Junior API Specialist (Java/Ruby)

Are you passionate about system development, interfaces and working with technologies such as Java and/or Ruby on Rails? We are now looking for a Junior API Specialist for our client company Abloy Oy to Espoo. This job offers a great opportunity to develop your technical skills with the help of more experienced colleagues in a challenging environment. If you find this interesting, keep reading, and don’t forget to apply!


Academic Work is looking for a Junior API Specialist for our client Abloy Oy to Espoo. This is preferably a full time position, but if you are finishing your studies, flexible hours or part time work is possible. However, 3 days a week is a minimum.

This job is a staffing position, which means that you will be employed by Academic Work and work as a consultant at Abloy Oy. Academic Work will take care process, therefore candidates are kindly asked to direct all questions to Academic Work hel03@academicwork.fi.


In this position, you will be working with product called Safea. You will develop and maintain products external interfaces using Java and/or Ruby on Rails. You will be a part of a team, where you are provided with support and mentoring from more experienced colleagues. Your duties will also include helping clients and partners with product integration testing and provide them with information. You are also supposed to be able to take responsibility for your work and adapt to changes.

Interested? This position offers a great opportunity to gain important working experience, possibility to develop your skills and work in a client surface. Our client company provides a challenging and dynamic working environment and nice co-workers.


Our ideal candidate has an IT related academic background - you might be graduated or finishing your studies. In addition, succeeding in this position requires ability to adopt new technologies and eager mindset for working in a team with more experienced colleagues. You should be familiar with Java or Ruby on Rails and have basic skills in interfaces. Fluency in English, both written and spoken, is mandatory and knowledge in Finnish is seen as an advantage. We also expect you to be active and enthusiastic to improve your skills in changing conditions.

Apply for this position if you have:

  • Suitable academic background
  • Knowledge in Java or Ruby on Rails
  • Fluent in English, Finnish is seen as an advantage
  • Active and enthusiastic mindset
  • Previous experience from system development is seen as a great advantage, as well as skills in REST design.

Start: As soon as possible

Working hours: Full time

Employment period: 12 months, with potential for extension.

Location: Espoo

Salary: According to contract

Published: 20.10.2016


To apply for the job you need to register on our website and then click on “Apply here”. Remember to attach your CV into your application! We only process applications through our website but if you have questions about the position you can reach us via email in hel03@academicwork.fi. Please write the advert ID in the subject field and paste the advert link in the mail. We are continuously screening and contacting candidates so make sure to send your application as soon as possible. Please note that the advert can be removed prior to the last application dates on our external advertising pages. In the event the advert has been removed it is either due to the process being completed or because we have a sufficient number of qualified applications and are proceeding to the selection/interview phase in the process.

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 us 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.


Abloy Oy is a Finnish company, found in 1919, that designes and manufactures complete locking solutions. Company focuses constantly to develop both its products and manufacturing processes in order to guarantee their clients high-quality service and exellent locking systems. Company is well-known and has a good reputation both internationally and in Finland. Abloy is part of the Swedish ASSA ABLOY Group.