Helsinki, FI

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Research & Development

Test Automation Quality Assurance 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?


Join Wärtsilä Voyage, a leading technology company in the Marine and Energy markets, on a journey towards a cleaner, more sustainable future. We are looking for a Test Automation Quality Assurance Engineer to join us in our mission of continuously boosting our R&D output. You will play a critical role in shaping the deployment, automation, and infrastructure for our products and customer-facing projects. This role offers the opportunity to be a part of a talented team, drive technical innovation, and make a significant impact in the maritime industry.
Collaboration with development teams will be at the heart of your work. We operate in an agile environment; we value flexibility and the ability to adapt to changing priorities. 

We act globally, from the Americas to Europe, Singapore, and Australia. We're looking for individuals who can work independently when required and communicate asynchronously between sites. In practice, this means excellent communication and documentation skills.


Position information:


This is a full-time position based in Helsinki, Finland.




  • Functional, API and integration test automation 
  • Experience in working with desktop applications
  • Perform functional testing on web applications
  • Participate in all project phases including planning, preparation, stabilisation and first line of support of all the solutions 
  • Participate in sessions for knowledge sharing, optimisation, and performance improvements
  • Strong knowledge of QA methodology and tools
  • Experience in writing test plans and test cases
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (software developers, end users, business analysts, data scientists) using Agile methodologies to design and implement solutions for complex maritime challenges
  • Mentor the organisation on QA practices, sharing your knowledge and ensuring that your own knowledge will propagate throughout the organisation




  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a QA role.
  • Performance testing knowledge, for example, Jmeter, is considered beneficial
  • Strong knowledge of Robot Framework, Selenium or other tools and Python for test automation (functional, API, Integration tests)
  • The ability to effectively communicate concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience in the maritime industry, particularly in port operations or maritime logistics, would be highly beneficial. Knowledge of supply chain and logistical industry practices is also advantageous


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 31.05.2024. Applications submitted via email will not be considered. After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email. 


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

Juha Hollanti

Head of Ports Software Development and Architecture


Last application date: 31/05/2024 


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