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Senior Software Engineer

We are now looking for a Senior Software Engineer to strengthen our software development capabilities in Vaisala headquarters in Vantaa. You will join our Industrial Measurement's Products and Systems organization, becoming a member of our software team consisting of 15 team members.


Vaisala is a global leader in measurement instruments and intelligence helping industries, nations, people, and the planet to thrive. From predicting hurricanes to optimizing renewable energy production, our technology is used where it matters the most – from data centers, windfarms and laboratories to airports, the Arctic and even the surface of Mars. With offices in 17 countries, our team of over 2,300 experts and 59 nationalities is committed to taking every measure for the planet. Driven by our shared purpose, curiosity, and pioneering spirit, we stay ahead and make a difference. At Vaisala, you don't have to fit in to belong.  


Why join us?


  • Join a dynamic environment where you'll collaborate with brilliant colleagues to solve challenging and fascinating problems in the field of measurement technology. 
  • Dive into the power product area and work with software for our cutting-edge DGA monitors, designed to ensure uninterrupted monitoring of power transformers. 
  • Engage in genuine R&D efforts and contribute to the development of measurement technology for critical infrastructure, becoming an integral part of innovative product development. 
  • Our products help customers to solve many of the global challenges of our time. For instance, our products enable understanding and mitigation of as well as adaptation to climate change. We help to predict and prepare for extreme weather, optimize renewable energy production, and mitigate emissions in industrial processes.  
  • 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.    


What's your role?


  • Develop Linux application software, RTOS software and web application software with C++, Python and typescript based on your interest. 
  • Implement new features and enhancements based on scientific research and customer needs. 
  • Troubleshoot and debug complex technical issues to provide seamless user experiences. 
  • Apply your soft skills through working closely with colleagues and stakeholders. 


What will you bring?


  • Proficiency in modern software development methodologies, and emphasis on writing clean code. 
  • Mindset of a true software generalist. 
  • Demonstrated experience and adaptability in working with existing legacy codebases. 
  • Familiarity and enthusiasm for Agile software development practices. 
  • Proactive "getting things done" attitude with a commitment to problem-solving. 
  • Aptitude for unraveling complex implementations and implementing changes to streamline processes and reduce complexity. 
  • Strong proficiency in C++ programming language. 
  • Understanding of Linux concepts. 
  • Excellent communication skills in English for effective collaboration and clear exchanges within the team. 


For additional information please contact Ilari Virta, Development Manager, 


Ready to take every measure for the planet? If you are interested, apply at the latest on May 28, 2024 via the application form.  

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