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Nu Advisory Partners

Data Center Strategic Negotiator



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: San Francisco, CA, USA; Atlanta, GA, USA; New York, NY, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7 years of experience in the electric power industry, structuring and negotiating agreements.
  • 7 years of experience with quantitative analysis, including financial modeling.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time as required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or a related field.
  • 7 years of experience in energy project development, utility procurement, or finance/consulting roles with similar responsibilities.
  • Experience in the electric power industry, structuring and negotiating agreements, preferably with renewable and carbon-free technologies, or with origination, consulting, or investment banking.
  • Knowledge of energy transaction structuring, power markets, utility rates, renewable energy technologies, and/or infrastructure project management.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally and coordinate on projects requiring inputs from multiple teams.

About the job

As a Data Center Strategic Negotiator, you will analyze and communicate trends, and evaluate supply, investment opportunities, and agreement structures. You'll work with project teams to support transactions, energy portfolio planning, and vendor and partner relationship management. You will develop and communicate recommendations based on your analysis, drive innovation in the energy industry, and impact every part of the business.

In this role, you will evaluate new energy supply and infrastructure opportunities, contribute to strategic initiatives and manage projects, and collaborate with teams across the company in support of Google's data center portfolio and related infrastructure. You will focus on modeling, analytics, and presentation of our energy procurement strategy.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $136,000-$203,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Lead transaction discussions and structuring for energy supply, renewable energy power purchase agreements, partnerships, and other data-center related energy agreements.
  • Set strategy for Google energy procurement program, including the procurement of carbon-free energy in support of clean energy goals.
  • Develop and lead agreement approvals, investment memos, and other transaction related materials with executives and partner teams, working with team members and cross-company partner teams (e.g., Engineering, Finance, Legal, Accounting, etc.).
  • Manage strategic relationships with key suppliers including utilities, project developers, etc.
  • Contribute to the growth of Google's data center portfolio through energy due diligence during site selection and data-center project development.

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Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.