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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Engineering
Job Category:  Engineering

Development 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.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?


We are now looking for a Development Engineer to join our team within Customer delivery. Our team is working on engineering activities in delivery, sales, and development projects also aligning to the digitalization strategy within the company. The position is permanent.



The preferred location for the position is in Vaasa, Finland.  


What will you be doing?

Your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Act as a developer of AI applications, (E.g. tools and RPAs)
  • Understand the requirements from end users in different disciplines
  • Active role in maintenance of AI applications
  • Support in coordinating tasks to external companies and follow up that tasks are handled within the given schedule.
  • Support owners of tools and RPAs by developing and maintaining AI applications used in customer delivery engineering processes
  • Check applications made by near stakeholders, both internally at Wärtsilä and of external vendors
  • Participate in coordinating tasks to external companies and follow up that tasks are handled within the planned schedule and cost.
  • Support the digitalization strategy by evaluating and implementing enhancement requests to further develop the digitalization strategy


You will shine in this role, when you also have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent English skills, as that is our working language 
  • Technical education (B.Sc or M.Sc)


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 24th of October 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: 
Tomas Södö 
Manager, System Engineering 


Please apply by 24th of October 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.



Last application date: 24/10/2021

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.


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 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.