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Technical Analyst -Offshore Wind

Company: RWE Renewables GmbH
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

RWE Renewables Americas LLC, Boston To To start as soon as possible, Full time, Functional area: Engineering Remuneration: Exempt As a Technical Analyst within the Resource Offshore team you will be providing your expertise and talent in the setup, management and execution of diverse offshore- and resource-specific development and innovation projects. Examples of the diverse task landscape that you will face in the daily business include the development of turbine layout design and optimization strategies and their application on all offshore projects within our global pipeline, the development and application of analytical methods and tools to address various project-specific challenges, the validation and implementation of the latest models for flow and wake modelling as well as the support of the development and understanding of Floating Offshore Wind. Responsibilities:

  • Provision of technical and analytical support as a Research & Application Analyst throughout the complete lifecycle of offshore windfarm projects from "Greenfield development" through auctions and "FID".
  • Responsible for the setup, management and execution of internal offshore- and resource-specific R&D projects with the focus to address existing and future technical challenges in the offshore industry (e.g. Floating).
  • Leading the design and optimization of turbine layouts and the optimization of projects towards LCoE and/or other optimization targets by applying in-house tools and multidisciplinary wind farm design analysis concepts (MDAO).
  • Independent development and prototyping of methods and tools to answer project-specific challenges with the aim to standardize solutions across the project-pipeline.
  • Drive the validation and implementation of the latest models (numerical weather prediction, CFD flow) for flow and wake modelling.
  • Continuous improvement of existing in-house standards, industry "best practices" and in-house software tools and methods used for various tasks.
  • Maintain knowledge of the latest developments in the field of wind energy, numerical modelling, and relevant atmospheric science. Deliver the latest guidance on mesoscale data for wind yield. Qualifications:
    • Advanced Degree (MSc or PhD)degree in Meteorology, Aeronautics or Astronautics, Mathematics, Natural and Computer Sciences or Engineering.
    • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience providing technical solutions for wind resource assessment and optimization. Experience of working on innovation projects.
    • Knowledge and experience in wind resource assessment and modeling of windfarm energy production according to industry standards and best practices
    • Advanced scientific programming skills (e.g., python, matlab, fortran) , .
    • Good knowledge and experience in using relevant wind resource analysis tools, relevant statistical analysis as well as wake models.
    • Experience of running a numerical weather prediction (NWP) model with an understanding of the key parameterizations (for e.g. boundary data selection and grid setup) is a plus.
    • Agile mindset, a "critical & analytical thinking" attitude, creativity and problem-solving competence are desired.
    • Reasonable level of self-organization, self-reliance, reliability, persistence and organizational skills.
    • Excellent communication and team skills as well as a confident appearance.
    • Fluent English in speech and writing, knowledge of German is a plus but not mandatory. Apply now with just a few clicks: ad code 77840 We look forward to meeting you! We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. Of course, you can find us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Xing, too. RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world's leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future. RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE's youngest subsidiary and one of the world's leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition - and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

Keywords: RWE Renewables GmbH, Boston , Technical Analyst -Offshore Wind, Professions , Boston, Massachusetts

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