Senior Software Architect

Ã…rhus N, Midtjylland
09 Sep 2016
03 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you to work as a software architect with Vestas' big data strategy, which involves collecting and storing data from thousands and thousands of wind turbines? Would you like to transform the applied technology to the highest possible level? Can you deliver solution which will contribute to zero maintenance time creating value for Vestas and our customers? Then you might be the right candidate for the position as Senior Software Architect at Vestas!

Plant Solutions > Plant Applications > SCADA & Power Plant Security
Plant Solutions, part of Vestas R&D, is responsible for the products and services related to combining individual wind turbines into a wind power plant. This ranges across SCADA products, power plant security, electrical grid connection and compliance, advanced radar technologies for aviation warnings, wind turbine diagnostics and performance measurements.

Plant Applications is a sub department of Plant Solutions with 40 employees all located in Aarhus, Denmark, who are responsible for retrieving large amounts of data from wind power plants, storing the data and building data driven applications that bring value to both internal- and external customers.

You will be one of the drivers of designing and maintaining the data infrastructure supporting the applications in Plant Application and providing integration solutions internally in Plant Solutions and with other stakeholders both internally and externally.

Moreover, you will:
  • Take ownership of systems- and software architecture in the SCADA & Power Plant Security department.
  • Design and implement systems with focus on 99.99% uptime, maintainability and IT security.
  • Transform requirements from stakeholders into generic software solutions.
  • Deliver end-to-end cost-effective solutions, which add maximum value to Vestas and to our customers.
  • Keep yourself and the department up-to-date on relevant technology.
  • Align with - and participate in development of technology roadmaps.

A relevant IT education at Master level (5 years) minimum 5 years of experience working with software architecture in large applications/systems or similar.

Also, you should possess the following skills:
  • C#/.NET, C , Python etc.
  • MS Windows server, 24/7 service concepts.
  • Architecture patterns, design patterns.
  • Web technologies, Angular, Typescript, Node.js
  • Industrial communication protocols OPC, Modbus etc.
  • Big data transport, data streaming, data busses.
  • Continues integration solutions with eg. Git, Jenkins, Atlassian suite.
  • Basic knowledge about SQL and data warehouses.
  • Nice to know: Message bus technologies (Redis, Kafka).
  • Fluency in English (Writing and oral)

Personal skills:
  • You are driven by results and can get things done.
  • You can contributes to building a positive team spirit and will treats others with respect.
  • You strive to fosters collaboration toward a common vision and shared goals.
  • You have the ability to balance your work between short term / urgent and longer term / not urgent.
  • You have a high level of drive and are able to challenge the existing norms while maintaining flow.

What we offer
We offer you an exciting possibility to attain responsibility for the data behind core products, which are business critical to both our customers and to Vestas. In Plant Applications we practice agile software development and you will be part of a SCRUM team that focuses on executing on Vestas' Service strategy. You will have many interested and supportive parties across a large true global organization, which have been consolidated and streamlined over the past few years. Therefore you will excellent opportunities for cross disciplinary and personal development.

The work environment is result orientated, at high professional level and with a strong technical commitment.

Additional information
Work location is in Aarhus, Denmark, 5-10 travel days a year must be expected.

For additional information on the position, please contact Manager Lars M. Hansen at 45 52157585.

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.