(Junior) Simulation and Software Developer (m/f/d)

We are seeking a Junior Wind Energy Software Developer to join our team at a remote-first company with an office in Stuttgart. You will be responsible for developing internally used wind turbine design- and simulation software, software used by our clients, and software deployed on wind turbines in the field. The ideal candidate will by highly experienced in Python and C++ programming, with a collaborative mindset but able to work independently, and a desire to work in renewable energy.


  • – Develop internal software tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our team’s work.
  • – Work with clients to understand their needs and develop software solutions to meet their requirements.
  • – Develop software to be used on wind turbines, including control systems, data acquisition, simulation models and monitoring solutions.
  • – Collaborate on cutting-edge wind-energy technologies, working together with control experts, mechanical engineers and stakeholders, to ensure that software development projects are completed on time and meet project requirements.
  • – Write, test, and debug code in Python and C++, ensuring that software is high-quality and meets industry standards.
  • – Participate in code reviews and contribute to continuous improvement initiatives.


  • – Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, mechanical engineering or a related field.
  • – Strong experience in Python and C++ programming languages, with the ability to write clean, efficient, and well-documented code.
  • – Controls, simulation, and wind turbine dynamics background is of advantage
  • – Understanding of software development principles and methodologies, for example using GitLab
  • – Familiarity with software testing frameworks and techniques.
  • – Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts and technologies.
  • – Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently when necessary.
  • – Passion for renewable energy and a desire to work on projects that have a positive impact on the environment.

We offer a friendly atmosphere, international team, regular team events, and a competitive salary. If you are a motivated software developer with a collaborative mindset, strong programming skills in Python and C++, and a desire to work in renewable energy, then we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity as a Junior Software Developer. You will have the chance to work on innovative projects that push the boundaries of renewable energy, while also developing your skills and expertise in software development.
Please send your resumé and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position to
application-spring2023@sowento.com.  We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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