Helsinki, FI Belgrade, RS Hamburg, DE

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Research & Development

Software Testing Engineer

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?


Software Testing Engineer


A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä 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 Wärtsilä?

Wärtsilä create integrated technological solutions to improve the safety and efficiency of shipping, navigation, and ship operations:

  • fleet monitoring and management
  • vessel traffic control systems
  • marine training systems
  • on-board navigation equipment
  • mobile navigation apps

We are now looking for a Software Testing Engineer to join our forward-looking team. Based ideally in Helsinki, Finland; Belgrade, Serbia or Hamburg, Germany.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Writing test documentation (test cases for manual and automated testing, checklists), making defects in Jira.
  • Conducting manual functional, integration, regression and smoke testing of web applications.
  • Analysis of requirements and development of test scenarios.
  • Recording test results and reporting.
  • Drawing up a balanced and sufficient set of regression and smoke tests.
  • Participation in the decomposition and evaluation of technical problems in terms of testing.
  • Testing frontend and backend.
  • Communication with developers and managers.


Knowledge and skills we are looking for:

  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  
  • Focused on the team's tasks.
  • Experienced in testing web applications.
  • Capable to recognize “cause-and-effect" relationships and, not to confuse “cause” with “effect”. 
  • Bring a creative thinking approach when it comes to complex problem-solving situations.   
  • Promoting quality within the organization.
  • Knowledge and experience in developing test documentation: bug reports, test cases, checklists and test plans.
  • Knowledge of testing theory.
  • Knowledge of REST API, understanding of web service technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of Git.
  • Experience in testing web applications and using test management tools from 1 year.
  • Basic layout skills (HTML, CSS, Dev Tools).
  • Understanding the interaction with databases.


Nice to have:

  • Experience in cross-browser testing.
  • Experience in automation testing using Python + Robot Framework
  • Experience in API testing (Swagger, Postman).

Why you and us?


You are valuated – as your true self. At Wärtsilä, YOU matter. We value diversity and are committed to supporting an inclusive work community.
Your growth is supported. We believe in continuous learning and teamwork. Wärtsilian community has your back when it comes to development opportunities, so you can develop beyond your potential.
You get to make a difference. Innovation and sustainability are important to 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:  


Please submit your application through our Careers portal by 03.07.2024. Applications submitted via email will not be considered. After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email. 


In case you have any questions regarding the position, please do not hesitate to contact the hiring manager:


Violetta Blatz

Head of Engineering, Navigation & Data








Last application date: 03/07/2024 


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 checks, including drug tests/screenings. When a person is located outside of Finland, the country's legislation is followed.


This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,800 professionals, in more than 280 locations in 79 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on www.wartsila.com