Software Engineer - Wind

Barre, Vermont

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About WEG Electric Corp.

WEG is the largest industrial electric motor manufacturer in the Americas and one of the largest manufacturers of electric motors in the world producing more than 21 million units annually. Founded in 1961, WEG operates mainly in the sector of capital goods, having five main businesses: Motors, Energy, Automation, Coatings Transmission & Distribution, providing global solutions for electric motors, variable frequency drives, soft starters, controls, panels, transformers, and generators. The US corporate office is located in Duluth, GA with manufacturing units in Minnesota, Indiana and Missouri with over 30 thousand employees worldwide. Visit our website to learn more:

About the role:

WEG Electric Corp. has a great opportunity for a Software Engineer to join our team in Barre, VT. This role is responsible for s oftware development, controls design, testing, troubleshooting and product support of Utility Wind Turbine Control Systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design control algorithms; build and test control code for wind turbines, power converters and other devices.
  • Configure and/or code and test communications networks.
  • Perform hardware in the loop, regression testing and/or unit testing to assure software quality.
  • Ensure software is properly controlled and released according to procedures and checklists.
  • Modify and/or develop user interfaces as needed.
  • Analyze field data and troubleshoot field problems; determine software solutions to field problems.
  • Support field personnel, answering software and configuration related questions.
  • Solicit software requirements from a cross-disciplinary team; document architectural and detailed designs as software requirements to be coded.
  • Develop turbine and site controls simulations.
  • Develop PC-based scripts, applications and utilities to interact with target.
  • Prepare design documents and test procedures.
  • Participate in Turbine Stage Gate and Design Development Process (attending and/or leading design reviews, developing and verifying system requirements, and managing portions of the turbine documentation package).
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's or Master�s degree in electrical, software, mechanical, systems engineering or related discipline.

Knowledge / training:
  • Computer and/or PLC programming: C/C++, PLC Structured text (IEC 61131-3), or similar.
  • Use of revision control systems (subversion, git, etc.).
  • Scripting: python or similar languages.
  • Object Oriented design methodology and implementation experience.
  • Familiarity with priority-based operating systems (e.g. VxWorks).
  • Familiarity with communication protocols: CAN, RS422/485, Modbus TCP/RTU, or similar.
  • Familiarity with software and controls documentation methods and tools such as process diagrams, state machine diagrams, flow charts, logic diagrams, data flow diagrams, or similar.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical control circuitry and electronics.
  • Basic use of oscilloscope.
  • Working knowledge of sensors, actuators, embedded controllers.
  • General troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office applications, including Word and Excel.
  • Matlab/Simulink knowledge desirable.

  • Minimum of 2 years combined experience in the following:
  • Professional software development or high quality academic or freeware software development.
  • Software and/or control systems testing.
  • Troubleshooting electronic control systems.
  • Working within a Quality Management System.
  • Experience with wind turbines, power systems or other renewables a plus.
  • Experience with software development approaches such as Agile, Scrum, CMMI a plus.

We offer a pleasant work environment, competitive compensation and full benefits package. To Apply: All candidates must submit an updated resume and complete our application in order to be considered for this position.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

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