Technical Analyst


  • Contact: SSE Plc

Job Title: Technical Analyst

Location: Glasgow / Dublin

Salary: Up to £47,900/€69,500 depending on skills and experience + excellent benefits + annual bonus

Permanent Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available

The Role

Reporting to the Team Leader, you'll be responsible for delivering analysis reports and undertaking research and development in support of SSEs onshore and offshore wind development portfolio. Your analysis will be key to finalising decisions on the design and development of our wind farms projects.

The teams core functions include analysing measured wind data; producing wind farm layout designs; conducting wind flow, energy and noise modelling; performing turbine suitability assessments and analysing data from operational wind farms. You will contribute to these activities as well as working on developing the teams methodologies and analytical capabilities.

Your Skills & Experience

We are looking for someone who is educated to degree level or similar in physical science or engineering. You'll have a high level of numerical and computer literacy and be comfortable with data processing and analysis. Familiarity with industry standard wind analysis software, CFD (specifically, ANSYS CFX), Matlab and are all beneficial.

Strong communication and interpersonal skills will be essential as you'll be required to communicate to a variety of stakeholders and interact with multi-disciplined project teams. You should also have the ability to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and strong report writing skills. It is also imperative that you be enthusiastic about working at the cutting edge of best-practice and seeking out innovative solutions to complex problems during a crucial period for the wind industry.

From time to time you'll visit the sites you support, so you should be open to travel and have, or are willing to obtain, a full driving licence.

Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here's a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities

Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn't take long.

Closing date for applications is: 19th August 2019

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch via sse.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you're internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you're successful, well conduct some pre-employment checks.

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