Renewable Energy Analyst

  • Facebook
  • Menlo Park, CA, USA
  • Feb 20, 2018
Full time Energy Environmental Science - Engineering Renewable Energy Sustainability

Job Description

Renewable Energy Analyst

(Menlo Park, CA)Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.In this role, you will be a key contributor to Facebook's Global Energy Team and your responsibilities will include: performing financial and rate modeling, sensitivity and scenario analyses, supporting contract negotiation, and managing requests for proposals. Additionally, you will support Facebook's global energy strategy in an effort to create a cost competitive clean and renewable energy based supply portfolio that meets the company's overall strategic objectives. You will be expected to think critically about Facebook's energy needs and process complex data sets and workflows into actionable strategies, think critically about required modeling assumptions and communicate the results of different analyses around rates and energy projects. Excellent communication, presentation, and analytical skills are a must. Self-starter with a passion for developing the best possible solutions to complex energy problems via mastery over relevant details. This position is full-time and located in our Menlo Park office.


  • Create and use financial models to analyze different renewable structures and electric rate impacts accounting for current and projected wholesale and retail electricity market trends
  • Support evaluation of on- and off-site renewable energy generation and storage technologies including interactions of time of use and wholesale market rates
  • Support communication with internal organizations including site selection, sustainability, capacity planning, data center design, construction, legal and finance
  • Review third party financial and rate models for accuracy to inform potential renewable energy investments
  • Work with Energy Managers and utilities to determine favorable supply and investment structures
  • Monitor energy market activities, including pricing trends and forward curves related to market energy, renewable energy
  • Manage and coordinate RFPs for renewable energy supply contracts
  • Support execution of overarching and site-specific energy supply strategies for Facebook's international and domestic data centers

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a business, finance or technical discipline
  • 2+ years of work experience with a financial institution, energy supplier, project developer, or energy intensive consumer
  • Hands-on experience analyzing and interpreting energy data, drawing conclusions, defining recommended actions, and reporting results to management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with electric rate and tariff modeling or renewable energy project finance models
  • Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Communications skills and an ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships with suppliers and internal stakeholders

ApplyFacebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1 650-308-7837.

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