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Asst. Lead SW Engineer (Converter controls)

Requisition ID:  24001

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

Vestas Factory

Do you have the aspiration to work for the leader in renewable energy and are you an experienced Electrical or Power Systems Engineer? We are looking for a technically established person to propel the converter control process in some of our power plants. This is an opportunity to experience and contribute to one of the most progressive regions in our business.


Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Converter & Electrical

Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development, and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future.

The Converter Control Hardware & Firmware Sub Module develops and maintains all embedded converter software, controller HW, SW tools, real-time simulation platforms, and SW test systems for all converters. We provide first-in-class Vestas’ converter solutions with quality meeting system and grid requirements. 



  • Take ownership of the technical tasks/solutions in different projects and actively work with the converter team and other stakeholders
  • You will have software development tasks, as part of the Converter framework software development team, which is responsible for the converter software architectural design and development of our real-time embedded control system for all converters
  • You will be engaged in product performance feedback from the field and new product requirements are translated into a new feature, functionality development, or improvement to the modular converter control software platform
  • You will have the possibility to guide, participate and interact with team members and other stakeholders to ensure the SW solution developed is according to expectation and adhere to the modular SW roadmap
  • You will be asked to take Tech Lead roles in different projects if needed



  • Masters or Bachelor of Engineering. Ideally in one of the following / similar disciplines: Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 3+ years relevant working experience in real-time embedded software
  • Working experience in C++ and C
  • Have good functional and modular SW development understanding
  • Solid SW architectural understanding, and able to perform new software design, development, and debugging with no supervision
  • Experienced in Product development for systems includes HW and SW interactions
  • Knowledge of software development tools such as Jira, Git and Jenkins is an added value

Advantageous but not a requirement:

  • Experienced with product Configuration Management Tool (i.e. Configit)
  • Knowledge of System Engineering methodology



  • Systematic and structured way of working and highly independent and self-initiated to learn
  • Highly skilled in problem-solving analysis and software debugging and a fast learner, not afraid to learn new technical areas
  • Experience in defining functional specifications, conducting system validation, and preparing technical documentation
  • Good communication skills both to internal team and to external stakeholders
  • Being skilled in estimating tasks and communicating with project managers and functional leads and process-oriented and product life cycle understanding
  • Able to direct other team members and able to work in a multi-cultural and global environment


What we offer
We offer a truly global opportunity in a project-oriented organization with significant opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where the emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a solid technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and propel the development of a core system in a wind turbine and will get exposure to the innovative converter software and Hardware-In-Loop systems in Vestas. You will be involved in the full Life Cycle of converter software from development to delivery into turbines and feature upgrades. We have a people-oriented approach and people are our most valuable assets and there are several learnings and career development and professional growth opportunities.


Additional Information
Your primary work location will be our office in Aarhus, DK. Travelling to sites will be part of the role.

We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or 24th August 2022.
For additional information about the position please contact Hiring Manager Telma Martins on +4552157619 or our Recruiter Warren Schenk on + 447968 145 678.

About Vestas                                                                
Vestas is proud to be the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Vestas strives to be the most inclusive workplace in the sustainable energy industry and ensure equal opportunities for everyone regardless of the social identity. We are stronger as a company not despite our differences, but because of them, both professionally and personally. Beyond a diverse workforce, we want to ensure that all of our employees are included and actively contributing to Vestas’ success and innovation. Only then can we become the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and ensure sustainability in everything we do. 

At Vestas, we offer global opportunities for people with growth mindsets and the desire to make a shared and positive impact. We work in the true spirit of our corporate values: accountability, simplicity, collaboration, and passion. We expect everyone to live up to these in their day to day work – no matter what you do and where you are in the organisation.

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