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Build & Release Engineer

Requisition ID:  23172
Location(s): 

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Are you motivated by working on enabling the latest technology in one of the largest global partners within sustainable energy solutions in the world? At Vestas, we continuously work on improving our release pipeline to Best-in-class and we are now looking for employees to assist us continuing this journey. Join us and support us solve one of the most important global issues of our time - ensuring a more sustainable future.
 
Power Solutions > Applications, Controls and Electrical > Turbine Release Management

Vestas Power Solutions is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. To put it short, we are shaping the future of modern energy and we operate on a global scale with more than 3,000 employees. The Release Management department integrates and tests software from +250 developers and delivers the software for all Vestas' sites including Turbine Software, SCADA, Power plant controller and several centrally hosted applications. The role of Release Management is to ensure a smooth-running build and release pipeline that enables a fast time to market and fast feedback for developers from production-like environments for both central and decentralized applications. We do this by utilizing the newest technology and best practices within DevOps.  

The department currently consists of 26 employees located in DK and Porto. We offer the possibility for new employees to attend relevant training courses and conferences to strengthen your skills, and you will be mentored by experienced team members. Work life balance with room for our hobbies and family has a high focus.
 
Responsibilities
As Integrator in Release management, your main responsibility will include: 

  • Continuously work on improving cycle/lead time and quality of software delivered out of Vestas Power Solutions
  • Collaborate with highly skilled people across different software development teams in Skejby, Porto and Chennai to ensure we have a stable software for our turbine fleet.  Assist technical support worldwide
  • Monitor our automated CI / CD pipeline
  • Investigate when builds are failing either on PC or HW 
  • Revert software deliveries if bugs are detected
  • Prepare releases for our turbine fleet. Remote upload software to our test turbines across Europe. Follow the software end-to-end from merge to running in turbines. Maintain and publish release notes both for internal and external customers

 
Qualifications
In this role we expect that you have: 

  • Experience with Jenkins, Configuration Management and with GIT
  • Experience with Python would be an added value, but not a requirement
  • Ability to communicate with many stakeholders in a big organization 
  • Education within software would be a benefit
  • Hardware understanding would be an added value, but not a requirement

 
Competencies

  • You are actively participating in meetings and not afraid to take decisions 
  • You enjoy interacting with many different people from different cultures
  • You have the commitment and the mindset to promote changes
  • You deliver what you promise 
  • You enjoy controlling several tasks at the same time

 
What we offer
We offer a exciting workplace with good professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with the energy industry's global partner on sustainable energy solutions.  The department places high focus on a friendly working environment where professional skills can be developed and enhanced. We care about our employees and have a focus on creating a sustainable balance between Vestas employees and consultants to ensure that we can keep the core knowledge build up by the employees.
 
Additional information 
Your primary work location will be Vestas office in Aarhus, Denmark. You can expect up to 10 days of travel per year. Application deadline is 22.07.2022, so do not wait with yours. We treat all applications confidentially. For additional information on the position, please contact Manager, Dennis H. Jensen at DHJ@Vestas.com or +45 2060 5953.


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 145 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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.