June 29, 2022

Energy Modelling Analyst

Oxford (Hybrid)

  • Full-time

Overview

Based in Oxford, you 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).

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

Qualifications

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

Desired 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

Benefits

  • Salary: £37k - £40k
  • The opportunity to substantially influence major decisions in the energy sector
  • Direct engagement with clients through Aurora conferences, workshops and webinars
  • The opportunity to grow into a publicly visible industry expert
  • A fun, informal and international work culture
  • An office in the centre of Oxford with coffee, fruit and snacks available in the office
  • A competitive salary package
  • Access to the Aurora Academy, our training programme offering a range of opportunities to develop your skills

About Aurora Energy Research

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, Austin TX and Oakland CA, 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.