Lead Electrical Engineer (Power Systems)

Requisition ID:  39585

Aarhus N, Region Central Jutland, DK

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

Vestas Factory

Do you have an interest in power systems and a desire to make a difference in the sustainable energy industry? We have an incredible opportunity for you to utilize your expertise in power system engineering and controls to shape Vestas' future position in the renewable energy sector.
As a key member of our team, you will contribute to the development activities that provide sustainable solutions, ensuring our power systems are efficient, reliable, and environmentally friendly. Your work will directly impact our ability to provide clean energy to communities worldwide.
If you're ready to be a part of a diverse and innovative company committed to creating a greener future, seize this chance to make your mark. Join us in powering the future of sustainable solutions and be at the forefront of the energy revolution.
Apply now and let your expertise in power systems pave the way to a brighter tomorrow!


Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Module Quality & Customization
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. Within Vestas Power Solutions (VPS), you'll find our department, Module Quality & Customization, as part of Applications, Controls & Electrical.
Our department is responsible for the customized development activities in power system engineering and controls.

As a Functional Lead for the Module - Quality & Customization, your responsibilities and tasks will be: 

  • Assessing site-specific market requirements, designing, and reviewing concepts, and implementing tailored solutions to meet market needs
  • Overseeing the entire lifecycle and maintenance of delivered software products, including hypercare and issue resolution
  • Undertaking the certification process for Power Plant Controller
  • Addressing critical and serious incidents by providing solutions and performing backporting
  • Establishing a robust design and testing process
  • Implementing a closed-loop quality evaluation and enhancement system
  • Handling software lifecycle management effectively

Your qualifications include: 

  • Possess a bachelor’s or master's degree in power systems or a PhD with a focus on power systems applications
  • Extensive experience of at least 10+ years in a similar position
  • Proficient in Model-Based Development (MBD) processes and software development
  • Capable of comprehending and interpreting intricate grid code requirements
  • Experienced in collaborating with modern software engineering teams and familiar with Agile methodologies such as SCRUM and Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)

We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies:  

  • Demonstrates an open-minded and curious attitude, effective communication skills, and a problem-solving approach to tasks
  • Takes ownership and actively engages in continuous improvements from a broader perspective
  • Displays a team-oriented mindset, approaching assigned tasks with enthusiasm, and a willingness to contribute to the team's common goals
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English

What we offer
We offer an exciting job that presents great prospects for personal and professional growth within an inspiring environment at the forefront of sustainable energy solutions in the energy industry. We highly esteem quality, initiative, responsibility, and creativity in all our solutions. As a part of our team, you will work in a highly professional setting with a profound technical commitment. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with professionals worldwide and contribute to making a positive difference. Come join us and be a part of something bigger.

Additional information
Your work location will be our office in Aarhus, Denmark. 
Up to 20 travel days per year. 
Please be advised to apply on or before 06/10/2023.
We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. 

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.