Vaasa, FI

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Research & Development

Scrum Master

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

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 through innovation in technology and services - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?


Scrum Master, engine control systems 
Take your next step at Wärtsilä with an enthusiastic team of automation and controls developers developing next level engine controls to enable sustainable shipping and power generation! 
Our industry is entering a new era of innovation and unprecedented efficiency where Wartsila brings value to Marine and Energy applications worldwide by innovative use of new fuels and control strategies. We are participating in the sustainable society creation by building power and energy management control systems for future generations. Our vision is to exceed customer expectations by providing best in class engine control systems for superior engine performance and functionality. 
Wärtsilä Marine Power Solutions RDE, Automation & Controls is now looking for a scrum master for two cross functional teams working in our Agile Release Train. In Automation & Controls we develop and maintain embedded engine control systems for all Wärtsilä engines. Our scrum masters organize the daily work in development teams and coach the teams in relentless improvement.  
Location for this position is Vaasa, Finland with possibility for partial remote work. 
What we offer 


  • Freedom and responsibility over your work enabling excellent work/life -balance 
  • An opportunity to develop team building skills in a safe environment 
  • Work in an organisation applying industry best practises to daily way of working 
  • Good career development opportunities 
  • Possibility to work in a state-of-the art R&D environment in the new Sustainable Technology Hub Wartsila (https://www.wartsila.com/sth) 

Our current scrum masters often find it rewarding to coach people and see them grow. A big share of their work is to analyse our current ways of working and propose improvements. Implementing these improvements together with the team gives scrum masters an opportunity to see the results quickly. 
Your typical day will include 


  • Facilitation of team events like dailies, planning events, reviews and retrospectives 
  • Facilitation of communication channels between developers, other teams, stakeholders, etc 
  • Research and promotion of agile best practices for application in daily work 
  • Identification of improvement opportunities in your team and in our development flow 
  • Lead improvement initiatives 
  • Preparation for both team activities and larger events spanning the bigger organization 
  • Working together with scrum masters and agile leaders throughout Wärtsilä to improve our company’s overall performance 
  • Close communication with stakeholders and partners regarding ongoing and upcoming development initiatives. 

Your background and skills 


  • What we expect from candidates: 
  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree from an applicable area 
  • Good communication and presentation skills for different kinds of audiences 
  • Extensive facilitation skills 
  • Curiosity to learn new things and continuously improve way of working 
  • Work experience as Scrum Master or Sprint lead in a team 
  • Certified Scrum Master, Agile Coach or Agile methodology trainer 
  • As some of our teams also work closely with electronic hardware, experience from sensor or electronics development is beneficial.


Why you and us?  

  • You are valuated – as your true self. We are authentic and honest, and we are committed in supporting a diverse and inclusive work community.  
  • Your growth is supported. We empower you to develop yourself beyond your potential. 
  • You get to make a difference – together. We cooperate while making an impact trough sustainability and innovation. 


Contact & next steps 
Submit your application before the deadline 4.6.2023 through our Careers portal. Applications through email will not be considered. After submitting your application you’ll receive a confirmation email. We try our best to get back to everyone within 2-3 weeks after application deadline.  

In case of any questions, reach out to Fredrik Lasén, Senior Manager, fredrik.lasen@wartsila.com 


Last application date: 04/06/2023 


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. 

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 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 www.wartsila.com