Lead Engineer - Grid Analysis


Østjylland (Aarhus)

Lead Engineer - Grid Analysis
DK, Aarhus N | Professional | Full-Time | ID: 7917

Do you want high impact on the solutions for renewable penetration in future power systems? Do you want to support Vestas in being the global leader in sustainable energy solutions and be frontrunner with the newest technology?

We are looking for a Lead Engineer, who is motived be technical leadership within Grid Modelling & Analysis.

Power Solutions > Plant & Hybrid Solutions > Electrical BoP & Hybrid > Grid Modelling & Analysis
As a Lead Engineer in Grid Modelling & Analysis, you will be a part of a highly skilled team, with the focus of securing grid connections for Vestas Hybrid Power Plants through electrical simulation model development and grid analysis. We have team members with both senior expertise from transmission system operators, highly skilled academia and long industry background. Our teams are working out of both Denmark and Porto.

We live the Vestas values: Accountability, Collaboration, Simplicity and Passion which form the backbone for our culture of striving for world class.

Your main responsibilities and tasks will be:

  • Clarification of technical hypothesis for solutions and propose solutions
  • Scoping and specifying tasks to reach department and project objectives
  • Participate in cross functional teams developing power system related functionality of wind turbines and power plant controllers
  • Lead technical solutions to address specific issues to integrate hybrid power plants into the grid without impacting stability and reliability
  • Engineering activities in optimising our analysis skills and generic plant design of our Vestas Hybrid Power Plants
  • Scope and lead technology projects and feasibility studies in the area, to support our technology roadmap
  • Technical vendor dialogs with relevant companies in the industry


  • Demonstrated technical accomplishments within power systems analysis
  • Understand complex power system issues and phenomena
  • Master's Degree in Power System Engineering from an accredited university or engineering college
  • Minimum of 6 years of working experience as a Power System Engineer where you have tried to participate in project execution in a matrix organisation
  • Solid knowledge of simulation tools (Matlab / Simulink, PSS/E, DigSilent PowerFactory, PSCAD)
  • Experience from other power system, turbine manufactures or Transmission System Operators (TSO's)
  • It is expected that you understand: 1) Power system time domain and frequency domain modelling and stability analysis and 2) Electromagnetic and electromechanical transients of power system devices following abnormal events

It is an advantage if you have experience with:

  • Power electronic converters applied to power generation systems
  • Controller design for machine drives and power systems
  • Programming (C, Python, Fortran, DPL)


  • Approach situations in a pragmatical manner
  • Naturally share knowledge with team and handle stakeholders
  • Good communication skills and stakeholder management
  • Enjoy delivering results - both separately and through others
  • A strong networker and able to build, develop and maintain relationships in a global environment
  • Collaborator and able to work well in a multi-cultural environment

What We Offer
We offer you a job in a true global and fastmoving organisation with great opportunities personal development, where emphasis is placed on the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

You will benefit from working at a high professional level and with a solid technical commitment in a very inspiring environment. You will be directly involved and develop core products and services, which are of outmost importance to our customers.

Additional information
Primary work location: Aarhus, Denmark
This position requires approximately 5-10 days of travel a year.

For additional information on the position, please contact Director of Grid Modelling & Analysis, Rasmus Andersen at +45 5221 1025.

Application deadline: 15th of March 2020

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 105 GW of wind turbines in 80 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 86 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 24,500 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright 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, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

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Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with 92 GW of wind turbines in 79 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

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