Market Monitoring Dashboard Development

Holyoke, MA 01040, USA Req #708
Monday, August 29, 2022

Intern – Market Monitoring Dashboard Development
Department – Market Monitoring
Minimum Education Level: Masters preferred, Bachelors will be considered
Preferred Majors: Data Analytics, Computer Science, Economics, Econometrics or related field

Who we are:
ISO New England is one of the most pivotal energy companies you’ve probably never heard of. Our job is to oversee the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of New England and to administer the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for buying and selling of wholesale electricity. Our work ensures that over 14 million people can reliably turn their lights on and complete their jobs, take care of their families, and live in comfort with convenience.

Department description: 
The Internal Market Monitoring Department is responsible for monitoring the competitiveness and performance of New England's wholesale electricity markets. To accomplish this, the department collects and analyzes complex market data, and implements market power mitigation rules to deter market behavior that may interfere with the competitive and efficient operation of the markets.

What will you be working on:
In this role you will work with a diverse group, including market analysts, data scientists and economists, to monitor wholesale market outcomes and market participant behavior.

Responsibilities include:
Assisting with the design and development of interactive dashboards in R using various packages and extensions.
Assisting in the development of insightful metrics and screens designed to gauge the performance of the market. 
Assisting the department in analyzing market results and market participant behavior. 

What we look for in a candidate:
  • Programming experience with SAS and/or R in the following capacity: data processing, data visualization, data analytics, and interactive dashboard development
  • Good working knowledge of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated ability to research, document, and share new knowledge resources to build team understanding of new functionality and methodologies
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail-oriented
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with others on a team

To be eligible for the internship candidate must have completed at least the first year of college and be currently enrolled in a four year or graduate-level academic program. Candidates must have the authority to work in the US on a permanent basis, without requiring sponsorship.

Clarity of purpose is the starting point for all success. The ISO’s mission, vision, and values define our purpose—these values serve as the cultural cornerstones of the organization.
Mission: Through collaboration and innovation, ISO New England plans the transmission system, administers the region’s wholesale markets, and operates the power system to ensure reliable and competitively priced wholesale electricity.
Vision: To harness the power of competition and advanced technologies to reliably plan and operate the grid as the region transitions to clean energy.
Values: Expertise, Respect, Innovation, Dependability and Collaboration

What We Offer
: Located in Holyoke, MA amid the picturesque Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, our interns get the best of both rural and urban living, enjoying day-to-day local community culture and conveniences with drivable access to big city amenities. In addition to our competitive pay, our interns have we access to our onsite fitness center and a cafeteria with free coffee.    

COVID-19 Policy
: Employee safety and well-being is a priority at ISO New England. To safeguard our teams and the important work they do, ISO New England has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Equal Opportunity:
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.

Drug Free Environment:
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Social Networking Notice: ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 5, 2023
  • Job End Date Friday, August 18, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Holyoke, MA 01040, USA