Control System Engineer

Closing date: 
September 19, 2021


About Us

Minesto is a world-leading marine energy technology developer with the mission to minimize the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial clean energy production from tidal and ocean currents. Minesto’s award-winning and patented product, Deep Green, is applicable in areas where no other known technology can operate cost-effectively.

Minesto was founded in 2007 as a spin-off from aircraft manufacturer Saab. Today, with more than 55 employees and operations in Sweden, Wales, Northern Ireland, Faroe islands and Taiwan, we are a driving force in the creation of an emerging renewable energy industry.

The Role

We are looking for a candidate who wants to develop together with Minesto in the long term. You will be working in the Electrical and Controls Group based in Gothenburg but also close to our colleagues in Northern Ireland and Wales.

The work in this position focuses on tasks that further develops the software that controls the power plant (kite) in the water. This means the role includes SIMULINK coding, simulation, in-depth analysis of big data from previous flights and collaboration with Minesto’s hydrodynamic experts and engineers from the operational branch.

The role will also involve participation in offshore testing programs either on site or over remote connection, in a key position where the successful candidate will be expected to control the system during parts of the commissioning programs.

Your Profile

Key qualifications

  • A technical education with minimum Master's degree in engineering

  • Professional experience with design of closed loop controls systems

  • Professional experience of SIMULINK

  • Professional experience with programming language like Python

Merit qualifications

  • Experience with embedded systems

  • Experience from analysis of big data

  • Experience from the commissioning process of control systems

  • Experience in motor servo system

Minesto is an international company, and it is therefore important that you master both Swedish and English.

Personal characteristics

You have a great interest in technology and like to solve technical problems. To succeed in the role as Control System Engineer, it is important that you are motivated, goal oriented and able to work autonomously to achieve results. At work you will be in contact with a lot different people, so it is essential that you are a humble person who is easy to work and get along with

We offer

Minesto offers an inspiring technical challenge, an opportunity to take part in the product development cycle and the chance to really change the world. Are you interested? The successful candidate will be joining an international team developing a pioneering technology with exceptional global market potential. Minesto is an Equal Opportunities employer.

More information and apply

The role is a full-time position based at Minesto’s office in Gothenburg but will include work activities at other Minesto sites such as the Faroe Islands, Wales, Northern Ireland and France.

If you have questions about the position, you are welcome to contact Group Manager Electrical and controls: Magnus Fredriksson at

Please send your CV and a cover letter in Swedish or English to by the 19th of September. Mark your application “Control System Engineer”. We will continuously evaluate candidates before deadline, so send in your application as soon as possible.