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Development Engineer
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Computer Software





Application Deadline: Dec. 4, 2022

Location: Chicago

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Joachim Vissers

Job Description

We are looking for a new Development Engineer to join our team in downtown Chicago. This role is a great way to start your career at Sievo and in procurement analytics. We value people who have a passion for data and analytics, enjoy solving complex technical challenges related to procurement analytics and relational databases, like working with customers, and possess an intellectual curiosity for learning new things as well as a drive to get things done.

You will be a part of the Solution Support team, a group of highly driven individuals who hold the happiness of our customers dear to our hearts. The team is located in both Chicago and our headquarters in Helsinki, Finland, offering support to our global customer base with operative issues and questions, as well as designing and implementing more complex technical functionalities. As a Development Engineer, you would be focusing on the latter.

As a Development Engineer , you will:

  • Implement technically complex new functionalities to our customers’ environments using SQL and Qlik BI
  • Offer internal consultation to colleagues on how to solve our customers’ technical challenges using our best-practices
  • Plan the implementation of functionalities customized for specific customer needs and provide support for those functionalities later on
  • Lead the internal technical quality assurance process of newly onboarded customers
  • Use advanced SQL and Qlik BI in your daily work
  • Serve our constantly growing, international customer base, and support all the different solution areas we offer
  • Actively communicate with our customers in writing and occasionally participate in customer meetings
  • Take part in the continuous development of our internal processes and ways-of-working

We offer you:

  • A great place to work in downtown Chicago with a relaxed work environment and a possibility to work partly remotely
  • A highly international setting with exciting global customers such as Kellogg, Mars, and Levi’s, and a group of great people with diverse backgrounds
  • A fast-moving work environment that challenges you to exceed and enables you to learn
  • A caring manager and teammates in both Chicago and Helsinki, Finland who will support you in your growth
  • Freedom and responsibility. We are looking for people who yearn for this freedom, are able to make the most out of it, and are willing to take on the responsibility
  • An extensive onboarding and training period to ensure you have all the tools to thrive in your role
  • Training boot camps in our global HQ in Finland
  • Open and honest Nordic work culture with unlimited PTO days (you have to use at least 25 days/year), extensive healthcare benefits, 401K, parental leaves and an ownership program

What typically gives a good starting point for a Development Engineer ?

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge on relational databases and SQL
  • Ability to learn quickly and figure out how to use new software
  • Ability to understand customer needs and translate them into best-practice technical solutions
  • Unafraid to ask questions
  • Good communication skills and ability to translate technical language to laymen’s terms
  • Independent working style and taking ownership of what you do
  • Fluency in English, other language skills are appreciated
  • Also, basic understanding of Qlik BI tools and/or the Procurement/Finance context is definitely a plus!

This is a full-time position, and we will fill the position as soon as we have found a suitable candidate.

This position provides a great starting point for your career at Sievo. We have been growing exponentially for the past few years and expect the same rapid growth in the years to come, with new opportunities and roles to be filled along the way. Also, be prepared for a rocket-like learning curve when joining.

Since we value honesty in our company, we’d like to mention that applications without a cover letter will not be considered. And yes, bonus points for videos :)

If we sparked your interest, don’t hesitate to send in your application already today!

Valid work authorization in the United States is required from applicants.

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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