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Senior Front-End Developer (React)

Our Vaisala solutions contribute to societies and people’s lives in over 150 countries – and can even be found in space. With our technological innovations for measuring weather, environmental and industrial conditions, we have a key role in solving the grand social and environmental challenges of our time. We offer you a career with a clear purpose and a chance to create observations for a better world.


Building on over 80 years of experience, we employ approximately 1,900 professionals worldwide today. We are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki stock exchange and our headquarters is located in Finland. 


Vaisala’s industry-leading weather observation technologies, instruments, and solutions lay the foundation for the Weather and Environment business area’s strategy, enabling our customers to improve their ability to measure and forecast weather and weather phenomena. The business area serves selected weather-dependent customers to whom accurate, real-time, uninterrupted, and reliable weather data is essential to run efficient operations.


As a lead Front-end Developer you will play a key role in building reusable production-ready components for Wx Horizon, an innovative decision support tool servicing the global winter maintenance industry that keeps our road and air transportation running smoothly and safely. Challenges include presenting critical information to a variety of stakeholders, operators, and decision-makers via a responsive hosted application, and you will work with engineers and other developers to ensure the best possible user experience. You will implement new customer-facing features, and improve the existing codebase. To succeed, you will also need to collaborate with designers to give your feedback on prototypes and assist with your technical expertise.


We offer

  • An awesome team of passionate people

  • An interesting domain to work with

  • Convenient office location with a killer view

  • Tools of your choice (whatever laptop + OS you are most productive with)


We require

  • Open mind, good communication, and team working skills

  • A can-do attitude and ability to work independently

  • Ability to write clean and maintainable code

  • Attention to details

  • Minimum 5 years of experience w/ Javascript (3 years of experience w/  React)

  • Extensive knowledge in testing React components and apps

  • Experience in UI/UX design

  • BSc or MSc degree in computer science or equivalent experience

  • Fluent English


Skills considered a plus

  • Enthusiasm for Agile development methodologies

  • Understanding of microservice architecture

  • Experience in building data visualizations (Highcharts/D3/Mapbox)

  • Docker, Kubernetes

  • Typescript, Node.js

  • DevOps

  • AWS

For any additional questions, please contact Jim McCaa, Jim.McCaa@vaisala.com.

Please submit your online application with CV and salary request by July 18, 2021.  Please note that you need to be currently eligible to work in Finland.

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