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Software Development Engineer Job in Python, GAMS at DTU, Denmark 2022


Software Development Engineer Job in Python, GAMS at DTU Wind and Energy Systems, Technical university of Denmark, Denmark 2022

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General Info

Position: Software Development Engineer
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

DTU Wind and Energy Systems

Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark


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Qualification Details

We expect the candidate to have strong skills in Python and at least moderate skills in GAMS, is a good team player, and has good communication skills (fluent in English both oral and written). Candidates with programming backgrounds are preferred. Additionally, a strong interest in renewable energy and science is a plus.

In particular we are looking for someone with the following technical skills:

  • Experience designing and developing python and GAMS software
    • Preferably with knowledge of python’s data handling and scientific packages, including Pandas and XArray
    • Experience with Balmorel is a plus
  • Experience with collaborative software development via GitLab

Additionally, the following skills would be desirable:

  • Knowledge of time series data handling, visualisation, and analysis
  • Handling of large datasets
  • Spatial data handling and visualisation
  • General knowledge of wind energy and energy systems

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are looking for a  python developer with experience also with the GAMS language and UNIX server environment to help further develop our wind energy research and models.

DTU Wind and Energy Systems is a mission driven university department which creates value for society through the integration of research with education, innovation and research-based consultancy within key fields in the development and use of wind energy.

Our data and models are used in Danish and international research projects and in consultancy projects with the industry. You get the opportunity to work both in research and consultancy projects, supporting the development of Python and GAMS based software (and possibly other languages), usually deployed in a UNIX server environment. In addition to coding, you  will contribute to data management and visualisation, and  execute the code in related parts of the projects. You may also be asked to contribute to writing of scientific articles.

The software development engineer position is a permanent position. The position offers flexibility, including some working from home where appropriate.

The job You will join the Wind Energy Systems division located at our Risø campus. We currently operate several tools related to analysing variable renewable energy and how it can be integrated into the energy system. We expect to develop these tools further, adding modelling capabilities to support the transition towards 100 % sustainable energy systems.

This position will afford you the opportunity to learn new skills and offers opportunities for personal development, as we are often investigating and developing best practices across the rest of the department.

Your main tasks will be:

  • Design and development of Python and GAMS based software, together with the researches working on wind energy and energy system topics
  • Help managing and later manage software projects via GitLab
  • Work in research and consultancy projects along with the team, focusing on data handling and software support and execution in UNIX server environment

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

Please submit your online application no later than 30 June 2022 (Danish time)Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates.

About the Employer:

Note or Other details

We offer an interesting and exciting job in an international and welcoming environment with a good work life balance, while contributing to the green transition to stop global warming. You will be part of a dynamic and revolutionary team developing next generation software, models, and solutions at DTU Wind Energy. We place emphasis on a high level of satisfaction and well-being among our staff, so work life balance and working environment is an integral part of our value. We offer great flexibility in the position, in addition to the Denmark typical 5+1 weeks of holidays, a day off for the first sick-day of a child, generous parental leave, and generally good child care options. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe.

Salary and appointment terms The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.

The workplace is at Risø Campus in Roskilde.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

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Contact details

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Senior Researcher Matti Koivisto at [email protected] or Head of Section Gregor Giebel at [email protected] .

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