Senior Hydrologist, MGI

Statkraft is a leading company in hydropower internationally and Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy. The Group produces hydropower, wind power, solar power, gas-fired power and supplies district heating. Statkraft is a global company in energy market operations. Statkraft has 3500 employees in 16 countries.

For our office in Delhi office we are looking for a

Senior Hydrologist, Market Operations, India  

As part of the Norwegian state owned Statkraft Group, Statkraft Markets Pvt. Ltd. has been in India since 2012. The vision of Statkraft Markets in India is to deliver value to generators and consumers of power based on the Group’s experience of more than 20 years in power markets in Europe and South-America. The company holds a Category-I Inter State Trading Licence and is now engaged in providing services to its Joint Venture Hydro Power assets in addition to successfully delivering on innovative and unique contracts with various companies across India. The team in New Delhi is a part of a larger Market Operations and IT division globally.


As a hydrologist in Statkraft your will work with the core of Statkraft’s business. Statkraft has more than 25 highly qualified hydrologists in operation in different geographical locations around the world. A Statkraft hydrologist is responsible for delivering hydrological short and long term forecasts for energy management purposes. We also conduct analyses for asset development and strategic planning. As a hydrologist in Statkraft you will work with hydrological models and scripts developed and in use by other hydrologists in Statkraft. Hydrological modelling is the most vital input into Statkraft’s Energy management process. Erroneous hydrological data or model results impacts the bottom line directly. Outstanding quality assurance is needed to keep Statkraft’s advantage in a strongly competitive market both physical and financial.


Your role

  • You will work with Statkraft's core business and be a key contributor to the development of our hydrological forecasts for our hydropower portfolio in India
  • Support production planning for own assets in India
  • Prepare hydrological input for market based models (EMPS, SDDP) for important price areas in India
  • You will work with distributed hydrological modelling and prepare spatial data as model input for energy management
  • You will use scripting based (python) analysis tools and post-processing algorithms to perform post-analysis of hydrological forecasts
  • You will adapt and use Statkraft’s Hydrologic Forecasting Toolbox (SHyFT) for India, an internal developed open source framework for providing distributed hydrological forecasts for hydropower production



Your profile

  • Natural science education at master degree level (from specialised institutes like TERI etc.) or an Engineering degree in Hydrology/Metereology/Geo sciences
  • Research background in Hydrology would be an additional competence
  • Familiarity with geo sciences, modelling, wind forecasting etc.
  • Relevant experience of 8-10 years in academia or industry
  • High proficiency in scripting with special emphasis on Python, GIS and field measurement technics
  • Good analytical skills and knowledge of data flow
  • Good knowledge of Indian energy market
  • Expertise in modelling, statistical analysis and use of spatial data
  • Good collaborative skills, committed, self-motivated and structured
  • Good written and oral presentation ability in English
  • Ability to build strong relations with energy management professionals across the organization
  • Ability to plan ahead and work systematically and organized to deliver with high standards and quality

Statkraft offers:

  • Professional and personal development in a company experiencing strong growth
  • A positive working environment characterized by competence, responsibility and innovation
  • A diverse workplace with regard to gender, age and cultural background
  • Competitive terms of employment and excellent benefit schemes 


Please apply through our online application form on


Contacts: Snigdha Nautiyal, Head HR, Statkraft India


Last date to submit applications: 31st Oct 2018


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