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Software Lead - Device Development Team

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Vantaa

Suunto was founded in 1936 by Tuomas Vohlonen, a Finnish orienteer and inventor of the liquid-filled field compass. Since then Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and instruments used by adventure seekers all over the globe. From the top of the mountain to the bottom of the sea, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.

Suunto’s headquarters and manufacturing plant are in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brand, such as, Salomon, Arc’teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, and Mavic.

We are looking for a Software Lead to join our Device Development team

Do you want to have a positive impact on the way people live an active and adventurous life? We, at Suunto, build the most reliable and robust products that our consumers take to their adventures in the deepest oceans and the highest mountains. We are now looking for a Software Lead to join our Device Development Team in Vantaa. This is a great opportunity for the one, who wants to contribute to the high-tech consumer solutions for global markets in a challenging technology environment.

As a Software Lead, your main task is to lead our software team that creates solutions for Suunto dive computers. This squad operates within our Device Development Team, which consists of 30 people. In addition to software development, the Device team works on hardware and mechanics development and device testing. In this team, you can participate in creating an amazing consumer product from the start to the finish. Did you know that Suunto Dive computers are ranking as one of the top dive computers in the world?

Work with great people

Juan Rodriguez
Technical Operations Manager at Amer Sports
"At Amer Sports you can work in a supportive environment creating great products."
Ramon Sadornil
Lead Android developer at Sports Tracker
"Sports Tracker is the best application in Finland when it comes to health and lifestyle."

Skills & Requirements

Your job in a nutshell:

  • You own the technical software asset in dive computers.
  • You lead a software team of senior developers. It is essential, you have proven technical capability and experience in leading agile software development and delivery.
  • Setting up clear objectives and targets for the team is familiar to you. You make sure there is a sharp focus and prioritization of tasks within the team.
  • You ensure the software delivered by the team meets the set quality expectations.
  • You are not afraid of hands-on coding. Excellent skills of C/C++ and object-oriented thinking are required, fullstack experience is considered as a great plus.
  • You carry the responsibility of the outcome and have the capacity/capability to do so.
  • You have excellent people and leadership skills and you enjoy collaborating with necessary stakeholders.
  • You enjoy working in a team environment and you communicate clearly both in Finnish and English.

About Amer Sports Digital

Do you want to influence the way people live an active and adventurous life? How about building software that impacts the way millions of people around the world experience basketball, trail running, downhill skiing and other sports? Join our sports-loving community to build the best active lifestyle and adventure products that money can buy. You will get to work with awesome global consumer brands such as Suunto, Salomon, Atomic, Armada, Wilson, Sports Tracker, Arc’teryx, Enve, and Mavic.

Amer Sports is a great place to work for people who are passionate, who love to create great products and services, and who want to have a positive impact on people's lives. Our culture encourages being active, our leaders will coach you for success, and we will offer you challenges as well as freedom. If the shoe fits, then we invite you to join the team as you are, no formal dress or corporate BS required.

Want to know who you would be working with and how we do things? For more information about Amer Sports Digital check out: www.amersportsdigital.com and https://stackoverflow.com/jobs/companies/amer-sports-digital.

Great Place to Work

  • International team

  • Sports equipment

  • Impactful product

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Startup mentality in a big company

  • Dynamic and interesting industry

  • Supportive and innovative culture

  • Competitive salary

About the company

Amer Sports is a sporting goods company with internationally recognized brands including Salomon, Wilson, Atomic, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto and Precor.

The company’s technically advanced sports equipment, footwear, apparel and accessories improve performance and increase the enjoyment of sports and outdoor activities. Amer Sports shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange.

Amer Sports’ business is balanced through its broad portfolio of sports and products and a presence in all major markets. The offering of sports equipment, apparel, footwear, and accessories covers a wide range of sports, including tennis, badminton, golf, American football, soccer, baseball, basketball, alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, fitness training, cycling, running, hiking, and diving.

Amer Sports sells its products to trade customers (including sporting goods chains, specialty retailers, mass merchants, fitness clubs and distributors) and directly to consumers through brand stores, factory outlets, and e-commerce. In December 2015 the Amer Sports sales network covered 34 countries.

Amer Sports’ strategy emphasizes excellence in consumer-centric product creation. Through continuous research and development, Amer Sports seeks to develop new and better sporting goods that appeal to consumers and its trade customers. Products are designed to improve the performance of all athletes – both beginners and professionals, help them achieve their goals, and provide them with more enjoyment from their activity of choice.

In 2015, Amer Sports net sales totaled EUR 2,534.4 million. At the end of the year, the company’s market capitalization was EUR 3,164.7 million and the Group employed 7,954 people.

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