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Vestas Factory

Converter Control Trainee 
PT, Porto | Student / Trainee / Apprentice | Full-Time 
| ID: 3535 


Do you enjoy developing control software and seeing your development skills and effort having an effect on both existing and new wind turbines then we would like to hear from you.


Power Solutions, Design Centre Porto, Electrical Engineering


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. Converter Control department develops and maintains all converter control and software functionalities for all Vestas turbines. We provide first in class converter solutions with quality meeting system and grid requirements. 



  • Specify and develop HIL (Hardware-In-Loop) solutions for development / quality maintenance of Converter Software
  • Participate in reviewing stakeholder requirements to adapt HIL solutions
  • Work with internal and external software and infrastructure developers to ensure the quality of our system solution
  • Transform requirements from different stakeholders into generic solutions
  • Keep yourself and the department up-to-date on relevant technology and practices
  • Align with - and participate in development of technology roadmaps
  • Support and maintain existing HIL (Test Walls) Hardware and Software infrastructure



  • A relevant IT education at Masters level
  • You can demonstrate experience or formal knowledge within Power Systems and NI Labview Real-Time System



  • You have a high level of drive and are able to challenge the existing norms while maintaining flow
  • You have the ability to prioritize your efforts and you are driven by results and can get things done
  • You will contribute to building a positive team spirit and treats others with respect
  • You strive to foster collaboration toward a common vision and shared goals


Technology skills:

  • Matlab/ Simulink
  • Python
  • NI Labview / Labview Real-Time
  • Power Converter knowledge
  • PCB design knowledge
  • Analogue / Digital signal acquisition
  • Complex Programmable Logic Devices (FPGA / CPLD) knowledge is valued


Language skills:

  • Fluent in English (Writing and oral)


What we offer
You will have many interested and supportive parties across a large truly global organisation, which have been consolidated and streamlined over the past few years.
You will have excellent opportunities for cross disciplinary and personal and professional development.
The work environment is result orientated, at a high professional level and with a strong technical commitment.


Additional information
Work location is in Porto, Portugal, 10-25 travel days a year can be expected.

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 101 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. 

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 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 24,600 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

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