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Primary Location: 

Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

System Architect (m/f)

Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH with headquarters in Hamburg, is one of the world's leading suppliers in the shipbuilding industry. The company's capability is based on more than 100 years' of experience in the field of maritime electronics and electrics. With over 1,300 employees worldwide Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH provides innovative state-of-the-art system solutions and products for technical demanding requirements for all type of vessels. As a competent partner for ship owners and shipyards Wärtsilä SAM Electronics GmbH assumes overall responsibility for complex systems projects.


Our Centre of Excellence Turnkey Solutions within the business unit Automation, Navigation, Communication is looking for an experienced and customer-oriented System Architect for turnkey projects. The position is located at Wärtsilä SAM in Hamburg, Germany, although business trips to customers should be done regularly.


Your responsibilities are:


- Assembling and optimization of systems architecture for electrical systems on board of ships (for quotes and realization)
- Creation of concepts for new, innovative technical solutions and strategies
- Preparation of project calculations and specifications for projects
- Technical lead of project team and realisation and coordination of technical changes within the project
- Reduction of technical risks in the project
- Realization of supply and services including respective budget responsibility




- graduate degree in electrical engineering or similar

- min. 3 years of relevant experience in shipbuilding sector

- broad knowledge about products and market situation

- business fluent English skills written and spoken, basic German skills

- well-structured way of working

- assertiveness and decisive

- leadership skills


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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