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Reference ID R73699 Updated 14/05/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country United States City/State San Francisco Work Location San Francisco

The Role

Where you fit in

The Shell Power Digital Core organization is leading Shell’s efforts to design, develop, deliver, and maintain a global energy management platform that unlocks value across Shell’s Power business. Shell Power Digital Core aims to enable Shell’s efforts to harness the potential in its vast fleet of customers, energy assets, and power trading capabilities to deliver value across the energy industry value chain.

As a full stack data scientist, you will get to apply your knowledge in statistics, time series analysis, and dynamical systems, work with the latest machine learning models, and build predictive models for energy consumption, energy generation, and energy price, and make an impact by helping Power Digital Core clients to make better, safer, more sustainable decisions which yields to cleaner and more sustainable world.

What’s the role?

You will work with a team of data engineers and scientists who use data and apply cutting statistical machine learning models to build forecasting models for different energy markets. The entire Data team works collaboratively and is a strong partner for teams across the company. You will get to meet and learn from diverse and talented colleagues. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Analyze energy time series and summarize the statistical properties of energy signals

  • Build predictive models and forecast signals for day-ahead consumption data

  • Evaluate the performance and compare the results with existing models

  • Deploy the best model and document the result of this research

What we need from you?

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in IT

  • Proficiency with Python or R, SQL and familiarity with working in big data environments (2 years minimum)

  • At least 2+ years of experience of deploying machine learning models and frameworks in production

  • At least 3 years of experience with:

    • Experiences in both Supervised and Unsupervised machine learning models (Regressions, Gradient Boosted methods, SVMs, Random Forests, Clustering)

    • Familiar with python packages such as Pandas, SkLearn, Numpy etc

    • Deep learning (CNN, RNN, LSTM) and framework library (e.g., Keras, TensorFlow, PyTorch) and Graph Neural Networks

    • Evaluation and hypothesis testing.

  • At least 3 years of experience with

    • Cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure (preferably AWS)

    • Standard concepts and technologies used in CI/CD build and deployment pipelines.

  • At least 2 years of experience in distributed computing frameworks such as Spark or Pyspark is desirable.


Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential…

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance.

  • We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice. We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world. The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand. Shell participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability. As a US Federal Contractor, hiring selections are subject to periodic audit review and documentation of your selections should be maintained for a period of three calendar years. It is the policy of Shell in the U.S. (“Shell”) to provide equal opportunity to all individuals, employees and all qualified applicants for employment consistent with employment requirements and qualifications. Shell prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status under federal, state or local laws. All employees are expected to support this policy and contribute to an environment of equal opportunity. If you need an accommodation for a disability during the resourcing process, please speak with an HR representative.

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