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Control Software Engineer

Requisition ID:  33323

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

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


Vestas Factory

Professional | Full-Time | Engineering

Are you looking for a new opportunity? Then keep reading, this could be the next step in your career.


Power Solutions > Product Solutions & Integration > LaC Simulation Tools

Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development, and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future. As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, the Product Solutions & Integration is responsible for designing the product architecture and product roadmap in response to market roadmap requirements, translating product architecture and roadmap into module requirements, and full Value Chain Integration. Loads and Control (LaC), as part of Product Solutions & Integration, is responsible for designing and optimizing the product for load and control strategy together with cross-product design work. The department consists of highly skilled, international, well-experienced engineers who are taking accountability for all aspects of the LaC solution delivered to the Products which are placed across 3 design locations: Portugal, Denmark, and India. LaC Simulation Tools department is responsible for strategizing, developing, releasing, improving, and supporting users of LaC Tools. In the control tools group, we are responsible for the automation tooling that supports both the development of new controller functions and the tuning of new turbine variants. This entails scripting and programming of tools that interface all parts of the code base, from the data model over the controller implementation in Simulink to the creation of the target binaries.



  • Understanding the control development and integration process to support improving the toolchain
  • Develop, maintain and improve the toolchain, alongside supporting Control Engineers
  • Contribute and develop software development, review, and testing process



  • BSc or MSc within control engineering or similar
  • Experience with software development and automation processes

It's an added value if you have: 

  • Good knowledge of Matlab/Simulink and Simulink model creation. Experience with code generation and the TLC scripting language will be a benefit
  • Knowledge of the C++ language
  • Good knowledge of C# and Matlab scripting
  • Experience with designing controllers for complex machinery
  • Experience with modelling of physical systems



As a member of the control tools group, you will be facing tasks involving the entire tool chain. You need to be:

  • Interested in software development 
  • Committed and motivated
  • Pragmatic and quality-conscious  
  • Patient and good at supporting colleagues 
  • Good communication skills


What we offer

We offer an opportunity to be part of a highly skilled 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 qualified 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. 

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 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.