JOB OPENING: Buildings Data Analyst – Buildings IoT

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Are you the kind of person who believes in changing the world through advanced data analytics and pattern recognition? Do you want to change the way buildings use energy? Do you love a big challenge needing a big solution? If so, this is a great opportunity for you! Controlco is seeking a full-time data analyst to focus on data collected from building systems. This position is located in Pleasant Hill, CA. Controlco is a system integrator and value add automation distributor providing automation products and solutions to process control and energy management industries in North America. Our growth has created several outstanding opportunities. Our success is built on delivering integrated automation solutions to the buildings in the commercial real estate, data center, healthcare, education, and government verticals. Our customers include some of the most prestigious and well known organizations in the world. We help enhance their brand names by providing custom-designed, automated engineering solutions for their facilities. For more information on Controlco, visit our website at

Job Summary:
This position is responsible for performing data analysis on millions of data points and billions of rows of time series data collected from applications and solutions in the building automation and controls market. This is commonly referred to as Buildings IoT (Internet of Things). There is an emphasis on identifying patterns in the billions of rows to find waste and inadequate performance of the system(s) operating the building. The goal is to reduce the amount of energy required to operate the building while maintaining ideal comfort, security, and tenant satisfaction. The successful candidates will utilize existing software rules and will develop new rules to further analyze the data once the simple target are identified and solved. Additionally, this role will seek out innovative solutions for key industry segments as by the sales and project teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement analytics and data strategies.
  • Follow established methods of building data analytics.
  • Demonstrate competency in database and analytics applications.
  • Provide consulting to sales and projects team on results.
  • Work with User Experience team to adequately visualize results for clients.
  • Be responsible for and initiate self-development to elevate job knowledge and self-education.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors of Science degree in Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related
  • High levels of logical thinking & problem solving skills
  • Experience in data extraction, data cleansing, data profiling and manipulation for reporting (you can list specific tools if you want, but a tool can be learned)
  • Ability to apply analytical techniques to a wide variety of data
  • Ability to organize material and summarize findings in a clear & concise manner
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize multiple projects, deadlines and responsibilities
  • Capable of dealing with all levels of management, client executives, and client representatives
  • Prior programming experience a plus

Pay and Benefits:
Controlco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive salary depending on qualifications. The overall benefits package includes medical, vision, and dental insurance along with a 401k with company contributions. Paid vacations are offered as well. Email resume to Bridget Davies at for prompt and confidential consideration.

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