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TCC Market Operations Engineer


Location: Rensselaer, NY US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: February 5, 2023
Reference Code: 1104
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 a full-time TCC Market Operations Engineer in our TCC Market Operations group.

The TCC Market Operations Engineer will be responsible for performing studies and analyses to support up to 32 Transmission Congestion Contract (TCC) auctions annually and other TCC market activities; evaluate the progress of TCC processes and make recommendations for improvements, as needed.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline required.
  • A minimum of two years industry related or professional experience; however, candidates who possess Senior Engineer skills and qualifications are also encouraged to apply.
  • Strong working knowledge of TCC and FTR (financial transmission rights) tools, PSS/e, Nexant and SAS are preferred.

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.

The NYISO requires a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment but complies with all state and federal laws.

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.

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.