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Product Owner

  • Application Deadline: June 11, 2023
  • Helsinki
  • Application Deadline: June 11, 2023
  • Helsinki

F-Secure makes every digital moment more secure, for everyone. We deliver brilliantly simple, frictionless security experiences that make life easier for the tens of millions of people we protect directly and through our 170 service provider partners. Our vision for cyber security is intensely human-focused and consumer driven. We believe the future of cyber security is not just great protection technology, but also the ability to bring it to the consumer in a spirit of simplicity and usability – providing a brilliantly simple security experience.

We at F-Secure want our Fellows at work to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are. We believe that the future cyber security protection is built upon diverse backgrounds, skills and characteristics. It drives the innovation that help us protect millions of people online from modern and unexpected threats. What makes you unique is what we value – be yourself, that is our greatest asset.

Are you looking to build a meaningful career where you get to apply your technical skills into the development of a product, improving the security experience of tens of millions of people around the world? Are you interested in deepening your knowledge in the security aspects of home networks? We are looking for a Product Owner for our connected home security product F-Secure SENSE! In this influential role you will get to impact and cheer the success of our product development by working together with self-oriented and talented mix of diverse professionals who have a SENSE of belonging to a community with a mission of making world a safer place, for everyone.

As our Product Owner, you are an important link between the product development and its business strategy, enabling seamless communication flow during development processes. You are a key player in product development, interfacing with different stakeholders: the product manager, UX and service design, business development and the software development teams. One of the key activities is ensuring execution of the capabilities expressed by the product backlog, managing the development team's work, and facilitating process improvement. This role is located in Helsinki, Finland.

What is F-Secure SENSE about?

SENSE protects all the home’s internet-enabled devices from cyber-attacks and threats, not only computers and phones, but also smart TVs, gaming consoles, baby monitors and other IoT devices. The main elements in the SENSE solution include an agent that is integrated with target routers, apps for Android and iOS and several cloud services. Watch our SENSE video here.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate discussions for technical architecture, design, testing and development work of the SENSE product
  • Acting as a dignified technical product lead towards internal and external stakeholders
  • Working with our router partners to provide technical expertise with the help of our professional integration engineers
  • Managing the backlog, priorities and progress follow-up of the development teams
  • Facilitate the daily and weekly planning sessions and steer the R&D machine towards the common business goals
  • Provide input/take action on improving team velocity
  • Helping teams with their day-to-day collaborative activities

What are we looking for?

  • Experience in software product development in different functions
  • A successful track record of managing product backlogs, representing the voice of diverse stakeholders, and helping the development team to stay aligned with the product roadmap

  • Understanding of software development process, esp. agile methodologies like Kanban, Scrum and SAFE

  • Ability to take initiative and drive projects independently

  • Attention to detail and not losing sight of the big picture
  • You enjoy influencing others and working closely with different stakeholders in a collaborative manner.
  • Fluent language skills in English as our organisation language is English.

Make sure to mention these if you want bonus points:

  • Skills in Jira
  • Experience with line management duties
  • Understanding of mobile app development
  • Understanding of cloud service development
  • Understanding of networking and router technology (embedded Linux systems, containerization)
  • Solution architecture design and projects delivery planning
  • Knowledge of information security

What will you get from us:

  • You will work together with experienced and enthusiastic colleagues, and within F-Secure you will find some of the best minds in the cyber security industry.
  • We actively encourage our Fellows to grow and develop within F-Secure, and in your career here you can find yourself contributing to any number of our other products and teams. You decide what to make of this role, what your priorities are, and how you organize your work for the best benefit to us all.
  • We offer interesting challenges and a competitive compensation model with wide range of benefits. You get a chance to develop yourself professionally in an international and highly motivated team serving our customers in providing world class security, privacy and uncensored access to information online.
  • You get to work in a flexible, agile, and dynamic working environment that supports individual needs. Giving our people both support and the opportunity to be in charge of their own work is something that is in our DNA.
  • We are in a unique phase in our 30-year history and with curiosity and excitement in the air we see no limits for building a strong and fruitful career with us!

Our benefits include extensive health care, remote working, company supported sport activities, lunch vouchers, regular massages, gym and sauna at the premises and many more things to keep our best asset – people - happy!

A security background check will possibly be conducted for the selected candidate in accordance with Finnish Security Clearance act 726/2015.

Work with great people

Waliyah Sahqani
UX & Service Designer
"The best part of my job is that I get to create products that protect people, keeping them safe in a constantly changing world."
Amit Tambe
Threat Researcher
"Fantastic colleagues, a respecting environment, and a chance to contribute tangibly to make the world a better place. No Monday blues at F-Secure!"
Arun Gunasekaran
Senior Developer
"Passion for technology and interest in keeping up with the latest advancements in the field lead me to join F-Secure."
Julien Mineraud
Lead Cloud Developer
"At F-Secure you won't feel bored. There are opportunities to learn new things every day."

Great Place to Work

  • Over 350 amazing colleagues in nearly 30 offices

  • Possibility to protect the world

  • Work with best of class experts who care

  • Relaxed, open and fun working environment

  • 68+ of nationalities

  • Global with the spirit of a small company

About the company

F-Secure delivers research-led cyber security to defend organizations, society and people from real-world attacks and build resilience into their approach. Our people are a mix of technical and creative experts – diverse, talented, and passionate people – working tirelessly to help us advance the industry with new ways of thinking. They lead their own development, in and out of the office. They call the shots when it comes to building a place to call home in our organization.

You can’t design culture!

The F-Secure team is diverse, fluid, fun-loving, and full of energy. It’s our job to preserve that, so we’ve made it our business to help individuals traverse from passion to passion, from specialism to specialism, from the flavor of today to tomorrow’s. We move with their needs, and help them build Pathways, always focusing on the things that make them happy in and beyond of the office.

See yourself here? Bring your best self and apply now.

Diversity & Inclusion:

F-Secure is an equal opportunity employer and believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We are committed to ensuring all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to nationality, colour, race, ethnic or national origin, sex, gender (including gender reassignment), sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or physical or mental disability. We will do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you!

1988F-Secure established under the name Data Fellows

1992First public hysteria about a computer virus

2002First Antivirus for mobile phones

2004F‑Secure Labs launches first antivirus industry blog

2009F‑Secure’s next step into the cloud

2015F-Secure aims to become the leading European cyber security company

2018MWR InfoSecurity joins F-Secure

2022F-Secure separated its consumer and enterprise business areas through a de-merger. From a pioneering cyber security company, we are now founding a dynamic, consumer focused, partner driven company: highly profitable with a strong, global market presence and growth focus.

Milla Saari | Contact Person

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