Open positions: Helsinki

Technology Advisor

Technology advisors help our customers navigate the at times complex technological waters of a new, increasingly digital world. They understand the technological environments and solutions of tomorrow compared to today, and help customer navigate there in order to improve their business or gain competitive advantage. As a part of an interdisciplinary team working with our clients from a variety of industries, you identify new opportunities, guide strategic direction and participate in development and commercialization of digital services.

Join us and you’ll work across industries to help clients solve major challenges in digital transformation and play a key role in helping some of the greatest companies in Europe find their footing in a rapidly changing environment. You’ll be part of a talented team with diverse backgrounds and leave your mark on our growing and developing advisory competence.

Examples of what you’d be working with

  • Analysing the current state and re-designing the digital development organization and architecture (European shipping company)

  • Designing next generation In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system with onboard WiFi and modern entertainment experience (European airline)

  • Evaluating various IoT platforms to power their upcoming new b2b services globally (Tele operator)

  • Evaluating the IT landscape, application portfolio and architecture (Finnish logistics provider)

  • Focusing on new agile ways of working, using our consultants as catalysts and leaders (Nordic bank)

  • Your projects might include business process analysis and digitization, delivery leadership of strategic digital initiatives in large organizations, technology due diligence in supporting client’s vendor evaluation process, advisory in modern enterprise architecture & cloud infrastructure and much more.

Additionally, you will take a leadership role in projects and ensure alignment and coordination within the project team and relevant stakeholders. Due to the exploratory nature of this role, you will also assist in business development and sales related activities.

What skills and experience we expect:

  • Ability to communicate and work fluently across different levels in organizations

  • A Master’s Degree in engineering, science or industrial management with excellent academic track record (cross-functional education is an advantage)

  • 4-8 years of experience in e.g. modern software development, system integrations, solution architecture and cloud IT infrastructure or similar

  • Ability to understand and solve abstract organizational issues and drive results in big projects

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Comfortable in our international environment and a good fit with Futurice Culture

  • Fluent in Finnish and English and a readiness to travel

  • An understanding of lean startup, business model innovation and design thinking

What kind of a personality we are looking for:

  • Ability to ask the right questions and drive troubleshooting with experts

  • Ability to translate abstract into concrete and articulate it appropriately to others.

  • Passionate about all things digital.

  • Strong drive to constantly learn and develop.

  • Ability to strive forward with high energy in an ambiguous environments.

  • Ability to work in diverse work cultures and comfortable with nonhierarchical organizations.

  • A good fit with Futurice Culture.

What we offer

We are a team of enthusiastic and ambitious people that aim to create a caring and inclusive workplace. We’ll give you a lot of freedom and responsibility. Futurice lets you drive things you really believe in and have a real impact in client work and internally.

We have a publicly recognized company culture built on trust, transparency, encouragement, self-direction - and it all comes with a great work/life balance. Join us and become part of an international, highly transparent company culture with exciting career opportunities!

Apply by submitting your application including your cover letter or video, CV, academic record and salary request latest August 31st 2017. We will be answering all the inquiries from 1st of August onwards.

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For more information, contact:

Emma-Leena Heikkinen Business Designer and Digital Consultant
+358 50 361 2103