What is it about?
The MOBI Research Center (MOBI) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), and specifically its team EVERGi, is leading the state-of-art research in terms of Sustainable Energy Communities and Electric Mobility. As such it aims to contribute strongly to the development of a new sustainable energy and mobility system. The EVERGi team is involved in several projects which that create seamless collaboration between energy stakeholders and solutions developers. These projects use a marketplace that ensures secure data flows between data providers and solution providers, resulting in new data-driven business models, enhanced energy asset management and consumer participation in energy balancing.
What will you do?
EVERGi wants to strengthen its team by hiring a specialist in object-oriented programming who will work on several National and European projects focused on the implementation of Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning in Smart Grids. You will be responsible for developing advanced software tools that allow the design of innovative Smart Microgrids and that improve the planning, monitoring, operation and maintenance of the grid and energy assets, all made available at an open innovation marketplace. You closely work together with an interdisciplinary team of Engineers in a co-design process for energy communities.
What do we expect?
You are a motivated expert in object-oriented programming who can work independently on projects in an international environment and with the industry. You hold a bachelor or a professional master degrees in Informatics and have knowledge of Python, GIT, and Linux In addition you are a good communicator that can write fluently in English. Proficiency in Dutch is a plus – however, not mandatory. You are a team player and willing to attend project meetings as well as conferences abroad.
What do we offer?
You start as aan expert in a dynamic and stimulating working environment, in an extremely exciting and innovative technology domain. You work in a young, dynamic and international team, in very close collaboration with industrial partners. We offer an attractive salary as well as extra-legal benefits such as free public transport, cheap sports facilities and hospitalization insurance.
Send your CV and cover letter before Friday the 2nd of April 2021 to: Ashleigh.Hruz@vub.be
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