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Helsinki, FI

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

SW Test Engineer

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics – for the safe movement of goods and people. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


At Wärtsilä Voyage, we radically transform how vessels perform their voyage by leveraging the latest digital technologies, to deliver a step-change in safety, efficiency, reliability, and emissions reduction. And it’s so exciting! 
We’re on a mission to ensure that not only do our customers all around the globe reap the full benefits of the technology revolution, but they also actively contribute towards achieving a safer, more sustainable shipping future. Smarter ships will allow operators to control the movements of their vessels more effectively, reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions. 

We are now expanding our Helsinki-based development teams and looking for a Software Test Engineer to join our professional team.

The position is offered on a permanent basis and the successful candidate will be located in Helsinki, Finland.


What will you be doing?


As a Software Test Engineer, you will develop and maintain automated test infrastructure and test sets together with the other team members and Test Engineers. We develop data-heavy Python and Java backend applications with React based frontends in a test-driven manner using DevOps pipeline. 


As a Software Test Engineer, the following will be your key responsibilities: 

  • Performing team related quality assurance activities and test automation development 
  • Improving and maintaining overall product quality and testing processes 
  • Manual testing in cases when automated tests are not yet ready 
  • Writing documentation and supporting colleagues 

You will shine in this role if you have: 

  • Solid experience in quality assurance practices and continuous integration, including test automation and CI/CD tools such as Jenkins or Bamboo 
  • Experience with implementing automation tests with a tool such as Robot Framework, Mocha, TestNG or Protractor and related skills and knowledge in Selenium and Git 
  • Excellent teamwork skills plus a proactive and positive attitude
  • Good overall understanding of agile software development processes 
  • 3-5 years of relevant working experience preferred

You will get bonus points if you master some of these: 

  • Experience and knowledge in some of the following technologies: Python, Java, JavaScript, REST APIs, Docker, or Kubernetes 
  • ISTQB/ISEB certificate 

Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 

We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. 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. 

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.


Contact & next steps


We hope to hear from you before the application deadline 31st of July 2022, through submitting your application through our career’s portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.

Join our team of professionals and apply now!


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified?


Mikko Hyökki,

Senior Product Development Manager,


Last application date: 31/07/2022

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 Voyage transforms how vessels perform their journeys and ports manage their operations by leveraging the latest digital technologies. Using data and AI-driven software, we deliver real-time insights into operations, performance, and energy use to enhance safety, efficiency, and reliability, saving fuel and minimising emissions. Our solutions combine bridge infrastructure, cloud data services, decision support systems, and smart port solutions to enable shore-to-shore visibility. We are committed to building an end-to-end connected digital ecosystem for shipping where all vessels and ports are integrated, and all operations are safe and sustainable. 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at