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Taipei City, TW

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Engineering

Software Solutions Engineer - ES&O

Wärtsilä is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We Wärtsilians help our customers unlock the value of energy transition by optimizing their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Did you know Wärtsilä has delivered 74 GW of power plant capacity and more than 80 energy storage systems in 180 countries around the world?

In this fast changing world of energy, we are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together. Want to join the ride?


Wartsila's Energy Business is looking for a Software Solutions Engineer for the Energy Storage & Optimization (ES&O) business. This role will be part of the growing Project Delivery team, Middle East and Asia, and will report to Manager, Solutions Engineering


This is a permanent opportunity and preferred location for this position is Taipei, Taiwan.


What you will be doing
As Software Solutions Engineer, Energy Storage & Optimization (ES&O), your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • As part of the solution team, you will develop and deploy software & control technologies on our GEMS Software platform according to our solution standards and project requirements that solves electrical power and energy problems. You will often need to innovate to meet new challenges. 
  • When it comes to coding, you will most often code in Java, but will also involve Javascript and Python languages from time to time. 
  • You will need to read decent amount of electrical engineering documents to understand the design and will develop technical documents of your own according to our standards. 
  • You will work closely with other electrical, mechanical and software engineers when delivering solutions to projects. 
  • You may need to travel internationally to help commissioning your work at large solar, wind, energy storage or hybrid power plants.  


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

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or related fields
  • 5 years of experience with electrical hardware or electronics
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Some international travel required (approx. 5-15%)
  • Experience maintaining customer relationships on multiple projects
  • Must be fluent in English and Mandarin


In this position, you will have the following opportunities: 

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network communication devices and protocols 
  • Java experience 
  • Experience with DNP3, IEC-61850, IEC-61870-104-5 
  • Grasp of cybersecurity principles and practices in software products 
  • Familiar with Linux OS  
  • Working experience with Modern software development management tools including JIRA, GIT and Confluence. 
  • Familiar with tunneling. 
  • Working experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes. 
  • Experience in creating an HMI screens. 


Why you and us
All our employees are encouraged to utilise the variety of training activities, learning solutions and self-study materials that we have tooff er which supports the opportunity to further develop your talents and competencies within a very global working environment, in anambitious 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 
12/02/2023   by submitting yourapplication through our careers portal. Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Kim, Hyun Joo Talent Acquisition Specialist ( 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
12/02/2023  at 22:59 Taipei Standard Time. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 12/02/2023 


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 is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. Our team of 17,000 professionals, in more than 200 locations in 68 countries, shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. Read more on