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    18 Jan 2023
    Merriman Avenue, Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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    Solar PV
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    Renewable Energy
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    Western Cape
    Contact Name
    Ivan Pienaar


    Are you a passionate and information-driven Data Analytics Engineer with a degree in software or data engineering? If you’re an analytical thinker with meticulous attention to detail and you’re experienced in the renewable energy sector, then this is just the opportunity for you! Grow your career and skillset with one of South Africa’s leading players with an impressive portfolio of over 70 MW of projects installed!

    The ideal candidate will have a degree in software engineering or data engineering with 2 - 5 years of experience in data analytics in the renewable energy market. You need to have sound knowledge of photovoltaic system design and construction as well as technical expertise regarding reporting models, database design development and the use of statistical tools to analyze large datasets. This role is ideal for an analytical thinker with an eagle eye for detail who can collect, organize, and analyze large amounts of information with great accuracy and efficiency.

    As the O&M Analyst, you will be a subject matter expert in the reporting capabilities of the O&M department and you will interact with all other departments for the interpretation of various reports. You will be responsible for generating monthly performance reports for customers on EPC and PPA portfolios, conducting weekly analyses and presenting the metrics to the team, and managing the generation of reports as well as the processes and implementation for continual improvement to ensure consistent growth and efficiency for the company. You will be responsible for acquiring data from various sources and then interpreting the data using statistical methods, locating and developing databases to extract data according to client requirements as well as identifying trends or patterns with valuable suggestions regarding solutions. You will have a strong understanding of PV and battery monitoring systems as well as the flow of data.

    Don’t miss this if you think you’ll be a perfect fit and want to take your career to the next level!

    Education Requirements

    • Degree in Software Engineering or Data Engineering

    Experience Requirements

    • 2 - 5 years of experience working as a data analyst
    • Technical experience with reporting models and database design development
    • Sound knowledge of photovoltaic system design and construction
    • Experience in managing procedures, checklists, and reporting documents
    • Knowledge of statistics and using statistical tools such as Excel, etc.
    • Experience in writing reports as well as presenting findings to the team


    Responsibilities include generating monthly performance reports for customers on EPC and PPA portfolios, conducting weekly analyses and presenting the metrics to the team, managing report generation and team presentations, acquiring, and interpreting large datasets using statistical methods, developing and implementing databases, data collection systems and other data related systems to ensure efficiency and consistency of data analysis, identifying and interpreting possible trends and patterns while offering possible solutions to ensure consistent scalability and efficiency, understanding particular contracts and obligations, supporting Field Operations on process development and execution as well as escalations and client questions.


    • Strong analytical skills with a keen eye for detail
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work in a high-pressured and fast-paced environment
    • Proficiency in MS Office packages

    Who Is AltGen?

    We offer recruitment, consulting and employment services with a focus on recruitment for renewable energy and environmental jobs in South Africa and Africa at large. AltGen is a renewable energy recruitment agency based in Cape Town which focuses on developing careers for individuals in our niche space.

    With an experienced and passionate team with over 100 years of combined experience, AltGen plays an integral role in the South African renewable energy and sustainability industry. We operate throughout the African continent in both anglophone and francophone regions and are rapidly expanding globally. With entities in South Africa, Kenya, and Mauritius, we have a direct impact on the continental energy industry.

    Our recruitment agency focuses on jobs in: Solar | Wind | Renewable Energy | Biogas | Biomass | Energy Management | Energy Efficiency | Green Buildings | Green Tech | Photovoltaics | Solar Thermal | Energy Storage | Battery Systems | Off-grid | Hydro | CSP | CPV | IoT | AI | AgriTech | FinTech | Green Hydrogen

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