Congestion Modeling Analyst

Imagine a future where your analytical skills contribute to making the vision of a world that runs entirely on green energy technically and financially viable

Join us in this role where you’ll work at the intersection of engineering and economics to evaluate the future of pricing in US organized electricity markets and find the optimal way to integrate, operate, and manage the price risk associated with renewable generation and storage assets. You’ll apply your analytical skills to complex problems and help drive the ambitious US growth targets of one of the largest players in the transition to sustainable green energy worldwide.


Welcome to Transmission
You’ll be part of Congestion and Market Analysis where you, together with your colleagues, will grow your understanding of the operation of power systems and wholesale electricity markets and apply it to the financial evaluation of future technologies, potential projects, and existing assets. You’ll use commercial and internally developed software and databases to produce high-quality, actionable analysis and discuss your methods and results with your colleagues, both within and across teams. As a team, we thrive in a collegiate, dynamic, friendly, and intellectually challenging work environment with multiple opportunities for formal and informal training.


You’ll play an important role in:

  • guiding our company’s long-term strategy, acquisition and development of projects, and congestion risk management by providing a forward view of wholesale electricity markets
  • using specialized software to forecast electricity prices in US Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs)
  • collecting, updating, and maintaining input data used for congestion analysis
  • evaluating the impact of potential regulatory changes that may affect US wholesale electricity markets.


To succeed in the role, you:

  • possess solid analytical skills and the ability to work with, organize, and interpret large and complex data sets
  • have an open and curious mind, eagerness to understand challenging subjects, and willingness to ask questions
  • hold a master’s degree in electrical engineering or a similar quantitative field
  • have some programming experience (academic or professional) and have worked on data analysis, optimization, and/or power systems modeling software.


Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.


Shape the future with us
Send your application to us no later than March 27, 2023.


Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, Talent Acquisition Operations US, on, if you’d like to know more about the position. If you need to request any adjustments to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment or interview process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

About Ørsted

  • We develop, construct, and operate offshore and onshore wind farms, solar energy farms, storage facilities, and bioenergy plants in Europe, Asia, and North America. 
  • Our vision is to create a world that runs entirely on green energy.
  • We’ve been ranked one of the world’s most sustainable energy companies for the past six years. 
  • We’re headquartered in Denmark.
  • We have over 8.000 employees, working in 15 countries and growing. 

An equal opportunity employer

Ørsted wants all employees to have the same opportunities for impact and growth, regardless of age, nationality, disability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or beliefs. We’re committed to secure an inclusive work environment characterized by a respect for all people so everyone feels free to openly share their input and ideas. We also welcome applications from veteran candidates who have engaged in military service of a similar level of experience and responsibility.

For applicants located in the US, this position is eligible for relocation assistance. 

About the job

Application deadline:  March 27, 2023

Chicago, US Austin, US

Field of work:  Engineering and construction
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  Full-Time