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Primary Location: 

Netherlands - Drunen, NL

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

IT Support Engineer

Cyber security, connectivity, big data & cloud solutions


You support condition monitoring systems used for gathering, processing and analysing data. In general you are responsible to maintain the connectivity of our remote monitoring systems and making the collected data available for our Propulsion Condition Monitoring data analysts.

Your core activities will be around the data infrastructure and future cloud solutions ensuring our analysis capabilities and growth in delivering remote Condition Monitoring (CM) services.

You will work closely together with our data analyst experts to resolve issues related to the acquisition software and hardware, the computing infra structure, pre-processing the collected data and cyber security.


You are part of our international team (operates from two locations, Drunen in The Netherlands and Finland). We provide asset diagnostics that enhance the business of our customers by improving efficiency, reliability, availability and optimizing maintenance logistics, while continuously improving our Condition Monitoring services to benefit both Wärtsilä’ s customers and the environment.


The Asset Diagnostics team provides such CM services for Wärtsilä’ s global propulsion equipment portfolio comprising of Steerable- and Transverse Thrusters, Controllable Pitch Propellers, Reduction Gears, Electric Pods and Water Jets. You will report to the Manager Asset Diagnostics, Propulsion & Rotating Machinery. Location Drunen, Netherlands


What are your main tasks and responsibilities?

  • Maintain connectivity for installations that are monitored, either on-line via VPN or off-line via e-mail servers.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues relating to acquisition hardware and software (C# and MATLAB), sensors, third party communication interfaces (MODBUS, NMEA), industrial Ethernet networks, firewalls, SMTP servers, FTP servers and (secure) remote connectivity.
  • Secure data analysing capability by maintaining analysing systems located centrally at Wärtsilä.
  • Follow-up and implementing of Cyber Security requirements within own area of responsibility.
  • Closely cooperate with data analysts and other system experts.

What do we expect from you?

  • You have a bachelor or Master of Science degree in Automation, ICT or Computer Science.
  • Experience with Industrial networks topology (TCP/IP, Serial, Firewalls).
  • Knowledge of SQL.
  • Understanding of Cyber Security, servers and virtual environments.
  • Global knowledge of Cloud based data management solutions and internet access types including VSAT and LTE.
  • Fluent language skills in English and Dutch, both orally and written
  • Proactive attitude and ability to learn


What we offer you

We highly care for employability of all our employees hence employees are encouraged to utilize the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials. The opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within an international working environment, in an ambitious, growth orientated organisation. We offer excellent primary and secondary terms of employment and a healthy work-life balance. We foster openness, respect and trust. The culture can be described as down to earth and decisive.

We drive an inclusive corporate culture by respecting diversity. Success requires a mix of employees - diversity in nationality, gender, age, personality and educational background.

If you feel excited by being part of this dynamic working environment and you think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receive your job application, together with a Curriculum Vitae. In case you have questions about the procedure please call Egbert van der Meijs (Corporate Recruiter) at +31 (0)6 20324766 or by email: