2358m - Market Design Sector Manager

Folsom, California, United States

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Type: Permanent

Experience: Standard Management (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

Education: Master's Degree

Category: Engineering

Industry: Natural Resources / Utility - Electric Power

Salary: 150k - 170k plus bonus and comprehensive benefits including cash balance pension, 401k match and relocation assistance

Reference ID: 2358m

Date Posted: 01/07/2022

Shortcut: http://management-recruiters-of-bonita-springs.jobs.mrinetwork.com/nXgQTj

Ensures market design policy changes include comprehensive consideration of the CAISO market and infrastructure rules, industry requirements, trends, regulatory requirements, internal processes and technology requirements.  Responsible developing stakeholder supported, defendable policies to be provided to the EIM Governing Body and CAISO Board of Governors for approval.  Oversee the tariff and business practice manuals development to ensure they are consistent with approved policies.  Support the regulatory process for market design policy proposal approvals at FERC.  The sector manager will be responsible for ensuring positions taken in state regulatory proceedings is consistent with corporate policy and has been adequately vetted with Executive Management.



  • Strategically leads policy changes related to the day-ahead and real-time electricity markets 
  • Work internally with experts from across the company to ensure comprehensive and well-designed policies, and externally to build relationships with industry members and participants
  • Serve as a subject matter expert to represent the ISO to stakeholders, EIM Board of Governors CAISO Board of Governors and Executive Management
  • Works in a team environment to develop market design proposals to evolve day-ahead and real-time markets
  • Accountable for identifying market policy integration issues to ensure the ISO’s market design development results in a well-functioning market structure
  • Works with the Policy Integration and Governance team to clearly and concisely explain market design policy proposals
  • Performs frequent outreach to stakeholders to understand market design policy concerns and business needs, ensuring stakeholder concerns are effectively addressed through the stakeholder process to provide a strong record for board and regulatory approvals
  • Provide technical, analytical and policy leadership to the policy development team and other sector managers and business units
  • Provide expert witness testimony on energy markets and related policy


  • BS/BA in Economics, Engineering, or Business, required, a Master’s degree or Ph.D. desired
  • 6+ years of related experience, including knowledge of economics, market design, finance, and programming concepts
  • Extensive knowledge of advanced power system operations, electric dispatch and optimization techniques, California power transmission networks, or network modeling
  • Capable of leading large analytical or economic projects involving various groups of specialists and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to identify solutions to complex engineering/economic problems in the electric utility industry
  • Experience supervising professional staff and leading design of new market products and services for electricity markets
  • Experience required in a combination of the following:
    • utility/power industry or regulatory, preferably in a similar ISO
    • experience in market design and system analysis
    • regulatory, economic analyses, and data analyses experience
    • experience with real-time applications, software tools and PC based applications.


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Company Brief

Located in Northern California, this Independent System Operator (ISO) is responsible for day-to-day operation of the region's bulk generation and transmission systems.  Excellent compensation, including salary, bonus, full benefits and relocation assistance.


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Electric Power wholesale electric markets market design rules products economic infrastructure policy stakeholder tariff grid operations real time day ahead testimony regulatory California WECC NERC FERC

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