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Vestas Factory

Software Developer to create new turbine test systems 
DK, Aarhus C | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 2494 

We need to think in new ways to drive this future forward and this role will be responsible for the development of control systems, looking at improvement and optimisation – you’ll get the chance to bring your work from the office and implement those solutions physically in our test centres. Do you have the software skills and hardware knowledge to bring these solutions to life??

Industrialisation > Test & Verification > Power Train & Module Integration Testing
The Test and Verification department within Vestas Wind Systems A/S plays an important role towards verification of components, modules and products. 


In order to optimise testing, we bring field conditions into our test centre and expose them to functional, performance and reliability testing.


Vestas test centres are some of the world leading facilities within testing of turbine main components (gearbox, generator, converter, etc.) and include several test-rigs with the capability to test components separately or as complete wind turbines up to 20MW.


In Test and Verification, we are 100+ highly motivated engineers, specialists and turbine technicians who are responsible for planning, executing and troubleshooting during test campaigns.


Furthermore, our team is responsible for specifying and building up new test capabilities to continually ensure that Vestas products have the highest quality in the wind market.



  • Responsible for delivering application, framework, and safety software to enable complex test solutions for test & validation of Vestas Turbine control systems
  • Drive the Test & Validation activities within the area
  • Develop and implement methods and capabilities within the specific area
  • Adapt existing Wind Turbine control software to control our test rigs
  • Close co-operation with the Turbine Control Software Department
  • Be a strong contributor in the continuous improvement of our future test Strategies
  • We expect you to be the link between our turbine control department and Test & validation and able to drive the adjustments of our turbine SW to fit to our test & validation strategy. As well as managing your own projects



  • Completed degree in e.g. Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering. Your experience will be around control software and hardware, ideally with converters or wind turbine control
  • +3 years of experience with C/C++ programming language, test systems and hardware 
  • Knowledge in HW related debugging /reading an electrical diagram
  • Knowledge of the following areas: embedded software / general software test theory / hybrid test methods e.g. HIL. Knowledge of GIT, Jira and Stash would be beneficial
  • Knowledge with trouble shooting of complex and integrated systems
  • A good mix of theoretical and practical experience. You can drive these solutions to reality 



  • Strong communicator with engineers, technicians and other stakeholders 
  • You are self-driven and able to handle several tasks at the same time
  • Structured, trustworthy, communicative, self-motivated
  • Lead activities by close cooperation with engineers, stakeholders and external partners
  • Fluent in English, verbally and written


What we offer
An opportunity to be bridging the turbine control area and the test & verification area, being part of a very homogenous department with a high focus on team development and with excellent opportunities for personal development in a highly professional environment. In our team you will have the possibility to work among many different tasks, projects and assignments that will challenge your daily work - every day is never the same.


We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between an individual drive and teamwork.


Additional Information
Primary work location: Oliehavnsvej, Aarhus - Denmark.


This position requires approximately 15 days of travel. 


For additional information on the position, please contact Manager Control Software - Ulrik Bjørn (ULBJO) +4525364043. 


You can apply online by clicking on the “Apply Online” button at the top or bottom of this page.

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 
Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.