Navigant Consulting Inc Senior Consultant - Energey, CEP, Data Analytics & Modeling - Campus 2019 - Boulder, CO in Boulder, Colorado

NAVIGANT (NYSE: NCI) is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com. Navigant has been recognized as one of the Top Healthcare, Energy and Economic Consulting Firms by Vault.com and as a 2018 Best Mid-Size Employer by Forbes. Visit www.navigant.com/careers. for more information.

Navigant’s Clean Energy Programs team advances the full lifecycle of distributed energy resource (DER) programs through research, analytics, evaluation and market strategies that foster our clients’ success in a clean energy future. We understand how customers use energy and interact with their energy provider, the value they draw from energy programs and services, and how these initiatives ultimately benefit society. We are industry-leading experts in:

  • Strategic planning

  • Market assessments

  • Forecasting and potential studies

  • Engineering and data analytics

  • Program design and implementation assistance

  • Evaluation, measurement and verification (EM&V) services.

The energy sector is undergoing transformational change. Emerging technologies and societal demand promise to reshape not only the energy we use, but also how we use it. Navigant collaborates with energy industry clients by helping them anticipate where the energy industry is headed and how they can improve performance, grow, and address consumer and regulatory demands.

Our Values

  • We are inspired by a steadfast commitment to excellence and strive to earn the lasting trust of our clients by consistently exceeding their expectations

  • We are committed to the continuous development of our people and celebrate our individual and collective growth and achievements

  • We build our firm with an entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by dynamic teamwork and collaboration, and founded on trust and respect for each other

  • We believe integrity, dedication and perspective are the keys to ensuring our enduring prosperity and success.

This role can be based in any of the following locations: Boulder, CO

We are seeking candidates to join our Clean Energy Programs group as part of the Data Analytics & Modeling Team. As members of our team, consultants work with clients involved in a wide range of energy-related activities, particularly in the field of distributed energy resource (DER) strategies including energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy, electric vehicles and energy storage. The consultant will perform a wide range of activities including, for example, strategic analysis to build DER portfolios, benefit-cost analysis, DER- forecasting and adoption modeling, program impact evaluation, and assessment of grid-customer nexus. This includes involvement and interaction with utility companies, program implementers, government agencies, industry representatives, trade organizations, end-use customers, and efficiency advocates.

Specific activities may include:

  • Data management, including collecting and cleaning data from a variety of data sources and performing data management tasks to prepare data for analysis

  • Impact evaluations of claimed energy and demand savings from DER programs using leading edge analytics

  • Building models to assess technical, economic, and market potential of DER

  • Assessing customer behavior and decision-making to model adoption of DER technologies

  • Developing an economic framework to assess cost-effectiveness of DER and smart grid technologies

  • Developing technology strategies for utilities, government, and energy companies

  • Providing detailed fact finding, research, and analysis on energy-related activities

  • Develop data visualization tools to communicate findings to non-technical audience

  • Communicating findings to clients through reports and presentations

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Data Science, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research, Environmental Engineering/Science or other analytic degree

  • Strong interest in energy efficiency, renewable energy, distributed generation, electric vehicles, and advanced technologies

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative, analytical skills

  • Outstanding analytical and creative problem-solving skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Highly developed organizational and time-management skills

  • High degree of self-confidence and determination

  • Superior interpersonal skills

  • A strong understanding of one or several programming languages, such as R (and R’s “Tidyverse” packages), Python, Analytica, Matlab, SAS or Stata.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with spreadsheets, databases, word processing, and slide presentation software

  • Experience with SQL database queries and development, web-based data viewers (PowerBI, Shiny R, and/or Spotfire), or GIS platforms (QGIS and/or ArcGIS) is a plus

  • Proficiency in linux shell scripting, git, cron scheduling, MS PowerShell and similar tools for automating data tasks and pipelines is a plus

  • Ability to self teach using internet searches, forums, stack overflow, and by reading help docs and source code on github is a plus

  • Academic background and/or practical experience in Hadoop or Spark big data analysis, statistics, machine learning, System Dynamics, linear and nonlinear optimization, Monte Carlo analysis, risk analysis and decision theory, or consumer choice analysis is a plus

  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills

  • Work as a member of a team as well as be a self-motivator with ability to work independently

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office equipment to coordinate work

  • Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location

  • Regularly uses close visual acuity and operates computer equipment to prepare and analyze and transmit data

  • Generally works in an office environment

The company offers competitive compensation packages including an incentive compensation plan, comprehensive medical/dental/life insurance, 401(k) and employee stock purchase plans.

Navigant does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Navigant and Navigant will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Navigant is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Navigant will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.