Software Functional Lead

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Porto, Portugal

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17 days ago

Power Solutions > Applications, Controls & Electrical > AEP & Environmental

In the Power Systems Integration area, you will have an important role in the organization within Vestas. In Power System Integration we span across being in very close interaction with the market as well as being involved in various R&D activities with external collaborators while focusing on product development as our main goal. AEP & Environmental is a sub-module of the Power System Integration module and is responsible for the design and development of solutions protecting the environment while ensuring optimal production of the power plant. The main focus areas are non-mechanical solutions related to Avian protection (birds and bats), Light pollution (Flickering shadows and Aviation lights), Ice throw/De-icing, and Audible Noise emission. The department currently consists of engineers and developers located in Portugal and Poland.


You will be the Software functional leader and Lead Software Developer within the sub-module product offerings, and join a global team of engineers, technical leads, and developers. In this role your responsibilities will be:

  • Understand product requirements and break them down to system requirements, and support the break down into stories that can be coded and implemented
  • Work with our product and technology roadmap to initiate and scope the right products to attend to market needs
  • Guide and direct technical developers, but also take part in development activities yourself when necessary and keep up to date on implementation activities
  • Understand and develop the architecture of our systems and participate in implementing best practices and architectural changes and improvements to product offerings and code base
  • Interface to both the field and project environment to provide great software solutions to customer needs
  • Act as a reviewer on code, designs, and documentation
  • Support the project tech leads in maintaining a high-quality feature backlog with estimations rooted in your experience and system knowledge


  • You hold an engineering degree (B.Sc or higher) - e.g. within Software, Computer Science, or similar and you have solid experience with .Net Framework/Core and full stack development

Besides that, experience with the following is an added value:

  • NUnit, unit testing, and knowledge of CI/CD
  • Microservices
  • Web API
  • Design Patterns
  • MS SQL
  • Angular 8+
  • Typescript
  • GIT


To achieve goals in this role you will be required to deep dive into coding and implementation of solutions as well as discuss at a more holistic approach on an architectural level across product offerings:

  • Experience working in a SCRUM team or other iterative development methods
  • You should have 6-8 years of experience in system design and product development for industrial use
  • You are fluent in English, both written and verbally
  • Have an eye for detail in coding and implementation
  • Can elevate yourself to see the broader picture and suggest and guide architectural changes and improvements
  • Set the scene for best software practice and encourage a quality mindset within software development

What We Offer

In AEP & Environmental we offer you an exciting role full of opportunities to both develop technical solutions and develop personally. You will join a busy team that needs your skillset. You will be part of the innovator within sustainable energy solutions and you will get the chance to make an impact on the green agenda with innovative solutions. In a fast-growing organization, you will find yourself in an exciting and sometimes unpredictable job with motivated and skilled colleagues. We have a diverse mix of experience and skills, working closely together to make Vestas' vision a reality. You will experience a 'people first' attitude with a lot of empowerment and responsibility. In short, join Vestas and you will find yourself working in a spirit of worldwide collaboration while enjoying the knowledge that you are making a positive difference for the future.

Additional Information

We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. To apply for this opportunity please submit your resume in English.

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.
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