Software Engineer - Power Converter Control

  • Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
  • Glasgow, UK
  • 10/06/2022
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It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join the team in creating a better future for us on our planet.
We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity, and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.
How to contribute to our vision
We are looking for both graduate and experienced Software Engineers who wish to work in the deployment of power converter control systems for the next generation of large multi-megawatt wind turbines. Located in our Glasgow city centre offices the successful candidates will find themselves working with experienced engineers within the Offshore Technology Department, to specify, implement, test, and deploy power converter control systems for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy wind turbines.
Depending on qualifications and experience these software engineer role(s) allow the successful candidates to participate with all aspects of the deployment of new control systems, right through from laboratory testing to turbine level testing, and in future support the deployment across the global fleet.
Some of your other tasks will include but not be limited to:
  • You will design, develop and implement new software features in line with our Software quality and Test Process.
  • Review relevant requirements, standards, and other documentation to clarify and understand software engineering requirements.
  • Completes the development of software test requirements for modules under development.
  • Occasionally you will be requested to complete remote site investigations and troubleshooting for our Electrical systems worldwide.
  • Analyze localization requirements and designs/adapts products and solutions accordingly.
What you need to make a difference
A passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for …
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate technical topics clearly and concisely.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to take the initiative in finding innovative solutions to complex technical challenges.
  • Academic degree qualified in Software Engineering, or equivalent
These positions are open to both recently qualified graduate engineers or experienced engineers with a good background in C, C++ programming languages. Experience of any of the following would be advantageous:
  • Real time embedded control and implementation.
  • MATLAB, Simulink, Real Time Workshop code generation toolchain.
  • Google Test environment
  • Python, Perl, Java
  • IT Networking
  • Distributed revision-control tools such as Mercurial or GIT
  • Electrical Engineering
In return of your commitment, we offer you
  • Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come.
  • A global team of diverse colleagues who share passion for renewable energy.
  • Trust and empowerment to make your own ideas reality.
  • Personal and professional development to grow internally within our organisation.
  • Competitive pension scheme.
Become a part of our mission for sustainability: clean energy for generations to come. We are a global team of diverse colleagues who share a passion for renewable energy and have a culture of trust and empowerment to make our own ideas a reality. We focus on personal and professional development to grow internally within our organisation. Siemens Gamesa offers a wide variety of benefits such as flexible working hours as well as home-office possibility for many colleagues, employer-funded pension, attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable) and local benefits such as employee discounts and much more
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
We believe diversity creates more opportunity for success. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life: it doesn’t matter the gender, age, ethnic background, sexual orientation or disability. Our main aim is to find people from around the globe who can contribute to world-changing technology.
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Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.
We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.