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Netherlands - Drunen, NL

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

Back-End Developer

Are you a Back-End Developer asking yourself how you can enjoy developing software and making a big contribution to the global environmental challenges that we are all facing? Join a team of more than 80 international professionals that are creating the most innovative predictive tools for the maritime industry. Help our Digital Development team in shaping a platform that focuses on detecting anomalies that indicate potential failures or reveal conditions involving the consumption of excess fuel. You will build great solutions that will ultimately help our customers in saving energy and resources while gaining safety. 


Our Digital Product Development (DPD) organization develops digital products for Wärtsilä business units in Marine Power, Marine Systems and Energy. DPD uses a common technology stack to generate insight from operational data, to make for example predictive maintenance- or efficiency optimization products such as Wärtsilä Expert Insight. DPD is growing from around 100 to 120 professionals. DPD consists of around 15 agile teams organized in 4 tribes, with clear focus areas, led by Chief Product Owners.


Due to the growth of our team, we are looking for 3 Back-End developers with affinity for big data and microservices. As a back-end developer you will be part of one of the agile teams and will develop and maintain our digital products. We provide the opportunity for junior Developers as well as senior Back-Enders who have the ambition to grow to a lead position. You work together with other developers on web-based software and services that are part of a data pipeline. These are used both internally and externally, giving domain experts and customers insights into their operation and helping them in their day-to-day jobs.


These are permanent positions and would preferably be located at our office in Drunen, Netherlands

What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • You participate in the development of our data pipeline, databases and APIs.
  • You create and maintain streaming data pipeline.
  • Align implementation efforts with other developers across multiple development teams.
  • Collaborate together with data scientists in the team to reach the shared goal.
  • You participate in the setup of monitoring for data pipeline status and data quality.


What do we expect from you?

  • You have a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Computer Science or at least 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with Java or Python.
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker.
  • Experience with AWS services
  • Experience with serverless concepts such as AWS lamda.
  • Experience with SQL and noSQL databases.
  • Experience with automated testing and test driven development.
  • Experience with AI and / or machine learning is a plus.
  • Experience with Kafka clusters, -streams, -connectors and Kafka as a messaging and storage solution is a plus


Why you and us 

We have an amazing team and a clear purpose to exist. As part of the Digital Product Development Team you will be an integral part in the development of digital products and tools across our business’ and will be key in unlocking the value of operational data all to enhance our performance-based business and support the growth of our lifecycle solutions business. Both our Digital Product Development teams in Drunen and Helsinki fosters an inclusive high-performance culture that people enjoy working in. 


We are passionate about the work we do and hope to find a colleague with a shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.  We offer a competitive salary and promote a healthy work life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust.


All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have to offer which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in an ambitious and growth orientated organisation. 


Contact & next steps  

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 01-05-2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal.


In case you have questions about the process please contact Dré Schellekens (Corporate Recruiter) by email: dre.schellekens@wartsila.com   

Please apply by 01-05-2021 at 23:59 EEST. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone. 

This is Wärtsilä 

Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems deliver the reliability, safety, and environmental performance that Wärtsilä’s Smart Marine vision encompasses. We offer our customers performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise. www.wartsila.com/marine