Data Architect, Global IT

Indrykket: 30.9.2020

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Århus N

Do you have experience with data-driven solutions? Are you ready to take on a central position in an agile team with the vision of impacting the utilisation and value of data – so Vestas continues to be in the forefront of delivering more sustainable energy to our world? - If this sounds like you, please have a look how you can make a difference and evolve with us as our new Data Architect in Vestas Global IT

Global IT Data & Analytics Data Engineering & Platforms
Data & Analytics, part of Vestas Global IT, is responsible for products and services related to Business Intelligence and Data Engineering. This ranges across traditional BI to data ingestion from multiple sources, data storage and data preparation enabling our internal colleagues performing analytics.
Data & Analytics (D&A) is a strategic area within Vestas Global IT with a clear goal of becoming an increasingly relevant partner in business-critical solutions relying on data. We have a long tradition within BI, based on SAP, and we are continuously expanding our capabilities in order to meet current and future requirements supporting the overall vision of maintaining Vestas' position as number 1 in the sustainable energy business.

As a new member of our team you will be a part of defining and developing the area within 'Data Engineering & Platforms' which is rapidly evolving. In our data engineering setup, we have a cloud centric mindset with the goal of enabling more employees in doing analytics. By doing so, the aim is to get more value out of data while optimising the platform to perform as efficient as possible.


  • Engage with internal stakeholders to understand future demands, provide inspiration and collaborate across D&A capabilities to find the best solution
  • Ensure the right level of quality in solutions to cater for the business criticality of the solutions
  • Design and organise D&A capabilities based on the needs of business solutions
  • Orchestrate sub-suppliers in the solution development phase
  • Design data centric solutions with an immediate business impact
  • Constantly research and evaluate new technologies and techniques

To fulfill the position, you probably have more than 5 years of experience combined with a relevant education within the area of business analytics and/or IT. We envision that you have experience or are familiar with the following:

  • BI solution architecture
  • Scaling through others - orchestrate deliverables from others and connect the dots
  • Data Warehouse design and D&A capability development
  • ETL design and optimisation
  • Knowledge of the following technologies is considered beneficial: SAP DS, SAP BW, SAP SAC, SQL, Power BI, Analysis Services, Data Factory, Databricks

It is important to us, that you are self-driven, open minded and can learn new things fast. The D&A area keeps developing and so do we, which calls for a flexible mindset and the ability to thrive in an evolutionary environment.

What we offer
You will be a part of a highly dedicated and passionate team driven equally by creating business value and by developing innovative technical solutions.
We offer a place where your dreams of constantly learning can come true. We offer an informal and agile workplace with a high level of freedom in defining the way forward. We expect a lot of our team members when it comes to taking responsibility and ownership of tasks and deadlines, but we stand shoulder by shoulder when celebrating our achievements and mitigating our failures.

Additional information
The role will be based in Aarhus, Denmark together with most of the team.
Applications are handled on an ongoing basis - please send in your cover letter and CV no later than 28th October 2020. All inquiries are treated confidentially.
For additional information regarding the position, please contact Head of Data Engineering & Platforms, Mikkel Kronborg Fensman on +45 5226 1148.

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 and following us on our social media channels.

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