Functional Analyst

Via My YUSO, customers can easily access all details on the services that YUSO provides to them. This ranges from providing insights on peak power to details on battery dispatch and settlement. Dashboards provide an overview of important data such as metervalues and prices. The platform is also the central location for customers to retrieve contractual documentation and invoices. On top of these functionalities for external users, My YUSO serves as a central platform for the YUSO sales team to onboard new customers and trigger certain market processes.

The electricity market is in a constant state of flux with many innovative new market processes being added every year. This new market development creates new opportunities for our customers and for My YUSO to be developed. We want to incorporate new features in my YUSO to enable peer-to-peer transactions, settlement at different price indices and scheduling of energy volumes by machine-to-machine interfaces. Additionally, we want to launch My YUSO in the Netherlands.

We are currently looking for a Functional Analyst in order to identify future requirements for the My YUSO product and to oversee the development according to these requirements. The job as a Functional Analyst gives the opportunity to work on a variety of topics, cross-departmental and both from a technical and business point of view.

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Introduction Yuso

YUSO is an innovative participant in the energy market. We supply and purchase 100% green energy to large and medium enterprises and offer storage solutions to our customers in order to boost the energy transition. We integrate renewable energy sources such as wind and solar into the existing energy markets and assist in maintaining the balance of the electricity grid at the same time.

YUSO’s expertise is centered around large and small battery storage projects, power markets, and dynamic supply solutions intended to accelerate the transition to a decarbonized energy system. In 2022, YUSO connected more than 75 MW of battery energy storage systems to its platform with many more in the pipeline for the coming years. These projects are situated in the core market (Belgium) and a new market (UK). Besides that, YUSO currently operates a virtual power plant of more than 350 MW installed solar power capacity in Belgium. We serve over 2200 businesses. To support our strong growth, we are currently looking for a Functional Analyst.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Maintain a good understanding of the market requirements and customer proposition
  • You are in the lead for preparing, executing and following up functional analysis and refinement conversations with stakeholders
  • Perform gap analysis and recommend solutions
  • Document requirements and create functional specifications for the IT team
  • Be able to demonstrate new product features using mock-ups
  • Use tools such as excel, matlab or python to demonstrate calculations before automating it and implementing it with IT
  • Oversee and validate the development of the product as per the specifications
  • Prepare technical user manuals, system configuration and other technical documents
  • Make improvements to internal processes
  • Think constructively in brainstorming sessions about new features, improvements and optimizations
  • Maintain a self-critical yet convincing attitude towards your colleagues and clients

What do we expect from you?

  • Master of Science in engineering or business engineering
  • Experience in the electricity sector through your education or past employment is a plus
  • Experience with software product development
  • Experience with Matlab, R or Python
  • Excellent communication skills. This vacancy is open to Dutch speaking applicants with
  • proficiency in English.
  • Team player

What do we offer you?

As a Functional Analyst, you will join a team of dynamic and young professionals, passionate about the integration of renewable energy flows into the energy markets YUSO is active in. This job opening includes remote work and/or working from the YUSO offices in Waregem, Belgium. Our office space is one of the best equipped working environments for energy market activities, offering a multitude of multimedia to connect with other colleagues remotely. As a company, YUSO focuses on the well-being of its employees and the team-spirit as a whole!

Our remuneration is market competitive offering extra benefits like health-insurance, meal vouchers, IT-equipment supporting remote work, home-office compensation and a mobile plan. Part of your remuneration is tied to the desk result on portfolio management.


Applications for the Functional Analyst position are accepted as an application letter with your CV attached.


Elias Debaere
Head of Projects and Products

Zuiderlaan 11 bus 31
B-8790 Waregem

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