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Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Data Engineer

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?

Wärtsilä global IM (Information Management) integrates processes, systems and information to support Wärtsilä business organisations to achieve business targets. Together with a world leading partners Wärtsilä IM constructs a competent international ICT organisation. For development minded person, Wärtsilä offers an opportunity to shape the future of its ICT environment.


The Data and Analytics team is recognised as a catalyst for Wärtsilä in the journey to become a data driven enterprise. The team is responsible for the total lifecycle management of data warehousing systems, machine learning & advanced analytics solutions, front-end reporting applications, as well as for process automation services.



We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our Data Platform service. You may have experience from this area, or you have background on software development and plans to move into world of data and analytics.


If you have proactive mindset, “can do” attitude and willingness to continuously learn the new technologies, this position is for you. Programming might be also what you do on your spare time and we are interested to hear your own projects. We offer a unique opportunity to join a team of highly skilled professionals and take part in building state-of-the-art digital products with a mixture of open source and commercial tools.


In this role, you will be developing data extractions, loads and transformations on AWS based data platform both in data lake and data warehouse. The key for success is the close co-operation with business stakeholders, architects and data scientists to ensure that business requirements are fulfilled. You will be designing solution architectures and participate creating roadmap for the platform together with team. Support and maintenance for the data platform is part of the role as well as servant attitude for supporting platform users with their issues.



  • Developing and deploying data transformations using in database procedures
  • Developing and deploying data extractions using AWS services, python and docker containers
  • Developing and deploying data loads using AWS data lake and serverless tooling
  • Support and maintenance for data platform




  • Strong background in data engineering or software development, with minimum 2 years' experience
  • Advanced SQL skills including procedures, analytical queries and query performance optimization
  • Experience with Python (Pandas and data processing), docker containers
  • Experience using git and CI/CD pipelines 
  • Experience in developing data flows and databases 
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (Lambda, s3, Redshift, CloudWatch, IAM, DynamoDB, API gateway, Glue, Athena, Serverless framework, Terraform)
  • Customer orientation
  • Fluent in marketing and selling ideas and solutions to the stakeholders
  • Very good in documentation and presentation skills
  • Good collaboration and change management skills
  • Proactive, development-minded, independent and goal-focused attitude to work
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in relevant discipline such as Computer Science or Engineering



In Wärtsilä IM you can put your talent and experience into play. We are offer you a position with global reach to make an impact in our industry for the future. We are a diverse crew sharing and being inspired by common vision of good corporate citizenship. Wärtsilä IM foster inclusion and collaboration in our working.


More in detail, Data Platform service will offer you the possibility to:

  • Take part in building cloud-based data platform solutions using the latest technologies.
  • Work together with a great team of highly skilled professionals.
  • Work on meaningful tasks and solving real world business problems with real data.


Join us to write the best chapter in your book!


Possible location for this position: Helsinki in Finland


Applications at www.wartsila.com/careers  latest by 7th of March 2021



Tuomas Syväjärvi, Service Manager, Data Platform

Mobile phone: +358 4005 95351

E-mail: tuomas.syvajarvi@wartsila.com


Jarkko Pukkila, General Manager, Data and Analytics Services

Mobile phone: +358 50 5853350

E-mail: jarkko.pukkila@wartsila.com

Last application date: 07/03/2021


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more: