Vaasa, FI

Function:  Service Delivery
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

Technical Engineer (Expert)

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?


Digital product mobilisation within Digital product development (DPD) is a team of experts creating value to our customers by turning digital products like Expert Insight, for installations into delivery mode and ensuring the digital products lifecycle support throughout the lifecycle solution lifetime. The team supports Marine business and Energy business.


We are now looking for a Technical Engineer (Expert) to join the team and take part of successfully handing over installations to our internal and external customers. Additionally, You as a part of team is responsible for improving efficiency of the mobilisation process through continuous improvement and actively supporting the development of digital products. We offer you interesting and challenging position in a team bringing digital products to market as a part Lifecycle Solutions for marine and energy customers. 


This opportunity offers a valuable high-learning environment and the ability to gain knowledge in lifecycle solution business while delivering value to the organization.


Most of the team members are located is Vaasa, Finland but other locations will be considered.


In the role your main responsibilities are:

  • Creating and managing algorithms and rules for follow up of engine performance.
  • Quality assurance of rule-based algorithms and machine learning models used in Expert Insight prior to handing over for delivery.
  • Life cycle support for Expert Insight towards expertise centres and other function using the digital tools.
  • Support and take part of development activities in Digital product development function.


An ideal candidate:

  • Master´s or Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering/Production management, Data Science or equivalent.
  • Experience from engine performance monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence and rule-based technologies for detecting abnormal behaviour in equipment performance.   
  • Knowledge and understanding of Operation and maintenance activities, especially for 4 stroke engines.
  • Understanding of engine functionality.
  • Other experience from equipment condition monitoring seen as an advantage. 
  • Focused and can-do attitude, capability and interest to learn and implement new technologies in practice.
  • Understanding of process and software development basic practices e.g. Agile.
  • Good analytical skills, ability to prioritize and make decisions based on data insights.
  • Mathematical skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • You are a team player, whilst being self-directing.
  • You are fluent and can communicate effectively in written and spoken English.


About DPD

DPD develops digital products for both Marine and Energy businesses, we utilise a common technology stack to generate insight from operational data, to make for example predictive maintenance- or efficiency optimisation products such as Expert Insight.

By adopting a progressive way of working we aim to further our position as a trusted partner for Wärtsilä business and offer a fulfilling workplace for our people. We want to deepen our understanding of our business and take an active approach to personal growth, providing opportunities for people to further develop skills and knowledge with support from our people managers.


Why Wärtsilä?

We 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?

You will be a part of a global organization with local presence and work in an exciting and dynamic working environment with highly motivated and skilled co-workers. We offer interesting and challenging work tasks, as well as personal and professional development in a great team.


Please apply by 18.6.2023


For more information, please contact:

Jens Vägar


Last application date: 18/06/2023 


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. 


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