Operations Process Automation Developer

Holyoke, MA 01040, USA Req #715
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Internship Title – Operations Process Automation Developer
Department – Operations Analysis and Integration
Minimum Education level: Senior
Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering

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 Operations Analysis & Integration (OAI) team provides support to the wider System Operations & Market Administration (SOMA) department by performing analysis to aid in decision making, designing and developing efficient business tools to perform recurring processes consistently, and collaborates interdepartmentally on long-term corporate projects.

What will you be working on:
In this role, you will review existing software and processes used by members of System Operations & Market Administration team to identify areas for improvement. You will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining departmentally created software enhancements for the members of System Operations & Market Administration.

How will you make an impact:
Through this internship, you will gain knowledge of how the ISO fits into the bigger picture within the electricity industry. You will also apply your data analysis skills in multiple real-world scenarios from start to finish. This will involve researching and documenting the existing processes, developing and executing a process for analyzing the data, reviewing the results and reporting areas for improvement; widely transferable skills.

What we look for in a candidate:
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience with relational databases and application development
  • Experience with multiple programming languages including R, Python, Matlab, VBA, and SQL highly preferred
  • Experience with Jira, Bitbucket and Confluence
  • Interest in Power Systems field


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 Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Location on Google Maps
  • Holyoke, MA 01040, USA