Senior Analyst, Operations Reporting

May 29, 2024

Job Description

Are you ready to be part of a company that’s not just talking about the future, but actively shaping it? Join The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), a Fortune 500 company that’s leading the charge in the global energy revolution. With operations spanning 14 countries, AES is committed to shaping a future through innovation and collaboration. Our dedication to innovation has earned us recognition as one of the Top Ten Best Workplaces for Innovators by Fast Company in 2022. And with our certification as a Great Place to Work, you can be confident that you’re joining a company that values its people just as much as its groundbreaking ideas.

AES is proudly ranked #1 globally in renewable energy sales to corporations, and with $12.7B in revenues in 2023, we have the resources and expertise to make a significant impact as we provide electricity to 25 million customers worldwide. As the world moves towards a net-zero future, AES is committed to meeting the Paris Agreement’s goals by 2050. Our innovative solutions, such as 24/7 carbon-free energy for data centers, are setting the pace for rapid, global decarbonization.

If you’re ready to be part of a company that’s not just adapting to change, but driving it, AES is the place for you. We’re not just building a cleaner, more sustainable future – we’re powering it. Apply now and energize your career with a true leader in the global energy transformation.

At AES, we raise the quality of life around the world by changing the way energy works. Everyone makes an impact every day in our small, global teams. Apply here to start an extraordinary career today.  

  

The Sr Analyst, Operations Reporting supports a larger O&M team and serves as the subject matter expert for the NERC GADS Performance, Reliability, and Event reporting dataset and all of its inputs. Given AES Clean Energy’s rapidly increasing scale, this role will serve to identify improvements to existing processes aimed at identifying efficiencies to meet the growing demand for reporting on NERC GADS assets over 20 MW AC in 2025. Excellent communication, task management and planning skills needed, in addition to being meticulous and data savvy. 

   

This position will be remote. It may include up to 5% travel to partner offices and project locations.  

Key Responsibilities 

Operations 

  • Collect, analyze, and validate data related to Solar and Battery (BESS) assets for NERC GADS and Standards reporting 
  • Prepare and submit timely and accurate NERC reports to regulatory authorities 
  • Maintain documentation related to NERC reporting, including asset details, performance metrics, and outage information 
  • Configure tools and build new analytics or models to flag NERC Standard criteria for reporting 
  • Monitor changes in NERC requirements and update reporting processes accordingly 
  • Investigate discrepancies or anomalies in reported data and take corrective actions as needed 
  • Participate in audits and inspections related to NERC reporting 
  • Stay informed about industry best practices and trends related to NERC reporting 

Collaboration 

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including the O&M Engineering team, to gather necessary data and ensure completeness of reporting 
  • Share insights on asset performance and reliability with O&M Stakeholders 
  • Provide training and guidance to internal stakeholders on NERC reporting requirements 
  • Support ongoing data quality initiatives pertaining to NERC reporting with the broader O&M Analytics team 

  

Growth and Leadership 

  • Participate in AES CE’s growth planning process by contributing to process improvement task forces and other strategic planning activities 
  • Improve and develop processes for using data to ensure the operation of safe, quality and high-performance projects 
  • Willingness to continue to learn and grow your skills, constantly evaluating how AES CE operations can be improved 

  

Skills and Qualifications 

Primary Qualifications 

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Experience 2-5 years working in NERC GADS reporting or a similar role 
  • Strong understanding of NERC standards, specifically related to GADS reporting 
  • Strong attention to detail and desire to deliver high quality data and report 
  • Moderate-to-advanced proficiency with Excel 
  • Ability to work effectively with other Microsoft programs, including but not limited to Outlook, Teams, Word, and PowerPoint 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • High degree of commitment to a quality safety culture and an incident-free work environment 
  • Personal values consistent with those of the AES Corporation; Safety, Integrity, Excellence, Agility and Fun 

  

“Plus” Qualifications 

  • Knowledge of Solar and Battery (BESS) assets and their operational characteristics 
  • Familiarity with utility-scale renewable energy projects 
  • NERC certification (e.g. NERC Certified System Operator) 
  • Experience writing SQL queries 
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform, Big Query, or other cloud computing platforms 

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.