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Full-Stack Developer K-Rauta, K-Bygg and Byggmakker

K Group's BHI (Building and Home Improvement) eCom team is looking for an experienced Full-Stack Developer. Maybe you are looking for a change of scenery, or perhaps an accomplished junior who feels you are ready to take on a large system with multiple deployments. In any case, if delivering business value, technical debt management and agile methodologies sound like good ideas, perhaps this could be your next career move?

The BHI eCom Team

The mission of the team is developing the Cyclone platform powering the eCom solutions for K-Rauta, Byggmakker and K-Bygg. We have developed our own eCom platform, called Cyclone, serving our Building and Home Improvement businesses in Finland, Sweden and Norway with many different ERPs in the back end, a part or our larger Building and Technical Trade business. The Cyclone dev team is a distributed and multinational agile software development team. We are fulfilling business needs by developing front-ends and microservice capabilities integrating with the back-ends. We subscribe to a DevOps-philosophy – everyone is empowered to not just implement features, but also to improve and support the platform.

Our team’s responsibilities :

  • Developing and maintaining web applications and services using React and Node.js
  • Interacting with our stakeholders in a multinational environment
  • Collaborating with designers and other developers to build high quality user interfaces
  • Writing clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Ensuring our applications are fast, scalable and responsive
  • Building and maintaining APIs using Node.js
  • Managing data storage and retrieval using services such as PostgreSQL, Redis and Elasticsearch
  • Participating in code reviews and sharing knowledge within the team
  • Keeping up to date with the latest developments in web technologies
  • Contributing to our team’s and K Group's software development practices

Your role as a developer

As a full-stack developer in the team you will be contributing to the team’s backlog. When not writing (or reading) code, you’re coordinating with the rest of the team and our stakeholders. You don’t just develop your own code, but also review code from other team members, and take part in improving our development practices. You also support your team’s PO in maintaining and refining the backlog.

What we are looking for:

  • Several years of experience in software development with a larger interdependent system
  • Familiarity with writing maintainable and well tested code A willingness to not just work on given tasks but, also contribute to the common platform * and making the team better as a whole
  • An ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively as part of a team
  • Fluent communication in English, which is our working language
  • A degree in engineering, major in information technology, software- or web development – or equivalent experience
  • You can make it to Kalasatama in Helsinki once a week to be with the team on-site
  • Please also note you will need the existing right to work in Finland. K Group is unable to sponsor work permits or visas

Tech buzzword bingo:

HTML – CSS – JavaScript – TypeScript – React – Redux – Node.js – RESP APIs – Single Page Apps – Docker – CI/CD – Kafka – PostgreSQL – Mocha – Jest – Webpack

Bonus points if you have experience with any of these:

  • Microservice architectures
  • Software architecture planning
  • Strategic planning related to maintaining a system long term
  • Meta frameworks such as Next.js and Remix
  • Cloud-based deployment platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, Heroku
  • Web software monitoring tools such as Datadog or DynaTrace
  • Implementing A/B testing
  • Implementing automated end-to-end tests
  • Working with SQL, including writing complex queries, optimizing database performance and designing database schemas
  • Containerization using Docker
  • Customer journey- and conversion optimization
  • Design thinking and UX
  • ERP and/or CRM process development
  • Hardware retail or building contractor experience may help you better understand our customers!
  • The more of the above the better, but we’re not looking for unicorns :)

What we can offer you:

The K Group offers attractive opportunities for driving the trading sector forward. You’ll be working in a key function of a leading sector company and innovate solutions for its core operations in the grocery trade, building and technical trade, and car trade.

  • A great multinational team, suitably professional yet not too serious
  • A cool and complex micro-service based omnichannel platform to work with
  • The ability to work in a fast-moving environment where your input really matters
  • An open work culture where you bring your own ideas to the table, both technically, and improving our services and ways of working as well
  • Extensive employee benefits unique to the K group. These include, among others: Culture & sport benefit (ePassi), shopping benefits that apply in K-Group stores and staff shops, own occupational health care services and leisure time accident insurance
  • For office days - modern office with several accommodations (e.g., collaboration and break areas throughout the office, gym, health care services, restaurant and cafeteria…) along good connections in Kalasatama, Helsinki
  • The team is great, honestly. We’re not just saying this

At K Group, you get to create solutions that make people’s everyday lives easier, with the strength of data gathered from 1.5 million daily customer encounters. You’ll have your finger on the pulse of our consumer and business customers in the grocery trade, building and technical trade and car trade, and get to take part in various interesting projects.

For digital experts with their eye on the future, we offer vast amounts of data and the chance to harness their creativity to improve people’s everyday lives. Our culture encourages reinvention, experimentation, mistakes and learning.

Corporate responsibility is integrated into K Group’s day-to-day activities, and we strive to help our customers make good choices. We want to make life easier for our customers by offering them quality products and services that promote welfare. The focus of our responsibility work is on the welfare of both people and the environment.

Feeling interested? Don’t delay applying!

Submit your application already today! We plan to interview candidates during the application period and will proceed with the hire when the right person is found. For more information, contact Matti-Pekka Sivosuo, [email protected]. We value the balance between work and vacation so there will be delay in responses in July.

The chosen candidate is required to take a drug test as part of the pre-employment health-check.

