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Vestas Factory

Software Engineer, Assistant Lead 
PT, Porto | Professional | Full-Time 
| ID: 14965 

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Design Centre Porto

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.



  • Be a technical leader in Design Center Porto's Application team
  • Support in building the technical organization at the Design Center Porto office and will have a big influence of the technical success
  • Be engaged for defining the software requirements and functional operation of the turbine
  • Be a significant contributor in the continuously improvement of our processes, architecture and tools
  • Be engaged in the early stage feasibility studies of new products working together with other engineering disciplines like converter, electrical, hardware etc.
  • Be committed in writing and updating comprehensive technical documentation and maintain software functionality
  • Engage in root cause sessions to identify potential turbine performance issues



  • MSc in Computer-science, Electrical Engineering or similar from an accredited University
  • 5-6 years of working experience working with software development
  • Advanced programming skills in C++
  • Object Oriented & State based software design
  • Proficiency in software development tools
  • Hands-on experience with product or technology development


You may have:

  • Experience with Technical Management
  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience in real time embedded systems and control software
  • Programming skills in scripting languages Ruby/Python/Bash
  • Experience with C#
  • Experience with GIT, JIRA and other Atlassian tools
  • Experience with SCRUM and Agile Development



  • You take the lead in training and welcoming newcomers to the Software team within Control Engineering
  • You are 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 succeed 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 world-class team in an exciting business with a very comprehensive product range. The working environment in Control Engineering is informal but with clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organization with very competent colleagues in an inspiring work environment. You will be offered an attractive compensation package based on your qualifications and the demands of this position. 

About Vestas

Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions. 

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity. 

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.