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Software Engineer (Automation and control systems)
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Staffing & Recruitment


IT & Infrastructure


Entry level

Application Deadline: Aug. 23, 2022

Location: Helsinki

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Contact Person
Jessica Vilppula

Job Description

Norsepower offers Rotor Sail Systems for reducing the environmental impact of shipping and is looking for a motivated and skilled Software Engineer.

As a Software Engineer, you will be part of the Automation and Electric team and you will play a key role in developing control and IoT-related software. As a part of a multidisciplinary team, you have a great possibility to widen your expertise in the fields of automation, electrical and marine engineering by for example taking part in commissioning and site operations on and off-shore.

To succeed in this position, we expect you to have at least one year of experience in software development and a routine of following industrial software quality practices. Understanding of machine learning, control theory, and digital twin applications is welcome and skills to build and model control systems with Matlab Simulink are highly appreciated. You are going to work in close collaboration with different stakeholders, so we hope you have good communication and collaboration skills. As a software engineer, you will have a wide variety of tasks and we hope you are always eager to learn new and develop your expertise. Above all, Norsepower values a hands-on attitude and drive to get the job done!

Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution is a mechanical sail that harnesses the wind to reduce the ship’s fuel consumption and emissions. It is the first commercially available auxiliary wind propulsion solution with a proven track record of successful operation since 2014. Norsepower project services cover all phases from the case study preparation to the Rotor Sail Solution delivery. Each project is planned according to the client’s needs and preferences.

We require you to have:

  • Relevant educational background, such as an M.Sc. in Automation Engineering, Control engineering, Information Technology or Signal processing

  • At least one-year work experience in programming (C/C++)

  • Willingness to work with multiple platforms and programming languages

  • Familiarity with Matlab Simulink

  • Experience with real-time systems (PLC/Microcontrollers/Embedded systems)

  • Fluency in English

  • Willingness to travel (about 30 days per year)

We consider as an asset:

  • PLC programming experience

  • Experience with Azure and cloud services

  • Full-stack web development experience

We can offer you:

  • Challenging and meaningful work in the evolving cleantech industry

  • Full support of a highly motivated team

  • The benefits of a small growing business; you get to grow while the business grows

  • Teammates with a sense of humor

  • Flexible working conditions

  • Good employment benefits such as lunch and telephone and the opportunity to participate in the stock option program

Sounds like you? Please submit your CV and motivation letter in PDF format by 16th of August via our application system. Please also mention your salary request and the earliest possible starting date in your application documents. Remember to use the application system, we do not accept applications by email. In this position, you will be employed directly by Norsepower.

You can familiarize yourself with Norsepower here. For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Recruitment Manager Jessica Vilppula on Monday 8.8 forward (+358 50 539 5987, jessica.vilppula[at]atalent.fi).

About the company

Norsepower Oy Ltd is a Finnish clean technology and engineering company pioneering modern auxiliary wind propulsion for the global maritime industry. Norsepower’s Rotor Sail Solution is a proven, low-maintenance, easy-to-use, and reliable fuel-saving technology, supporting the decarbonization of the shipping industry. Norsepower’s vision is to become the global market leader in cargo vessel auxiliary wind propulsion systems. You can read more about Norsepowerhere.

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