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The manufacture of wind energy plants in the on-shore segment has been our core competence and passion for around 35 years. With more than 37 GW installed capacity worldwide, our turbines supply sustainable energy to more than 80% of the global energy market and we are one of the largest companies in the wind industry. National subsidiaries in more than 30 markets and production facilities in Germany, Spain, Brazil, the USA, Mexico and India offer our more than 8,500 employees the opportunity for international and intercultural cooperation.

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Safety Software Engineer Wind Turbine Control (m/f/d)


Sarriguren, ES

DEPARTMENT:  Engineering


  • The operation of a wind turbine requires high demands on automation technology. A special aspect here is the functional safety of the wind turbine. To be able to work well in a team on this complex task, good knowledge of the processes for developing safety-related software is required.
  • New and further development of control technology functions in the area of operational control of the wind turbine.
  • Analysis of the wind turbine systems to define requirements for the SRASW.
  • Planning and implementation of software function according to requirements for the safety controller.
  • Definition of processes in the safety software environment.
  • Definition of test and acceptance criteria for the qualification of the wind turbine software 
  • Coordination of automated HiL tests for sustainable quality assurance. 
  • Validation of the safety related software through code reviews, software tests on the HiL setup and on site at the wind turbine.
  • Creation and review of the related software documentation.
  • Close cooperation with various departments in an international environment.



  • Successfully completed technical degree in electrical engineering, automation technology or comparable qualification.
  • Several years of professional experience in PLC software development according to IEC61131.
  • Experiences in safety- related software development are required.
  • Experiences in defining requirements for software functions are required.
  • Good knowledge of MS-Office and especially MS-Access.
  • Experiences in the agile software development according SCRUM are preferable.
  • Fluent in English.
  • High results orientation and quality awareness.
  • Initiative as well as responsible, structured and sustainable way of working.
  • Teamwork and communication skills.


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