SCADA Lead Engineer

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Region NCE > SBU NCE Service > Engineering, Grid & Control

Plant Engineering Operations is a part of Service NCE (Northern & Central Europe) and supports the organization in 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 experience freedom and flexibility in your work, as you will have mandate to make decisions within your technical field and implement improvements measures in collaboration with your colleagues.

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.

You will be part of the regional subject matter expert team (SME), which drives the effectiveness of the department and the quality of the department's deliverables. As part of this cross functional team, you will work on multiple assignments, both together with others and on your own. These assignments include:
  • Development of tools (e.g. in JavaScript).
  • Leading working groups to drive our strategy (e.g. standardization).
  • Regular knowledge sharing with other colleagues.

  • 3 years' experience of working within automation and software development.
  • Experience with JavaScript programming.
  • Experience in PLC programming.
  • Industrial electricity and electronics knowledge.
  • Professional English skills, both verbal and written.

As a SCADA Lead Engineer you will work to make the life of your direct colleagues easier, as you will have 50 colleagues that will benefit from your work, and you will receive direct appreciation from your closest colleagues. Therefore, we hope that you can reflect yourself in the following:
  • Ability to participate effectively as part of an international team
  • Ability to assist other engineers (e.g. in a working group)
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments, organize and prioritize tasks
  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Willing to and comfortable with mentoring and developing less experienced engineers and technicians and lead by example
  • Open to occasional travel

Additional Information

Location: This position is located out of our Service offices in Videbæk, Denmark, Hamburg or Berlin Germany, Szczecin, Poland, or Malmö, Sweden. We expect you to be able to be at the offices regularly. Especially in the beginning of your employment, you will be required to be at the offices.
Application deadline: Application deadline is November 29th, 2023. We reserve the right to amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.
Start date: January 1st, 2024. We are open to discuss alternative start dates with you, should we reach an agreement.

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 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.