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Operations Analysis & Services Engineer


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: January 9, 2023
Reference Code: 1087
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 Market Operations department invites applications for a full-time Engineer in our Operations Analysis and Services group.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the efficient administration of Energy Market Operations, Grid Operations and Transmission Congestion Contract Market Operations through the evaluation of market and reliability data. This individual will be responsible for the assessment of Day-Ahead and Real-Time Energy Markets, Grid Control Performance Standards, and Wind Plant Performance metrics. In addition, analyzing operational data, developing metrics, and identifying trends and root cause events that lead to market inefficiencies. Should also be able to perform technical computer power flow simulation analysis to study the impacts of power system outages on the transmission system.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering required; Power Systems Engineering knowledge and experience preferred.
  • A minimum of three years industry related and/or professional experience; preferably with a generator, utility, or peer ISO/RTO organization.
  • Experience performing statistical analysis, mining databases is preferred.

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 drug screening and 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.