Senior Hydrologist


  • Delhi, India
Senior Hydrologist
Job Posted : Sep 29th, 2023

Job Description


  • You will work with Statkraft’s core business and be a key contributor to the development and maintenance of our hydrological models for our hydropower portfolio in India
  • Support production planning projects for hydropower assets in India
  • Prepare hydrological inputs for energy market models (EMPS, SDDP) for important price areas in India,
  • You will work with distributed and machine learning based hydrological modelling and prepare spatial data as model input for energy management
  • You will use scripting (python) based analysis tools and post-processing algorithms for maintaining hydrological forecasting models.
  • You will adapt and use Statkraft’s Hydrologic Forecasting Toolbox (SHyFT) for India. This is an internally developed open-source framework for providing distributed hydrological forecasts for hydropower production
  • You will adapt on both performing and supervising discharge measurements in the field

Qualification And Experience:-

  • Natural science education equivalent to Master’s Degree (from specialised institutes like TERI etc.) or an Engineering degree in Hydrology/Meteorology/Geo-sciences
  • Research background in Hydrology would have additional preference.
  • Familiarity with earth sciences (hydro-meteorology) modelling.
  • Relevant experience of 8-10 years in academia or industry
  • High proficiency in scripting with special emphasis on Python, GIS and field measurement techniques.
  • Good analytical skills and knowledge of data flow.
  • Good knowledge of Indian energy market
  • Expertise in modelling, statistical analysis and use of geo-spatial data
  • Good collaborative skills, committed, self-motivated and structured
  • Good written and oral presentation ability in English
  • Ability to plan ahead and work systematically and organized to deliver with high standards and quality


  • Delhi, India.

Company Overview:-

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 4,800 employees in 19 countries. Statkraft in India started its operations in 2004 and has strengthened its footprints in Assets development & management and Market operations (Trading & origination, Forecasting & Scheduling activities and Energy management).