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Location(s): 

Herndon, VA, US

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

Software Solution Engineer

We are seeking a Software Solution Engineer to join our solution team in Herndon, Virginia. 

 

What you will be doing;

  • As part of the solution team, you will develop and deploy software & control technologies on our GEMS SW platform according to our solution standards and project requirements that solves electrical power and energy problems. You will often need to innovate to meet new challenges.
  • When it comes to coding, you will most often code in Java, but will also involve Javascript and Python languages from time to time.
  • You will need to read decent amount of electrical engineering documents to understand the design and will develop technical documents of your own according to our standards.
  • You will work closely with other electrical, mechanical and software engineers when delivering solutions to projects.
  • You may need to travel internationally to help commissioning your work at large solar, wind, energy storage or hybrid power plants.

 

To be Successful in this role you will have/be;

  • Degree in Engineering or Computer Science
  • Proficient in coding Java as the main programming language (minimum 1-3 years’ experience)
  • Passionate about renewable energy.
  • Attention to details and good time management skill. Ability to multi-tasking and engage multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Optional and Preferred, but we can teach you if you are a fast learner

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network communication devices and protocols
  • Experience in substations, power plants and power transmission systems
  • Grasp of cybersecurity principles and practices in software products
  • Experience or knowledge of SCADA standards and products
  • Familiar with Linux OS and Docker technology
  • Working experience with Modern software development management tools including JIRA, GIT and Confluence.
  • Good understanding of data science and machine learning

 

Why you and us

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.

 

If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application.

 

Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: http://www.wartsila.com/en/careers/vacancies.

 

Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.   Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.

 



Last application date: 01/11/2021

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.


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.
www.wartsila.com/energy

 

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


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