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Primary Location: 

Hamburg, DE

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Research & Development

Development Engineer

Welcome to Wärtsilä!


We are looking to recruit a Development Engineer for our Technology & Design department in the Power Conversion business unit.


As a successful Development Engineer you ensure the development of hardware and software components for energy and drive technology systems in line with costs, deadlines and customers' requirements.


We are looking for an energetic, ambitious and enthusiastic Development Engineer to join the team in our Wärtsilä SAM Electronics office in Hamburg


Your responsibilites are:


  • Calculation, layout and simulation of electrical drives
  • Investigation of stability and voltage quality of electrical ship power supply on board of ships
  • Integration of converter technology in ship building applications
  • Technical support of sales department for propulsion and shaft generators
  • Automation and visualisation of PLC controls




  • Preferably you hold a Masters or Bachelors degree in a relevant area (electrical engineering / power engineering / drive technology / control engineering), or equivalent
  • More than 3 years experience in a comparable role
  • Excellent knowledge about electrical machines and power electronics
  • Programmer knowledge for PLC control (Delphi, HMI software)
  • Good knowledge about control engineering
  • Good English knowledge in reading and writing


What we offer you


We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.


We drive an inclusive corporate culture by respecting diversity. Success requires a mix of employees - diversity in nationality, gender, age, personality and educational background.


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 receive your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae.



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 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 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

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