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Summer Academy 2022
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Computer Software


All functions


Entry level

Application Deadline: Feb. 13, 2022

Location: Helsinki

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Contact Person
Elena Pitkänen

Job Description

Welcome to Sievo Summer Academy 2022!

Interested in combining your business skills with IT? Looking for a summer job where you learn by doing and get ownership of your own work? Are you enthusiastic about global customers and international atmosphere? Are you a student on your way to becoming something awesome and you’re now looking for a place to start? Look no further as this is your place and we have multiple different roles for you to choose from!

We are looking for new young talent to join our Summer Academy for 2022. Below you can find the listing of the roles we offer.

The application period is open until the 13th of February and we will be going through the applications on an ongoing basis, so don’t hesitate to choose the one(s) you would be great in and send your application! Your major or years of studies aren’t the deciding factor here as long as you explain why you are interested.

We have a few options for you to choose from and they are:

Sales Specialist

In this role you will

  • Take part in the sales processes of a global leading SaaS company and learn how to operate in global B2B market
  • Practice your presentation skills and interact with procurement leaders from world’s top companies
  • Kick-start your career in sales by gaining an understanding of the whole sales pipeline from prospecting to a closed deal
  • Develop the amount of qualified leads and new sales opportunities for Sievo through inbound and outbound outreach methods
  • Lead and participate in various cross-functional projects related to sales, sales development, marketing, and presales

Presales Solution Specialist

In this role you will

  • Conquer the world with Sievo’s world-class sales team and work directly with executives of multi-billion companies from day one
  • Make sense of (often fuzzy) client requirements and data to form an understanding of what the client really needs
  • Take part in and manage Proof-of-Concept projects to demonstrate our solution and delivery capabilities to our future customers
  • Learn a wide stack of Sievo technologies, including e.g. Azure ETL tools, SQL Server, and Qlik Sense BI
  • Gain 360° view to SaaS business by collaborating with different Sievo teams, from sales and marketing all the way to product development

Solution Support Specialist

In this role you will

  • Provide advice for our customers on how to use the software in the most efficient and optimal way
  • Be the first to troubleshoot when our customers experience issues in the software
  • Soon after learning the basics have a chance to solve more complex cases and create new features based on customers’ requests
  • Use SQL and Qlik BI tools in your daily work
  • Have an opportunity to learn about all Sievo solutions and customers
  • Work with great and supportive colleagues in Solution Support-team
  • Work flexibly in both day shift (approx. 9-17) and evening shift (17-01) during weekdays. The estimated amount of evening shifts is 1-2 per week and an additional bonus is paid for them.
  • Have a chance to continue as a part-timer after summer

Data Management Specialist

In this role you will

  • Make sense out of vast amounts of our clients’ spend data across suppliers and a variety of categories
  • Deliver high quality spend classification and supplier consolidation service for our clients
  • Take the initiative to solve possible data-related problems on your own or by cooperating with your teammates, software development teams and/or directly with clients
  • Actively communicate with our clients by e-mail and occasionally participate in client meetings
  • Take part in the continuous development of our software to increase the speed and quality of handling and classifying spend data

Data Engineer

In this role you will

  • Build the data integrations and migrations required for Sievo applications together with the rest of the Sievo team
  • Work with a combination of Microsoft SQL, SSIS and Sievo’s own proprietary integration tools as well as database structures and data content of all kinds of ERPs
  • Work and communicate internally with other Sievonians but also represent Sievo’s integration field externally with our customers' IT and project members
  • Work in cross-functional teams to develop our product and create cutting-edge analytical solutions

Product Marketing Specialist

In this role you will

  • Craft awesome product marketing content. Create and refresh whitepapers, case studies, one-pagers and other content to educate and delight potential customers
  • Support product positioning. Collaborate with product and sales experts to research, define and update product positioning statements and materials
  • Help our product geeks become eloquent geeks. Write, proofread, and edit creative and technical content together with our product experts
  • Assist in customer communications. Help us listen and learn from our customers – and educate customers to get more value out of our products
  • Coordinate our annual customer event. Project manage our big in-person event of the year connecting our customers, partners and product experts

Please mention any knowledge or experience in procurement in your application. It is considered an advantage but not mandatory.

For all the roles it’s great if:

  • You have the courage to question things and to speak up: we believe development comes from challenging the status quo
  • You are in the mid – final stage of your studies in Engineering, Technology, IT, or Business field
  • You are a critical and analytical thinker who enjoys solving problems with a team
  • You understand why data is the most valuable resource in the world
  • You take ownership of your own tasks
  • You’re not looking for just any summer job but instead one where you can truly work, learn and grow

We offer:

  • An inside view of a truly international growth company with large customers all over the world and a chance to work in English
  • Opportunity to learn relevant skills hands-on
  • A possibility to get your foot in the door and potentially continue your journey at Sievo part-time after the summer
  • A Seal Team consisting of all our summer employees and fun events with them
  • A possibility to do a project in another team in Sievo besides your own
  • Office in the heart of Helsinki (Corona might affect the usage of the office)

Did you get excited?

Great! Then apply through our recruitment system where you can choose which role(s) would be the thing for you. Please also specify when you would be able to start. We really appreciate it if you provide not only your CV but also a cover letter and/or a short video. This way we get to know you better!

We will be going through applications already during the application period and invite possible future summer seals to an online interview in early March at the latest.

Want to know what the summer would include? Check Erkki's blog post about his experiences from last year:
A Florida man in Helsinki: my first weeks at Sievo

Have you got no idea what we actually do at Sievo? This might help: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBBxn_ZHIZY

We will not be able to provide any relocation sponsorship and all candidates should be eligible to work in Finland.

If you have any questions, please contact Elena Pitkänen, [email protected]

About the company

We welcome you to the leading Procurement Analytics software company of the world. Love the freedom of working in a growth company with talented and passionate people - the family of Sievonians. We live by the "Get shit done - and relax after" manifesto. So if you want to enjoy your life as a whole, including sustainably paced work with good benefits - join us.

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