Power Sector Modeler

Audit & Accounting | Transactions M&A
Same job available in 3 locations

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Richmond, Virginia, United States

Rosslyn, Virginia, United States

Position Summary

Join our team and begin tackling critical issues at all levels of government in a team-focused environment with an emphasis on personal and professional growth. Now more than ever, organizations need support to address pressing needs in accounting, budgeting/forecasting, financial reporting, assurance, and internal controls. Accounting & Internal Controls (A&IC) is well-positioned to help our clients address their most urgent finance transformation needs. If you are interested in helping organizations effectively manage financial risks, then our team would be a great fit for you! 


Work you’ll do 

  • Act as lead power sector modeler for multiple energy account teams in the public sector practice, leading power sector analysis and forecasting work, specifically with PROMOD software
  • Work with government counterparts to define research needs, prepare and manage data inputs, tailor and run energy market modeling for different modeling scenarios, interpret, discuss, and present outputs
  • Lead power system modeling activities using industry-standard forecasting, production cost, and capacity expansion software (mainly PROMOD but potentially Aurora, PLEXOS, and others)
  • Undertake relevant generation planning, economic, price forecasting, and power market analyses
  • Prepare memos, briefs, presentations, or other materials that explain the outputs of the market simulations, how they are relevant to research priorities, and how to interpret those results and their potential applications
  • Work directly with junior practitioners to build their capacity on how to use market modeling software, including: designing and explaining modeling scenarios; developing key input considerations; constraints; operating conditions; typical issues, challenges, etc.
  • Lead workshops and/or training sessions with U.S. Government employees on the energy sector modeling software (primarily PROMOD but potentially Aurora, PLEXOS, and others) and how to utilize it for their technical needs



The team 

Deloitte’s Government and Public Services (GPS) practice – our people, ideas, technology and outcomes—is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of over 15,000+ professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.   


Our team of financial modeling and valuation professionals includes financial advisors and economists from varied diverse backgrounds who together help our clients make better decisions using custom, tailored financial models. We make an impact by advising our clients on critical public issues in areas such as business case analysis, transaction execution, credit analysis, cash flow analysis, valuation and portfolio optimization. 






  • Master’s degree in power systems or electrical engineering, economics, mathematics, or another STEM field
  • 2-5 years of experience utilizing advanced energy modeling software and electric power sector industry models (i.e., PROMOD, Aurora, PLEXOS) to produce analyses, ideally at a professional services firm producing technical analyses for public and private sector clients
  • Strong mathematical, database, and advanced programing skills related to power system models; ability to learn technical topics quickly
  • Previous work leading trainings and/or teaching classes or sessions with energy market simulation software to more junior practitioners or those with less experience
  • Demonstrated experience producing data-driven, peer-reviewed work, studies, models, or analysis for technical audiences
  • Working knowledge of market operation, pricing, and regulatory policies in ERCOT, PJM, and other North American RTOs/ISOs
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future  
  • Travel up to 50% 



  • PhD a plus; vendor training on energy market modeling sector software preferred

Our people and culture

Our diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture empowers our people to be who they are, contribute their unique perspectives, and make a difference individually and collectively. It enables us to leverage different ideas and perspectives, and bring more creativity and innovation to help solve our client most complex challenges. This makes Deloitte one of the most rewarding places to work. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

Professional development

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn. We offer opportunities to build new skills, take on leadership opportunities and connect and grow through mentorship. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.

As used in this posting, “Deloitte Advisory” means Deloitte & Touche LLP, which provides audit and enterprise risk services; Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, which provides forensic, dispute, and other consulting services; and its affiliate, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, which provides a wide range of advisory and analytics services. Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP is not a certified public accounting firm. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. These entities are separate subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 120696


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