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Lead Analyst, Network Intelligence

Waltham, Massachusetts

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About the Position:

National Grid’s Transmission business isfocused on creating the most intelligent transmission network in the US;facilitating the evolving needs of customers and a decarbonized energy future.To create that future, National Grid is focused on deploying new technologieson its transmission network and within its engineering and operationalcapability.

National Grid operates the largesttransmission network in the Northeast US with 9,000 miles of transmissionacross New England and New York, including a HVDC transmission delivering over2,000 MW of clean hydro power from Canada.

The role will be responsible for movingforward a view of “network intelligence”. This capability has been identifiedas a gap at National Grid; whereby, we are able to provide a long-term view ofhow the transmission network will change under various scenarios. The networkintelligence will also include a short term view of various policy and tariffchanges would impact our electric networks in terms of necessary investmentsand impacts customers, and evaluate technology deployment impact on thetransmission network.

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Responsible for engaging with transmissionbusiness (engineering, asset management, and operations) to evaluate,implement, and develop new technology to deploy on our transmission networks(including line and station monitoring, power flow control and energy storage)
  • Responsible for engaging withtransmission business to better understand opportunities to utilize technologyto improve analytical tools and capabilities and operations (e.g., assetmanagement and inspection and maintenance tools, including new predictiveoperation and maintenance capabilities )
  • Engages with external partners(universities, vendors, national labs) to better collaborate on technologydeployments and ensure National Grid is leveraging best in class learnings andcapabilities development when deploying new technologies, including alignmentwith UK National Grid ETO Innovation team
  • Develop a long-term networkmodeling and shorter-term system scenario study that can be utilize to evaluatetechnologies on National Grid networks and ensure policy decisions bring valueto our networks and customers
  • Execution and refinement oftransmission business roadmap for creating the Most Intelligent TransmissionNetwork and engagement with externalstakeholder to move forward National Grid new role in this energy future. 


Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering,data science, or other analytical science (technology, strategy, economics,etc)
  • Minimum 7+ years of relevantwork experience
  • Analytical skills
  • Experienceworking independently on multiple simultaneous initiative
  • Entrepreneur mentality

Thisposition is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide forpromotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop andevolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring andapplying technical skills. 

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.



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