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Junior Software Developer - LiveOps team, FutuCare Managed Services

We are looking for two Junior Developers to join our LiveOps team, belonging to Futurice’s Managed Services business unit - among friends, we call it FutuCare! This is a great opportunity to start your career in tech consultancy in an amazing team in Tampere, where work days are never dull. Apply by 25.2.2024!

Our team

FutuCare Managed Services ensures continuity, support, and small feature development of in-production systems and platforms - most of those are developed by us at Futurice. We provide high-quality continuous & managed services to our clients and development teams, far above and beyond traditional reactive maintenance. We continuously find ways to increase value creation, improve automation and reduce manual work.

FutuCare consists of two functional areas: DevOps team looking after application continuous development and LiveOps, which combines Service Desk, operations, and platforms. Your possible future team LiveOps serves clients and development teams by looking after their services, creating a smooth developer experience, and ensuring rapid client communication. It also improves automation and provides monitoring and reporting of systems.

Your role

As Junior Software Developer in the LiveOps team, your responsibilities vary between clients, as usually a team member has a few clients to work with. The role combines software development and customer service, as well as continuous improvement in the client environments to provide the best possible value to our clients. To summarize, your responsibilities as Junior Developer may include:

  • Continuous development of in-production systems and software
  • Providing service to our clients and answering their questions and needs, whether it’s and incident management or service request
  • Monitoring the clients’ environment and ensuring its production, handling the monitoring alerts by priorities
  • Working with logs, reporting, information security, testing or run books
  • Together with the whole LiveOps team develop the ways of working, as this is something we want to create together
  • Your work can include occasional evening/weekend on-call work (on a volunteer basis or standby)
  • Possibly you can come across with other development projects

Recipe for success

To thrive in this role, you already have some technical skills in software development in your pocket. As our client projects have a lot of technical variety, we do not have a strict expectation on your stack. We expect you to have some knowledge on both backend and frontend, and in addition It’s an advantage if you have experience of some of these:

  • Languages: Typescript/Python/Kotlin/C#
  • Cloud: AWS/Azure/GCP
  • Web: Spring boot/Next.js/React/Chalice/Purify
  • Storage: PostgreSQL/DynamoDB/other
  • SAAS Services: Microsoft Power Apps/Monitoring solutions

We want to emphasize that we do not expect you to have everything on that list covered, or even come close to it. Ability and eagerness to learn are most important,with some technical basis to build on. In addition we look for a person who has great communication skills, as a top class customer service is something we aim for. You will be in close contact with clients, participating in many client meetings. We hope you combine development centric thinking with a service minded attitude. You will work both in groups and individually, and team-work and self-leadership skills are something we value. This position requires fluent Finnish and/or English.

What’s in it for me?

We do not expect you to know everything yet, but share the learning journey with us. You will have a knowledgeable team around you and get support and guidance from more experienced futuriceans. This role in the LiveOps team will provide you with a possibility to work with diverse technical environments and learn new skills, not only in tech but also consulting and client work. You get to work with interesting and well-known companies from a variety of industries, and the projects can be also large-scale. For example, we have worked with Valopilkku, City of Helsinki, VR, Zalando and Fira and FIBA to name a few.

This is a permanent position, located in our Tampere office. We are looking for 2 new team mates to join us during the springtime, most preferably in March/April.

Next steps

If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been looking for and are ready to take the next step, please submit your application.

Our application form is about as easy as it gets. All you need to do is enter your contact information and upload your attachments. We’d love to see a CV, and a few lines about yourself and why you want to join Futurice. If you need some inspiration, read our tips on how to stand out from the other applicants. You can also submit links to your LinkedIn and/or GitHub profile or your portfolio, as well as share other attachments relevant to the application.

Our recruitment process has 3 steps:

  • 1st interview with our LiveOps Lead Kari and Senior Talent Partner Heta, where we get to know each other better and take a look to your skillset, experience and interests
  • 2nd interview: technical interview, where you can do our pretask or bring your own hobby project to show, and have a discussion around your solution with our experienced developers
  • 3rd interview: final meet with our Managed Services Leader Joonas

If you have any questions about the role, contact LiveOps Lead Kari Latovehmas by phone or email: +358503803543 / kari.latovehmas@futurice.com

How we work

Ever since Futurice was founded, we’ve been committed to offering a workplace people will genuinely enjoy coming to every morning, Mondays included. We’ve put tons of effort into fostering a healthy and welcoming company culture combined with fair and competitive salaries and perks that improve the wellbeing of each Futuricean. Take a look here to learn more, check our Culture handbook 2.0 and get to know some of our people through their career stories. Each of our offices also adds its own unique vibe and flavor into the mix. Learn more about our offices here! New joiners are not expected to fit into a specific mold – people are free to come as they are, regardless of their background. We believe there’s power in varied perspectives and consider diversity an important part of our success.

We are Futurice

We are Futurice, an outcome-focused digital transformation company.We help our clients solve their biggest challenges and empower them to make a positive impact on the world.

Founded in 2000, our team comprises over 800 diverse experts who represent more than 60 different nationalities. We have Nordic roots and a global mindset and operate across Europe.

Come as you are As an ultimate learning platform that empowers people to become a better version of themselves, we believe that diversity and inclusion are important to our company's success. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse pool of candidates. We welcome applications from everyone, regardless of their race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, medical condition, or other non-merit factors - we care for each other!

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