Senior Market Analyst

Location CA-ON-Toronto | CA-AB-Calgary | CA-BC-Vancouver
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Do you believe in a vision of a carbon-free power grid?

Are you interested in accelerating the interconnection and injection of renewable projects into the grid?

DNV – Energy’s Energy Advisory group has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electricity Market Analyst in its Power System Advisory (PSA) Department. DNV Energy’s PSA team provides creative, cost-effective, and practical solutions to power generation, transmission, and distribution systems stakeholders.


The Senior Market Analyst must demonstrate vision and drive and be passionate about contributing to the growth and evolution of the PSA business in North America. The ideal candidate will be aware of market opportunities where we can differentiate and innovate, and they will manage commercial projects, deliver technical insight, and provide customers with excellent customer service.

This position will ideally be based out of our Toronto, CA, Vancouver, CA, Calgary, CA

What You’ll Do

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert for the area(s) related to grid reliability and/or energy markets
  • Execute and supervise the PSA service offerings for the Energy Economic service line, including, but not limited to, Congestion & Curtailment Risk assessment, Production cost modeling, and Price forecasting
  • Perform technical evaluations related to energy markets, including asset valuation and scenario study
  • Perform technical studies related to T&D power grids, including load flow, short circuit, and transient stability assessments
  • Actively participate in (in-person/remote) industry stakeholder meetings and stay up to date with assigned market changes in terms of developments and policy changes
  • Engage in a collaborative team culture and contribute to research and innovation activities to develop new techniques and tools in order to optimize the team’s efficiency and develop its capabilities
  • Establish and maintain sustainable, interdependent relationships and good communication with team members and customers
  • Cultivate new customer relationships, assist in preparing responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP), and provide Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) for new tenders/bids/opportunities

Position Qualifications

What is Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Finance, or a related field
  • Minimum five (5) years of direct work experience in energy markets, transmission, and/or distribution planning, preferably in a utility, power trading, a renewable energy company, or consulting environment
  • In-depth understanding of the economic fundamentals of electric power systems and renewable energy
  • Knowledge of RTO nodal markets and their planning practices. Congestion & Curtailment modeling
  • Demonstrable, hands-on experience with production cost modeling software
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, problem-solving, collaboration, and analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • We conduct pre-employment background screenings

What is Preferred

  • Graduate-level degree with an emphasis on Electric Power Systems, Quantitative Analysis, or a related field
  • Experience with asset modeling and PPA valuations
  • Familiarity with regional power and gas market approaches for risk management, Demonstrable hands-on experience with power system modeling software packages including PSS/E, Powerworld, PSCAD, TARA, ASPEN, CYME, ETAP, Synergie Electric and/or DIGSILENT, PLEXOS, PROMOD, UPLAN, etc.
  • Track record of project management and/or successful completion of project management-related training
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience developing automation scripts in Python or similar

How We Do It


We Care, We Dare, We Share


DNV is proud to announce being named one of Houston’s best places to work in the 2022 Houston Business Journal – Best Places to Work competition.


DNV is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, or business need, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

DNV is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. US applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the North America Recruitment Department ( Information received relating to accommodations will be addressed confidentially.


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What We Offer

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick days, company holidays, personal days)

  • Multiple Medical and Dental benefit plans to choose from, Vision benefits

  • Spending accounts – FSA, Dependent Care, Commuter Benefits, company-seeded HSA

  • Special programs – Employee Assistance Program, ID theft protection, and accident and critical illness options for you and your family


  • Company provided life insurance, short-term, and long-term disability benefits

  • Tuition assistance

  • Consumer discounts and rewards

  • Flexible work schedule with hybrid/remote opportunities

  • Advancement opportunities

**Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election**


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Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise, we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complexes and interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement and supporting all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

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