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Quantitative Analyst

Verse Inc.

Verse Inc.

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San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Quantitative Analyst

Location: San Francisco, CA (hybrid)

What is Verse?

Climate change, policy pressures, and energy market volatility are driving companies across all industries to announce emissions reduction commitments. Despite these commitments, direct renewable energy purchases are currently only accessible to a small handful of the world’s largest companies. Verse was created to solve this problem.


Verse’s mission is to unlock the benefits of clean power for organizations everywhere. Our software platform, Aria, is the first to leverage AI to empower companies to understand, plan, and manage clean power. By enabling customers to save money and reduce their scope 2 emissions at the same time, Verse helps scale and accelerate corporate decarbonization.


The Role


As a Quantitative Analyst, you will distill customer analytical questions into their key components, seeking clarity when needed, and deliver high quality analysis leveraging Verse’s analytical tools. You will be supported by a team of data scientists who will continue to advance Verse’s capabilities and tools to address our customer needs.


Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Deliver high-quality analysis: Provide high quality analysis to customers that addresses their needs; deliverables typically include summary slides that include high quality visual elements and well-organized spreadsheets with supporting data/calculations
  • Develop analytical expertise: Maintain a thorough understanding of the capabilities and analytical questions that can be addressed through Verse’s existing and planned analytical tools
  • Internal analysis and development: Perform in-depth analysis for internal audiences to inform the development of Verse’s software and analytical tools.
  • Contribute to codebase: Enhance the Verse analytics codebase improving existing tools and models and developing new capabilities.
  • Cross-functional collaboration: Work closely with Verse commercial, engineering and product teams to ensure that analytical tools and outputs align with customer needs and business goals
  • Continuous improvement: Continuously seek opportunities to improve analytical processes, tools, and methodologies. Stay abreast of industry trends and incorporate best practices into the analytical framework


Minimum Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in quantitative analysis.
  • Experience with applied analysis using the Python programming language
  • Experience using databases (such as SQL/Snowflake)
  • Understanding of mathematical optimization principles.
  • Familiarity with visual display of quantitative information.
  • Ability to translate broad analytical questions into well-defined analytical problems.
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality analysis.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher in an engineering or mathematical discipline.
  • Basic understanding of wholesale energy markets.
  • Excellent Python programming skills and experience with production software development.
  • Deep understanding of mathematical optimization
  • Experience applying optimization modeling and statistical methods to problems in energy systems.


Benefits

What makes Verse a great place to work?

  • We lead with empathy. Empathy for our teammates and our customers is central to who we are. We lift each other up and strive to embody humility, selflessness, and kindness. We promote an emotionally aware attitude and culture by putting our colleagues and customers first. We respect the prior art and acknowledge those who have come before us. We never assume we know everything: every person has something to teach us.
  • We are open, honest, and transparent. Organizational and institutional trust is essential to tackling the world’s most challenging problems. That trust is built on effective communication with our team, our customers, and other stakeholders. We are always receptive to feedback on how we could do better, and we strive to provide constructive recommendations that help others excel.
  • We move with balance and precision. Life is a delicate balance between the forces of creation, maintenance, and destruction. We understand that each of these forces must be applied with diligence: When we act, we act carefully and responsibly. Speed, hard work, and perseverance must be accompanied by thoughtfulness and reflection.
  • We are pursuing a labor of love. We are passionate about renewable energy technology, and we like to dream big. We are disrupting the largest and most expensive machine humanity has ever built – the electricity system. We believe the greatest impact we can have on the climate crisis is through building elegant solutions and exceptional products that delight our customers.


Employee Perks

  • Competitive compensation and equity grant at a high-growth start up
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, and 401k
  • Flexible hours and unlimited PTO
  • Diverse and inclusive working environment

Verse is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered for hire, promotion, and compensation without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital or familial status.