Espoo, FI

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Expert Navigational Simulator

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


Expert Navigational Simulator


We are intensively looking for a proactive Expert Navigational Simulator to join the Navigational Simulator team. The candidate will work on the market lead product Navi-Trainer Professional that is actively in use for seafarers’ education in thousands of maritime academies around the globe. The reason for hiring is active business and development team grows.

You will work in Scrum team on complex distributed system with tasks in many different domains from visual system to hardware integrations. The team believes in incremental delivery and works in close collaboration with customers.
Company-wide communications are in English. We strive to use only English for written technical communication.

This is a permanent role, the location is Helsinki, Finland


What you will be doing:



  • Participation in the development for a navigational simulator as a part of the product team
  • Participation in the product discovery process: hypotheses checking, writing user stories, working with customers
  • Manage product development backlog
  • Participate in the customer support process as the product expert


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:



  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ work experience in a relevant or same role
  • Strong analytics skills
  • Experience with product backlog management
  • Understanding of Agile principles
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and writing


Will be a plus:



  • Marine and/or engineering degree
  • Experience with bridge equipment (electronic charts, radar, communication systems etc)
  • Engineering skills (ability to connect devices, configure a local network, basic scripting skills)


In Wärtsilä Voyage you will have the opportunity to:

Be a part of a global team of professionals
Work on complex interesting products and build your career at international scale
Introduce your ideas and take initiatives
Profit from the medical insurance, flexible remote working arrangements & other internal benefits.


Why you and us? 


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 

We have an amazing team and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future. 


Contact & next steps 


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout. 

For further questions please reach out to Anatoly Shapovalov, Head of Engineering, Simulation through anatoly.shapovalov@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 



Last application date: 21/07/2024 


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities. 

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.

This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com