Senior Power System Expert with affinity for Advanced Modelling and Analytics

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Brussels - Belgium

The company

Elia Grid International (EGI) offers consultancy and engineering services to a diverse and international client base in the power sector. Based on innovative and proven expertise, combined with hands-on experience from our European Transmission Systems Operators (Elia in Belgium and 50Hertz in Germany), Elia Grid International is the trusted partner in delivering solutions for the challenges of the energy transition. Our clients can rely on a team of experts who have developed valuable competences within the Elia Group and also from international assignments for third parties.

Elia Grid International has offices in Brussels, Berlin, Dubai, Doha and Singapore.

Your function

EGI wishes to reinforce its team working on power system operations and security in the context of deep integration of renewable energy sources, Energy and Balancing Market Integration. To achieve this, EGI is looking for experienced professionals with expertise in the field of transmission system operation, power  system balancing with affinity in advanced modeling and analytics. These experts will take part to local and international projects focusing on RES integration, security of supply, sustainability and economic efficiency of Power System.  Activities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Analysis and definition of operational principles to be applied to system stability, balancing and operational market integration
  • Support to mother TSOs in Belgium covering: operational, grid development and balancing

related tasks

  • Address complexes challenges by realization of studies where a good level of technical power expertise is required and supports decision making in the business domains 
  • Development and implementation of tools and procedures to support the analysis and evaluation of grid reliability and security (eg capacity calculation, balancing, operational planning..)
  • Support the company’s business development teams in identifying and pursuing opportunities by establishing trusted relationships with our clients and development of proposals. 

Your profile

  • Master degree in Engineering or Applied Mathematics/Physics. A PhD in a related field is an asset
  • You have 10 years of experience in Power System related studies and/or  working experience in system operator or consultancy firm is an asset
  • Good  knowledge of the functioning of the power system with an extensive understanding of the interactions between its different actor specifically on balancing  and RES system integration and state of the art of technological solutions
  • Expertise in translating complex data into key strategic insights and valuable actions via advanced modelling and analytics (optimization tools, Machine learning, predictive models, decision support tools)
  • Profound knowledge of simulation tools as PowerFactory, Python and Matlab Simulink, good knowledge of Python-based advanced modelling and analytics tools is an asset
  • Fluency in English is mandatory, a good knowledge of French and/or Dutch is an asset
  • Mobility and flexibility, willing to travel abroad for international assignments depending on the business development or projects needs

Our offer

More than offering you a mere job, we give you an exciting, ultra-professional and international environment, unique training and every opportunity to develop your career potential to the full, plus an attractive salary and fringe benefits.  So choosing EGI means opting for a future full of promise!

Location

Brussels

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