Senior Software Engineer (C++)

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Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Turbine Control Software module

Vestas Power Solutions (VPS) is where new product ideas are developed, matured, improved, and tested. Within Vestas Power Solutions (VPS), you'll find our department, DevEx, as part of Turbine Control Software module.
Turbine Control Software module is responsible for delivering embedded control applications for turbines. Our mission in the DevEx department is to empower developers within the module by equipping them with essential tools, applications, control frameworks, and streamlined pipelines.


Your key responsibilities will include:
  • Join the team committed to delivering engineering solutions that directly influence the workflow of over 100 engineers
  • Be an integral part of the group in charge of the application control framework, which is in use across our entire fleet
  • Play a significant role in modernizing our application software stack, ensuring its efficiency and relevance
  • Take ownership of documenting and presenting your contributions with precision to both internal and external stakeholders


Your qualifications include:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or or equivalent practical experience. Demonstrated expertise in software architecture and design patterns, with a deep understanding of when and how to apply them effectively
  • Proficient in modern C++, encompassing areas such as templates, type traits, compile-time optimizations, and memory management. Well-versed in the C++ ecosystem, including familiarity with popular libraries and frameworks. Good understanding of compiler operations and principles
  • Experience or understanding of embedded systems, cross-platform projects, and real-time systems
  • Knowledgeable in secure coding practices to ensure robust software development
  • Experience with working within agile frameworks
  • Familiarity with testing libraries and proficiency in version control
  • Understanding of build systems and tools to streamline development processes
  • Knowledge of compile-time sanitizers and experience with containers (is beneficial)


We see the ideal candidate possessing the following personality and competencies:
  • You can identify yourselves with the Vestas Values: Passion, Accountability, Collaboration and Simplicity
  • Build trust among teammates and effectively influence stakeholders through your actions and behavior
  • Committed to reaching targets and consistently demonstrates the ability to do so effectively
  • Embrace an open-minded approach and thrive in an international environment

What we offer

We offer you a job with full life cycle responsibility for an important part of the SW system, in a very adaptive team which will empower you to take your own decisions and implement your solutions. You will be able to build a large network across a large and truly global organization with excellent opportunities for cross disciplinary and personal development. The professional scene is keen on delivering substantial results, exercising high-level expertise, and holding a concentrated technical focus. You will work with a purpose, clearly understanding the value of what you're delivering and how it's contributing to avoid climate change.

Additional information

Our preferred work location for this role will be either Aarhus, Denmark or Porto, Portugal.
Up to 20 travel days per year.
Please be advised to apply on or before 22/07/2024.
We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.


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DEIB Statement

At Vestas, we recognize the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in driving innovation and success. We strongly encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply, particularly those who may hesitate due to their identity or feel they do not meet every criterion. As our CEO states, "Expertise and talent come in many forms, and a diverse workforce enhances our ability to think differently and solve the complex challenges of our industry". Your unique perspective is what will help us powering the solution for a sustainable, green energy future.
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 173 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.
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