Data Scientist

NextEra Energy & WindLogics

WindLogics provides innovative forecasting and optimization solutions that enable low cost, reliable and sustainable power systems.

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Full Time
Depends on qualifications
40 hours
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Position Specific Description

WindLogics is a renewable energy forecasting and optimization company that performs R&D and new product development for our parent company, NextEra Energy. We’re currently looking for Data Scientists to join our Applied Math Group in St. Paul, Minnesota.

As a Data Scientist in the Applied Math Group you will be asked:

To solve the problems by applying techniques from mathematics, statistics, computer science, and related disciplines
To develop new products and services in collaboration with WindLogics’ engineering, science and business teams
To apply mathematical formulations, scientific rigor and an independent viewpoint to business analyses
To respond quickly and effectively to new (and recycled) business problems as they arise.

The Applied Math team is looking for Data Scientists who want to understand the mathematical properties of the algorithms they use; to write and share the best possible code; to keep learning new tools, algorithms and approaches; and to put their skills to work for one of the largest renewable energy fleets in the world.

Job Overview

This position is responsible for developing algorithms, modeling techniques, and optimization methods that support many aspects of NextEra and FPL business. Employees in this role use knowledge of machine learning, optimization, statistics, and applied mathematics along with abilities in software engineering with a focus on distributed computing and data storage infrastructure (e.g. “Big Data”).

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Develops machine learning, optimization and other modeling solutions
Prepares comprehensive documented observations, analyses and interpretations of results including technical reports, summaries, protocols and quantitative analyses
Manipulates and analyzes data sets
Performs other job-related duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: 3+ years
Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree
Doctoral Degree

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