Embedded Software Engineer

Ã…rhus N, Midtjylland
19 Nov 2016
06 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you want to be part of a team that develops the best Wind turbine control system platform for Vestas? Join us to grow and contribute in an informal environment of experienced developers securing Vestas a dependable control platform for current and future turbine designs.

Technology & Service Solutions > Rotor, Tower & Control > Control Engineering
The Control Platform department drives and is responsible for technology development of Vestas Wind Turbine Control enabling functions, spanning sensors, actuators, IO, network, software and hardware. Control platform enables reliable and cost effective continuous optimization of Wind Turbine performance. The department cooperates closely with production, service and turbine

OS & Network group provides a distributed, reliable real-time execution environment across all Vestas Wind Turbine platforms. Enabling control system unit production, service technicians and fellow software developers to implement and optimize current and future Vestas Wind Turbine control functions. You'll become a strong contributor to the Linux-kernel real-time Vestas operating system used in our networked x86 and ARM based control systems. You'll impact requirements, design, implementation, test and target tool-chains. You will engage with your colleagues across several technology areas, enabling your continuous growth while improving OS & Network product offering.

Relevant education within Industrial Embedded Software design, a few years hands-on experience with Embedded Real-time Linux development on x86 and ARM platforms. It would be an advantage with experience with network drivers, protocols and design of Ethernet end-system and Ethernet switch configuration in Industrial environments. However the most essential qualification is your great passion for Linux development.

  • Network design, Linux network drivers and L2/3 Managed Ethernet switch configuration, IEEE 802.3 802.11.
  • Excellent programming skills in C and C
  • Good programming skills in scripting languages Ruby/Python/Bash
  • Good English language skills
  • Self-motivated individual with a strong drive for development and cooperation

What we offer
We offer a challenging workplace with excellent professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring and international work environment with the world's leading wind turbine manufacturer. We value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a strong technical commitment.

Additional information
  • Work location will be at Vestas Headquarter, Hedeager 42, Aarhus.
  • You must expect max. 10 days of travel per year.
  • For further information, please contact Specialist, Control Engineering, Jens Steen Krogh at 45 2517 1734

By joining Vestas, you join the only global energy company dedicated 100% to wind energy. Together with our customers, we have installed more than 51.000 turbines in over 70 countries, and we remain committed to increase that number via our superior, cost-effective wind technologies, products and services.

Since Vestas was founded in 1979, Vestas has achieved a market-leading position with more than 60 GW of installed wind turbines or around 19% of total global capacity.

Every day, everyone at Vestas works to make Vestas the undisputed global wind leader and the world's energy mix more sustainable - join us, and be part of ensuring a sustainable future for our planet.