Location ES-Barcelona
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Business Area
Group Centre
Location Details
Posting Position Type
Permanent Employee
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Local Unit & Position Description

The DNV GL GTR (Group Technology and Research) Renewables Group carries out longer-term research within Wind and Solar Energy and is located in Bristol, Barcelona, Hövik and Copenhagen. The GTR group is the Renewables part of the Power and Renewables GTR team, with team members located in Arnhem.


Within the solar PV domain we are currently working on predictive maintenance, anomaly detection, satellite data, individual health monitoring of PV plants and floating solar.


We are looking for a machine learning expert, who will join our team as a Researcher to work in the Solar group located within and in close cooperation with GreenPowerMonitor. Learn more at


This is a full-time position located in Barcelona. Due to the multinational character of our team, we communicate with each other in English.


To apply for this role you will need to submit an application including an explanation (within a covering letter) of your interest in and qualifications for the job.

Position Qualifications

We need you to have:

  • Deep knowledge of various machine learning (ML) techniques.
  • Experience in applying ML to big data sets.
  • A solid academic background in either engineering or science.
  • Excellent communication skills (both spoken and written) in English.

Below elements, although not required, will be considered a plus:

  • Some background in Solar PV.
  • Experience of working on development projects (external or internal R&D projects, JIP’s, international standardisation etc.).

Traits we value:

  • Passion to develop a deep understanding and scientific knowledge of a specific topic without losing the ability to practically think how it could be deployed commercially for the business.
  • Ability and willingness to build and maintain professional networks across the business and with academia.
  • Ability to work on and in some cases, manage long-term projects both individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability and desire to take research outcomes to the market.


Our offer:

  • The possibility to be a part of the passionate team with a start-up mindset within a robust corporate group.
  • The opportunity to work for a company that is providing state-of-the-art monitoring solutions for the renewables industry.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible core hours.
  • Employee referral bonus programs.
  • Medical scheme.
  • Commuting allowance.
  • Meal ticket or meal allowance.
  • Life insurance & pension plan.
  • Kindergarten allowance.
  • And many, many more!


If you feel that this is the place for you, apply!



* Please send us your CV and cover letter in English.

* Please note we may close this position earlier in case of finding successful candidates.

* If you have any kind of disability, do not hesitate to inform us and present your certificate. DNV GL is an employer that offers equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of any condition.

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV GL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

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