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Backend Engineer - Open application

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Helsinki
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Helsinki

BACKEND ENGINEER - Open application

Do you want to work with awesome people and develop awesome products that are used by millions of Finns?

Do you want to contribute to more sustainable future and empower people in their daily lives?

Are you working as a Backend Engineer or similar and looking for new interesting opportunities?

If you said yes, please leave an open application! We are constantly looking for new Backend Engineers to join our Technology team.

As a Backend Engineer in Schibsted Finland, your primary responsibility will be to contribute to the development and modernisation of our successful marketplaces.

How could your duties as a Backend Engineer look like?

Together with the team, you are building an understanding of our current architectural challenges and actively contributing to the design and implementation of sustainable engineering solutions.

As a Backend Engineer you are able to propose robust and modern cloud based solutions (AWS) to incrementally componentise our monolith platform into well-bounded set of microservices. You design and implement efficient, secure and evolutive API end-points for our diverse set of clients platforms (iOS, Android, Web). You will be helping the team to find stable and scalable technical solutions and delivering readable code and clear documentation of course! Your duties also include ensuring quality of our services through diverse practices like efficient logging, unit testing with code coverage.

Important part in our working culture is to share the best practises and develop our common ways of working together. Along the way, we hope you to become a strong contributor to build further our company engineering culture and our backend excellence, by proposing relevant solutions to your team by supporting your teammates to reach objectives and ensuring efficient collaboration and communication.

Read more about us on our Career page.

Work with great people

Gözde Yigit
Product Manager
"What I love about SMF are the people, team spirit, challenging work, the sense of humor and the kindness. It warms my heart knowing that our work really makes a difference for the environment."
Tuukka Ilmakari
Service Designer
"I enjoy, when I find out customers' pain points in our services and make their life better. Ideation process is always fun, but I think that the results are the key to learn new things."
Samuli Paavilainen
Sales Director Jobs
"The possibility to work with such a diverse talented people creates this unique culture that inspires me every day. I would describe our culture with the words: openness, empathy and good boogie. "
Sari Nieminen
Content Producer
"The best thing in Schibsted is its community and workmates. You are welcome to join any conversation and your opinion is accepted and valued. "
Agustí Pellicer
iOS developer
"We are a welcoming bunch of people and everyone has been very friendly to newcomers. We even have a tech forum to share what we learn and present them to everyone who is interested."
Ruth Richman
Data Analytics Specialist
"What I enjoy most about my work is problem solving and always learning something new. It’s also really rewarding to see your work shape how the company changes and develops."

Skills & Requirements

Key requirements in this role are:

  • Degree in Computer Science / Engineering or equivalent degree
  • Experience in one or more modern programming languages (e.g. Go, Kotlin, Scala, etc.) or mainstream languages (e.g. Java, Python, Typescript, C#)
  • Experience with Relational Databases (e.g. Postgres SQL) or NoSQL Databases
  • Experience with Cloud based (AWS) environments
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Excellent teamworking skills and curiosity to develop our common ways of working
  • Willingness and ability to learn fast, and take on challenges with a natural and effective problem-solver mindset

These are seen as a strong plus:

  • Experience with ElasticSearch
  • Experience with Linux environment
  • Experience with development tools such as: Git, Agile JIRA, Confluence
  • Experience in Continuous Delivery and Continuous Integration process and tools

Great Place to Work

  • Lunch benefit

  • Recreational benefit

  • Weekly game nights

  • Extra curricular activities & events

  • Table tennis and Klask

  • Good Life Coffee office cafe

  • Office library

  • Support for individual learning & development

  • Extended insurances

  • Heltti healthcare services

  • Baby bonus

  • Up to date devices

About the company

You might know us from our leading brands Tori, Oikotie and Rakentaja. We have a great bunch of over 180 talented professionals, who are working towards empowering people to make smart choices in their daily lives.

We like to describe ourselves as curious, kind and happy people. We invest in well-being and learning, and we put all our effort into delivering great products for a more sustainable future. We firmly believe in our company’s mission “Empowering people in their daily lives” and we live by our values: “Win together, Be curious, Have courage”. We have great professionals with various areas of expertise to work with and we highly value and nurture our diverse community.

Our culture is based on trust, working together, always learning more and challenging the status quo, in a nice and friendly atmosphere. We encourage our employees to lead a sustainable way of life both professionally and personally. All in all, we believe this is a pretty awesome place to be. But the thing is, we are just getting started! We need more smart and curious people to join our journey – so if this description of us resonates with you, please continue getting to know us more. We also want to get to know you, so if you are interested in working with us, leave your contact information with an open application.

Read more about us on our Career page.

Our valuesOur Schibsted Finland values are:

Win togetherWe are all in! We take part, share and include others. We use differences as a strength. We are kind and trust in good intentions.

Be curiousWe find new ways and we seek ways to delight our users, customers and co-workers. We move fast to learn fast, mistakes are part of growth. We are eager to always learn more.

Have courageWe aim high. We believe in ourselves and in people around us. We speak up and share our solutions. We are ready to offer and receive help.

Elisa Ryynänen | Contact Person

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