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Helsinki, FI Vaasa, FI

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Students & Graduates

Suomen Mentorit - Cyber Security Trainee (Wärtsilä Cyber Security Team)


Suomen Mentorit – Cyber Security Trainee (Wärtsilä Cyber Security Team)


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 with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions 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 cleaner 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?


Wärtsilä Cyber security organisation helps securing our business by developing and operating a corporate level cyber security program, supporting both our internal IT and products in safeguarding their business against cyber threats and meeting the expectations of market for product cyber security. Our product security team supports both the business and our customers to ensure that our products are secure through-out their lifecycle.


We are looking for a recent graduate (has graduated within the last 12 months) or a student close to finalising the studies to work for our cyber security organisation in the context of cyber security development and support. Depending on your background your role may be geared towards either secure software development (SDL) or security incident response development.


This position is located in Helsinki or Vaasa, Finland. The position is temporary trainee position for 6 months. 



Depending on your background and competences to work in the following areas:

Secure Development

  • Working as part of Secure Development Lifecycle Team / program to define and develop Wärtsilä security development practices
  • Creating guidelines, developing specifications or actual tooling that will be used in different phases of Secure Development Lifecycle
  • Focus areas could include e.g. product hardening, OSS component tracking, container scanning development


Incident Response Development

  • Developing internal documentation, working instructions, training material in the context of Wärtsilä PSIRT (Product Security Incident Response Team)
  • Supporting with PSIRT vulnerability management, coordination and our tooling/processes
  • Supporting with cyber monitoring concept development, tooling and planning
  • Helping out with day-to-day tasks, tracking incoming reports, running Vulnerability Disclosure Program related tasks



  • Your field of study could be one of the following: Information security, SW computing, Engineering
  • Interested in developing cyber security capabilities and skills in the context of above areas
  • Hands-on experience in some SW Engineering tools and understanding on CI and DevSecOps
  • Programming skills or capability to configure different systems
  • Experience regarding some specific industry domain (e.g. operational technology, industrial automation development, service design and management, integration or maintenance)
  • Good team spirit combined with self-driven attitude
  • An ability to work independently and effectively on multiple tasks
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Cybersecurity experience is a benefit. Preferably some understanding on ISO 27001/2, IEC 62443 or some other industry Cyber Security standards   


We offer

  • An opportunity to work in the context of developing cyber development for Energy and Maritime industry
  • A flexible possibility to work in various cyber security discipline areas depending on your background and skills
  • Dynamic and agile team working
  • Opportunity for skills and career development in both maritime and energy business
  • Competitive entry level salary (approximately 2850€/month)


Please apply by March 7th.

Note! The position can be filled as soon as a suitable candidate is found, which is why we are processing applicants during the application period as well.


Contact persons for further information:

Matti Suominen                                                         Pekka Mäkinen

GM PSIRT                                                                     Senior Manager, Product Security Development

+358 45 6765536                                                        +358 40 7080543

matti.suominen@wartsila.com                              pekka.makinen@wartsila.com



This position is part of campaign Tehdään Töitä by Suomen Mentorit (https://suomenmentorit.fi/tehdaan-toita)

Last application date: 07/03/2021

This is Wärtsilä

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