Pecan Street Inc. seeks a Data Analyst to be part of its award-winning team accelerating innovations for climate and conservation solutions. The selected candidate will be part of a passionate, dynamic team that works on a range of exciting programs in partnership with public and private entities. An Austin-based candidate is preferred however remote work is an option for this role.
Provide data science and analytics on large streams of residential energy data, residential water data, home energy audit data and demographic data.
Assist in identifying marketable sets of data from within Pecan Street’s data archive for offering to research and commercial partners.
Using SQL, query Pecan Street data sources to extract information for internal requests of data.
Coordinate with internal staff on data needs external to the organization, and assist with creating and running queries to fulfill external requests.
Perform unassisted research towards the goals of the firm
Provide analysis and reporting of results
Experience and Skills
Pecan Street seeks a candidate with:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Building Science, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, or other relevant field. Graduate degree preferred.
Ability to take large and/or complex data and make it more accessible, understandable and usable
Proven track record of performing applied research and analysis
Understanding of building science and/or residential construction
Proficiency in SQL
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
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
Experience in visualizing data to effectively communicate research findings
Communication and relationship building skills – candidate should be comfortable dealing with all levels of an organization, including delivering presentations to executive level audiences, and community groups.
Teamwork – candidate should be able to work effectively in a team environment.
Planning and organizational skills – candidate should be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast paced and demanding work environment.
Benefits are competitive and include:
health insurance requiring no contribution from the employee including dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and affordable family plans;
401(k) retirement planning;
15 days of annual paid-time off plus 10 additional holidays;and,
3 months of fully paid maternity and paternity leave.
Applications will be accepted through September 15, 2020. Please apply at https://www.pecanstreet.org/apply/. Application package should include resume, cover letter, and a report sample detailing the results of a statistical analysis.