Software Developer, The Finnish National Agency For Education
Less talking, more doing!
We are great at what we do, and everything we do, we do with a huge heart. Our brave developers are skilled professionals with a humble mind, building a better tomorrow as their main priority. Our Maker spirit is high as the sky and free of hierarchies and unnecessary stiffness. If you don't know how to do something, there is always someone to help you out. We are a stable expert organization with a hint of that famous IT hype.
We have been a trusted partner of The Finnish National Agency for Education (Opetushallitus) for a quite while already, and we will keep up our great work with them by developing and maintaining the Studyinfo (Opintopolku) web services to answer the needs of tomorrow. This is certainly one of those awesome examples why we like to call ourselves Makers, and how we can create and maintain meaningful and sustainable tomorrow’s solutions.
Needless to be too humble about it as we already have strong team of like-minded top-notch professionals at The Finnish National Agency for Education, and now the team is about to get even stronger as we are now looking for Software Developers with DevOps mentality to join our team of Makers.
What kind of developer we are looking for?
Besides technical know-how, we are looking for persons who share our ways of thinking and acting: Curiosity to sit on a driver’s seat when it comes to your personal development, pride towards your own work, built-in willingness to do meaningful work with great colleagues as well as "high fives rather than elbows" mentality.
Just to highlight it, we value that you as a developer have a possibility to affect to your own role and take responsibility in customer project as much as you like. We will provide you trust and responsibility and ensure that you have opportunities to make the very best out of your time with us.
So, What Are these Makers of Tomorrow we talk about?
Our Makers are a warm-hearted community of skilled IT professionals with a mission of sustainable digital tomorrow. The top priority for this entity is to provide our customers with long-term solutions as their trusted partner.
We offer you the work environment with knowledgeable, relaxed and genuinely nice colleagues, flexible remote working options, offices in the heart of Helsinki, Tampere and Turku and extensive employee benefits. Our open and innovative culture is built to support self development: to accomplish this, we offer rewards from e.g. completed open source projects, internal demo projects and online courses.
We believe in continuous learning and driver's seat mentality - you are in charge of your own personal development, we provide you the tools and environment for it.
Do I Have the Potential to Become a Maker?
If you identify yourself as a developer to whom high quality is of great importance; who promotes DevOps spirit, and who is a stone hard professional or on the path to becoming one - then absolutely!
If it comes naturally to you to avoid being stuck on just one way to do things and you have the ability to see the "big picture", Knowit has definitely a lot to offer. Your job description will expand and change based on you interests, know-how and needs if you wish it to do so.
To quote our Software Architect Juha: "If you are a solution-centered person with an endless will to learn new and the ability to see outside the box, you will definitely rock the stage here and enjoy your work."
In case you recognized that this could be the kind opportunity you’d enjoy, just leave your application right now because we can’t wait for hearing from you – we’ll read all the applications and will get back to you as soon as possible!
If you come up with any questions or want to have a quick chat before making any further decisions, just reach out for Talent Acquisition Specialist Topias Niinivaara, whose contact information can be found on our career site!
Hope to hear from you and see you soon!