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Backend DevOps Engineer

  • Application Deadline: Sept. 28, 2023
  • Helsinki
  • Hybrid
  • Application Deadline: Sept. 28, 2023
  • Helsinki
  • Hybrid

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

We are seeking a Backend DevOps Engineer who is not only eager to contribute to the world of DevOps but is also enthusiastic about mentoring others to elevate the DevOps standards cross-teams. In this role you have a rare opportunity to learn and shape how a large customer-facing Identity and Access Management (IAM) solution is managed and maintained professionally. Better yet, it's not just any system, you will be protecting digital moments of tens of millions customers around the world.

The role is rather versatile, because you will be involved in all aspects of running and developing our service. As we are growing the team, you will also have a chance to define best working practices and lay grounds for a bright future at F-Secure. You will collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders and experts to further refine and improve the solution to ensure brilliantly simple and secure customer login & registration experience. If you're excited about collaborating with diverse, world-class software developers and quality engineers in a truly global setting – where our operational customers, technology partners, and solution providers span the globe – then this opportunity is tailor-made for you.

Key responsibilities:

As a DevOps Engineer based in our Helsinki office, you will play a pivotal role in developing and putting our IAM services into use from CI to production. You will be driving improvements in our DevOps and Continuous Integration (CI) practices. Your responsibilities will encompass enhancing the end-to-end functionality of our systems, improving build practices, test and deployment pipelines, focusing on system architecture and design, security, reliability and cost and performance improvements. Your specific tasks will include:

  • Working on modelling cloud services using infrastructure as code tooling, e.g. AWS CloudFormation.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to enhance our CI/CD tooling for optimal efficiency.
  • Elevating the quality gates and level of release automation, fostering a culture of high-quality software delivery.
  • Advocating for system thinking, promoting stability, and instilling a lean mindset within the team.
  • Guiding the team in establishing a solid foundation for on-demand software releases.
  • Championing the adoption of tools and processes that visualize release quality status and team maturity in quality-related aspects.

About our IAM team:

We help millions of F-Secure customers avoid online identity theft and secure their personal data with always-on data breach monitoring. We make signing in to their accounts easier and safer with the help of a password vault.

Our team is responsible for monitoring, scaling, and optimizing our IAM infrastructure called “OneID”. The core end user login and registration flow is built on top of Ping Federate product. In addition, there are authentication and authorization microservices built with Python, Java and NodeJS.

What are we looking for?

This role suits perfectly an individual with previous work history of working in both software developer and DevOps roles in cloud services. Our ideal candidate will bring the following skills and qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in DevOps, cloud services, or a relevant software industry role.
  • Comfortable with implementing backend services in at least one of the dominant programming ecosystems (Java, Python, NodeJS) and willing to work across ecosystems.
  • Proficiency in designing and managing CI/CD pipelines, implementing effective test automation strategies, and driving service development from initial use case analysis to deployment and monitoring.
  • A self-motivated and organized approach, capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Strong big-picture thinking with a customer-centric mindset guiding decision-making.
  • Enthusiasm for collaborating with a diverse set of stakeholders in a global hybrid environment, with proficient English language skills for effective communication.
  • An analytical and data-driven approach, utilizing metrics and insights for decision-making.
  • Aspiring to become a technical expert in the Identity and Access Management (IAM) domain.

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 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 500 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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