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In a context of constant growth and development of its R&D activities, Leosphere, a Vaisala company, is hiring an experienced engineer with strong expertise in wind speed measurement techniques and their application to the wind energy sector.

Part of Technological and Scientific Research team, you will contribute to develop use of Lidar within Wind Energy industry, drive R&D projects and reinforce our presence within the wind measurement expert community.

Your key responsibilities include

Main assignments will be:

  • realization of R&D projects and campaigns demonstrating benefits of Lidar technology

  • identification of product improvements and new applications

  • algorithms development and improvements

  • participation in international working groups and collaborative research projects (IEC, IEA, AFNOR, CFARS)

  • expert support to marketing, sales and business development

  • dissemination of results and application examples in scientific publications, at conferences and expert... workshops.

  • development of scientific collaborations with research institutes and key clients

  • monitoring market trends at a scientific level

Who we are looking for

You are an experienced engineer and/or PhD in measurement techniques and scientific applications in the wind energy industry. Ideally you benefit from a strong knowledge in Lidar technology. You have already participated in several R&D and customer projects and are recognized for your excellent skills. You are passionate about the application of wind Lidars in the wind energy industry, would it be for wind resource assessment and turbine optimization or Lidar-assisted turbine control. You are rigorous, autonomous and reliable in your achievements. You communicate easily at conferences and within the international community.

Technical knowledge and skills :

  • General physics/engineering knowledge including data processing, ideally fluid mechanics and knowledge of the Lidar technology

  • Knowledge of wind energy industry best-practices and Lidar applications

  • Strong programming skill in Matlab or Python

  • Professional English, other languages appreciated (French, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese)

Soft skills

  • Passionate about applied scientific research and innovation

  • Application and customer orientated

  • Rigorous, volunteer, convincing, communicative

  • Curious and determined

  • Willing to integrate the R&D team of a world leading group

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