Energy Program Analyst

Columbia, MD, USA Req #786
Thursday, October 7, 2021

SUMMARY: Looking for an opportunity to apply your passion for energy, sustainability, and the environment? A career where you can make important contributions in a collaborative and flexible work atmosphere? Energetics is seeking an exceptional data analyst for immediate employment in our Washington, DC or Columbia, MD office to work on a variety of analysis and research activities supporting the U.S. Department of Energy and other federal and state clients. The work will be diverse, but primarily focused on data analysis related to government programs in energy efficiency and renewable energy, climate adaptation/resilience, grid modernization, and energy justice so experience or interest in those topics is preferred. This is your chance to apply and develop your analytical and technical skills while gaining mentoring and experience in energy consulting.

At Energetics, you’ll collaborate with other technical and non-technical consulting professionals in a variety of energy, sustainability, and resilience fields. You will gain extensive knowledge about the cutting-edge technologies emerging from government-funded advanced research and development programs. You will interact with clients, subject matter experts, research investigators and other specialists at Energetics and partner organizations as you gather and analyze data and present/discuss results about the latest technology and industry developments.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collect, verify, and analyze project and program information, preparing consolidated summaries and talking points
  • Collect and analyze information on a variety of energy technology and policy topics that influence deployment
  • Collect, enter, and manage data using quality assurance and quality control (QAQC) best practices
  • Develop technical, policy, or public-facing communication products (reports, presentations, white papers, fact sheets, web content, meeting summaries)
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 1-3 years’ experience with data analysis and visualization, spreadsheets, and databases; internships are considered
  • M.A. or M.S degree in science, mathematics, physics, economics, engineering, or related technical fields
  • U.S. citizen or eligible to work on government contracts
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite (including Excel); experience with geospatial software is a plus (e.g., Tableau and ArcGIS); ability to learn new software quickly
  • Able to author well-written papers, reports, and program plans for technical or non-technical audiences
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interest in energy, climate, and data analysis/visualization
  • Flexible and Responsive to client requests


  • Analysis experience in lifecycle assessment (LCA) and technoeconomic assessments (TEA)

The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

Resumes submitted via e-mail will not be accepted. Please include a cover letter with a detailed explanation of how your skills and background align with the needs and qualifications of the position. Writing samples may be requested.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Job Function Researchers
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Columbia, MD, USA