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 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
  • Coffee, fruit and snacks delivered to the office as well as Friday evening pizza and beer with the team

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

Founded in 2013 by University of Oxford professors and economists who saw the need for a deeper focus on quality analysis, we have grown to become the largest dedicated energy analytics provider in Europe.

We provide:

  • Subscription analytics
  • Advisory
  • Software

Our mission is to provide rigorous, sophisticated analysis and energy market modelling to address this increasing market complexity. We cover all key energy commodities, with particular focus on the power sector and low-carbon energy transformation. We are thriving, and rapidly growing in Europe and further afield.