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Senior US Power Modelling Analyst

RWE Renewables Americas LLC,  Austin, United States (US) 

To start as soon as possible, Full time, Permanent


Functional area: Renewables 



This role is responsible for building up long-term modelling of the US Power markets. The role is part of the strategic market analysis team of RWEST in Europe. The candidate will report to the head of strategic market analysis, Tobias Zimmermann, in Essen. The role is functionally placed within the Commercial Analysis team of RWER in the US.

• Analyse relevant fundamental drivers

• Compile time series for all relevant power model inputs; Transfer market design into model logic, Model calibration & backtesting

• Perform model runs and develop model scenarios incl. stochastic model development; Automate model input updates and model result processing

• Work closely with the local RWE Renewables Commercial Americas teams, provide sensitivities and support business decisions

• Interpret model results to provide decision-oriented consulting services to support portfolio decisions, lobbying and financial planning

• Understand and evaluate external studies and forecasts

• Deliver long term market view for strategic projects and general valuations



• PHD or Master Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent

• Working experience in fundamental power market modelling with Plexos, Aurora or Promod

• Very strong quantitative and analytical skills (transfer of algorithms into model conduct)

• Good knowledge in energy economics (esp. with regard to nodal markets)

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to transfer knowledge between analysis and decision makers in other departments with an interdisciplinary approach

• Excellent IT skills incl. ability to model in main languages as Python and in the MS Windows environment (particularly Excel, Access)

• Experience interfacing with databases (SQL, R) • Language skills: fluent in English • Very good team player, high level of self-motivation and flexibility, ability to work in a competitive environment and to meet tight deadlines


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We look forward to meeting you!


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RWE represents change, innovation and sustainability. As one of the world’s leading generators of electricity from renewable energy sources, we aim to be carbon-neutral by 2040 and to enable a sustainable life for people around the world. To achieve this, we invest heavily in the expansion of our renewables´ capacities. Our broad portfolio includes flexible, conventional energies and helps us provide clean, reliable and affordable electricity. 120 years of experience in the energy world and our four operative segments – renewable energies, lignite and nuclear power, European electricity generation from gas, coal, hydropower and biomass as well as global energy trading – are the foundation for the innovations of tomorrow. To achieve this, we are looking for dynamic and motivated people to join us in creating a sustainable and secure energy future.


RWE Renewables GmbH, based in Essen, Germany, is RWE’s youngest subsidiary and one of the world’s leading companies in the field of renewable energies. With an international team of around 3,500 employees, we are drivers of the energy transition – and provide electricity for a sustainable life. Our total capacity of more than 9 gigawatts results from onshore and offshore wind parks, photovoltaic plants and battery storage. We focus on growth: on the American continent, on the European core markets and on new markets in the Asia-Pacific region.

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