Sensor Hardware Engineer

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Become a vital part of our team as a member of the Advanced Sensor Technologies department.
Shape innovative sensor solutions for wind turbines, drive changes, and contribute to global industry leadership.
Ready to make an impact in wind turbine technology and sensor systems?
Join Vestas and make a difference in renewable energy advancements!

Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > Control Hardware

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, Advanced Sensor Technologies, as part of Control Hardware.
Our department is committed to creating and sustaining cutting-edge sensor solutions for Vestas turbines. As a member of the Advanced Sensor Technologies team, you will contribute to defining requirements for advanced sensor solutions, take ownership of sensor system design and specifications, and coordinate integration, testing, and verification of the complete sensing system.


  • Integrate various sensor systems into turbine hardware
  • Drive changes and improvements in sensor functions
  • Identify and specify new sensor solutions, overseeing qualification and integration
  • Coordinate technical tasks in projects, collaborating with stakeholders
  • Collaborate with CAD engineers for design and evaluation
  • Support sales projects by delivering customer-specific solutions
  • Provide technical documentation for installation, maintenance, and analyze failure modes for continuous improvement


We are seeking an ideal candidate with the following qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s or master's degree in Electrical, Electronics or relevant engineering studies
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience
  • Proficient in engineering change management. Hands-on experience working with Bill of Materials (BoM)
  • Demonstrated expertise in system integration and implementation, both electrical and mechanical aspects
  • Good understanding of system engineering principles and DFMEA (Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis)
  • General knowledge of electrical systems and various sensor systems used in wind turbines
  • Good knowledge on EN/IEC standards on wind turbines (Beneficial)


We see the ideal candidate possessing the following

  • Highly independent and self-initiated to learn
  • Proficient in verbal and written English
  • Good at collaborating to both internal team members and to external stakeholders
  • Good at coordinating and follow-up
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete assigned tasks on time
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

What we offer

We offer an exciting job with good opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, innovative, motivated, and international work environment in the sustainable energy sector. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solution.

Additional information

Your work location will be our office in Aarhus, Denmark.
Up to 10 days of travel per year.
For additional information on the position, please contact Rajamanohari Devaraj - Sensor HW Manager, at +45 52211498.
We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 23/02/2023.

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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