Software Engineer - Application Software

Indrykket: 11.9.2020

Vestas Wind Systems A/S, Århus N

Do you want to shape the future for green energy? Are you interested in developing top-notch software responsible for controlling and operating new wind turbine solutions?
Then you might be the right candidate for the position as Software Engineer.

Power Solutions Turbine Solutions Application Software

Application Software is a part of Vestas Power Solutions, which 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.

The Application Software department is part of the Control Infrastructure organisation, which has departments in Chennai, Porto, and Denmark delivering the turbine infrastructure including SW, Electronics, Cables, Sensors, Cabinets, and Power supplies. The Application Software team is responsible for delivering application and safety software solutions to all Vestas turbines. As a Software Engineer, you will be a part of this department and a key part of its achievements. We live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity, and Passion which form the backbone for our culture of striving for world-class.

As a Software Engineer, you will

  • Participate in full project lifecycles using Agile practices for the software development
  • Be engaged during the functional and software requirements definition of the turbine's control systems
  • Be committed in writing and updating comprehensive technical documentation and maintain software functionality
  • Be responsible for developing and maintaining our control systems for the various hardware components of the turbine
  • Be developing high-quality software in an engaging and complex domain
  • Engage in root cause analysis to identify potential turbine performance issues
  • Be a significant contributor to the continuous improvement of our processes, software, and tools


  • MSc or BSc in Computer-science, Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Advanced programming skills in C/C++
  • Object Oriented & State based software design
  • Proficiency in software development tools
  • Hands-on experience with product or technology development

It's desirable to have:

  • Experience with Linux operating systems
  • Experience in real-time embedded systems and control software
  • Programming skills in scripting languages Ruby/Python/Bash
  • Knowledge of Matlab and Simulink
  • Experience with socket programming, network concepts, and design
  • Experience with Inter-Process Communication (IPC) mechanisms
  • Experience with GIT, JIRA, and other Atlassian tools
  • Experience with SCRUM and Agile Development

To be effective in the position we expect that:

  • You are pro-active, problem-solving, results-oriented, and have a solid sense of responsibility
  • You are able to meet your deadlines with the good quality output
  • You have a creative approach to new challenges
  • You embrace changes and constantly look for ways to improve
  • 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)
  • You are culturally open-minded and able to establish relationships across geographical boundaries and cultures

What we offer
You will get the chance to be part of Vestas that 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 100 GW of wind turbines across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

We offer an opportunity to be part of a high-quality team in an exciting business with a very comprehensive product range. The working environment in Control Engineering is informal but with a clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organisation with very skilled colleagues in an inspiring work environment. The team is very international and there are great opportunities to grow and develop in the job – both professionally and personally.

Additional information
Work location: Aarhus, Denmark.
The position requires approximately 10 days of travel per year to other Vestas locations.

For additional information on the position, please contact Application Software Manager, Jasper Knudsen, phone: +45 4064 7263.
Please send your application as soon as possible. Application deadline: 11th of October 2020.

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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