

Position Overview

As a member of the data science team you will develop AutoGrid’s predictive controls platform.  This high-performance forecasting, optimization and real-time control engine is the core component responsible for intelligently and continuously managing complex energy networks.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain forecasting and optimization algorithms for AutoGrid's machine learning and predictive control systems
  • Implement and deploy your algorithms on big-data platforms, in production
  • Benchmark and debug critical issues with the algorithms and software as they arise
  • Prototype new methods and analyses on customer data sets
  • Work closely with product management, engineering and QA teams to manage the full product lifecycle including requirements, architecture, algorithmics and QA

About you

  • MS. or Ph.D. in computer science, operations research, statistics or related field
  • Exposure to very large forecasting and optimization problems and techniques, including large-scale time series forecasting and stochastic linear programming
  • Good understanding of algorithms, data structures and performance optimization techniques
  • Excellent programming skills in Python, Java or C++

Nice to have

  • Experience building production python applications.  Specifically, knowledge of the Celery and Django frameworks is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with the energy industry
  • Understanding of and experience with Big Data / NoSQL frameworks, Spark, HBase, Hadoop / MapReduce, HDFS, etc.
  • Knowledge of relational databases (SQL)

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