Solar Analyst

Imagine a future where you’ll be a dynamic part of our growing Project Delivery team based in either Cork or Edinburgh


Join us in this role where you’ll offer an open approach to sharing knowledge, supporting and contributing to all stages of engineering design of utility-scale PV asset developments. You’ll assist in due diligence activities, including providing technical input and review of third-party energy yield assessments.

Welcome to Project Delivery

You’ll be part of Project Delivery where you, together with your colleagues, will support the growth of solar PV projects in Ireland and the UK, including developing initial PV system design layouts and equipment review assessments. You’ll also play a key role in the development of procedures and assessment of new measurement technologies and analysis tools within the Energy Analysis team.


You’ll play an important role in:

  • liaising with solar suppliers and internal procurement teams regarding technology options
  • designing, managing, and monitoring site measurement campaigns, where applicable
  • analysing available meteorological datasets
  • producing solar resource assessment and long-term energy yields, whilst supporting due diligence, from pre-grid application stage to ‘shovel-ready’ projects
  • providing technical input into assessment of PV plant components, electrical schemes, designs, financial models, and EPC and O&M contracts
  • managing and reviewing third-party solar resource assessment reports and communicating site-specific solar resource risks and opportunities to project teams.


To succeed in the role, you:

  • have a degree-level qualification in an Engineering or related technical discipline, such as Electrical, Energy, Physics or Atmospheric Sciences
  • have proven professional experience designing and performing energy yield analyses of utility scale solar PV plants
  • are an advanced user of PVSyst, with AutoCAD proficiency and electrical design experience being a strong advantage
  • can easily work with many stakeholders and tasks and have strong communication and collaboration skills.

Join a world leader in green energy

Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development, and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.


Shape the future with us

Send your application to us no later than 31st August 2022. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we've found the right candidate. If you need to request any adjustments to working practices, working patterns, or the assessment process we're happy to discuss alternative arrangements.


For the position in Ireland, please don’t hesitate to contact Patricia O'Mahony, Wind Manager, on, if you’d like to know more about the position.


Please note that you’re expected to do some travelling in relation to your work.


Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.

Solar Analyst

Application deadline:  31st August 2022

Cork, IE, T12 A2XD Edinburgh, GB, EH2 2JR

Field of work:  Strategy and business development
Employment type:  Permanent
Work hours:  37.5

What we offer

  • Very high employee satisfaction and motivation.
  • Continuous learning and development for all employees.
  • An innovative environment that encourages diverse perspectives.
  • Purpose-driven, innovative environment