Posted on 
Apr 25

Senior Program Operations Analyst

About Stem

Stem provides solutions that address the challenges of today’s dynamic energy market. By combining advanced energy storage solutions with Athena™, a world-class artificial intelligence (AI)-powered analytics platform, Stem enables customers and partners to optimize energy use by automatically switching between battery power, onsite generation and grid power. Stem’s solutions help enterprise customers benefit from a clean, adaptive energy infrastructure and achieve a wide variety of goals, including expense reduction, resilience, sustainability, environmental and corporate responsibility and innovation. Stem also offers full support for solar partners interested in adding storage to standalone, community or commercial solar projects – both behind and in front of the meter.

Stem’s culture embodies diversity & inclusion beyond the traditional facets of gender, ethnicity, age, disabilities, and sexual orientation to include experience, personality, communication, workstyles, and more. At our core, Stem is at the momentous intersection of clean energy and software technology where diverse ideas, experiences, and professional skills converge to make the inclusive culture we have today. Together, we are turning old school thoughts about software and energy into progressive, collaborative, and innovative solutions. By joining our team, you will be collaborating with data scientists, energy experts, skilled salespeople, thought-leading executives and more from a range of backgrounds. This intersection of ideas, beliefs, and skills is what makes us unique enough to lead the world’s largest network of digitally connected energy storage systems.

What we are looking for:

As Program Operations Analyst, you will support Stem’s business activities with regards to Grid and Demand Response programs and utility contracts. The primary focus of the position is to assist in the execution of Stem’s utility contracts and demand response programs, with a focus on operational excellence.

As a member of the Utility Program team you will work closely with multiple internal groups and be exposed to Stem’s business, end to end. This effort includes process design and implementation, contract compliance, reporting, technical modeling and settlement activities. You will support strategic plans on how to design, implement, and scale DR programs within the company and with external stakeholders. You must demonstrate a blend of business, technical, and executional expertise.

You will be comfortable working with all departments within the company from Sales to Product Development and Analytics, along with external utility partners. You will report into the Utility Program Management team.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage recurring program operational deliverables and deadlines and ensure the successful and on time submission of required materials
  • Draft, document, implement, and improve scalable processes across functional teams to manage the customer enrollment, portfolio performance validation, and financial settlement and billing for utility programs
  • Create and execute test tools (in Excel, VBA, SQL, Python or R, as appropriate) to automate or simplify manual processes and procedures and reduce overall operational errors
  • Identify and communicate risks in operations and processes; and assist in developing and adopting mitigation strategies
  • Assist with Accounting Team’s monthly and quarterly financial activities: organize all relevant data, create billing statements, as well as monitor and verify utility and vendor payments
  • Manage incoming requests, recurring program updates, and ad-hoc transactional tasks as necessary
  • Support operational initiatives as needed and Identify and execute opportunities to increase the level of automation of current processes

Requirements:

  • Technical experience with advanced Excel modeling and programming or use of analytic tools like Python and R
  • Strong quantitative analytic skills with demonstrated proficiency with technical concepts
  • Project planning experience with ability to plan, prioritize, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to multi-task with willingness to take on wide variety of tasks, both exciting and sometimes routine
  • Ability to learn quickly and produce quality work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to track and summarize project and operations status
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented personality, demanding high quality performance from self and colleagues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a technical, quantitative or business discipline preferred
  • Minimum 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in the energy and utility industry, including demand-response preferred
  • Prior experience working with large sets of data and data analysis using Python, SQL, Salesforce.com, Tableau and reporting tools a plus

Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area or CA or Remote in the US

Description

About Stem

Stem provides solutions that address the challenges of today’s dynamic energy market. By combining advanced energy storage solutions with Athena™, a world-class artificial intelligence (AI)-powered analytics platform, Stem enables customers and partners to optimize energy use by automatically switching between battery power, onsite generation and grid power. Stem’s solutions help enterprise customers benefit from a clean, adaptive energy infrastructure and achieve a wide variety of goals, including expense reduction, resilience, sustainability, environmental and corporate responsibility and innovation. Stem also offers full support for solar partners interested in adding storage to standalone, community or commercial solar projects – both behind and in front of the meter.

Stem’s culture embodies diversity & inclusion beyond the traditional facets of gender, ethnicity, age, disabilities, and sexual orientation to include experience, personality, communication, workstyles, and more. At our core, Stem is at the momentous intersection of clean energy and software technology where diverse ideas, experiences, and professional skills converge to make the inclusive culture we have today. Together, we are turning old school thoughts about software and energy into progressive, collaborative, and innovative solutions. By joining our team, you will be collaborating with data scientists, energy experts, skilled salespeople, thought-leading executives and more from a range of backgrounds. This intersection of ideas, beliefs, and skills is what makes us unique enough to lead the world’s largest network of digitally connected energy storage systems.

What we are looking for:

As Program Operations Analyst, you will support Stem’s business activities with regards to Grid and Demand Response programs and utility contracts. The primary focus of the position is to assist in the execution of Stem’s utility contracts and demand response programs, with a focus on operational excellence.

As a member of the Utility Program team you will work closely with multiple internal groups and be exposed to Stem’s business, end to end. This effort includes process design and implementation, contract compliance, reporting, technical modeling and settlement activities. You will support strategic plans on how to design, implement, and scale DR programs within the company and with external stakeholders. You must demonstrate a blend of business, technical, and executional expertise.

You will be comfortable working with all departments within the company from Sales to Product Development and Analytics, along with external utility partners. You will report into the Utility Program Management team.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage recurring program operational deliverables and deadlines and ensure the successful and on time submission of required materials
  • Draft, document, implement, and improve scalable processes across functional teams to manage the customer enrollment, portfolio performance validation, and financial settlement and billing for utility programs
  • Create and execute test tools (in Excel, VBA, SQL, Python or R, as appropriate) to automate or simplify manual processes and procedures and reduce overall operational errors
  • Identify and communicate risks in operations and processes; and assist in developing and adopting mitigation strategies
  • Assist with Accounting Team’s monthly and quarterly financial activities: organize all relevant data, create billing statements, as well as monitor and verify utility and vendor payments
  • Manage incoming requests, recurring program updates, and ad-hoc transactional tasks as necessary
  • Support operational initiatives as needed and Identify and execute opportunities to increase the level of automation of current processes

Requirements:

  • Technical experience with advanced Excel modeling and programming or use of analytic tools like Python and R
  • Strong quantitative analytic skills with demonstrated proficiency with technical concepts
  • Project planning experience with ability to plan, prioritize, and execute on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to multi-task with willingness to take on wide variety of tasks, both exciting and sometimes routine
  • Ability to learn quickly and produce quality work under tight deadlines
  • Ability to track and summarize project and operations status
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented personality, demanding high quality performance from self and colleagues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a technical, quantitative or business discipline preferred
  • Minimum 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in the energy and utility industry, including demand-response preferred
  • Prior experience working with large sets of data and data analysis using Python, SQL, Salesforce.com, Tableau and reporting tools a plus

Job Location
San Francisco Bay Area or CA or Remote in the US

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