Data Scientist

Posted 07 September 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
LocationShanghai Municipality
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy Management
Contact NameAnna Yao

Job description

Job Title: Data Scientist - Renewable Energy

Location: Shanghai, China

Company: Leading Manufacturer of Solar PV Panels

Are you a talented and passionate Data Scientist with expertise in renewable energy? Are you excited about applying your analytical skills to drive innovation in the solar industry? Our recruitment agency is thrilled to partner with a prominent Chinese manufacturer of Solar PV panels in the search for a skilled and motivated Data Scientist specializing in renewable energy to join their team in Shanghai.

Company Overview: Our client is a renowned leader in the renewable energy sector, specializing in the production of high-quality Solar PV panels. With a strong commitment to sustainability and technological advancements, they have made significant contributions to the global shift towards clean energy solutions. By joining their team, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and contribute to the development of a greener future.

Responsibilities: As a Data Scientist specializing in renewable energy, you will be responsible for leveraging data and advanced analytics techniques to extract valuable insights and drive impactful decision-making. Your role will involve working closely with cross-functional teams to analyze complex data sets, identify trends, and develop innovative solutions. Key responsibilities include:

  • Designing and implementing statistical models and algorithms to analyze renewable energy data and extract meaningful insights.

  • Collaborating with domain experts to understand business objectives and develop data-driven strategies to optimize energy generation, efficiency, and forecasting.

  • Conducting exploratory data analysis and data visualization to identify patterns, trends, and correlations in large-scale data sets.

  • Developing predictive and prescriptive models to support renewable energy planning, demand forecasting, and grid integration.

  • Applying machine learning techniques to improve system performance, energy efficiency, and predictive maintenance.

  • Collaborating with data engineers to design and implement scalable data pipelines and architectures for efficient data processing.

  • Communicating findings and insights to technical and non-technical stakeholders through clear visualizations, reports, and presentations.

  • Staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in renewable energy technologies, data science methodologies, and industry trends.


  • Master's or Ph.D. degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field with a focus on renewable energy.

  • Proven experience of at least 3-5 years as a Data Scientist, preferably in the renewable energy sector.

  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python or R, along with experience in data manipulation, statistical analysis, and machine learning frameworks.

  • Strong knowledge of renewable energy systems, including solar PV, wind, and energy storage.

  • Familiarity with data visualization tools and libraries such as Tableau, Power BI, or Matplotlib.

  • Experience with big data technologies and cloud platforms (e.g., Hadoop, Spark, AWS, Azure) is highly desirable.

  • Excellent analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, with a strong ability to derive actionable insights from complex data sets.

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.

  • Fluency in both English and Mandarin is essential.

Salary: A highly competitive salary will be offered based on qualifications and experience.

If you are a passionate Data Scientist with a strong focus on renewable energy and a desire to make a significant impact in the solar industry, this is an exceptional opportunity to join our client, a leading Chinese manufacturer of Solar PV panels, and contribute to the sustainable energy revolution.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter highlighting your relevant experience and accomplishments to anna@greenrecruitmentcompany.com. We look forward to receiving your application.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further consideration. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.