Converter Control Lead Engineer

Requisition ID:  47398

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Engineering

Vestas Factory

Ready to guide innovation and shape the future of sustainable energy? Join us as a Lead Engineer in Converter Control Application at Vestas!

Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Converter & Electrical Module > Converter Control Application


Converter Control Application is a key area in securing Vestas leading position within sustainable energy in the future. We develop and implement all converter control functionalities for all Vestas turbine families. The department is characterized by very skilled employees who consistently aim to balance creativity with quality. Through our core knowledge, we provide best-in-class converter solutions that meet system, product, and grid requirements.



  • Be part of the Converter Control development team, which lays out converter requirements, owns converter control design and performs control software development, testing, and verification

  • Be part of the Converter Control Grid team as a Lead Engineer

  • Support the technical sales, grid integration, and service functions in Vestas

  • Build up guidelines supporting the above functions and teams

  • Resolve field issues using a systemic root cause analysis approach

  • Oversee line of sight of task backlog and keep relevant stakeholders up to date

  • Improve automation of tests and evaluation

  • Responsible for guiding and coaching less experienced engineers, leading the team to deliver high-quality solutions



  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in the Power Converter Industry with relevant knowledge in converter grid side control

  • Master or PhD in Engineering within Electronics, Control or Power Electronics

  • Master time, DQ0, Sequence, and Phaser domains for 3-phase power systems

  • Versatile by nature, being fast gaining new knowledge and putting it to use

  • Systemic and excels at troubleshooting

  • Skilled in simulation environments such as Matlab, Simulink, PLECS, or PSCAD



  • Highly independent and self-initiated to learn

  • Highly skilled in problem-solving, analysis and debugging

  • Open and embrace change as new opportunities

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects without losing focus or compromising quality

  • Service-minded and excels at stakeholder management and communication

  • Being skilled in estimating tasks and communicating with Tech Leads and project managers

  • A mindset of improving quality by reducing complexity and by elegant implementation


What We Offer

We offer you a job in a truly global and fast-moving organization with excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where 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 facilitate the development of a core product and service, which is of utmost importance to our customers.


Additional Information

The primary work location will be in Aarhus, Denmark or Porto, Portugal. To be considered for this role, you will need to apply online before May 6, 2024. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. We can withdraw from the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. For more information, please contact Telma Patricia Dos Santos Borges Martins, Sub Module Owner, at +45 5215 7619.


About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 173 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
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