Senior Wind Analytics Product Specialist

Confidential Company  •  Boulder, CO and Redwood City, CA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Energy & Utilities

$120K - $150K
Posted on 06/30/18 by Frank price
Confidential Company
Boulder, CO
8 - 10 years experience
Energy & Utilities
$120K - $150K
Posted on 06/30/18 Frank price

Position Description:

The Senior Product Specialist for Wind Analytics is highly self-motivated practical product specialist with advanced software talent and a proven track record of innovative team leadership in renewable energy software solutions. This role requires solid knowledge of wind turbine/farm systems, data science and analytics techniques, as well as a practical understanding of software product development processes and techniques. The successful candidate will also leverage a broad background in renewable energy systems and technologies to support customers in their use and understanding of Client software tools, and integrate market needs into research objectives to push the boundaries of advanced wind analytics capabilities and build them into commercial products. This person will help advance a collaborative multinational team environment of researchers and software developers to create world class commercial software-as-a-service solutions, and be strongly hands-on in terms of user interface specification, development, user experience and workflow, competitive benchmarking, as well as support sales and customer engagements to aggressively bring Client's advanced wind analytics software to the global market. The candidate will possess high standards for high quality software and will be actively leading many of the details of software development cycles, roadmaps, releases, in collaboration with senior staff within Client broadly. The candidate will also leverage their strong software development background to support R&D infrastructures including writing code as appropriate and needed to access or integrate databases, libraries, frameworks, and programming interfaces in collaboration with turbine technical staff developing analytics algorithms.

Responsibilities:

* Lead day-to-day detailed product development planning and execution for advanced wind analytics software.

* Support collaborative product planning and design, including user interface and experience, integration of algorithms, visualizations, and customer workflows.

* Collaborates and networks effectively within the broad Client organization to leverage deep technical expertise in wind turbine/farm manufacturing, operations, and control to enhance analytics software product functionalities and implement best practices.

* Uses robust engineering, statistical, and data handling skills to actively support both US and China teams in the development and deployment of wind software solutions.

* Helps define and execute Client's quality standards through appropriate validation, documentation, and quality controls.

* Communicates diligently and effectively with the US team, China team, customers, and partners to ensure product definition and value is appropriately conveyed.

* Tackles other key duties and deliverables with enthusiasm.

* Promotes safety, teamwork, and overall customer satisfaction.

* Travels as needed within the US and internationally.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Master's degree in engineering, computer science, mathematics, or a related field.

* Strong knowledge of wind turbine/farm performance fundamentals and appreciation for operational constraints and practical considerations.

* 7+ years work experience in the renewable energy industry and software solutions.

* Proven technical leader with experience managing diverse teams.

* Proven product/project leadership skills including across software development, personnel/organizational, and outreach/networking.

* Experience traveling and presenting technical concepts to both domestic and international audiences in a compelling manner.

* Proficiency in data handling and statistical analysis.

* Proficiency with software development using Python, Linux, and MySQL

* Excellent communication skills in English.

* Proven experience applying skills and knowledge to commercial purpose.

* Strong curiosity and motivation for learning new wind technology systems, software techniques, and analytic methods in a dynamic international corporate context

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills (verbal, written, visual).

* Proven ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and remain calm under pressure.

* Ability to deal effectively with diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.

* Highly resourceful and comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

* Highly driven with high standards for themselves and others.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Course work or industry experience in statistics, data science, and/or machine learning techniques

* 9+ years work experience in the wind industry, ideally in wind software for performance engineering and health monitoring applications

* Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese

Compensation:

Compensation is highly competitive and will be based on the candidate's experiences and depth of qualifications. The company also provides excellent health and 401k benefits.

* 9+ years work experience in the wind industry, ideally in wind software for performance engineering and health monitoring applications

* Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese

Compensation:

Compensation is highly competitive and will be based on the candidate's experiences and depth of qualifications. The company also provides excellent health and 401k benefits.

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