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St. Petersburg, RU

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

Senior Software Test Automation Engineer

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?


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.

Wärtsilä Digital Technologies is a high-tech, modern development center, which has more than 300 unique specialists and more than two dozen technical specialties. The company actively uses flexible development methodologies, a developed technological culture allows creating unique technical solutions.


We create integrated technological solutions to improve the safety and efficiency of shipping, navigation, and ship operations:

  • fleet monitoring and management
  • vessel traffic control systems
  • marine training systems
  • on-board navigation equipment
  • mobile navigation apps


The company uses the latest technologies of mathematical modeling, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to create a unified cloud platform for managing operations in the marine transport ecosystem.

The work of all departments is closely interrelated, and each of them is unique in its own way. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard


Senior Software Test Automation Engineer

We are now looking for a Senior Software Test Automation Engineer to join our high-skilled Engineering Navigation team.

The position is permanent. The preferred location for the position is in Sain-Petersburg, Russia, but also other locations are possible.


What will you be doing

As Senior Software Test Automation Engineer, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Writing autotests, libraries, network services and software emulators for automated testing tasks.
  • Development, implementation and maintenance of frameworks for testing automation.


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

  • Confident knowledge of Python 3
  • Knowledge of the basics and patterns of software design, understanding of OOP
  • Understanding of basic algorithms and data structures
  • Knowledge of the TCP/IP stack and basic network technologies
  • Experience with Git, ideas about CI/CD
  • Ability to perform tasks independently
  • English language proficiency is not lower than Intermediate
  • Linux/Windows


You will shine in this role, when you have:

  • Basic knowledge of C / C++, C#, JS, Java; RobotFramework; Kubernetes; Jenkins;
  • Experience working with Jira, Confluence;
  • Understanding the principles of distributed systems;
  • Basic understanding of the subject area (cartography, navigation, radar, etc.).


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 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 10.09.2021, 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 Talent Acquisition Russia, Shevchenko Nina nina.shevchenko@wartsila.com on with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).



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