PTC SLM Architect

Requisition ID:  49158

Chennai, TN, IN

Work experience:  Specialist
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Family:  Information Technology

Vestas Factory


Vestas is the world leader in wind technology and a motivation in the development of the wind power industry. Vestas' core business comprises the development, manufacture, sale, marketing, and maintenance of Wind Turbines. Come and join us at Vestas!


Digital Solutions > Digital Technology Solutions > Digital Technology Products & Platforms


Digital Engineering & Product Lifecyle is a part of Digital Solution, and accountable for developing and managing digital solutions within the area of Industry 4.0 and Product Life Cycle Management - from management of master data to utilization of extended reality, simulation and configuration tools, and Industrial IoT. PTC Products is responsible for developing and managing digital solutions within PLM-suite of PTC. You will engage in a distributed team following SCRUM framework and a product increment strategy.

In the role as SLM-Architect, you develop and support the product team working with Digital Document Management Tools. 



  • Understand and define the business requirement and use cases related to the Product Information authoring, management, and distribution.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, including business teams, product, and platform teams to gather requirements.
  • Transform the Business requirement to the Functional Requirements, System Use case and Non-Functional requirements in the PTC SLM platform.
  • Architect and design the solution using the PTC SLM / Windchill Platform - Arbortext and Hyper STE, CREO Illustrate, Windchill SIM, Windchill ESI, Windchill PDMLink, ACD (ArborText Content Delivery)
  • Should implement the industry standard technical and standard architecture principles considering scalability, performance, maintainability, and security.
  • Creation of Solution Design/Architecture document, Functional Specification documents and requirement traceability matrix.
  • Define the Functional Test cases, Regression Test case and User Acceptance Test cases.
  • Creation of POC and Prototype on the solution design using the Arbortext/Windchill SIM/ACD.
  • Develop the implementation plan working with the required stakeholders for the solutions to be implemented in the PTC SLM and ACD platform.
  • Guide the development team during the implementation of the solution and brige the business team with the technical team.
  • Develop the solution using the PTC SLM Platform in the required basis.
  • Debug the technical issues in PTC SLM Platform - Arbortext and Hyper STE, CREO Illustrate, Windchill SIM, Windchill ESI, Windchill PDMLink, ACD.
  • Work on the updating the necessary Product Backlog Items (EPIC / Features / User Stories).



  • A bachelor's or master's degree within Engineering, or relevant education
  • 10+ years of experience within PTC Windchill. In that minimum 3 end-to-end Windchill PLM implementations in a Solution Architect role. - In depth knowledge on the Windchill Service Information Manager (SIM) and its data model, Managing the Arbortext Content using the Windchill SIM, Illustration data management in Windchill
  • Working knowlege in Arbortext Content Delivery (Formerly InService)
  • Significant knowledge of Windchill PLM software, including technical solution definition, configuration, and customization
  • Experience with additional solutions like ESI, Connected Work Cell etc.
  • Knowledge of architecture design principles, patterns, and best practices
  • Experience with agile, DevOps and SCRUM is a benefit
  • Fluent in English and able to communicate effectively at all leves within the organisation.
  • development experience with significant knowledge on Technical Architecture and Frameworks
  • Strong Proficiency in JAVA programming languages within Windchill SIM and dynamic documents
  • Knowledge of Arbortext Styler, Arbortext Editor authoring stylesheet, DITA XML, Document management
  • Experience with Azure DevOps is advantage
  • Agile (SCRUM) knowledge is an added value
  • Understanding of modularized complex product structures and product configuration



  • Great communicative skills, fluent in written and verbal English
  • Motivated, creative and result orienteered mindset. - Highly effective communicator, committed to collaboration, and with a solution-oriented attitude and mindset
  • Ability to identify challenges and set up action plans
  • Proficiency in designing robust and scalable solutions in Windchill Modules
  • In-depth understanding of PLM processes, including change management, document management, and product data management
  •  Proficiency in configuring and customizing Windchill
  • Experience with Java
  • Experience with Git, Azure DevOps
  • Experience with Eclipse, Postman, SQL Developer etc


What We Offer

We offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, innovative, highly, and international work environment in the sustainable energy sector. As the chapter is newly established, you have a great opportunity to set your footprint within Vestas. We place a significant emphasis on cooperation, transparency, and a healthy work/life balance. The position reports directly to the Technical Areal Lead for Digital Product Lifecycle, Dan Kristensen


Additional Information

Your primary workplace will be Chennai.

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 3 June 2024



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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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