Converter Control Specialist

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Power Solutions & Vestas Quality > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Converter & Electrical Module > Converter Control Application


Converter Control Application is a key area in securing Vestas' leading position within sustainable energy in the future. We develop and implement all converter control functionalities for all Vestas turbine families. The department is characterised by very skilled employees who consistently aim to balance creativity with quality. Through our core knowledge, we provide best-in-class converter solutions that meet system, product, and grid requirements.


Responsibilities

  • You will be part of the Converter Control development team, which lays out converter requirements, owns converter control design and performs control software development, testing and verification.

  • You will be the Specialist in Grid Forming Control technology.

  • You will be engaged in projects developing new features and making changes, improvements and updates to existing converter control software based on feedback from the field (Vestas turbines in operation) and customer requirements.

  • You will take ownership of the technical tasks and solutions in different projects and actively work with the rest of the converter control team and its stakeholders.

  • Facilitate projects and teams into new features and improvements of existing products.


Qualifications

  • 8+ years of demonstrated experience in the Power Converter Industry.

  • Master or PhD in Engineering within Power or Electrical Engineering.

  • Knowledge and experience in Controls. This includes modelling of dynamic systems for control analysis, designing of controllers, software implementation of controllers and verification of controllers via simulations and tests.

  • Knowledge and experience within Grid Forming Control.

  • Experience with control of power electronics (such as PWM strategies for 3-phase converters, sampling of PWM-operated converters and control loops of 3-phase converters such as current control, DC voltage control, and active or reactive power control).

  • Experience with embedded control for power electronic conversion, development, and management of industrial software implementation.

  • Experience with grid connection of converters and compliance assessment regarding connection codes.


Competencies

  • Highly independent and self-initiated to learn.

  • Highly skilled in problem-solving, analysis and debugging.

  • Experience in defining the functional specifications, conducting system validation and preparing technical documentation.

  • Being skilled in estimating tasks and communicating with Tech Leads and project managers

  • Being able to guide and coach team members, ensuring the quality of team deliverables.


What We Offer

We offer you a job in a truly global and fast-moving organisation with excellent opportunities for cross-disciplinary and personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a solid technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and facilitate the development of a core product and service, which is of utmost importance to our customers.


Additional Information


The primary work location will be in Aarhus, Denmark or Porto, Portugal. To be considered for this role, you will need to apply online before March 11, 2024. We will review applications on an ongoing basis. We can withdraw from the job and reserve the right to do so at any time, including before the advertised closing date. For more information, please contact Telma Patricia Dos Santos Borges Martins, Sub Module Owner, at +45 5215 7619.


About Vestas


Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the 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. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.