Pecan Street inc

Data, Full Time

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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


Professional Qualities

  • 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 Application package should include resume, cover letter, and a report sample detailing the results of a statistical analysis.