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Manager, Commitment Analysis


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: March 2, 2023
Reference Code: 1111
Job Summary and Essential Functions

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) manages the efficient flow of electricity on more than 11,000 circuit-miles of high-voltage transmission lines, dispatching power from hundreds of generating units across the state. The NYISO's Operations department invites applications for full-time Manager, Commitment Analysis.

This individual will coordinate all activities of the NYISO Day-Ahead Market operations function to ensure that the New York Control Area will meet the next day load and reserve requirements in a reliable manner. Responsible for Subject Matter Expertise support of ISO Energy Markets for the Day-Ahead and the Real-Time load forecasting function and SCUC and RTS design and operation. Ensure successful integration of the bidding system with the Day-Ahead security analysis requirements of a NERC Reliability Coordinator. May perform commitment functions in the event of heavy volume and/or staff absences. Supports Real-Time Market operation and Grid Operations staff on a 24/7 call out basis.


  • Bachelor's Degree (BS) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other technical/scientific field required; Master's Degree (MS) in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in power systems preferred.
  • Ten years progressively more responsible related experience in a combination of the following: power system operation, unit commitment, security analysis, load forecasting, power system dispatching, interchange scheduling; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Familiarity with the provisions of the NYISO and neighboring control areas' tariffs, NERC Tagging procedures, OASIS and OATT.

The NYISO takes pride in recruiting, developing, and retaining highly talented individuals. In addition to competitive salaries, we offer a comprehensive benefits package and innovative reward programs.

The NYISO offers the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely, providing our employees with an enhanced work life balance. While the majority of the responsibilities of this role can be performed remotely, in most cases, employees will have periodic on-site requirements based on business needs. Full remote opportunities may be available in some cases.

NYISO requires a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment but complies with all state and federal laws. All offers of employment will be made contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

The NYISO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.
About this Employer

The New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) is responsible for the reliable operation of New York’s nearly 11,000 miles of high-voltage transmission and the dispatch of more than 500 electric power generators. In addition, we administer bulk power markets that trade an average of $7.8 billion in electricity and related products annually.

As a not-for-profit independent system operator, we are governed by a 9-member Board of Directors. Participants and Stakeholders in New York’s electricity markets play a significant role in our unique shared governance system.

We employ more than 550 people and occupy two locations in New York's Capital Region. Given the technical complexity of our mission, over a quarter of the company’s staff are devoted to the development and support of information technology. We have a diverse and engaged workforce, and have been recognized as a top employer in the region.