Jr. software developer (python)

Are you an IT student or graduate with interest in working with the back-end world? Are you passionate of learning new things about IT? If this is the case, please, read further because this job might be just for you.


Academic Work is looking for Jr. Software Developer for our client company!
You will be hired by Academic Work and will work as a consultant in our client company’s office. Candidates are kindly asked to aim all questions to Academic Work candidate.service@academicwork.fi (http://candidate.service@academicwork.fi/).


In this position, you will work in the company´s systems team assisting senior colleagues with analysis backend related small tasks. Your work consists of, for example, tool creation, developing backend monitoring, writing tests, and automating CI process and cloud deployments.

The main programing language is Python and you will be working in Linux environment. Some buzz-words describing the work environment: public and private cloud based microservices architecture, containerization, big data, rule engines, secure services.

If you are a motivated, independent worker with an interest to back-end development, this job is perfect for you!


Our ideal candidate is an IT student or a graduate. Regardless of your education, you are passionate about coding, which should be visible in your free time activities. You have experience with Python and you´ve preferably used it in working life or done some free time projects with it. In addition, you are fluent in English, you have a communicative mindset and you want to develop your skills further.

Apply for this position if you have:

  • Experience with Linux and Python
  • Good communication and team work skills
  • Motivation to perform various small independent tasks
  • Willingness to learn

Job experience in programming or testing is beneficial, but not required given you have the right attitude. Knowledge of SW deployment tooling (e.g. docker), virtualization tools, Jenkins, shell scripting, testing frameworks or Cloud technologies, is regarded as beneficial. Java skills are also valued.

Are you interested in working in an international environment with the top professionals of the business? Send your application as soon as possible, since the place will be filled as soon as we find the right person.

Start: As soon as possible
Working hours: Full-time project, flexibility in hours is possible for students
Employment period: 6 months, continuation of the contract will be discussed during the employment
Location: Helsinki, Ruoholahti
Salary: According to agreement
Published: 12.2.2016

If you have questions regarding the recruitment process you can reach us via email in candidate.service@academicwork.fi(http://candidate.service@academicwork.fi/).You can apply through our webpages! Remember to attach your CV into your application!
We are the Home of the Young Professionals. We are experts in recruitment and staffing university students, recently graduated and professionals in the beginning of their career. You can be employed by as a consultant in one of our client companies or be recruited directly to our client via our recruitment co-operation. You can read more about us at www.academicwork.fi(http://www.academicwork.fi/).

Our client is an international company specialized in providing the best solutions for information security. The company is located in Ruoholahti and its products are used worldwide.