Senior System Development and Economics Expert

Posted 29 November 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & InfrastructureEnergy, ESG & Green Tech Finance
Contact NameNicolas Huebner

Job description

The Role:

  • The expert will take part in projects focusing on the global implementation of the energy transition and the planning of renewable energy source (RES) based power systems of the future.

  • Power system and energy market modelling

  • Using software tools like Plexos and Antares, you will optimize energy systems. Energy scenario analysis and quantification for net-zero energy ecosystems.

  • Power system flexibility assessment, country flexibility mapping and tracking.

  • Sector coupling solutions for integrated system planning: transportation (E-mobility), heating/cooling, industry and synthetic fuels (Hydrogen, P2X).

  • Investment analysis and techno-economic assessments

  • Generation and energy storage expansion planning for systems with high shares of renewables: PPA design, strategic renewable deployment

  • Interconnectors business case assessment and Cost-Benefit-Analysis (CBA).

  • Grid development for renewable integration: CBA for transmission expansion, renewable locational optimisation, energy storage and P2X technology sizing and location, grid enhancing technologies.

  • Advanced analytics and toolchain development

  • Dealing with large models and complex data sets such as nodal pricing, flow-based market coupling, dispatch optimisation, bidding zone reconfiguration assessment, and price forecasting.

  • Steering the development of automation and analysis tools

  • Project acquisition & delivery

  • Driving new leads and being responsible for managing or contributing to the development of project proposals

  • Manage and deliver projects, ensuring timelines, budgets and client expectations

  • Actively engage with stakeholders, demonstrating a solid understanding of their needs and delivering convincing results

  • Lead or participate in project teams, facilitating effective communication and fostering a collaborative working environment

The Individual:

  • Master's degree in engineering, applied economics, mathematics or physics;

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in power system and energy market modelling and optimisation – with software tools like Plexos and Antares

  • Experience with data analytics and modelling languages. Mastering languages like Python and R is an asset

  • Ability to translate complex data into key strategic insights and valuable actions

  • Experience in delivering results on time and quality as project manager/work package lead, presenting results to client and managing internal resources

  • Fluent in English