Hamburg, DE Stord, NO

Function:  Research & Development
Job Category:  Engineering

Software Engineer Hybrid Propulsion Systems

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. 


Are you our new employee?


Within Ship Electrification Solutions (SES) we are a world leading total supplier of electric and hybrid solutions for the marine industry. Our products range from Shaft Generators, Electric Propulsion Systems to Hybrid Solutions.


We are planning to strengthen our energetic, ambitious, and enthusiastic team with a software engineer with knowledge to the marine industry as well as to electrical power systems.


As a


Software Engineer (m/f/d)


you will be a part of the development of environmental technologies required to make the shipping industry more sustainable. This area of expertise is rapidly growing and will give you exciting opportunities and the possibility to influence future developments


This is a permanent position for the SES team in Hamburg (Germany) or Stord (Norway).


You will provide technical knowledge and understanding to perform on:


  • Simulations
  • Power and Energy Management Systems
  • Integration of Converter Systems to the complete solution
  • System and Control engineering
  • Controllers
  • Programming of PLC
  • Electrical machines
  • Transformers
  • Frequency converters
  • Battery systems

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

  • Preferably you hold a Master or Bachelor degree in a relevant area of electrical systems or control systems
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, but also newcomers or young professionals are welcome
  • Structured and practical way of working with hands-on attitude 


Why you and us


We have an amazing team with a clear vision on being front runners in the marine market. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for our electrical power system technology. 


We offer a competitive salary and promote a healthy work life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. 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.


Contact & next steps


If you got inspired by this opportunity, please apply through submitting your application in our Careers portal! We process applications all the time and we will get back to you when we have suitable position matching your background.


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!


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 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