Optimization Expert Solar PV (1 Senior)

Location ES-Barcelona | UK-Bristol | SG-Singapore
Requisition ID
Business Area
Energy Systems
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee

Local Unit & Position Description

Are you passionate about renewable energy? Do you often see opportunities where others see problems? Do you have deep insights and experience in Solar PV industry? Are you thrilled by the idea of identifying the problems worth solving and creating the next generation of software-based solutions using digitalization? If so, come join us on this extraordinary journey and help DNV make the world safer, smarter and greener.


DNV Energy Systems is in the middle of an exciting digital transformation! The future growth of our digital twins, management, monitoring and control solutions for renewable energy assets is in our hands. We have created a brand-new unit focusing on digitalization and innovation within GreenPowerMonitoring. By closely liaising with our customers, we are molding solutions that will become part of our future software offering. Combining our deep domain expertise in wind, solar, storage and grid integration with the unlimited potential of digitalization, we will be offering trustworthy actionable insights that will enable best-in-class operational performance of our customers’ assets.


Learn more at www.greenpowermonitor.com and www.dnv.com. 


The position is a part of the Domain Knowledge Team

The main remit of this Team is:

  • To create digital tools that enable our customers to optimize the way their assets operate
  • To innovate and disrupt the industry with best-in-class solutions and breakthrough market opportunities
  • To provide analytics and tools for the suite of GPM solutions and
  • To leverage the potential of data analytics combined with the technical knowledge available in the wider cohort of DNV Energy Systems colleagues

Your day to day will include: 

  • Designing innovative algorithms that will add value to customers when managing Solar PV assets and portfolios
  • Building on and maintain existing algorithms developed by DNV to estimate assets life and performance degradation
  • Building relationships with customers to discover market requirements and goals
  • Ensuring that DNV’s Solar PV technology expertise flows into algorithms and eventually into software offerings
  • Transforming the designed algorithms into Python code
  • Conveying GPM’s plans in an easy-to-understand manner and help deploy our analytics solutions to the portfolio of our Customers
  • Maintaining close technical collaboration with the GPM software teams to integrate algorithms into products
  • Participating in internal and external feedback sessions to ensure Solar PV specific algorithms are scalable and easy for broad implementation
  • Being part of the Key Account Management process to ensure GPM are providing value to our Key customers and partners
  • Innovating and improving the GPM offering
  • Cultivating working relationship with DNV Energy Systems Renewables Advisory colleagues and GPM’s Product Team to plan the development and maintenance of solutions and their alignment with our overall strategy
  • Working closely with 3rd parties in the industry to share developments, find synergies and standardize solutions.

Position Qualifications

  • If you are an analytical thinker, and an expert in solar PV technology
  • If you never compromise on safety, quality, personal and professional integrity, and thrive in a dynamic environment by being flexible and adaptable to deliver timely results to customers
  • If you are a relationship builder, you inspire trust and confidence to promote strong working relationships
  • If you want to work with a young and agile team within a flat and successful organization because you believe that a sustainable future will be possible thanks to innovation
  • If you have a digital mindset and can create valuable python-based code.
  • If you demonstrate strong influencing and technical skills alongside a high level of resilience, as successful innovation can come at the expense of many short-term failures.

We are almost certainly the right team for you!

Then Join our Team! 


Mandatory skills/experience:

  • Excellent Python coding skills 
  • Demonstrable domain knowledge of Solar PV operation and maintenance practices and Solar PV technology 
  • Full professional proficiency in English
  • Excellent communication skills to convey complex themes both internally and externally
  • Experience of processing SCADA data in general or Solar PV data to create meaningful insights for asset owners and operators.

Desirable skills/experience:

  • Engineer with 5+ years of experience.
  • Experience of handling large amounts of data.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in assurance and risk management, operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions. 


We provide assurance to the entire energy value chain through our advisory, monitoring, verification, and certification services. As the world's leading resource of independent energy experts and technical advisors, we help industries and governments to navigate the many complex, interrelated transitions taking place globally and regionally, in the energy industry. We are committed to realizing the goals of the Paris Agreement, and support all stakeholders to transition faster to a deeply decarbonized energy system.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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