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Your Major: Computer Sci. MS

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So, what do M.S./PhD Computer Science & Engineering majors do in sustainable energy?  Here are some examples from past listings (2011 - 2012).  While you cannot apply for these specific jobs, they show you types of jobs you could get and should be looking for.

Article written by Joey Griggs, University of Rochester

 

 

 

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Associate Operations Engineer, Opower. The Associate Operations Engineer will be responsible for operating the software systems on behalf of our clients, ensuring data from disparate sources arrives and is processed, managing the creation and final quality assurance of the Home Energy Reports, ensuring products are created and delivered on schedule, managing release of error-free reports, and generate operations reports on numerous production metrics.

Opower:

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Industry: Smart Grid and Energy Efficiency

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Data Architect, Ecova. As our Data Architect, you will be responsible for the architecture and design of relational databases that support enterprise applications. The data architect contributes to the realization and implementation of the end-to-end vision, to translate logical designs into one or more physical databases, conceptualize how the data flows through the successive stages, and address issues of data migration, validation, clean-up, and mapping. The data architect may serve as the liaison between users and development teams to determine data requirements for applications and any future database infrastructure needs. This position will be located in our Spokane, WA office and will report to our Information & Data Administration Manager.

Ecova:

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Industry: Smart Grid and Energy Efficiency

 

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IS Software Developer, Energy Solutions. We are seeking to fill a Software Developer position in support of our projects emphasizing Information Systems solutions for energy efficiency and sustainable energy programs. As a member of Energy Solutions, you will experience working for a growing team, delivering support to our existing technical staff who externally deal with all Information Systems program related projects, while at the same time have a broad impact on energy efficiency markets and greenhouse gas reductions through our work for major California and Nevada utilities, the California Public Utilities Commission, and other national leaders in energy efficiency.

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Industry: Nuclear

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Software Engineer, Silver Spring Networks. The Software Engineer will have a variety of responsibilities, including: designing and Implement key modules, enhancements, and maintenance of existing products; exploring product requirements to understand technical difficulties, recommend implementation approaches, and design solutions; leading effectively in both functional/technical group discussions with fellow developers.

Silver Spring Networks:

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Industry: Smart Grid and Energy Efficiency

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Software Engineer, American Superconductor. The Software Engineer at American Superconductor will have a very long list of responsibilities, including but not limited to: performing system-level and detailed design and support of software systems; evaluating, specifying, procuring, implementing and supporting real time OS products or add-ons to support data acquisition and system control functions including remote communications and event paging; developing innovative communication and control applications pertaining to utility networks; and creating schematics and assembly drawings for data acquisition systems.

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Industry: Smart Grid and Energy Efficiency

 

 

 

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Student Next Steps

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July 2015

Your Major: Multiple Majors BS
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The past predicts the future. These old listings show you types of jobs you could get and should be looking for.

October 2014

Your Major: ChemE MS
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The past predicts the future. These old listings show you types of jobs you could get and should be looking for.

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Your Major: Elec. Eng. BS
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The past predicts the future. These old listings show you types of jobs you could get and should be looking for.

Your Major: Biology/Chemistry BS
Monday, September 15, 2014
The past predicts the future. These old listings show you types of jobs you could get and should be looking for.

August 2014

Your Major: MBA
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The past predicts the future. These old listings show you types of jobs you could get and should be looking for.

Your Major: Biology/Chemistry MS
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The past predicts the future. These old listings show you types of jobs you could get and should be looking for.

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