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Software Assistant Lead Engineer

Requisition ID:  23082

Leça do Balio, Grande Porto, PT

Work experience:  Professional
Type of position:  Full-Time


Vestas Factory

Software Assistant Lead Engineer 
PT,  | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 23082 

Are you interested in joining a global company in the renewable energies sector?


Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Electrical Models
Our Software & Tools Sub-Module is responsible for building and maintaining our SW toolset. It aims at directing our digital journey within a broader department called Power System Integration in Vestas' R&D organization. The Software & Tools team is being built to strengthen our SW capabilities by developing SW tools, streamlining workflows and processes, as well as to bring new SW products to life. It has an important role in accelerating our digital power plant solutions. We aim at doing our part in assisting Vestas' reaching its vision of becoming the global leader in sustainable energy solutions through the delivery of high-quality software while supporting our organization with increased levels of automation, digitalization, and process efficiency. In developing our SW ecosystem, we collaborate with different parts of our organization, from R&D to operations, having a global presence that supports Vestas' worldwide business. We value agility, taking initiative, and being truly software-mind-oriented!


As a Software Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain and develop a new set of applications that range from desktop applications, Web APIs to simple scripts that enhance our productivity, quality, and time to market
  • Play an important role in our API journey, decoupling our back-end and front-end solutions
  • Contribute to developing our SW architecture with a service-oriented approach
  • Support the deployment of an efficient IT infrastructure and SW architecture for our products
  • Software engineering activities optimizing our tools performance and availability, working with other Software and IT departments
  • Define SW development best practices and democratize them across our broader departments



  • B.Sc or M.Sc. in Software Engineering or Computer Science 
  • Professional experience within software engineering (3-5 years of working experience)
  • Experience using C#, .NET platform, and Python
  • Experience with C++ is an added value
  • Experience with SQL databases and Object-relational mapping (ORM)
  • Experience with Web APIs development (ASP.NET Core / Flask)
  • Experience with WPF / MVVM pattern for .NET desktop development
  • Experience with Web frontend development (HTML / CSS / Javascript / Angular / React) is an added value
  • Experience with Test Driven Development is an added value
  • Experience with CI/CD solutions is an added value (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Knowledge of software development tools such as Jira and Git is and added value


We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies: 

  • Identify yourself with Vestas values: Passion; Accountability; Collaboration and Simplicity
  • Takes initiative, being creative, and capable of questioning the status-quo
  • Motivated by results and getting things done with a quality mindset 
  • Plays a vigorous role in a team environment and is motivated by working in a multi-cultural environment
  • Delivers high-quality results through both others and you
  • Open-minded with an agile way of thinking
  • Coordinate your surroundings in an enthusiastic manner


What We Offer
We offer you a job in a true global and fast-moving organization with great opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a good technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and guide the development of a core product and service, which is of outmost importance to our customers. You will take part in the future energy revolution working towards a more sustainable planet! We will offer you an attractive compensation and benefits package with a good work-life balance.



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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. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com 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.