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Manager, Research and Development (R&D) – Energy

MISO
Carmel
9+ years
Other
Full-time

Job Description

Location:  Carmel, Indiana

As the Manager of Research and Development (R&D), you will lead a team of subject matter and technical experts to address research challenges across MISO’s reliability, markets, and planning service lines. You will work with members of the R&D and Markets and Grid Research teams to develop and monitor projects and prototypes, leveraging company-wide project planning processes as appropriate. You will strike a reasonable balance between investing in the longer-term and addressing pressing nearer-term challenges. Your responsibilities as Manager of Research and Development include:
  • Collaborating with colleagues to establish and maintain processes to evaluate current and anticipated market and grid outcomes
  • Staying current on market trends, technological innovations, and best practices and understand MISO’s objectives and priorities in formal strategy and planning processes
  • Partnering with customers and stakeholders to understand current and future needs and the organizational, technological, and regulatory context in which they arise
  • Establishing and refining processes to support and motivate the team and ensure effective outcomes
  • Delivering on high-priority initiatives
  • Ensuring team member goals are aligned with departmental and corporate objectives
  • Coaching, developing, evaluating, and managing team member performance
  • Establishing training and development plans in collaboration with other leaders
To be success as MISO’s Manager of Research and Development role, we’re looking for the following skills/experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in, Electrical Engineering, Business, Economics, or related field, with at least five (5) years relevant work experience required.
  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. (preferred)
  • Proven record of collaborative leadership accomplishments and a passion for leading teams (managing employee performance, coaching and mentoring)
  • Experience in a management role in an applied research setting (e.g., academia, lab, industry research group), ideally undertaking electricity-focused research
  • Some depth of technical experience with any of the following:
    1. Wholesale electricity market design, implementation, monitoring, settlements, and/or operation
    2. Market clearing engines and electricity pricing
    3. Development or application of computational methods in power systems analysis and operation
    4. Development or application of optimization or machine learning or similar methods
    5. Electric utility resource procurement, electric transmission and/or generation development
Appropriate level will be determined based upon experience and knowledge.

Company Information

Transformative innovation is happening in the electric industry, from digitalizing homes and distributed resources to renewable energy and an ever-changing grid. MISO manages the electricity superhighway in the Central U.S. and through use of groundbreaking research and advanced technology, our highly skilled employees ensure power flows reliably to 45 million Americans. Operating the electricity grid, running a robust energy market, planning for a bright future – it’s what our immensely hardworking and dedicated team does every day.

Manager, Research and Development (R&D) – Energy

MISO
Carmel
9+ years
Other
Full-time

Job Description

Location:  Carmel, Indiana

As the Manager of Research and Development (R&D), you will lead a team of subject matter and technical experts to address research challenges across MISO’s reliability, markets, and planning service lines. You will work with members of the R&D and Markets and Grid Research teams to develop and monitor projects and prototypes, leveraging company-wide project planning processes as appropriate. You will strike a reasonable balance between investing in the longer-term and addressing pressing nearer-term challenges. Your responsibilities as Manager of Research and Development include:
  • Collaborating with colleagues to establish and maintain processes to evaluate current and anticipated market and grid outcomes
  • Staying current on market trends, technological innovations, and best practices and understand MISO’s objectives and priorities in formal strategy and planning processes
  • Partnering with customers and stakeholders to understand current and future needs and the organizational, technological, and regulatory context in which they arise
  • Establishing and refining processes to support and motivate the team and ensure effective outcomes
  • Delivering on high-priority initiatives
  • Ensuring team member goals are aligned with departmental and corporate objectives
  • Coaching, developing, evaluating, and managing team member performance
  • Establishing training and development plans in collaboration with other leaders
To be success as MISO’s Manager of Research and Development role, we’re looking for the following skills/experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in, Electrical Engineering, Business, Economics, or related field, with at least five (5) years relevant work experience required.
  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. (preferred)
  • Proven record of collaborative leadership accomplishments and a passion for leading teams (managing employee performance, coaching and mentoring)
  • Experience in a management role in an applied research setting (e.g., academia, lab, industry research group), ideally undertaking electricity-focused research
  • Some depth of technical experience with any of the following:
    1. Wholesale electricity market design, implementation, monitoring, settlements, and/or operation
    2. Market clearing engines and electricity pricing
    3. Development or application of computational methods in power systems analysis and operation
    4. Development or application of optimization or machine learning or similar methods
    5. Electric utility resource procurement, electric transmission and/or generation development
Appropriate level will be determined based upon experience and knowledge.

Company Information

Transformative innovation is happening in the electric industry, from digitalizing homes and distributed resources to renewable energy and an ever-changing grid. MISO manages the electricity superhighway in the Central U.S. and through use of groundbreaking research and advanced technology, our highly skilled employees ensure power flows reliably to 45 million Americans. Operating the electricity grid, running a robust energy market, planning for a bright future – it’s what our immensely hardworking and dedicated team does every day.
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