Solar Performance Analyst

Location: Costa Mesa, CA
Date Posted: 01-28-2018
About MaxGen

Our Mission is to be the Industry Leader in providing Safe, Professional, and Reliable Operations & Maintenance Services to our Nation’s Clean Energy Infrastructure.
Our company has a nationwide footprint and provides central operations and field maintenance services to hundreds of asset owners in the United States.  MaxGen currently manages some of the largest operating solar fleets in the country and has a distinguished reputation for safety and performance.
MaxGen also has significant experience with the development, design, installation, and maintenance of electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE) and battery energy storage systems (BESS). As an OEM service provider to many manufacturers, MaxGen has amassed industry-leading experience with EVSE and BESS installations.
This combined experience and expertise brings our customers unparalleled service, asset performance, and strong partnership in the long-term care and operation of their energy asset portfolios.  

The Solar Performance Analyst role provides customers key performance, operational activity and maintenance information regarding their generation assets.  This role is tasked with the responsibility of turning data into information, information in to insight, insight to actionable recommendations for our customers in the form of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.  The Data Analyst Report Writer reports to the Director of Reporting and Performance Analysis.

The following responsibilities are not limited to:
  • Generating monthly, quarterly, and annual performance reports for customers
  • Oversight of report generation process, continual improvement to maximize for scalability, accuracy, efficiency
  • Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing ongoing reports
  • Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases/data systems
  • Data streams analysis for accuracy and errors with the goal of developing algorithm logic for software solution
  • Develop and implement databases, data collection systems, data analytics and other strategies that optimize statistical efficiency and quality
  • Develop and repair customized reports from databases to extract and collect data according to client or management needs
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Communicate findings and results effectively to executive level roles
  • Filter and “clean” data by reviewing computer reports, printouts, and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems
  • Work with management to prioritize business and information needs
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities
  • Review understand contracts and obligations
  • Work with Client Services and Operations teams to review deliverables that meet the standard and quality Maxgen represents
  • Review data for performance analysis and operational efficiency of generation facilities
  • Support Field Operations on process development, execution, questions, escalations to client
  • Become a subject matter expert in the reporting capabilities of MaxGen’s computerized work management system and support users in wider organization to fully utilize tools and process for the benefit of our clients

2-5 years professional experience data analysis and technical report writing
Electrical focused data and performance analysis, technical writer with direct experience focused on Solar generation and performance
Ideal Candidate will have:
  • Proven working experience as a data analyst or business data analyst
  • technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Sales Force etc), databases (SQL etc),
  • Knowledge of statistics and experience using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (Excel etc)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Adept at queries, report writing and presenting findings
  • BS in Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science, Information Management or Statistics
  • Strong working knowledge of photovoltaic system design and construction.
  • Experience with operating utility or large commercial solar systems, with preferred experience on O&M and service activities on these plants
  • Ability to read and understand solar construction plans
  • Experience authoring procedures, checklists, reports and similar documents around service or construction activity.
  • Strong Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Strong leadership capabilities.
  • A Proficiency within Microsoft environment: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with SalesForce and related applications
 Working Environment
  • Travel may be required – less than 15%
  • Normal Office Environment
  • Routinely operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer
  • Occasionally move about and between MaxGen offices for coordination with stakeholders
  • Frequently communicates with employees, stake holders and customers

MaxGen is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. 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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