Energy Modelling Analyst

  • Sydney office
  • Permanent full-time

Position

Based in Sydney, the Energy Modelling Analyst will contribute to our energy modelling efforts by developing analytical and computational tools, enhancing our modelling methodology, analysing data, formulating recommendations on future trends, and conveying insights to enhance clients’ decision making. The positions have a focus on modelling energy commodities (notably electricity) markets, and suit a recent university graduate (MSc or PhD).

At this time, we will only be considering Australian citizens or Permanent Residents for this role.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain Aurora’s suite of energy market models
  • Work closely with our research and consulting teams to derive insights from model results
  • Contribute to continuously improving how the modelling team operates

Required attributes

  • Relevant degree in Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics or other quantitative field from a top university
  • Exceptional problem solving skills and analytical ability
  • Ability to collect, analyse and interpret complex quantitative data and information
  • Knowledge of one programming language, e.g. C++, Matlab, Python, R, Java
  •  Strong interpersonal skills, and a great team player

Desirable attributes

  • Relevant Master’s degree or PhD
  • Knowledge of and interest in energy markets, and a belief that well-designed models significantly improve decision making
  • Knowledge of statistical and/or optimization techniques
  • Knowledge of an algebraic modelling language, such as GAMS (preferred) or AMPL

What we offer

  • A dynamic, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment
  • The opportunity to grow with the company, take on further responsibilities and bring in your own ideas
  • A fun and international work culture

Applications

  • The successful candidate would start as soon as possible.
  • We will review applications as they are received.
  • Salary will be competitive with experience.

Please submit your CV, a brief cover letter, your salary expectations and state your earliest possible start date.

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About Aurora

From its academic roots, Aurora Energy Research has grown to become the largest dedicated power market analytics company in Europe, providing data-driven intelligence for strategic decisions in the global energy transformation. We are a diverse team of more than 250 experts with vast energy, financial and consulting backgrounds, covering power, hydrogen, carbon and fossil commodities. We are active in Europe, Australia and the US, working with world-leading organisations to provide comprehensive market intelligence, bespoke analytic and advisory services, and cutting-edge software.

We are a thriving, rapidly growing company with offices in Oxford, Berlin, Madrid, Sydney and Austin, and more opening soon. We currently serve around 600 of Europe’s most influential energy sector participants, including utilities, investors and governments, and expect to continue to grow rapidly, adding new countries and products to our portfolio.