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St. Petersburg, RU

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

Senior C++ developer

A safer, low-carbon shipping industry is underpinned by data sharing. We at Wärtsilä Voyage are creating the digital infrastructure needed to enable high-performing maritime logistics. Through our world-leading Smart Marine portfolio, we support our customers in their efforts to ensure secure, highly energy-efficient and cost-effective marine operations. 

Wärtsilä is on a mission to enable sustainable societies with smart technology. As we change course towards a cleaner, smarter maritime future, we’re looking for top talent to join our team. Are you ready to join the Voyage?


UNINAV Planner team develops UNINAV Planner (or Navi Planner 5000). This is the new onboard tool for voyage planning, charts and publications ordering and weather optimization.

Our product is a key element of FOS and We are now looking for a Senior C++ developer to join our passionate professional team. The position is permanent. The preferred location for the position is in Saint-Petersburg, Russia.
There are 2 parts in the product: Web and Desktop. You will take part in the Desktop's part development where the base is the route planning application “Planner”.

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


  • Deep and good knowledge of C++. Usually, we need development experience 5+ years, but we can discuss less experienced candidates with good skills. Design patterns
  • actual C++ standards
  • STL
  • Boost


In addition, as an ideal candidate you have:

⦁    Cross-platform development skills (we release Windows products currently, but changes are possible and product core is crossplatform)
⦁    Good experience in multithreading
⦁    OpenGL knowledge.
⦁    Qt skills (we use Qt only in UI, not in backend)
⦁    Skills of Windows Installer package development and support.


For effective communications you need native Russian and at least Intermediate English. 


Why you and us

We use SCRUM, and you will be the part of SCRUM team focused on our product. We use git repository (migration from Bitbucket to Github is in progress), pre-commit code review, build server based on Jenkins, JIRA as backtracking, task management and project management tool.
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 a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. 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? 


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 27/10/2021, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.
Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Alexey Zakharov,  Head of section, FOS Edge Applications through EMAIL: alexey.zakharov2@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). 
Please apply by 27.10.2021 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.

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 Voyage transforms how vessels perform their voyage by leveraging the latest digital technologies to deliver a step-change in safety, efficiency, reliability, and emissions. We are committed to creating a Smart Marine Ecosystem, whereby every vessel can connect to digital services that make voyaging safer and greener. With the broadest Smart Marine portfolio in the market, we are well positioned to lead the industry towards becoming digitally connected across the entire value chain and to be the first partner of choice when leveraging the latest digital technologies. www.wartsila.com/marine/voyage

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.