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Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Development Engineer Software (m/f/d)


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. 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 with smart technology. 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?


We are now looking for a


Development Engineer Software (m/f/d)


to join our team.


This role is offered on a permanent basis and whilst it is based at our site in Hamburg, Germany there will be the opportunity for occasional travel internationally.


As a Development Engineer Software, you will be working on navigation systems, integrated bridge systems and automation visualization.


Your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • Achieve optimum technical solutions for the features you are responsible for; from EPIC refinement all the way through to delivery.
  • Active involvement in EPIC breakdown into features and leading further feature refinement
  • Develop software applications for navigation and automation applications as part of an agile development team
  • Provide relevant documentation.
  • Implement automated tests and execute manual tests
  • Lead by example and reinforce positive behaviours around the department
  • Regular qualification/training on new methods, tools, design- and architecture patterns. Following multiple technical authors, online repositories or blogs for trends and advancements


The below will enable you to shine in this role:


  • BSc. / MSc. in a software related area (e.g. Technical or Applied Computer Science) or equivalent experience
  • .NET, C#, WPF, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, Windows operating system, WCF, Powershell, Web Services, DatabaseSystems (SQL/NoSQL), UNIX, C++
  • Practical knowledge of agile development practices
  • Demonstrable understanding of usual design- and architecture pattern
  • Collaborative team player, at ease communicating with colleagues throughout the business and via various means
  • Self-motivated and reliable to take responsibility of your actions
  • Flexible approach to work; open & willing to adapt to change
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • Willing to travel, occasionally, worldwide
  • Experience in navigation or maritime applications area would be considered an advantage


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 a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. 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.


Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 31 October 2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Timur Amiri, Senior Manager, Product Development Navigation Hamburg via email Timur.Amiri@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).


Please apply by 31 October 2021 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


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.


This is Wärtsilä


Wärtsilä Voyage transforms how vessels perform their voyage by leveraging the latest digital technologies to deliver a step-change in safety, efficiency, reliability, and emissions. We are committed to creating a Smart Marine Ecosystem, whereby every vessel can connect to digital services that make voyaging safer and greener. With the broadest Smart Marine portfolio in the market, we are well positioned to lead the industry towards becoming digitally connected across the entire value chain and to be the first partner of choice when leveraging the latest digital technologies. www.wartsila.com/marine/voyage


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 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com