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Head of LaC Simulation Tools - Vestas

Date Posted:Jun 25, 2021

Job Detail

  • Location:
    Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time
  • Career Level:
    Mid-Senior level
  • Experience:
    5 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jun 30, 2021

Job Description

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. To put it short: Vestas Power Solutions develops the wind power systems of the future.

As a part of Vestas Power Solutions, the Product Solutions & Integration is responsible for designing the product architecture and product roadmap in response to market roadmap requirements, translate product architecture and roadmap into module requirements, and full Value Chain Integration.

Loads and Control (LaC), as part of Product Solutions & Integration, is responsible for designing and optimizing the product for load and control strategy together with cross product design work. The department consists of highly skilled, international, well qualified engineers who are taking accountability for all aspects of the LaC solution delivered to the Products which are placed across 3 design locations: Portugal, Denmark and India.

LaC Simulation Tools department is responsible for strategizing, developing, releasing and supporting users of LaC Tools and Simulation domain. In LaC, we have a sophisticated toolchain software that is closely knit with the load and controls process and activities. LaC Simulation Tools plays a vital role in overall product development and other value chain activities as LaC heavily relies on theses to take critical business and product design decisions. LaC Simulation Tools teams owns the responsibility of the complete product life cycle of LaC software toolchain.



  • Lead, motivate, inspire and develop your team
  • Develop methods and processes to deliver software solutions to LaC
  • Delivering high quality software solution on agreed time and budget, ensuring that the project execution is always compliant with quality procedures
  • Conducting time planning, coordination, and resource allocation
  • Contribute to on-going development of skills, competencies and process improvements
  • Understanding the business needs, prioritization and negotiation with stakeholders



  • MSc. computer science/ mechanical/ aeronautics/ electrical engineering or an equivalent technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in working in software/Tools development for engineering business in leadership roles
  • proven achievement in people leadership within software development domain
  • In-depth understanding and experience in Agile software development framework and proven experience in applying Agile/Scrum methodologies
  • SAFe certified (Leading SAFe) would be an added benefit



  • You are focused , result oriented and have a keen sense of responsibility
  • Have a good balance between operational and strategic elements
  • You can engage the domain in the business and have the skillset to engage the business into the software development process
  • You can direct the team working at a different geographical location
  • You can translate the business and department vision into your team goals and propel the department and team members to completed project
  • You have a creative approach to new tasks
  • You achieve goals as part of a team and it comes naturally to you to collaborate and share knowledge
  • You have effective communication skills and are fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • You have the aspiration and proactiveness to learn about wind turbine design process from a system's engineering perspective
  • Last, but not least, you will be required to work within an international team that masters
  • Understanding of software design and development processes with emphasis on continuous improvement and integration in a test-driven environment
  • Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Staying updated and curious about the latest trends in software development


What We Offer
We offer an opportunity to be part of a high-quality team in an exciting business with a very comprehensive product range. The working environment in Loads & Control is informal but with clear direction. You will be part of a project-oriented organization with very proficient colleagues in an inspiring work environment. You will be offered an attractive compensation package based on your qualifications and the demands of this position.
You will be part of an international organization with opportunities to grow and develop in the job - professionally and personally.


Additional Information
Your primary workplace will be preferably at Vestas Design Centre in Chennai, although Aarhus, Denmark or Porto, Portugal could be considered.
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 30th June 2021.

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Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark

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 +136 GW of wind turbines in 84 countries, we have installed more wind power than any... Read More

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