Energy Data Scientist

  • Alpiq
  • Olten, Solothurn, Switzerland
  • 15/02/2020
Full time Data Science Data Analytics Big Data Statistics

Job Description

Alpiq Digital is the central hub for activities in the field of innovative energy solutions, artificial intelligence, machine learning, IoT, and distributed ledger technologies for both Digital Energy Solutions and E-Mobility. Alpiq Digital operates multiple services on a real-time energy AI platform and is continuously prototyping, implementing and releasing new energy services across the entire energy value chain. The focus is to provide services that help customers manage their transition to the new sustainable energy world with distributed and renewable energy assets.

Because of the rapid growth in these areas we are currently expanding our team. We offer a position in an open, fast-paced, collaborative and entrepreneurial technology focused environment

Your main responsabilities

We are looking for an Energy Data Scientist to work on data analytics, algorithm development with a focus on time series analytics and forecasting for a wide range of automated real-time applications, specifically your main responsibilities are:

  • Contribute to the development of our energy AI tools and libraries, by writing, refactoring and reviewing code for the technical implementation.
  • Apply the energy AI tools to real-world problems by developing, configuring, training, evaluating and operationalize statistical- and machine-learning-based models.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the underlying data models.
  • Prepare design specifications and technical implementation proposals, carry out rapid prototyping and evaluation of potential new Energy AI services.
  • Identifying and diagnose technical production issues, perform root cause analysis and work with all members of the cross-functional technology team to propose solutions.

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in quantitative data science discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Physics or Computer Science, or a similar related field) with courses in Machine Learning.
  • 1-3 years demonstrated experience as a data scientist, machine learning practitioner, or similar related roles.
  • A solid understanding of time series analysis, statistics and probability theory, and machine learning model structures like NN, RNN, LSTM with hands-on experience using data science tools, libraries and languages, i.e., Python, SQL/noSQL databases, scikit-learn, Keras, TensorFlow, and CUDA.
  • Ability to apply theoretical concepts to real world problems with knowledge and modeling, understanding of physical systems, strong problem structuring and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of cloud and container infrastructure (Docker, AWS Fargate, AWS ECS, and AWS ECR, AWS S3, AWS Redshift) is an advantage, as well as Linux architecture and system administration.
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal.

Your opportunity
We offer you modern terms of employment and an interesting and multifaceted area of responsibility in an exciting, dynamic environment. Have we sparked your interest? Then please apply using our job application portal. Alpiq stands for equal employment opportunities. Designations of persons and functions apply to all sexes. Applicants from recruitment agencies can only be considered upon prior arrangement by telephone.

About Alpiq
Alpiq Holding Ltd is a Swiss energy company operating throughout Europe. Its activities include the generation and supply of electricity, energy trading and energy management. Alpiq Digital AG is a subsidiary of Alpiq Holding Ltd. and develops digital solutions and new service models in the energy industry.