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Summer Trainee, Software development in Air Quality

Summer Trainee, Software Development in Air Quality


Do you want to experience what the real challenge is at the beginning of your career pathway? Our company, Vaisala, provides up to 120 summer trainee positions every year for you to learn and develop your professional skills. We are a global leader in weather and industrial measurements, and our technologies can be found in demanding environments from hospitals, national parks and data centers to airports and wind farms all over the world – even on Mars!


We are now looking for a Summer Trainee to join our Air Quality Forecast organization at Vaisala site at Espoo (Keilaranta 17).  Link to our Hyperlocal Air Quality Forecast solution:


You will be part of our Air Quality Forecast team consisting of professionals SW development, AI/ML and meteorology. Together with the team, you will have an excellent opportunity to develop further our leading global Air Quality Services. In this role you will be working in close co-operation with the larger team, and you will report to Marko Torvinen, Head of Forecasting.





  • During the summer you will learn about air quality forecasting, how it affects human societies on a global level, and you learn basics in developing SW in a controlled manner for production use.
  • Your contribution will improve quality assurance and control of the wider air quality solution.
  • Being summer traineeship in air quality team will give you tools for developing commercial SW solution on a global scale.



At Vaisala, we rely on our courage, curiosity, and world-class expertise to stay ahead and make a difference. Committed to being a great place to grow for brilliant minds from diverse backgrounds, we work together to build an inclusive community where everyone is welcome and belongs as they are. All talents applying to join our community will be considered without regard to their background. Our trust-based culture is the home for purpose-driven people who are inspired by our shared values, innovations and impact for a better, sustainable world.





  • Your main task is to develop methods and systems to automatically analyze and detect quality anomalies in air quality models and observations. If you have ML/AI skills, you can use your knowledge in developing analysis methods.






  • A company with a purpose: we provide observations for a better world, helping to build a more sustainable planet. Our measurement products and solutions are used to both analyze and predict the weather around the globe and to optimize industrial processes to minimize energy consumption and waste of resources.
  • Equal opportunities for all: We have no gender pay gap, and as a global company diversity of people is one of the cornerstones of our success.  
  • Engaged work community: The Engagement (4.14/5) and Leadership (4.16/5) Indexes in our annual employee survey are on an excellent level, as our employees report that they find their work meaningful, learn, and feel well in their work. The length of an average career at Vaisala is 10 years.



If you want to work for a company that has a truly positive impact on our planet, you have come to the right place!






  • Background in Data Science, Computer Science or Computational Mathematics
  • Skills in programming, understanding of algorithmic programming, handling of large data amounts and understanding of AI/ML principles
  • Preferred stage of studies: 3-5 years of studies, possible missing only diploma work
  • Language requirement: English (mandatory), any other language is a plus



Leading performance, not location. Our culture is trust-based. We treasure face-to-face collaboration with our colleagues, but hybrid work and flexibility are the new norm for us.



For additional information please contact Marko Torvinen, Head of Forecasting,, +358 44 299 2329 [calls on Tuesdays and Wednesday 09-10, GMT +2 time zone].


If you are interested, apply at the latest on 5th of February 2023 via the application form. 

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