Senior Software Developer (Geographic Information Systems)

Vincit

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Software Developer with a passion for code and geographic information systems to join our fun-loving bunch!

What is the job like, really?

Well, a great one! You get to work in close cooperation with our Vincit community of top-level developers and experts and our global customer’s multi-talented team. So it’s pretty safe to say that you will get to bounce ideas with equally great minds. Our way of working and thinking suits those who are – or want to be – at the top of their profession.Your main task? To design, develop, and optimize our public sector customers backend services using Java or Node.js, with a special focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS). As part of our team, you’ll also have the chance to dive into a range of exciting projects across various technological domains. The life cycle of our projects and the size of teams varies so there’s no need to worry about getting stuck or bored. Our customer base and the scope of our projects are wide, from small start-ups to globally large enterprises, and from legacy-type maintenance to advanced projects in generative AI. Take a look at our customers to see what we’re talking about. 

What are we looking for?

Java or node.js: Whether your strength lies in Java (with experience in Java 11 and functional programming in Java 8 or later) or you excel in node.js, we’re looking for someone with over 5 years of experience in either language.

Frontend: If you have experience with Angular.js, LeafletJS, and Angular UI Bootstrap, it’s a great advantage.

Cloud: Proficiency in cloud platforms like AWS, GCP, and Azure is essential, as our codebase primarily operates on these platforms.

GIS: Strong skills in geospatial information processing using PostGIS or other similar tools. Experience with Mapbox, Geoserver, Leaflet, Open Layers, QGIS, National Land Survey data sources, ETL tools and OGC standard such as WMTS, GML, WFS, Shapefile are a nice plus. To ensure effective communication, including with Finnish-speaking customers, proficiency in both English and Finnish is essential for this customer project.

Cool, but what’s in it for me?

Maximal flexibility and location independence – set up your workstation wherever you want and utilize our awesome offices’ premises in the way you feel is most suitable for you

Work-life balance – we encourage you to shape your work life according to your personal needs

More than generous employee benefits lunch benefit, free snacks and drinks, healthcare and dental care services, extensive insurance, childcare services, high-quality work equipment – the list goes on!

Competitive salary – your monthly salary will be based on your experience and expertise + you’ll get to enjoy Vincit’s bonus model, personnel fund and transparent salary weeks

Competence development – we have set up Univincity to support workplace learning in various ways

Various career opportunities – take whatever career steps feel appropriate, whether shifting upwards, sideways or downwards.

Modern, transparent, and humane organization culture  thanks to these traits we’re an award-winning workplace to be proud of

Local and international work environment – enjoy the numerous activities and hobby clubs in your local community or explore an office exchange opportunity in our European or US locations

A team of skilled experts at least equal to yourself – our way of working and thinking usually suits those who are, or want to be, at the top of their profession. Work with us, and you get to be part of our Vincit community which consists of the country’s top developers, designers, and other experts. 

Curious but still on the fence?

If there’s anything you’d like to chat about the job, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. To get to know us as an employer, we recommend checking our career site, blog, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.

P.S. Please note that if you live abroad and want to work with us, you need to have the necessary permits for working in Finland.  

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