Senior Engineer/Expert Engineer Wind Turbine Control

Senior Engineer/Expert Engineer Wind Turbine Control


Sarriguren, Spain


  • Coordination of new wind turbine control requirements with mechanical/electrical and service departments in an international team.
  • Creation of relevant SW specification documents.
  • Concept and design of functional systems specification for the new as well as for existing turbine types (Multi Platform approach).
  • Interface between mechanical/electrical departments and SW developers to clarify technically the systems functionalities and software specifications.
  • Software architecture design for optimal execution of the control solution in a PLC, considering criteria like modularity and hardware abstraction layer.
  • Development of Proof of Concepts (PoCs) and qualification of new ideas.
  • Analysis of field data and define optimized functionality.
  • Defining acceptance tests for HIL and field tests.
  • Support the wind turbine control end-to-end process, from beginning to series.


  • Successfully completed technical bachelor/master degree in electrical engineering, automation technology, telecommunications or comparable with deep relation to software.
  • Minimum work experience of 5-7 years.
  • Advanced knowledge in abstract and modularized thinking and good knowledge in PLC Programming according to IEC61131.
  • Knowledge in the use of Matlab/Simulink is nice to have.
  • Experiences in the agile software development according SCRUM are preferable.
  • Experience with version control systems like SVN or Git.
  • Good knowledge of different industrial communication protocols (Profinet, CAN, Modbus TCP, OPC-UA…) is required.
  • Experience in Wind Industry is welcome, but not mandatory.
  • High results orientation and quality awareness combined with initiative as well as responsibility, structured and sustainable way of working.
  • English (very good written and spoken). Ideally skills in German or Spanish.
  • Strong communication skills, assertiveness, organizational talent and intercultural competence.
  • Reliability, flexibility and accuracy are basic requirements.
  • Good team player in an international team and very good interpersonal skills, strong communicator.
  • Availability to travel.

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