Work with great people

Data Scientist
"What makes my job unique is the opportunity to develop something new and useful for the customer from a vast amount of diverse data. When processing data, I get a comprehensive view of how Finns live."
Director of Energy, energy efficiency
"Big strides are now being made in energy saving and its exciting. There must be enough electricity for everyone during winter. In the big picture, I want to be involved in curbing climate change."
HR Specialist
"In HR, one can collaborate in a variety of ways with different units and stakeholders. You also learn something new every day and your coworkers are always there to support you."

Great Place to Work

  • A community of 40 000 employees

  • 5000 knowledge workers in Finland

  • 1800 experts at the K Kampus

  • 400 experts at Business Services Centre

  • 1100 K-ruoka-, K-rauta- and Intersport retailers

  • Almost 2 million customer encounters every day

  • Operations in 8 countries

  • Finland's largest retailer

  • Retails sales 14 Billion €

  • 3 trades: Grocery, Building & technical and Car

  • 22 000 store employees around Finland

  • One of the world's most responsible stores

  • 1800 asiantuntijaa K-Kampuksella

  • 400 asiantuntijaa Business Services Centressä

  • 1100 K-ruoka-, K-rauta- ja Intersport-kauppiasta

  • Lähes 2 miljoonaa asiakaskohtaamista joka päivä

  • Toimintaa 8 maassa

  • Suomen suurin vähittäiskauppa

  • Vähittäismyynti 14 mrd. euroa

  • 3 toimialaa: Ruokaa, rakentamista ja autoja

  • 22 000 työntekijää kaupoissa Suomessa

  • Yksi maailman vastuullisimmista kaupoista

  • 40 000 K:laisen yhteisö

  • 5000 tietotyöläistä Suomessa

About the company

The handprint of people at K can be seen in the everyday life and society of millions of people in Finland as well as in the Nordics and the Baltics: how we eat, move and live more responsibly now and in the future. At K, you get unique and versatile opportunities to create your own unique career in a community of 40,000 K people, within our three industries, in eight countries.

K Group has been selected as one of the world's most responsible commercial businesses several times over the years. As constantly innovating, K is a pioneer in the digitalization of the store business, the development of store-specific selections and digital tools, as well as data-based customer service. The people at K have the technologies and tools of the pioneer in the field at their disposal and the best professionals in the field as colleagues - both in stores and in offices.

Versatile opportunitiesTämä tekstiosuus on piilotettu työpaikkailmoituksista. Voit muokata timeline-osion otsikkoa yltä.

StudentsAround 6,000 summer employees work in the K-group every year in grocery and hardware stores, logistics, wholesale and offices. In stores, there are many opportunities for learning and completing a degree alongside work.

Knowledge workIn Finland, a group of approximately 5,000 K Group employees are planning and developing the ever-evolving K, working in different functions, e.g., IT, digital, marketing, purchasing, assortment management, finance, sales and business and concept development.

Store workIn the K Group, you can choose your workplace from a diverse range of chains according to your interests. In the store, you can develop into a specialist from a sommelier to the store's social media specialist and from a K-Merchant to an expert in the field of trade.

LogisticsThe Logistics Centres of the K Group's grocery store in Vantaa and Onninen in Hyvinkää are constantly looking for new employees. The job pays well and you can influence it yourself: K Group pays warehouse workers a competitive performance bonus on top of the TES (Collective bargain) wages.

Car salesmen & mechanicsAt K-Auto, we work with the most popular car brands in Finland: Audi, Volkswagen (both passenger cars and commercial vehicles), Seat, CUPRA, Porsche, Bentley. The development and training opportunities of one of Finland's largest car manufacturers and the world's largest car manufacturer, as well as the latest tools, are at your disposal.

Nuoret ja opiskelijaK-ryhmässä työskentelee joka vuosi noin 6000 kesätyöntekijää ruoka- ja rautakaupoissa, logistiikassa, tukuissa ja toimistoilla. Kaupoissa on paljon mahdollisuuksia oppimiseen ja tutkinnon suorittamiseen työn ohella.

AsiantuntijatyöSuomessa K-ryhmän toimistoilla uudistuvaa K:ta suunnittelee ja kehittää noin 5000 mm. IT:n, digin, markkinoinnin, hankinnan, valikoimanhallinnan, talouden, myynnin ja liiketoiminnan- ja konseptikehityksen osaajan joukko.

MyymälätyöK-ruoka- ja rautakauppojen, Neste K -liikenneasemien, Intersportien ja Budget Sportien, Onninen Expressien, Kespron tukkujen ja K-Auton myymälöiden ammattitaitoiset osaajat tekevät päivittäin töitä sen eteen, että kaupassa olisi kiva käydä.

LogistiikkaK-ryhmän päivittäistavarakaupan Vantaan ja Onnisen Hyvinkään keskusvarastoille tarvitaan jatkuvasti paljon uusia työntekijöitä. Palkka on hyvä ja pääset vaikuttamaan siihen itse: K maksaa varastotyöntekijöille kilpailukykyistä suoritelisää TES-palkan päälle.

Automyyjät ja mekaanikotK-Autolla töitä tehdään Suomen suosituimpien automerkkien kanssa: Audi, Volkswagen henkilöautot- ja hyötyautot, Seat, CUPRA, Porsche, Bentley. Käytettävissäsi on yhden Suomen isoimman autotalon ja maailman suurimman autonvalmistajan kehitys- ja koulutusmahdollisuudet sekä uusimmat työkalut.

Matti-Pekka Sivosuo | Contact Person

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