As our Chief Data Scientist you lead our data science teams and projects, driving product innovation combining our domain expertise and internal data assets with 3rd party structured and non-traditional sources of data. You will build data infrastructure and data solutions that are deployed within products to the market. You will be instrumental in creating new business value by leveraging data across and within product units to extend our capabilities in data science and machine learning. At Powel AS, data is at the center of everything we do and we are seeking to build up our center of excellence for data-driven decision-making in the utilities market.

You will drive our Advanced Analytics & Data Science strategy in this domain, and develop, communicate, and execute a vision for meeting our organization’s and client needs. Bring your focus on building unique data science and predictive analytics solutions leveraging the combined data assets of the Powel organization and inspire a data & analytics-driven culture at Powel.

As part of the Cloud Leadership Team, you will report directly to the CTO and and work closely with leads from the Powel product units to drive on a number of important data initiatives.


You will bring your experience building production ready machine learning solutions, machine learning and statistical analysis, good programming and scripting capabilities, combined with exceptional communication skills. The role will focus on working hands-on towards building advanced analytics capabilities, broaden exposure to analytical toolkits and alternative data assets within the organization and build a data scientist community that the organization can leverage to drive product innovation.

Hands-on Leadership Capabilities:

Building a strong Data Science team:

Executing on our Priorities:

Experience & Qualifications:

Location can be Trondheim or Oslo. 

We encourage both qualified Norwegian and international applicants to apply for this role. Initial interviews may be conducted over Skype and a re-location package may be considered for the right candidate.

If you are interested in this role, please send your application and CV to before 30 January 2017. Please mark your application with “Chief data scientist” in the subject field.

For any questions about the role, contact Chief Technical Officer Cloud, Kevin Gjerstad at (+47) 905 44 225



Powel AS, headquartered in Trondheim, Norway, delivers business-critical software solutions and related services specifically designed to help energy companies and public utilities improve daily operational processes and service quality. The company is a market leader in software solutions for grid operations and maintenance, energy production and smart metering, with offices in Oslo Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Turkey, Switzerland and Chile. Powel's client list includes 1,000 public and private customers in Europe. Founded in 1996, Powel AS is a privately held company with more than 480 employees.

Powel is focused on supplying modern, intelligent cloud applications and solutions. By combining state of the art software technology including advanced analytics, machine learning and big data solutions, with decades of industry expertise and technological know-how, Powel creates the ideal basis for customers to optimise their business activities. Powel’s systems are business critical for generators, traders and utilities in open markets. Years of experience in and in-depth knowledge about these deregulated and highly competitive markets have positioned Powel AS as a market leader in the Nordic region.