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Data Scientist

Modo Energy

Modo Energy

Data Science
Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

At Modo Energy, we're on a mission to build the information architecture for the energy transition - we want to be the only place to come to for information on the global journey to net zero. Take a look at our platform, where we provide open access to an array of content on the energy transition.

We're a dedicated and passionate team building a category-defining business, working on one of the world's most important priorities. We are looking for individuals who love product-building, want to work with pace at a mission-oriented startup, and will collaborate with us in shaping the culture of a rapidly growing team.

The role

As a Data Scientist at Modo Energy, you will join an established team that loves to use their knowledge and expertise to build novel, industry-leading models and analyses. We follow our core principles to produce tools used by organizations across the energy transition to finance, build, benchmark, and operate battery energy storage systems. This role sits within our data science team, building trustworthy revenue projections across multiple geographies.


  • Sourcing, processing, analyzing, and interpreting large & complex datasets within our growing forecast offering.
  • Developing our power market and dispatch models to grow and enhance Modo’s product offering. We use Python and the standard scientific computing stack (Numpy, Pandas, SciPy, ScikitLearn, etc.).
  • Working closely with our product function to ensure the product we deliver aligns closely with user needs and provides value to the wider Modo team.


  • 5+ years experience using Python (or another programming language e.g. R, C++, Java) and with the scientific computing stack for data analysis and data science.
  • Exceptional quantitative skills and a degree in a quantitative field: maths, engineering, computer science, physics, chemistry, biology.
  • Great technical communication and exceptional technical problem-solving skills.
  • Previous experience in energy modeling, with a specific focus on North American Power systems.
  • A self-starter attitude, with an eagerness to dive headfirst into problems and pick things up quickly.

Important Details:

  • We work in a Hybrid Environment: You split your time between working from home and working in our Austin office (Tuesday - Thursday).
  • 25 days annual leave and your birthday off; medical, dental and vision benefits; 401k with optional matching contribution.

What you can expect from Modo

We want to attract and retain the best talent at Modo, and we give our people the freedom and opportunity to develop themselves and flourish.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team at Modo, as we believe a variety of backgrounds, skills and interests is what makes our company stronger. If you share our values and our enthusiasm for supporting the transition to greener energy systems, we encourage you to apply. We have a number of positions open which could be for a range of backgrounds and experience levels. Please get in touch if you are interested and you don’t meet all the requirements, or if you exceed them!