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Lead Weather and Renewables Specialist - Energy Product

London Stock Exchange Group
Oslo, Norway
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider headquartered in the United Kingdom that serves the global financial community and provide them with a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news.

Power, Natural Gas, Coal and Carbon Research (previously Point Carbon, Thomson Reuters, Refinitiv), part of Commodity Research at LSEG, has a strong footprint in the commodity community. We have been in the business of Renewables, Power and Carbon markets since 1998. Oslo is our biggest location for Power and Carbon Research; however, Commodity Research is comprised of analysts located in London, Houston, Chicago, Singapore, Beijing, Gdynia, Tokyo, Lund and Sao Paulo.

Energy transition and zero emission policies increase the demand for our services in trading analytics and sustainable finance, and we are now expanding our teams in Oslo and Houston.


Weather forecasts are part of our key deliveries in the Power product. Our clients want the fastest and most accurate modeling and forecasting of renewables. The Lead Weather and Renewables Specialist - Energy Product h olds responsibility for the end-to-end management of defined products and/or services within a technical area of expertise, ensuring alignment with LSEGs product strategy. Leading all aspects of definition and planning through production, release, and end of lifecycle, with end-to-end responsibility on feature/function specifications for new or legacy propositions, products and services.

We are looking for an experienced quantitative meteorologist to drive this further in a world of AI weather forecasting. The successful candidate will have strong analytical and quantitative skills, high attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and be self-motivated, inquisitive, resourceful, and independent.

  • Deliver against set objectives for a medium product or cluster of medium products with a considerable level of expertise and specialisation in the relevant product lines
  • Understand overall product roadmap and strategy, tracking strategic KPIs, drawing insights and conclusions from data to input into roadmap decisions
  • Develop and improve quantitative models, including data handling and data processing - including modeling and forecasting renewables using existing and new weather forecasts
  • Write analysis and reports to support traders and market participants
  • Manage own work proactively and other's accordingly and as directed by senior colleagues to meet overall objectives, providing coaching and development for more junior colleagues
  • Contribute to product marketing to ensure content is appropriately provided
  • Seek the expansion / improvement of existing products within own remit rather than the conceptualisation of new products, establishing the business case for product enhancements
  • Ensure client engagement, communicates roadmaps to the client community and is responsible for feedback
  • Provide guidance on strategy, design, business requirements, feature and functionality trade-offs and release schedule for a proposition, set of propositions, products, or services
  • Lead cross-functional teams in order to ensure dependencies for proposition, product or service delivery are met, following relevant lean, agile and ways of working methodologies
  • Work closely with client teams to gather and prioritize client feedback to drive innovation and increase client adoption and retention
  • Higher education (MSc or PhD level) in meteorology, atmospheric physics, industrial mathematics, computer science / artificial intelligence, economics, engineering, or equivalent.
  • Good proficiency in data analysis and predictive modelling, particularly in the fields of meteorology and weather forecasting.
  • Strong knowledge in computer programming (e.g., MATLAB, Python, R) for processing weather data and model development.
  • Good understanding of climate models and developments in the field.
  • Solid background in statistics and machine learning techniques, especially applied to meteorological data.
  • Familiarity with power system modelling and understanding the impact of weather on energy dynamics.
  • Capability to integrate weather data into power system models.
  • Effective data visualization skills for timeseries and geospatial data.
  • Good communication skills for effective interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • An inspiring working environment with highly skilled analysts in energy and environmental markets
  • Access to a broad international network.
  • Location: Oslo
  • Flexible starting date
For questions regarding this position, you are welcome to contact:

Director of Power Research, Petter Hansen, (+47 97067497)

Manager for European Power Research, Gabriele Martinelli (+47 45775460)

Director of Power, Gas, Coal, Carbon - Proposition, Reza Haidari,

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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