SC5 is looking for Senior Developers to Helsinki and Jyväskylä, apply by 21.5

SC5 is Finland’s leading HTML5 production house. We develop game-changing online and mobile services using the latest web technologies. Our clients are industry-leading companies from the private and public sectors: Veikkaus Oy, Sanoma Oyj, the Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions et cetera.

Job description:

We are looking for ambitious Senior Developers to join our experienced development team. You will participate in building HTML5 services for tablets, smartphones and computers. You understand HTML5 is only a buzzword and that the real change is the move of logic from back end to front end. You will work in close collaboration with our UX Developers who take care of the HTML/CSS in the front-end view layer.

As the field is developing rapidly the work is often R&D oriented and you will need to follow the latest open source technologies. You will use your expertise to choose the right technologies to meet and exceed the customers’ expectations on the next generation web app look & feel.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

Building single-page-apps by applying a JS MVC framework (such as Backbone.js) to the front end

Building back ends for single-page-app architecture online services by providing a REST API with Node.js / Express

What we look for:

A strong programming background and genuine interest in learning the next thing

Motivation to follow and study the latest technologies

Solid expertise in building MVC in back-end (we will train you to apply this expertise in the front-end)

Proven skills in JavaScript

Fluent written and spoken English

What we appreciate:

Familiar with JS MVC frameworks (i.e. Backbone.js)

Familiar with JS UI frameworks (i.e. JQuery Mobile), CoffeeScript, Less/Sass, Twitter Bootstrap

Understanding of software development processes

Degree in software engineering

Blogging and microblogging

Experience in using Linux systems and version control systems (Git)

Experience in Node.js (Express), Python (Django) and PHP (Zend Framework)

Well familiar with MySQL databases, SQL and MongoDB

Experience in building scalable web sites and caching on different layers (Memcache, Varnish)

For more information please e-mail us or contact Samuli Savolainen +358 40 086 1355 (Helsinki) or Jarkko Tuomala +358 400 954 175 (Jyväskylä). Please also view our blog at to find out what we do and how we work.


Please send your CV and salary request via the following link latest on 21st of May 2012.