Wind Resource Analyst


Boston, MA, US



Hybrid in Office a minimum of 3 days per week within our Boston, Ma. Office located at 100 Federal St. on the 6th Floor.


As a Wind Resource Analyst within the Offshore Wind Resource team you will provide your expertise in wind resource assessment and energy yield modelling to the offshore projects within our global pipeline, with a core focus on the US market. You will participate and represent the company in external expert groups as well as in international R&D/innovation projects with the aim to maximize the value of those activities. Furthermore, technical due diligences of new opportunities, detailed analysis of specific wind conditions, design and approval of measurement campaigns, design and optimization of turbine layouts, post-construction energy yield analyses, power curve measurements as well as management of internal and external stakeholders are other examples the diverse task landscape that you will face in the daily business.



  • Provision of technical support as a Wind Resource Analyst throughout the complete lifecycle of offshore windfarm projects from “Greenfield development” through tenders and auctions until the final investment decision, as well as during operations.
  • Independent analysis of potential wind energy via in-depth analysis and processing of meteorological measurements and/or other available data, modelling of wind flow and energy yield production estimates via multiple engineering-based wake models and the quantification of various technical losses, inherent uncertainties and identification of discipline-specific risks and opportunities.
  • Supporting the design and optimization of turbine layouts and the optimization of projects towards Levelized Cost of Energy (LCoE) and/or other optimization targets by applying in-house tools and multidisciplinary wind farm design analysis concepts.
  • Conducting “technical” due diligence analysis with regards to wind resource, energy yield, turbine layout, site conditions and proposed wind turbines.
  • Independent development and prototyping of methods and tools to answer project-specific challenges with the aim to standardize solutions across the project-pipeline.
  • Independent design of new and review of existing measurement campaigns based on various type of measurements systems, management and review of 3rd party assessments, support of internal and external discipline-specific R&D projects.
  • Continuous improvement of existing in-house standards, industries „best practices“ and in-house software tools and modeling standards used for various tasks.


  • Advanced degree (MSc or PhD) in Meteorology, Aeronautics or Astronautics, Mathematics, Physics, Natural and Computer Sciences, Mechanical Engineering or Renewable Energies with an Engineering focus.
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience, key knowledge and a solid track record in wind resource assessment as well as modeling of wind farm energy production according to industry standards and best practices using common analysis tools (e.g. WindPro, OpenWind, WindoGrapher).
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience providing technical solutions for wind farm design and turbine layout optimization.
  • Advanced skills using common languages for scientific programming (e.g. Python, Matlab),
  • Experience in using open-source tools for wind farm modeling and optimization (e.g. PyWake, FLORIS, WISDEM, TOPFARM) is a plus.
  • Experience in working on innovation projects is a plus.
  • Agile mindset, a "critical & analytical thinking" attitude, creativity and problem-solving competence are desired.
  • Reasonable level of self-organization, self-reliance, reliability, persistence and organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills and a “team player” mindset.
  • Fluent English in speech and writing.

Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. Eligible employees also participate in short-term incentives, in addition to salary.

RWE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

For 125 years RWE has been the source of energy for millions of people across the globe. Now we’re making all that energy green. This decade alone we’re investing €50bn into renewables and will be carbon neutral by 2040 – ten years earlier than most other global targets. This is a chance to play a key role on our journey.

Join our renewables specialists, working across the clean energy spectrum to grow our operations to 50 GW by 2030 – with some of the world’s largest on and offshore wind farms and industry-leading hydrogen initiatives. We’re also considered innovators in solar development including floating photovoltaics and agri-photovoltaics. Or add your expertise to our supply and trading operations, brokering renewable electricity, green gas, commodities, and CO2 emission allowances from one of our advanced energy trading floors.

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