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Helsinki, FI

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

Senior Product Owner

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

We want to transition the world towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

Join Wärtsilä to build a greener future!
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 pretty darn 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 more effectively control the movements of their vessels, reduce fuel consumption and lower emissions. 

We are seeking a talented Product Owner to join our team in Helsinki, Finland. You might be right for this job if you enjoy working with tech professionals, are passionate about data business and have a problem-solving and pragmatic attitude. You should love getting things done, be an active team-player and strive to learn new skills. 

As a Product Owner, you own the Product Backlog, formed on external and internal stakeholders' inputs and feedback, manage the product roadmap and technology improvements and plan transformation into prioritized backlog for the Team.


Your main responsibilities and tasks are:

  • Understanding stakeholder interests by getting involved in conversations and proactively reaching out
  • Shaping product requirements
  • Following up on requests and commitments
  • Taking care of maintenance of the roadmap and communicating progress
  • Prioritizing and planning work together with the team and our stakeholders
  • Representing the team in product meetings, vendor negotiations and towards other development and customer teams and company management


To excel in this position, you:

  • Have working experience in a similar position
  • Are organized and have a systematic method of working
  • Express yourself clearly and have a good command of both written and spoken English
  • See yourself as a people person and like to connect with customers and peers

It’s a plus if you:

  • Align with Agile and Lean values
  • Have experience working in a tech team and with data and/or cloud platforms
  • Understand the maritime business


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. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 
  • •    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.

Please apply by 1st of June, 2022.


For more information, please contact:
Mikko Hyökki
Senior Product Development Manager, FOS Web Applications
Marine Business | Wärtsilä Voyage
Mob +358 40 829 8918


Last application date: 01/06/2022

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.


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


This is Wärtsilä

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