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Wind Data Analyst

DNV Seattle, Boston, Houston
United States

Det Norske Veritas (DNV) is seeking a Data Analyst for the Data Services section. The position can be filled in DNV offices in Seattle, Boston, or Houston USA. In this role you will monitor, collect, summarize, and archive meteorological data that are collected from instruments installed on clients’ meteorological towers or remote sensing devices. You will also support other sections in DNV by conducting various data analyses. If you enjoy working in a team-oriented environment and are passionate about the renewable energy industry, then we would like to hear from you. Apply today!

DNV’s wind energy group provides analysis, design, testing, and management services to a wide range of clients including developers, utilities, operators, suppliers, land owners, investors, and government agencies. Our experience includes both utility-scale and small-scale applications of wind energy technologies. Our consulting team has worked on wind projects in more than 40 U.S. states and 30 countries. DNV is a leader in providing technical services to the wind industry and our staff has conducted direct work on wind projects representing more than half of the new installed wind energy capacity in the United States. We combine technical expertise, managerial capabilities and common-sense with financial and business knowledge to provide comprehensive consulting services that help clients meet their objectives. Additional information regarding our service offerings can be found online at http://www.dnv.com/windenergy

DNV is an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, and is a leading international provider of services for managing risk in the Energy and Maritime industries. As a global company, DNV has 300 offices in 100 countries with our prime asset being the creativity, knowledge, and expertise of about 9,000 employees.

• Monitor data transmission and proper operation of sensors on meteorological (met) towers used for preliminary wind energy studies around the world.
• Validate met tower data for, and prepare periodic summary reports for use by clients and other groups in the company.
• Fulfill client data requests as needed
• Provide timely communications to clients and team members regarding problems with equipment and for routine reporting
• Interact professionally with clients through email, phone and in person
• Share and continuously develop knowledge and best practices
• Help with other tasks as assigned

• Self motivated, quick learner with exceptional attention to detail
• Able to work independently and in teams with diverse people – both clients and co-workers, domestically and internationally
• Ability to multi-task and be accountable for assigned tasks and projects
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients
• Flexibility and adaptability – as issues and tasks may change quickly, able to identify and learn from mistakes
• Ability to manage and provide accurate time estimates.
• Proficient in MS Office programs and able to learn new software
• Coding experience preferred (e.g. C++, Java, Matlab, R)
• SQL query-writing experience and knowledge of RDBMS database design preferred

• BA/BS required in computer science, math, statistics, atmospheric science or related field
• Data analysis experience and comfort with math & quantitative analysis required
• Demonstrated ability to work with large quantities of data

• Normal office environment with moderate noise levels, occasional lifting of up to 25 lbs., regular walking, sitting, bending, twisting, standing and reaching
• Ability to perform consistent work on PC
• Infrequent travel (typically less than 5% of work time) to meetings and field sites which includes climbing stairs to ascend wind towers, looking up to view towers, traveling by car up to six hours and walking on uneven terrain.


Screening requirements: Background check, Drug screen

Position will close on November 30, 2011
Please go to the following website to submit your resume and apply for the Data Analyst position: https://dnvna.tms.hrdepartment.com


DNV Seattle, Boston, Houston
United States