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Control Engineer

Requisition ID:  27048

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

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time

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Power Solutions > Product Solutions & Integration > LaC Offshore Products
As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, the Loads and Controls Offshore Products department is responsible for developing future Offshore wind turbine controller software and hardware but also loads and control solutions ensuring optimal performance of our products under all conditions.. The responsibility spans from strategic development of new turbine control technologies to delivering a control solution for a specific product ensuring an optimal cost of energy. The department consists of highly skilled, multinational, and experienced engineers and assumes full accountability of all aspects of the control solution delivered to the products.



  • Together with your colleagues you will be responsible for:
  • Development and tuning of control algorithms
  • Implementation of control algorithms in MATLAB/Simulink
  • Control performance data analysis in turbine/fleet level controller tuning and optimisation
  • Guide the technical aspects of control development for a specific product from feasibility state to fully verified product
  • Feasibility studies of new wind turbine products aiming at optimizing power, loads, and noise performance through innovative use of sensors, controllers and actuatorsVerification on all levels, including software tests and field testing
  • Risk management activities such as risk assessments and failure mode and effect



  • You must have:
  • MSc. or PhD. within Control Engineering or similar
  • 1-5 years of working experience within wind energy engineering or similar fieldExperience in Control System Modelling, Controller Design, Controller Tuning & Controller Verification
  • Knowledge of significant mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Experience with MATLAB/SimulinkUnderstanding how a project is run from a technical point of view


You may have:

  • Knowledge of aerodynamics and aero-elasticity, as well as Power generation concepts
  • Coding experience in MATLAB Scripting / C / C# / C++ / Python / Bash etc
  • Experience with Mathworks Auto Code generation toolchain (RTW, MATLAB coder, Simulink Coder etc)
  • Experience with software development tools e.g. Git (or similar Version Control Systems), Visure IRQA / IBM DOORS (or similar Requirements Definition and Management tools) etc



  • To be suitable in the position we expect that:
  • You are pro-enthusiastic, result oriented and have a good sense of responsibility
  • You are able to meet your deadlines with the right quality
  • You have a creative approach to new opportunities
  • You achieve your goals as part of a team and it comes naturally to you to collaborate and share knowledge
  • You have good communication skills and are fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • Last, but not least, you will be required to work within an international team


What we offer
We offer an opportunity to be part of a global team in an exciting business with a very comprehensive product range. The working environment in Loads & Control is informal but with clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organization with very skilled colleagues in an inspiring work environment. You will be offered an attractive compensation package based on your qualifications and the demands of this position. You will be part of an international organization with opportunities to grow and develop in the job - professionally and personally.


Additional information 
We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English


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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 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. 
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