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Software Architect

Requisition ID:  28398

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

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

Vestas Factory

In Vestas, we #PowerTheSolution – Can you?    


Power Solutions > Quality Improvements and Processes > Simulation Architects
Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas or technologies are matured, developed, tested, and improved. To put it short, Vestas power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. We are shaping the future of modern energy. Simulation Development is responsible for propelling, defining, and ensuring that both short and long-term targets are met for HOW we simulate physical phenomena across our wind turbine platforms and modules. The department is also responsible for the overall simulation strategy and thereby HOW our simulation tools - both proprietary, bespoke, and commercial - are working together.



Shape innovations

  • You are responsible for developing the overall principles for the software architecture for simulation tools.

Master complexity

  • Your responsibility includes developing overarching architectural rules, patterns and guidelines as well as providing the required processes, technologies and tools. Thereby, you consider the impact of relevant internal regulations and governance such as Security etc. You also integrate new concepts from modern software development.

Creativity and freedom

  • You work in a innovative environment and you have the courage to leave behind the usual approaches. You follow the evolution of new software technologies, consider them in the design of future architectures and define forward their implementation.

Guarantee Customer Value and Quality

  • You develop methods and solutions to enforce architectural rules, measure and guarantee solid quality by automated means.

Connecting Developers

  • You are directly involved in diverse software development projects in order to identify enabling technologies and overarching solutions for simulation tools. As a result, you define a technology roadmap enabling maximum implementation speed with the right quality.



  • Degree in Computer Science, Software or Information Technology or a similar Engineering degree



  • Quick-wittedness and solid capability to familiarize with complex issues
  • Well-developed communication and teamwork skills and integrative personality when dealing with different disciplines and cultures
  • Great personal initiative, sense of responsibility, and perseverance
  • Experience in the management and implementation of IT projects
  • Knowledge on distributed systems and their situations
  • Knowledge in agile software development
  • Programming experience (ideally Python)
  • Great motivation and commitment as well as innovative mindset
  • Danish language skills are welcomed but are not required. Vestas is a multi-cultural and global company and international applicants are very welcome


What we offer 
In our team you can expect to find a working culture that is friendly and informal, but with clear direction. We place a good emphasis on co-operation, transparency, and a healthy work/life balance. We take pride in each-other and, as such, you can expect to work with very skilled colleagues in an inspiring work environment.


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. 
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