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Control Engineer

by:  Vestas

The job offer is available for the following event:

Design Centre Porto

Vestas Power Solutions is the cornerstone of Vestas. Through innovation, development and continuous product improvement we develop the products and technologies that reduce the cost of energy and bring the highest possible value to our customers and to Vestas.

 

Responsibilities

Together with your colleagues you will be responsible for:

  • Development and tuning of control algorithms
  • Implementation of control algorithms in MATLAB/SimulinkControl performance data analysis in turbine/fleet level controller tuning and optimisation
  • Define the technical aspects of control development for a specific product from feasibility state to fully verified product
  • Feasibility studies of new wind turbine products aiming at optimizing power, loads, and noise performance through innovative use of sensors, controllers and actuators
  • Verification on all levels, including software tests and field testing
  • Risk management activities such as risk assessments and failure mode and effect

 

Qualifications

You must have:

  • MSc. or PhD. within Control Engineering or similar
  • 1-5 years of working experience within wind energy engineering or similar field
  • Experience in Control System Modelling, Controller Design, Controller Tuning & Controller Verification
  • Knowledge of dynamic mechanical or hydraulic systems
  • Experience with MATLAB/Simulink
  • Understanding how a project is run from a technical point of view

You may have:

  • Knowledge of aerodynamics and aero-elasticity, as well as Power generation concepts
  • Coding experience in MATLAB Scripting / C / C# / C++ / Python / Bash etc
  • Experience with Mathworks Auto Code generation toolchain (RTW, MATLAB coder, Simulink Coder etc)
  • Experience with software development tools e.g. Git (or similar Version Control Systems), Visure IRQA / IBM DOORS (or similar Requirements Definition and Management tools) etc

 

Competencies

To be successful in the position we expect that:

  • You are enthusiastic, result oriented and have a good sense of responsibility
  • You are able to meet your deadlines with the right quality
  • You have a creative approach to new opportunities
  • You succeed as part of a team and it comes naturally to you to collaborate and share knowledge
  • You have good communication skills and are fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • Last, but not least, you will be required to work within an international team

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