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USA - Herndon, VA, US

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

Software Solution Engineer

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality. Our ultimate aim is to provide increased value to both our customers and society. New, game-changing ideas and continuous improvement have been part of our DNA since 1834. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of. 

 

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. We are always on the lookout for future-oriented talent – want to join the ride?

 

Wärtsilä’s Energy Business is leading the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. As an Energy System Integrator, we understand, design, build and serve optimal power systems for future generations. Wärtsilä’s solutions provide the needed flexibility to integrate renewables and secure power system reliability. Our offering includes flexible internal combustion engine-based power plants, energy storage & integration solutions, as well as gas to power systems. We support our customers over the lifecycle or their installations with services that enable increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has 68 GW of installed power plant capacity in 177 countries around the world.

 

We are seeking a Sr. Solution Engineer to join the solution team in Herndon, Virginia. Simply put, an electrical engineer with a passion for state-of-art software development will be an ideal candidate for this position.

 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter that can work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team. The candidate should thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment while the industry and company go through substantial growth.

 

Preferred location(s) for this position is Wärtsilä’s location in Herndon, VA.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Responsibilities:

  • As part of the solution team, you will develop and deploy software & control technologies on our GEMS SW 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.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Must Have:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering with experience in substations, power plants and power transmission systems.
  • Proficient in coding Java as the main programming language for over 3 years.
  • Passionate about renewable energy.
  • Attention to details and good time management skill. Ability to multi-tasking and engage multiple projects simultaneously.

<span style="font-family:"Calibri Light",sans-serif">Optional and Preferred, but we can teach you if you are a fast learner:

  • Knowledge of TCP/IP network communication devices and protocols.
  • Grasp of cybersecurity principles and practices in software products.
  • Experience or knowledge of SCADA standards and products.
  • Familiar with Linux OS and Docker technology.
  • Working experience with Modern software development management tools including JIRA, GIT and Confluence.
  • Good understanding of data science and machine learning.

 

Contact person to give further information:

 

Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online: http://www.wartsila.com/en/careers/vacancies.

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.  

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer. 
 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">This is Wärtsilä

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasizing sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximizes the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2019, Wärtsilä’s net sales totaled EUR 5.2 billion with approximately 19,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">www.wartsila.com


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