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Herndon, VA, US

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

Software Solution 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 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 a more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.


We are transitioning the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent - want to join the ride?

 

Wärtsilä Energy Storage & Optimization (ES&O) is the leading global energy storage optimizer. Our mission is to deliver integrated energy solutions that build a resilient, intelligent, and flexible energy infrastructure - unlocking the way to an optimized renewable future. By integrating renewables, energy management technology, and storage with traditional energy resources, we reinvent clean energy production from the largest and most complex grids to the most remote and essential microgrids. We play a key role in Wärtsilä’s vision towards a 100% renewable energy future through flexibility, reliability, and integration for a more sustainable world for us all.

 

Job Description

  • 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.
  • Up to 10% of time you will travel internationally to help commissioning your work at large solar, wind, energy storage or hybrid power plants.

 

Must Have

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with experience in substations, power plants and power transmission systems.
  • Proficient in coding Java as the main programming language for over 3 years.
  • 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
  • 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

 

 

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

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