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Helsinki, FI Hamburg, DE

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

Backend Software Engineer

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 Fleet Operations Solution (FOS) Web Applications development teams and looking for a Backend Software Engineer to join our professional team. FOS provides a shared digital platform for all industry stakeholders to exchange data and combines cloud-based analytics, AI together with intelligent automation to monitor, manage and optimise everyday processes onboard and onshore.​ 

The position is offered on a permanent basis and is located in Helsinki, Finland. 


You will shine in this role if you have:  

  • Experience in release management and continuous delivery. 

  • Excellent teamwork skills plus a proactive and positive attitude. 

  • Good overall understanding of agile software development processes. 

  • Experience in commercial web development with ASP.NET Core, MVC, .net Framework. 

  • Knowledge of C #, ASP.NET Core, MVC, SQL and no-SQL databases. 

  • Understanding and practical use of development patterns. 

  • Experience in work with Docker, Kubernetes, Argo CD or relevant. 


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. 
Are you eager to be part of this ambition?  


We offer you:   

  • Working together with other enthusiasts in a collaborative and supportive environment.   

  • Lots of freedom and space for self-development.   

  • Meaningful work with clear purpose: changing the marine industry to be more economical and environmentally friendly.   

  • Flexible work arrangements with flexible hours and remote working options.   

  • You choose what tools you use. (laptop, OS, IDE, mobile phone)   

  • Lunch, commuter, culture and sports benefits.  


Contact & next steps 

Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to: 
Mikko Hyökki,  
Senior Product Development Manager: 



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 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