Analytics Consultant - SME for Solar Operations (015180)

Location: San Francisco, California, United States    |  Remote Working Available
Salary: competitive
Job Type: Temporary
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Progressive Global Energy is recruiting for a Subject Matter Expert to work for one of the leading Renewable Energy companies in US focusing on advanced Utility Scale Solar and Battery Storage Projects. This position is full-time remote/work from home. This is an exciting time to join a company that is growing tremendously and looking for industry leaders to add to their team that they can develop and move upward quickly within the company. The culture is very collaborative and innovative in terms of the technology they are using. Their current large projects are in Texas and California, and the company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

This is a full-time (40 hour work week) 6 month contract that will go direct hire with the company at the 6 month mark. Once the position goes direct hire the SME will still be working remotely/from home full-time. We offer full benefits to our contract employees (medical, dental, vision, 401k, PTO, etc.).

Basic Function

The Advanced Analytics SME will work with Energy Company's Operations Analytics team, Renewable Operations Center (ROC), Performance Engineering, Data Science resources and programming resources, internal and external, to develop and implement various analytical tools and software applications to support the on-going needs, and the digital transformation of, reporting, commercial transactions, utility-scale solar performance monitoring, systems issue detecting and diagnosing, automation of daily/weekly/monthly tasks, advanced equipment failure predictive and O&M operations decision support systems to maximize the alignment of the solar assets operations with business bottom line.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead as the technical principal in projects (or tasks) of developing analytics for various functions of asset operations including ROC, Asset Management, Technical Asset Management
  • Support as technical and analytical SME in the development of Digital Platform apps initiated from O&M, such as inverter predictive, decision support system, advanced DC health
  • Coordinate with internal and external resources and provide technical directions when needed, till project/task completion and results validation


  • BS in technical field of study, advance degrees preferred
  • A track record of solving complex analytical problems
  • Demonstrated perseverance and inner drive, in front of analytical challenges
  • In-depth knowledge on the principal of operations of utility scale solar systems, clear understanding of SCADA data and historian data
  • Experience working with a CMMS is a plus
  • Strong experience in solar performance and analytics
  • Strong learning habit and capability
  • Proficiency in Excel required, working knowledge of other analytics tools preferred

EOE Statement: Specialist Staffing Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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