Analyst Predictive Analytics 1, 2, Senior

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Date: May 21, 2023

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

The System Innovation & Development Predictive Analytics Analyst will work cross functionally to bridge the gap between operations and the long-term system planning of SRP’s future power system while achieving or exceeding SRP’s Corporate Goals with the highest customer value. To prepare SRP to quickly transition to a decarbonized grid, this position will analyze and model SRP’s future system while balancing reliability, affordability, and sustainability; participate in industry studies to stay abreast of best modeling and operations practices; and manage projects focused on system occurrences that SRP must anticipate. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Analysis of the generation, transmission, and distribution systems in an integrated approach utilizing sub-hourly and hourly production cost models while also considering reserves strategy and the impacts of renewable resources, new markets, and battery storage. Apply scenario planning principles and techniques; produce capital, operations & maintenance, and fuel expense requirements associated with the plan. 
  • Predict future outcomes using historical data combined with simulations, statistical modeling, data mining techniques and/or machine learning, and evaluate economic, operational, and statistical impacts of future business decisions.   
  • Research latest industry trends and occurrences in relations to system modeling and future planning needs; identify and address gaps. 
  • Participate in industry groups for modeling, planning, and operations practices. 
  • Develop answers to complex, open-ended questions involving significant uncertainty and ambiguity with meaningful economic and operational implications. 
  • Communicate analytical results and recommendations to all levels within SRP as well as external stakeholders. 
  • Manage projects and studies performed by vendors and consultants


Completion of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Promotion to Level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at Level 1 and demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor. Promotion to Senior Level requires a minimum of 3 years experience at Level 2, is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.

Additional Information

  • System analytical tools: Long term capacity expansion analysis, production cost modeling, and power flow analysis preferred 
  • Experience in generation, transmission, and distribution systems or power operations preferred; Understanding of the western interconnect transmission system. 
  • Familiarity with computer programming preferred  (VBA, SQL, Python, C++, R, Matlab, etc.) 
  • Project management experience preferred 
  • Demonstrated leadership and critical thinking skills 
  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills 
  • Proven track record of taking ownership of processes and procedures 
  • Curiosity and self-motivation to perform research 
  • Able to develop and maintain productive business relationships within the company, in the industry, and with other companies. 
  • Refined communication skills 


Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 15146



Hybrid Workplace


SRP currently offers a hybrid workplace, which allows employees whose jobs can be performed remotely, and who have sufficient technical capability, to telework up to three days per week. Although teleworking is available, all employees must live and work in Arizona. We are taking steps to protect the health and well-being of all team members, and by following a number of health and safety protocols, to reduce the risk of the coronavirus (COVID-19).


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement


Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.


Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement


In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.


All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.



Why Work at SRP


SRP's success is rooted in our employees' happiness, health and safety. That's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:


• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance


Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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