Numerical Modeller



Mocean Energy is seeking to hire a graduate numerical modeller to assist in our wave energy converter (WEC) numerical modelling and design activities.

About Mocean

Mocean Energy is a start-up WEC developer founded in 2015 and based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Our core technology is a hinged raft WEC with a novel geometry that increases energy production by a factor of 3 compared to conventional designs. Although it does not show the latest improvements, more can be found:
The Mocean team is small, but our ambitions are large. Joining us will give you the opportunity to be part of an exciting technology development from its early days with tremendous potential for company and career growth.

Timeframe: Permanent position. Rolling application. We will close the application once we have hired someone.

Location: Mocean Energy offices in Edinburgh, Scotland

Salary: Based on experience

Duties: Assist in our development and maintenance of software and numerical models to support the design of novel WECs.

Run numerical hydrodynamic models and numerical optimisations.
• Develop numerical models based on physics, including writing code.
• Maintain the code base, including comments, unit tests and source control.
• Validate numerical outputs against physical tank tests.
• Set up computing hardware and software.
• Incorporate engineering requirements into the design process.
• Write reports for both internal and external audiences on outcomes.



– Required: Masters. Physics, mathematics, science, engineering.

– Prefferred: PhD. Ocean engineering. Naval architecture. Wave theory.

Work experience:

-Recquired: None.

-Preferred:Engineering or software development.

Numerical Modelling:

-Recquired: Experience with modelling physical-systems.

-Preferred: WAMIT or similar.


-Recquired: Experience with object-oriented programming.

-Preferred: MATLAB, Simulink, C#, Git.


-Recquired: Familiarity with CAD

-Preferred: Rhino3D


-Recquired: Fluency in English

-Preferred: Experience writing reports or papers.

Apply: Send a CV and cover letter to Cameron McNatt at Subject: NM Job Application