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Finland - Vaasa, FI

Function:  Contract Delivery
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Digital Systems Engineer (temporary)

Are you IT oriented and happen to ask yourself how can your work help in this global environmental challenge that we all are facing? Can you imagine a customer-friendly monitoring platform that can help chief mechanics in taking actions long before an alarm reaches the engine room of sailing LNG carriers and dredging vessels?! How fantastic would it be if this avoids wasting energy and resources? You will be part of great solutions that will ultimately help our customers in saving energy and resources while gaining safety. Join a team of more than 80 international professionals and help our Digital Development team in shaping a platform that focuses on detecting anomalies that indicate potential failures or reveal conditions involving the consumption of excess fuel.


Do you agree that AI and big ships are fascinating? Would you like to experience the innovation in the maritime industry? Would you like to be part of operating the innovative digital platform fuelling our data driven digital products and services? If so, you must like what we do. Welcome to Wärtsilä! We are leading innovation in the maritime industry to help our customers in saving energy and resources while gaining safety, so that their impact on the environment is reduced. 


The Digital Development team is looking for a Digital Systems Engineer that can help them in delivering digital products and provide life cycle support. This position is temporary for approximately for one year.


Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers.
Together with field engineers, developers and diagnostics experts, you will work on the delivery of both hardware and software which will be used for predictive maintenance and performance optimization of our customers’ assets.


Your focus areas will be the operational data infrastructure that allows our equipment experts and digital solutions to effectively use the data of hundreds of ocean-going vessels and power plants to provide insights toward our customers.

Our data infrastructure is responsible to source and process millions of measurements every second. To keep this running, we develop a platform for monitoring and managing IoT devices, data pipelines and more. The data infrastructure is in the core of our digital products as well as the enabler leveraging operational data in all parts of the organization.


Your success in this role will be defined by your interest to connect and keeping up with varying stakeholders, and balance development with optimal operation of the platform.  
Possible locations for this position are Vaasa and Helsinki in Finland and Drunen in Netherlands.


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?
• Issue/request handling coordination (monitoring, troubleshooting, change requests, documentation)
• Coordination of maintenance, upgrades and deployment of configurations in production environment
• You identify risks and define risk reduction and mitigation plans.
• Realize the best product possible by being actively engaged with all involved teams.


What do we expect from you?
• You hold a bachelor’s degree in IT, computer sciences, or another relevant field.
• Excellent communication skills combined with problem solving and pragmatic attitude.
• Conceptual, analytical and creative thinker with a proactive attitude and ability to learn.
• Acts as a team player, whilst being self-directing.
• Fluent in English, both orally and written, Dutch or Finnish are seen as an advantage.


What we offer you?
We offer an excellent salary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance, with lots of holidays. We foster openness, respect and trust. The Digital Development team fosters an inclusive high-performance culture that people enjoy working in. 
Employees are encouraged to develop themselves further by on-the-job learning, in- and external trainings, and mentoring- and coaching programs. We provide opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. 


If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae on our website: www.wartsila.com/careers latest by 20th of May, 2021. Select ‘Vaasa’ and the position you like to apply for.


In case you have questions about the procedure:

Thomas Masus (Operational Data Infrastructure)

at +358 40 7536352 or by email: Thomas.Masus@wartsila.com

Last application date: 20/05/2021

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 Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine

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 at www.wartsila.com