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We are Hydro Rein, a leading provider of renewable energy solutions to help industries tackle climate change and reach net-zero.

The company is fully owned by Hydro, and our business model is based on agility and the ability to leverage Hydro’s 100+ years of renewable energy and industrial development.

We are currently developing a diversified portfolio of wind, solar and hydropower projects in Europe and Brazil.

Our team has the expertise to develop projects, services and solutions that make a difference for our clients and the societies they are part of.

Do you want to join the next phase of our green journey?

GIS Expert, Hydro Rein

Would you like to join a very interesting company supporting industries in their green transition? 

We are now looking to hire a Geographic Information System (GIS) expert to join our expanding organization. This role is in our Technology team, alongside experts from other disciplines where you will work with a variety of projects at different project stages across Rein’s current and future markets. 


You will be a focal point by providing comprehensive technical expertise and GIS support across the renewables business, ensuring high quality data standards are adhered to both internally and externally.


We offer

  • An opportunity to be part of a diversified team working on many interesting projects providing green energy to industries. 
  • An international and dynamic work environment in an ambitious “start-up” setting with the necessary support and financial back-up to succeed.
  • Opportunity to shape the role and grow your career through professional and personal development.
  • Be a part of the business for the future and join us for an exciting journey!


You will be the GIS expert for Rein’s organization throughout different project phases (screening, development, design, construction, operation). 

Key tasks will be to:

  • Be the contact for any GIS topics in Hydro Rein projects.
  • Perform system administrator tasks related to the GIS software.
  • Ensure the development of our GIS systems, software, and methodologies to support the development and implementation of our renewable energy portfolio. 
  • Carry out GIS data processing and analysis for renewable energy projects.
  • Actively participate in project teams to select project sites, optimize layouts and participate if needed in site visits/public consultations etc.
  • Optimize project layout in collaboration with wind and solar resource specialists, to maximize production while taking into consideration potential environmental and social constraints.
  • Create 3D models and visualization of wind and solar projects.
  • Train team members on the use of GIS.
  • Stay up to date with industry advancements and green technologies.


Who are you?

  • You have strong competence and understanding of GIS.
  • Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, who enjoys sharing knowledge.
  • You are comfortable working in a start-up environment, where processes and guidelines are under development and considerable amounts of autonomy and flexibility are required.
  • We appreciate and want to maintain a great diversity, and welcome professionals from different backgrounds to apply.



  • Higher education in Geography, GIS/Geometrics or equivalent (master’s degree is a plus)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role, working with ESRI platform and ArcGIS software including geospatial analysis, geodatabases, and geodata like vector, raster and OGC-WMS/WFS
  • Experience within renewable energy (e.g. wind, solar), from screening of sites to development and construction. 
  • The ability to use Python or similar for scripting and automation would be an advantage
  • Experience in projects visualization is an advantage.
  • Fluent in English, Scandinavian language is a plus.


Additional information
You will report to Head of Technology. The preferred location for this role is in Oslo/Norway, but it might be possible to work in our office in the Hague/Netherlands if a preferred candidate is already based there.


Do you not meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and minorities are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all qualification criteria. At Rein we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you are excited about this role but your experience does not align perfectly with every qualification requirement, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.


Please enclose a cover letter and copies of relevant academic transcripts, diplomas, certificates etc. Only applications received through our online system will be considered, not via e-mail. As part of our recruitment process, we use Semac for background checks.

Apply before: Sunday 10/08/2023 at midnight, CET.


If you have any questions, please contact: 


Hiring manager
Michel Battikh, Head of Technology
Phone: (Norway +47) 90961757 


Astrid Skogen
Phone: (Norway +47) 98006451

Posted on:  Sep 15, 2023

Oslo, NO, 0283 Hague, NL, 2595 DA

Department:  Technology
Business Area:  Hydro Energy(ENER)
Job Type:  Permanent

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