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Experienced Manager, R&D

  • Application Deadline: April 24, 2020
  • Oulu
  • Application Deadline: April 24, 2020
  • Oulu

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.

F-Secure's Security Research & Technologies unit is looking for an experienced R&D manager to lead our endpoint Security Core team in Oulu.

Key Responsibilities

In this role, you would be leading Security Core team responsible for architecting, developing and maintaining the core components of our security products. Team operates in a multi-product and -platform environment providing security frameworks and solutions for all major desktop platforms (Windows, Mac, Linux). Team’s daily activities include working with low level operating system APIs, building necessary mechanisms to intercept / inspect multitude of system events and building of security frameworks which are used by our product teams throughout F-Secure’s product portfolio.

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent leadership, stakeholder communication & collaboration skills
  • Entrepreneurial attitude and ownership
  • Understanding of endpoint development concepts and modern R&D practices
  • Basic platform understanding (Windows, Linux, macOS)
  • Systems thinking and capability to balance between short and long-term solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Product/service management experience is considered as a plus

Work with great people

Karolina Malagocka
Senior Marketing Manager
"At F-Secure we see the value of each and every person"
Zuzanna Kunik
Data Scientist
"As a data scientist, I love working closely to data. As an extrovert, I love working with people. In my current role I’m doing both. "
Jonas Lundberg
Global Cyber Security Solution Sales
"I feel confident in selling our services that protect our customers. It's extremely stimulating and gives me a sense of purpose"
Ruediger Trost
Pre-Sales Manager
"After more than 11 years, I still go to the office with a smile, even if it is a Monday morning =)"

Great Place to Work

  • Over 1,700 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

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.


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

Matti Ropponen | Hiring Manager

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