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Vaasa, FI Helsinki, FI FI

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Other

Cyber security expert​

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 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world, including 80 energy storage systems?

In this era of innovation and 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 with smart technology - together. Want to join the ride?


We are looking for an Expert, Cyber Security to our newly established Power Systems & Controls team. Power Systems & Controls is responsible for developing and maintaining the products, solutions and technologies needed for plant electrical systems, automation & control solutions as well as reliable power systems. Our vision is to enable fully autonomous power plants and power systems, and this requires safe and reliable solutions.


In this role you will work with the whole Power Systems & Controls team to implement safe and secure solutions.



  • Know and follow relevant cyber security standards and requirements in the energy market
  • Turn the requirements into tangible solutions that can be integrated into our products
  • Work together with the product owners and teams to improve the security of our systems
  • Connect the Power Systems & Controls team with cyber security expertise within and outside of Wärtsilä
  • Take a holistic view on the systems and solutions used in the Energy Business and ensure the whole chain is secure
  • Support sales and delivery projects concerning project specific requirements and the needed solutions
  • Raise the awareness and understanding of cyber security in the organisation through internal presentations and trainings
  • Proactively connect with customers to understand their needs and expectations
  • Drive Wärtsilä’s Purpose and demonstrate Wärtsilä’s Values



  • Knowledge of recognized international standards associated with the cybersecurity of industrial control systems (i.e. ISA/IEC 62443) and regulations and how to apply them
  • Solid understanding of security development lifecycle, software and product development
  • Experience of operating systems, IT/OT technologies and protocols and network infrastructure equipment
  • Good understanding of, and experience working with Industrial Control Systems and related technology such as SCADA, DCS, PLC, IoT solutions, Historians etc.
  • Experience in cyber security controls such as firewalls, access control, authentication, anti-virus/whitelisting, patching, IDS/IPS, logging and SIEM.
  • Proven track record of finding practical solutions from standards and legislations
  • Experience of connectivity solutions and cyber security implications
  • Good workshop facilitation skills
  • Co-ordination and collaborations skills
  • Good level written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Automation and Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering/Science or an equivalent relevant technical degree and professional experience
  • Cyber security certifications (like for example: CISP, CISM, CISA, GIAC, 62433, …)  are considered as a plus


Please apply by 16.5.2021 with full motivational letter and CV.  


Contact person to give further information:

Niklas Doktar: Director, Power Systems & Controls (niklas.doktar@wartsila.com) or +358 40 356 5025

Last application date: 16/05/2021

All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland..

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our customers unlock the value of the energy transition by optimising their energy systems and future-proofing their assets. Our offering comprises flexible power plants, energy management systems, and storage, as well as lifecycle services that ensure increased efficiency and guaranteed performance. Wärtsilä has delivered 73 GW of power plant capacity in 180 countries around the world.


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