• Associate Director, Decarbonization Analytics - Energy, Sustainability & Infrastructure

    Guidehouse Columbia, SC 29240

    Job #2084907204

  • Overview

    Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: ~~~.



    The Energy Sustainability & Infrastructure (ES&I) Analytics team is seeking a Product Manager for our low carbon pathways model. The ideal candidate will have expertise in product management and energy systems, including economy-wide decarbonization analytics, cost-effectiveness, optimization, uncertainty and scenario analysis, roadmap development and strategic planning, and client-facing go-to-market and delivery. This position will be part of a team of data scientists and modelers supporting diverse client needs, and involve a variety of systems and tools, including, but not limited to, R, RStudio Connect, R shiny, Gurobi, Git, and Snowflake.

    This position will be part of a team supporting the design, development and delivery of innovative advanced platform-based data and analytics capabilities and solutions to address a wide variety of energy client needs.


    • Oversee development roadmap

    • Manage low carbon pathways development team, including recruiting, staffing, and training

    • Engage with development team and client-facing internal partners to coordinate on pipeline, development team needs, new requirements, and roadmap prioritization

    • Assist in planning, development, and internal/external communication on the following:

    • ETL / Inputs

    • Documentation

    • Optimization Features

    • Code Performance

    • Outputs / Post-Processing

    • UI / UX

    • Modeling / Testing

    • Understand the technology stack (i.e., R, RStudio Connect, R Shiny, Git, Gurobi, Snowflake)

    • Lead or advise on technical elements of client delivery (e.g., technical workstreams, deliverables and stakeholder presentations, client requests) and go-to-market (e.g., demos, client proposals)

    • Provide strategic vision on the evolution of the product and integration opportunities with other Guidehouse solutions.

    • The ideal candidate will also be expected to keep pace with technology trends and explore new ideas and solutions to problems. As such, there is tremendous opportunity for growth and professional development.



    • Master's degree or higher in Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, Operations Research, Computer Science, or related fields or equivalent work experience

    • 6+ years of experience working with energy systems models (e.g., decarbonization, low carbon pathways, capacity expansion, DER forecasting)

    • Experience with product development and DevOps or Agile frameworks

    • Experience with R or a foundation for quickly learning R (e.g., strong Python)

    • Familiarity with linear optimization

    • Ability to lead technical workstreams, including in an internal/external client-facing role, with a strong commitment to quality and standardization

    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written form with internal team members and internal/external clients

    • Ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical audiences

    • Ability to creatively problem solve and rapidly learn new modeling platforms and concepts

    • Experience overseeing work of individuals

    • Experience and interest in leading team management, including staffing, recruiting, and training


    • Experience with cost-effectiveness, linear optimization, uncertainty and scenario analysis

    • Experience with source code version control technologies such as Git and Azure DevOps

    • Experience with RStudio Connect, R shiny, Snowflake, Azure, AWS, and GIS software

    Additional Requirements

    The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

    This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona, Hawaii or Eastern, Pacific, and Central time zones.


    About Guidehouse

    Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

    Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at ~~~ or via email at ~~~ . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

    Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

    Rewards and Benefits

    Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

    Benefits include:

    • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

    • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

    • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

    • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

    • 401(k) Retirement Plan

    • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

    • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

    • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

    • Skills Development & Certifications

    • Employee Referral Program

    • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

    • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program