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Data Science Intern

The Company

Scout Clean Energy is a leading US renewable energy developer, owner and operator headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Scout is developing a MW portfolio of over 5,000 MW of wind, solar and energy storage projects across 11 US states.  Scout is an owner-operator with expertise in all aspects of renewable power project development, permitting, power marketing, finance, construction and asset management. Scout is a portfolio company of Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners.

Scout is made up of renewable energy industry veterans who are making a difference in our world. Our team’s work ethic is second to none. We identify problems, create solutions, and deliver them professionally to our customers, stakeholders, partners and one another. We do the right thing when no one is looking because we are committed to our collective success and because we believe that our uncompromising integrity is key to the collaborative relationships that drive our business.

Position Description

This paid role will support the Asset Management team’s decision-making processes by improving and creating Python and SQL code that the team uses to analyze operational data. You will report directly to Scout’s Manager of Performance Management and work closely with the Remote Operations Center team.

Your key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Pull data from APIs or databases
  • Clean up and write code to analyze data pulled from APIs or databases
  • Refine or develop documentation for existing Python script
  • Help automate the Python scripts
  • Write procedures for monitoring and troubleshooting the scripts
  • Import data into Scout’s database
  • Write code to automatically import data to Scout’s database
  • Integrate scripts with MS Flow
  • Create new databases as required
  • Collaborate / Share results and tools
  • Support other analytical activities as requested

The tools will provide lasting impact for the Asset Management team since they will continue to use them in the months and years following the internship.


  • Working towards or recently completed a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Data Science, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, or a related field
  • Strong written communication skills. Hands-on experience with code documentation is required.  Please be prepared to provide a writing sample, or sample of documentation for previously written code.
  • Hands-on experience developing and reviewing Python and SQL code is required. Hands-on experience with R is also preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • Experience with MS SharePoint and the MS Flow
  • Interest in the renewable energy industry, specifically the operation of utility-scale wind farms.
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellence in delivery and in results.

Characteristics of Successful Scout Team Members

  • Integrity. Ethical professional who does the right thing even when it is difficult.
  • Initiative. Resourceful self-motivator with exceptional leadership and organizational skills.
  • Intelligence. Perpetual learner with the ability to solve problems and make informed decisions quickly.
  • Work Ethic. Productive team member who desires to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment to meet deadlines and get things done.
  • Team Focus. Purpose-driven colleague with strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working across organizational boundaries to deliver on shared team goals.

Invitation to Women and U.S. Underrepresented Groups

We encourage applications from all demographics and especially those that are traditionally underrepresented in the energy industry. Consistent with our core values, Scout celebrates the diversity of thought and experience that comes from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to, gender, race, and ethnicity.

Invitation to Veterans

Scout welcomes veterans of the United States Armed Forces to apply for this position. Scout includes veterans of all branches and a diverse set of occupational specialties. We value the independent thinking, problem solving, leadership, and teamwork that our veterans have developed through their service. We welcome applications from any service and any military occupational specialty.


Target hourly rate: $20-25/hour depending on experience.

Attractive bonus potential.

Scout offers a full range of benefits, including medical/dental/vision insurance with attractive premiums, 401(k) match, STD, LTD, an Employee Assistance Program, and a range of optional supplemental insurance coverage.

To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to

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LOCATION Boulder, CO TYPE Part-time REQUIREMENTS Required Education: Working towards or recently completed a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Data Science, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, or a related field

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Scout Clean Energy

+1 303-284-7566

1805 29th Street, Suite 2050
Boulder, CO 80301