Kowry Energy GmbH

Data Scientist (m/f/d) for Renewable Energy System...

Job description

We are Kowry Energy, a sustainability-driven energy
services provider backed by the world most renown Power Solutions provider. We believe that solving the Climate Challenge facing Our Planet will only succeed with the inclusion of the 600 million people of Sub-Saharan Africa living today without energy.

We do this by empowering local, independent energy companies to accelerate their operations in serving businesses and communities
with reliable, sustainable, and affordable energy access.

To strengthen our growing team, we are looking for a Data Scientist (m/f/d).


In collaboration with a technology partner, you’re responsible for building, implementing and running a simulation platform. The platform simulates and visualizes our client's energy consumption and load profile in different scenarios. It will support our vision of going Beyond Energy Access. This means, that in addition to bringing electricity to the clients, we also help them to develop and execute viable business models for the local community.

We will receive data sets such as Socio-Economic and geographical pattern data, smart meter usage, survey results, and more. In order to enhance decision making around business models & innovations connected with beyond energy access, we require a data scientist who will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the development of a simulation platform using both internal and external resources
  • Identifying relevant data sources and collect and structure data
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis. Data mining using state-of-the-art methods
  • Analyzing data to find trend, patterns and answers to specific questions. Creating visual representations of the data, such as charts, to make the results simple to understand
  • Developing custom data models and algorithms to apply to data sets. Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize customer experiences, revenue generation, ad targeting and other business outcomes
  • Assessing the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
  • Preparing reports for executive and project teams
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytics systems

  • 5+ years of working with Data Modelling, Simulations, Analytics or a similar position
  • Master's degree in a Data Science/Modelling/Analytics or a related field
  • Strong knowledge of modelling and simulation tools. As we are starting the platform development, we are technology agnostic at this point
  • Understanding of how input/pipeline data can be represented digitally and experience in building dashboards
  • An interest in renewable energy and an understanding of what the global scenario is with regard to energy access and sustainable energy
  • Excellent relationship building, presentation, and communications skills
  • An entrepreneurial and performance-driven mindset and a team player mentality with the ability to drive results under own initiative in an agile and fast driving environment
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken) – German is an advantage, French is a plus
  • We consider experience with in emerging economies and renewable energy a plus

  • Contribute to something that makes a difference, by creating holistic, long-term solutions to enable growth for the people of Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Work on sustainable solutions to advance economic development and enable future generations
  • Join an early-stage team where you’ll be supported to develop your capabilities, to take ownership of your work and to shape the future of the company.
  • Work closely together with an experienced and truly impressive founder who brings with her 20+ years of experience from companies like Rolls-Royce and Volkswagen
  • Enjoy a company culture shaped with heart and humor.
We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We believe diversity improves our decision making and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Did we ignite your interest? Then we'd love to get to know you. Submit your application today!

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