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Eversource Energy Forecasting Engineer (Hybrid) in Westwood, Massachusetts

As a member of Eversource’s Advanced Modeling and Forecasting team, you will help to influence, to shape, and to optimize billions of dollars of grid investments over the next decade, ensuring our safe and effective transition into a clean energy future while providing highest standards of reliability and resiliency. The team strives for "best in class" data, analytics, and application practices, to help Eversource build the most advanced Distributed Energy Resources (DER) forecasting in the nation from the ground up.

As an Engineer, you will specialize in Distributed Energy Resources (DER) forecasting and power system impacts with a focus on emerging technologies (PV, EV, heat pumps). You will work with cross-functional teams to develop and implement advanced forecasting methodologies. By building a best-in-class electric distribution system analytics hub for actionable insights, you will drive strategic decision-making; around capital infrastructure investments, regulatory and rate case engagements, reliability and resiliency investments, and more. Your team members are data scientists and engineers who develop forecast models for electric vehicles, heat pumps and other new load and generation resources to inform Eversource’s capital investments.

Use,maintainand managesoftware solutions forforecasting long termload,solar andstorage, building and transportation electrification

  • Collect, preprocess, and analyze historicalload and generationdata to calibrate andvalidateforecasting models, ensuring accuracy and reliability across different DERs
  • Monitor and evaluate performance offorecasting modelsandidentifyinconsistencies andimprovements
  • Conduct research andstay abreast of developmentsinemerging technologies, regulatory policiesand bestpractices formodeling energy demandandgeneration
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams, includingengineers,data scientists,analysts,andenergyefficiencyexpertsto integrateadvancedforecasting intosystemplanning and operations
  • Provide technicalexpertiseand support internal stakeholders, external partners and customers on DER forecasting, power systems analysis, and renewable energy integration

  • Clearly document advanced forecasting efforts and work with other departments to integrate new and existing processes

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Experience inpower systems engineering, energy modeling, or related fields with a focus on DER applications
  • Proficientprogramming skills in one or more languages (e.g.Python)
  • Strong understanding of solar PV systems and other distributed energy resources and their interactions within power systems
  • Familiar withpredictive analyticsand statistical modeling techniquesin the context of power systems, load forecasting, and renewable energy
  • Familiar withdistribution engineering and system planningprocesses
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skillsto work inacross-functional environment
  • Problem solving skills to analyzecomplexengineeringdata and draw actionable insights


  • Bachelor'sorMaster’sdegreeinElectricalEngineering, Power Systems Engineeringorrelatedquantitativefield


  • 3years of experience as anEngineer or similar role.

The ideal candidate will have experience with:                      

  • Experience working withPISCADA systems,DER management platformsand/orAMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure)
  • Geospatialtools,dataand models (e.g.ArcGIS, GoogleEarth)
  • Knowledge of regulatory frameworks, grid integration considerationsrelated to DERs

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment asrequired.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NHas necessary.

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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.