Moss, NO

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Senior Automation Software Engineer

Wärtsilä is a world leader in marine technology and leading the industry's transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. With the world’s widest portfolio and service network, we – Wärtsilians - deliver efficient, safe and sustainable integrated products and solutions to enhance the business of our customers. The opportunities presented through digitalisation and new technologies are offering a new era of shipping. Did you know that shipping is the world’s most efficient mode of transportation and that approximately 90% of world trade is carried by sea?


Wärtsilä's Exhaust Treatment business unit in Moss, Norway, is at the forefront of manufacturing exhaust gas abatement solutions for the international commercial shipping market. We are proud to offer industry-leading technology for onboard carbon capture and storage (CCS), a technology we currently are piloting and intend to launch within a year

Join us in maintaining and developing our market-leading position in the Decarbonisation and Exhaust Gas Treatment. We now have an opening for a Senior Automation Software Engineer, to be based in Moss, Norway.

What you will be doing

As Senior Software Automation Engineer, you will be part of a highly motivated multidiscipline organization providing engineering for our Exhaust Treatment technologies, covering both new-build and upgrade projects.


Your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Develop, program, and deliver software for exhaust treatment system, sub-components, and equipment
  • Support Life Cycle Sales with system maintenance and upgrades
  • Contribute to development of our Remote Service technology offering

To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • BSc and/or MSc degree within electrical automation or cybernetics
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience with programming and developing within PLC and HMI
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and oral. Fluency is Norwegian is an advantage
  • Can-do attitude, and problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Knowledge about the maritime industry is preferred

In this role, some travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, we hope you to be ready to travel approximately 0-10%, even though most of the meetings are held virtually.


Why you and us?


We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.


We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


We have an amazing team and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.


Contact & next steps


We hope to hear from you soon, by submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process throughout.


For further questions please reach out to Håkon Guren, Team Leader Electrical & Automation, through hakon.guren@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).


Welcome to join us in shaping the decarbonisation of marine and energy!