Helsinki, FI Belgrade, RS Surrey, CA

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Research & Development

DevOps Engineer

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

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 ready to jump onboard?


We are looking for a Senior DevOps Engineer to join us in our mission for continuously boosting our R&D output. You will play a critical role in shaping the deployment, automation, and infrastructure for our products and customer-facing projects.


Preferred location is either Helsinki or Serbia.


In practice, you will implement new and maintain our existing CI/CD pipelines. We currently use Github Actions, Azure Devops and Jenkins but we have a clear focus to streamline towards Github Actions. You will look after deployments in Azure cloud and on-premise. We expect that all monitoring and notifications be automated. You will be given keys to the kingdom and very broad responsibility on the overall landscape. The intention is to enable individuals to carry out their work effectively by trusting our people.

Collaboration with development teams will be at the heart of your work. We believe DevOps best practices allows R&D output to scale by this collaboration. We operate in an agile environment; we value flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing priorities.

Cyber security has grown to be paramount for the success of our products. We recognize that this field will keep ever evolving and appreciate active participation and continuous improvement around this topic.

We act globally, from Canada to Europe and Singapore. We're looking for individuals who can work independently when required and are able to communicate asynchronously between sites. In practice, this means excellent communication and documentation skills.

Join us in this critical role where you will have the opportunity to shape our DevOps landscape and contribute to the success of ports operations management and safety in port areas.


Key responsibilities:

  • Setting up and managing CI/CD pipelines with Github Actions and a solid understanding of Azure DevOps and Jenkins.
  • Cloud platforms, particularly Microsoft Azure, including services like Azure Web App Service, Azure Functions, and related deployment methodologies.
  • Implementing build and deployment pipelines for C++, C# and web technologies.
  • Scripting skills (e.g., PowerShell, Bash) for automating deployment and infrastructure tasks.
  • Containerization and orchestration using technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Strong background in infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like Terraform, ARM templates, or CloudFormation.
  • Familiarity with networking concepts and security practices in cloud environments.
  • Proven track record of collaborating with development teams to integrate DevOps practices into the software development lifecycle.

Preferred skills:

  • Monitoring and logging, with tools such as Prometheus, Grafana, ELK stack.
  • Creating notifications from logging, metrics and other anomalies.
  • Knowledge of configuration management tools like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef.
  • Familiarity with Git version control and source code management.


Why you and us?


We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find candidates with the shared passion.


You are valuated – as your true self. At Wärtsilä YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed in supporting inclusive work community.  


Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning & teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities – so you can develop beyond your potential. 


You get to make a differenceInnovation and sustainability are important for us. Every day, we - Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality.  



Contact & next steps


We hope to hear from you before the application deadline through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.


In case you have questions about the open position, please contact:


Violetta Blatz – Head Of Engineering – violetta.blatz@wartsila.com

Last application date: 18/09/2023 


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 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com