Research Analyst-- DER/Renewables

Research Analyst-- DER/Renewables Job Locations US-MA-Waltham | US-MA-Boston | US-CA-Oakland | US-GA-Atlanta | US-NJ-Newark | US-OR-Portland | US-VA-Arlington, Virginia

Job ID 2021-2045 # of Openings 1 Category Research Analyst Overview

Cadmus seeks a Research Analyst to join a team of distributed energy resources (DER) enthusiasts. We support electric utilities, local governments, state and federal agencies, and the private sector on wide range of consulting projects involving electric vehicle infrastructure, decarbonization studies, battery storage, solar, building electrification, equity analysis, and policy analysis. We are looking for exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people who have experience and interest in the strategic electrification and DER sectors.

The Research Analyst will work closely with senior staff to provide strategic planning and analysis, including policy research, qualitative and quantitative market research, evaluation, and other technical assistance related to DER deployment or decarbonization initiatives. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented, motivated, and capable of creative problem-solving and independent work. The candidate should be able to come up to speed quickly on topics such building electrification, solar, storage, or transportation electrification. Experience working on strategic planning and/or detailed modeling experience is highly valued. The successful candidate is able to work collaboratively, can manage assigned tasks from start to finish with input from supervisors, and has strong written, verbal, and analytical skills.


As a Research Analyst on the Distributed Energy Resource (DER) team, you would be responsible for:

    Working independently or with minimal supervision to support research efforts, ensuring consistency and quality of research methods;
  • Supporting project management in close collaboration with project managers and principals to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables to clients;
  • Supporting research tasks, such as interviews, and quantitative analyses that are focused on technical, policy, and/or financial implications of DER technologies;
  • Clearly and concisely summarizing analytical results (in Word or PowerPoint), ensuring accuracy of content and adherence to format and other pertinent details;
  • Supporting technical assistance requests and providing customer services to government staff, policy-makers, utility clients, and industry representatives;
  • Contributing to strategic planning exercises, including presenting results professionally to clients
  • Conducting research and analysis across a range of solar, storage, microgrids, EVs and heat pump pilot projects, programs, and policies.
  • Contributing to data analytics and modeling exercise, including experience with relational database management
  • BS/BA in a relevant field and 0-2 years work experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of-or ability to quickly come up to speed on-concepts related to solar, storage, microgrids, energy efficiency, or beneficial electrification planning. For example, this could include illustrating a basic understanding of relevant concepts in the energy industry including renewables, grid impacts, energy cost management, program planning or evaluation.
  • Excellent writing, communication, and critical thinking skills
  • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Demonstrated analytical skills using statistical and analytical software (e.g., Stata, R, Excel, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Quantitative and software skills with applications such as Python, SQL, and similar software tools

Additional Information

  • This is a full-time opportunity located in Boston MA, Oakland CA and Other Cadmus Locations.
  • To apply, submit resume along with a cover letter
  • Travel may be required 25% of the time (post-COVID)
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States as a U.S Perm Resident or U.S. Citizen

Based on eligibility and job status, Cadmus offers an excellent benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, company paid disability and life insurance, 401(k) program, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, voluntary time off (VTO), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance program, other optional benefits and various bonus programs.

Cadmus is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination. Cadmus is committed to providing a respectful workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, military and veteran status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists


Bachelor's Degree


0 to 2 years

Job type

Full time

Waltham, MA 02254, US
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