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Helsinki, FI

Function:  Business Development
Job Category:  Students & Graduates

Energy Talent: Power System Analyst



The world of energy is changing faster than ever before, with renewable energy sources fundamentally changing the way we generate and consume electricity. At Wärtsilä, with our innovative energy solutions, we are leading the transition towards 100% renewable energy future. To join us in this journey to make this happen, we are looking for Power System Analyst to our Business Development team as EnergyTalents with skills, dedication and thirst for adventure.  


Our Business Development team supports market development activities in Wärtsilä Energy globally by identifying, analysing and developing new value propositions for our solutions (engine power plants, energy storage and hybrids) by combining world-leading energy system modelling capability with market and business knowhow.  


Are you ambitious with a development mindset, proactive way of thinking and willingness to learn? Interested in the possibility for professional development? Would you want to work in a multicultural environment within a truly global technology company and have an international career? Are you a recent graduate or just about to finish your studies? If yes, please read on, as you might just be what we are looking for! 


About the position 


This is a unique opportunity for you to join us and shape the transitioning energy market and the energy business at Wärtsilä. Your journey will begin from Helsinki, Finland where the position is based. However, this position provides a good entry into international career opportunities in business development, market development and sales roles within Wärtsilä globally.  


As a Power System Analyst, you will: 

  • Participate in and provide support for our global market development activities with power system modelling using Plexos –power system optimization software and Excel-based tools; analyse results and quantify system-level benefits 

  • Conduct energy market and country analyses which support project and market development initiatives 

  • Support Energy’s new business, strategy and M&A functions with value proposition development, feasibility analyses and analysis tool development 

  • Conduct techno-commercial analyses for projects to support the sales organization 

  • Present and communicate the results for internal and external customers and stakeholders of Wärtsilä in meetings, seminars, and other influencing events 

  • Develop and maintain power system models and feasibility calculation tools 

  • Support in development of process-based system modelling, including data storage & handling and result analytics & visualization  


There are some qualifications that needs to match for you to succeed in this position: 

  • You’ve graduated from the university within 12 months or are to graduate soon with major subject in System modelling, Energy Technology, Energy Markets,  Electrical systems, Industrial Engineering and Management, Computer Science or other major that supports the task.  

  • You share our values – Energy, Excellence and Excitement – and it will feel natural to you to live by them in daily work to demonstrate ownership and responsibility for driving own work. 

  • You’ve got excellent analytical skills and mindset, an ability to model and solve complex problems as well as advanced skills in MS tools.  

  • Knowledge of Plexos- or other power system modelling software can be beneficial but prior knowhow is not required.  

  • Knowledge of data analytics, coding or machine learning algorithms can be beneficial but prior knowledge is not required. 

  • Most important at this stage is that you are a team player with good interpersonal skills, interest in energy business and excitement for travel. 

  • You’re fluent in English, other language skills are considered an advantage.   


Why you and us 

We hope that the wide range of opportunities and the possibility to truly make a difference has already convinced you to apply. You will be taught everything you need to know to succeed in the role and we will support you in shaping your own path, what's needed from your side is the right mindset and your willingness to grow. If you still need further convincing, how does this sound: in addition to all the amazing things you will get to work with, you will also have the unique opportunity to join the pool of other young EnergyTalents being in the same position as you, so you will definitely learn to swim together. On top of this, you will have an inspiring boss and the colleagues are gold! “It has been fantastic to see the Energy Talent community developing. The team members are always supporting and helping each other to grow and learn. I really enjoy the fun and relaxed working environment we have with the team.” says Saara Kujala. Read more about Energy Talent here.  


Contact & next steps  

Do you think that you have what it takes to become our EnergyTalent? If you feel excited about this opportunity and you think your personal skills and qualities match what we are looking for, we really hope to hear from you before the last application date 7 March 2021, through submitting your application together with your CV and a summary of academic records in our careers portal.  


After the application period ends on 7 March, the next step will be video interviews. You can expect to hear from us during March. 

The EnergyTalent journey starts in May 2021.  


Want to know more about the position from the hiring manager and earlier EnergyTalents? Join our info and Q&A session on the EnergyTalent program on Friday 5 March at 14.00. Please register through clicking here



In case you have questions about the open position, please contact Saara Kujala, +358 40 1849088 on 19.2. between 1pm – 2pm Finnish time, or 26.2 between 1pm – 2pm. 




Wärtsilä EnergyTalent in short 

The EnergyTalent programme is an on-the-job learning opportunity for recent graduates interested in a career in the field of energy. It’s an individual learning journey driven by the EnergyTalent’s willingness to grow, supported through mentoring, career coaching and a wide network of energy professionals, including amazing colleagues and a supportive manager. As an EnergyTalent you will play an important part in shaping the energy transition. Be prepared to make a real difference from day one. 


Wärtsilä EnergyTalent will give your career a strong foundation to grow and become an expert in the global energy industry. We give you the tools, support and the opportunity to succeed.  


Last application date: 07/03/2021

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.


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