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Software Engineering Manager

Requisition ID:  23206

Aarhus N, Region Midtjylland, DK Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time

Vestas Factory

Are you a highly skilled Software Engineering Manager with a can-do attitude? we might have an ideal career opportunity for you! 

Power Solutions >Applications, Controls & Electrical >Power System Integration Module 

We intend to build a new team of SW engineers to build and maintain SW tools and processes. The team will be part of the Power System Integration (PSI) module within the R&D organization.  


The energy transition from fossil fueled power plants to renewables poses significant and increasing tasks to the electrical power system in several countries. The PSI module is end-to-end accountable to solve these tasks and achieve grid connection for our clients. We do the electrical design between the power grid and the individual turbines, which includes modelling, control, and integration of Wind turbines with various third-party components.  


Your team will have SW engineers in Denmark and Portugal. You will contribute to the above-mentioned opportunity by developing and maintaining the SW Ecosystem, which is used by electrical engineers across R&D and operations in several functions, organizations, and countries. Main purpose is to increase quality, level of automation / digitalization and efficiency of these functions. 



You will report to the VP of PSI and be responsible for both people - and functional leadership of the full lifecycle of our Software tools. More specifically, your responsibilities will cover:  

  • Increase quality, consistency, and digitalization in the PSI module and its value chain by smart SW tools.  
  • People management (one-one dialogues, development plans, target settings, etc.) 
  • Recruit world class candidates and ensure the right usage of engineering-contractors in the area 
  • Understand and fulfill the needs of internal users and stakeholders  
  • Implement agile methods and optimize own SW development processes  
  • Build the right strategy to collaborate globally and synergize with other software areas and the IT department at Vestas 
  • Prioritize between long term R&D project activities, medium term development activities and short-term operational support  
  • Advocate internally on best practices with respect to software development to ensure quality 



  • Bachelor or Master degree within software development or computer science or related with 10+ years professional experience  
  • 5+ years leadership experience managing software teams
  • Agile / SCRUM expereince is good to have 
  • Good cultural understanding and international working experience  
  • You have the desire and the ability to understand and maintain overview of a wide range of advanced technical domains using your services  
  • Good communication skills in English 



  • You can direct across borders and cultures and have good cooperative skills suitable for a global organization with personal, professional, and cultural diversity  
  • Customer-oriented, open-minded and able to understand a global value chain with multiple targets and stakeholders
  • Build trust and influence your employees and stakeholders by your behavior  
  • You have a high level of aspiration and result orientation and can balance your work between short term / urgent and longer term / not urgent while maintaining flow 


What we offer 

We offer you a job with full life cycle responsibility for core tools and work processes, which enables efficient execution of business-critical functions.  

You will be able to build a large network across a large and truly global organization with great opportunities for cross disciplinary and personal development. The work environment is result-oriented, at a high professional level and with a good technical commitment. 


Additional information 

  • This role is based in Aarhus, Denmark or Porto, Portugal
  • 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 before 12th of February 2022 
  • For additional information on the position, please contact Ravi Bedadi Senior Recruiter 

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.

Learn more about Vestas at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels.