Load Forecasting Manager (Lead Data Scientist)

  • The Virtual Bench
  • 5847 San Felipe St, Houston, TX 77057, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Load Forecasting Manager (Lead Data Scientist) to join their growing team! This role is responsible for working closely with both power and gas traders.


  • Analyze relationship between gas/electricity usage and other factors
  • forecast for the near term & long term & back-cast
  • Analyze and model new sales and renewal trends.
  • Analyze and model customer behavior such as enrolment reaffirmation and attrition.
  • Maintain loss assumptions.
  • Generate long term demand forecast and explain variance between demand forecasts.
  • Work with Trading and Risk groups to get the long-term and short-term demand forecasts approved and published.


  • Must have a Masters Degree in Statistics
  • Expert knowledge of statistics and data analysis
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • 5 years experience with advanced algorithms
  • 5 year experience with T-SQL, and R
  • 5 years experience debugging R code.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing people
  • Minimum 5 years of Load Forecasting experience at a retail energy provider
- provided by Dice
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