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Solar Data Engineer

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Established in 1999, 3E is a technology company in sustainable energy. It provides consultancy and software to improve performance of renewable energy systems, to reduce energy consumption and to facilitate grid and market interaction. 3E’s expertise covers solar energy, wind energy, sustainable buildings and sites optimisation, power infrastructure and energy markets.

3E’s clients include renewable energy project developers and investors, real estate developers, energy utilities, architects, technology manufacturers, maintenance companies and public authorities.


3E’s R&D department iLab works on the productization of R&D results in the domains of solar and wind energy. Our different products and services include among others, satellite-derived solar irradiation data, solar and wind power forecasting services, wind resource modelling, and artificial intelligence for the automatic fault detection on solar PV parks and wind farms.

You will join a team of engineers, scientists, and product managers that develop, operate, and commercialize Services and Products around renewable energies worldwide.

iLab is looking for a talented Solar Data Engineer with experience in Python coding (backend development) and project management. The ideal candidate has experience in solar modelling and data analytics and can follow-up and understand different stakeholder needs translating them into R&D developments and is willing to grow taking an entrepreneurial spirit to push new products and services forward into the market.

This position requires management of R&D projects related to solar data analytics funded by national and European programmes. Your role will be to manage deliverables, write reports, present project results internally and externally and manage the collaboration with the project partners.

You will also have the opportunity to display and further develop your skills in:

• Design, implementation, and deployment of scalable services in the cloud
• Modern development methods, such as agile development, CI/CD, micro services, containers, etc.
• Dealing with large multi-dimensional datasets


• A Master’s degree in Engineering with at least 4 years of working experience and preferably 2 years of experience in project management
• Strong in python coding (backend development) and the scientific ecosystem (pandas, SciPy, xarray, StatsModels, scikit-learn, etc.)
• Expertise in the field of solar energy
• Experience with deployment of operational services is an asset
• Pragmatic, structured and result-driven
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills


• Fluent in English


3E offers a unique opportunity to further develop yourself
• … in a company/team with an ambitious growth plan, delivering innovative services
• … with the potential to grow into a leading role in the products’ further development and operation

In addition to a comfortable work environment and joining a stimulating atmosphere in a young and highly motivated group of people, 3E offers:
• Attractive salary package in line with your level of experience, including group insurance, hospital insurance, meal vouchers, representation allowance and company mobile phone
• Sustainable transport: Easy access with public transport, 100% reimbursement of public transport fare
• A flexible work environment: flexible working hours, telework, flex desk policy, etc.
• An international environment: projects in over 40 countries worldwide, colleagues of 20 nationalities

  • Location: Brussels, Belgium


Kalkkaai 6 Quai à la Chaux
1000 Brussels



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