Lead Scada Engineer

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Videbæk, Denmark

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20 days ago

Region NCE > SBU NCE Service > North & West, Grid & Control

Plant Engineering Operations is a part of Service NCE (Northern & Central Europe) and supports the organization in the installation and service of a great number of SCADA systems controlling medium and large-sized wind power plants. Our job is to turn a cluster of wind turbines into a power plant according to contractual and regional requirements. Our customers can mainly be found among larger power supply companies and professional investors.


As a SCADA Lead Engineer, you will be a part of the Grid and Control team responsible for commissioning and maintaining Vestas SCADA solutions and other automated functionalities in our power plants in compliance with Vestas standards and customer requirements. You ensure knowledge transfer and contribute to optimizing and improving our products. You will also support our growing business by providing technical advice and input to the overall strategy. Your daily tasks will include:

  • Configuration and commissioning of Vestas Power Plant Controls
  • Operational support to our wind farms
  • Technical advice to our internal and external stakeholders
  • Support and mentor less experienced engineers in their development
  • Customer and 3rd party interaction
  • Interface signal testing
  • Participation in Site Acceptance Tests and Grid code tests
  • Tackling technical documentation


  • At least 5 years experience of working within automation, especially in the wind industry
  • Relevant education within Controls Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, or similar
  • Experience in PLC programming
  • Experience with communication protocols (IEC104, IEC101, MODBUS, DNP, OPC)
  • Industrial electricity and electronics knowledge
  • Knowledge of networking and its configuration is an added value
  • Experience working with wind turbines is an added value
  • Great English skills, both verbal and written
  • Valid Driver's License and ability to obtain a passport


  • Good IT skills and experience with MS Office packages
  • Ability to participate effectively as part of an international team
  • Comfortable with working in a high-paced and highly diverse environment
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, organize and prioritize tasks
  • Solid problem-solving skills
  • Willing and comfortable with mentoring and developing less experienced engineers and technicians and lead by example
  • Good communication skills, comfortable delivering technical updates to a large organization and to customers
  • High attention to detail and a solid commitment to quality
  • Open to occasional travel

What We Offer

We are a team of skilled and committed colleagues, who are enthusiastic about wind energy. We work in a modularized setup where you will be a part of a project team and contribute to the process within your area of expertise. You will have the opportunity to develop a career in a global company within a very exciting industry that is constantly expanding. Together with our customers, Vestas' more than 29.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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.
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.