Wind turbine controller - Embedded SW Development

Energy Machines Denmark StudentInternship
Salary Competitive
We are looking for an independent person to be a part of a small team developing a variety of vertical axis wind turbines. The anticipated length of the project is 4-6 months, either as an internship or a graduation project. You'll be developing SW running on a micro-controller, in either C or C++. Usage of the arduino framework is your choice.

You will code the embedded SW that controls a 50W DC-DC converter and a battery charging circuit for a small scale Savonius wind turbine. The SW will run on a low power micro-controller and command all the HW functionality as well as having the capability of logging gathered sensor data, locally and to the cloud.


This is a perfect opportunity to apply your skills into a real life project, and you'll get to experience an almost full product development cycle, from design to production!

Your Software development will take place in co-operation with a HW engineer: together you will reach the best compromise of HW vs SW implementation of features. You will also be monitored by an experienced in-house Embedded SW engineer, from whom you can draw knowledge and ideas for the SW design.


Required Qualifications:

- Experience programming low power, resource constrained micro-controllers, in C or C++, with or without using arduino libraries.

- Previous experience programming low level SW directly interfacing the Hardware. If you understand what are PWMs, I2C, SPI, ADCs, DACs, you are qualified for the task!

Note: your exact university course naming does not matter, as long as you meet the above criteria and this work can be counted as part of the credits you need for your graduation :)


Additional Qualifications:

- Ability to read electrical circuits (schematics): understanding of basic symbols such as transistors, resistors, capacitors, amplifiers, regulators, digital logic, etc is a plus.

- Experience with writing build scripts, and optimization via compiler/linker arguments is a plus.


Already graduated but interested in this position? Feel free to apply as well!

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Free lunch
Free lunch

Enjoy a free catered lunch with your colleagues, every day.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at
Energy Machines

Come Join us in helping reduce our carbon footprint and revolutionize how energy in buildings is managed. 40% of all world-wide energy is used in buildings, EnergyMachines is an integrated energy system that is able to provide heating, cooling, and domestic hot water much more efficiently than conventional systems. Customers include but not limited to Municipal Government buildings, Hospitals, and IKEA stores. In order to revolutionize the way buildings are managed. We are developing a next generation computing platform. This platform will leverage IoT technologies and modern electronics to upgrade existing industrial systems. You will work closely with the Hardware team in prototyping and developing an embedded system platform that will be used in the energy machines. This is the most important opening, there are also two additional role openings. If you are interested in having an impact in the energy space and want to work with great people to develop cutting-edge products, please send me an email with your CV. We look forward to hearing from you.    *image source BLOX (Rasmus Hjortshøj)

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