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Chief SW Architect

Curious… Enthusiastic…Passionate…Hands-on…Agile!

Does the above define you as a professional? If so, keep reading…

Vaisala is a global leader in weather, environmental, and industrial measurements. In Vaisala’s Weather and Environment business area, we are focusing on providing solutions to gather observation data, provide meaningful insights and forecast challenging weather and environment conditions.  Being at the forefront of change happening at an amazing pace, we are looking for people who can help us create the best quality software solutions and bring cutting-edge products and services to life to create a difference to the world we live in. If you have the passion for innovation, enjoy teamwork and believe in putting an "Architect" signature in everything you do, we would like to hear from you asap…  

We are looking for a person who will be responsible for translating customer needs to implementable well-architected software products. It involves analyzing business & technical requirements related to everything from product & solution architecture for next generation IoT enabled network & services, data monetization, artificial intelligence based observation & forecast generation for Weather & Environment related business domain.  You are expected to work independently in your own area of responsibility. Responsible for developing technical architecture vision & roadmap across the SW portfolio.


You will be responsible for defining the end-to-end Platform Architecture from a holistic perspective to deliver a solution to our customer’s business problems. In practice this will mean analyzing the software requirements together with our customer focused business teams as well as driving the requirements to meaningful conceptual and implementation architecture to satisfy the acceptance criteria and market needs in a timely manner. In practice, this means maintaining a market-driven technology roadmap, architectural design patterns and overseeing its implementation according to Vaisala Product Creation Process. You will be responsible for end-to-end management of Software Architecture related activities across the platform organisation from a holistic perspective and help respective products both technically and commercially, including both customer facing and internal activities. At Vaisala, you will work with team of gifted engineers & scientists to develop and improve mission critical products that handle large data sets with complex constraints.



Eager to learn, new technologies motivate you to think differently and define new solutions for customer problems. With a “can do” attitude and an analytical mindset: 

  • You are able to work effectively in a dynamic environment with multiple competing priorities and deadline constraints requiring rapid turnarounds.
  • You have a Masters/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, worked in an international and multi-cultural environment with fluent English. 
  • You have the ability to adapt and deliver technical messaging to diverse audience with technical and non-technical background and get your message through.
  • You have 10+ years of hands-on experience in defining & creating large, scalable SW products and solutions with real customer deployments in a SW Architect role. 
  • You have mastered the art of creating products based on Microservices based architecture and experience in transforming legacy products to new microservices based architecture.
  • You have experience in designing real-time systems and common platform services either using open source technologies or proprietary technologies.
  • You have very good understanding of modern technologies around cloud computing, databases and frameworks, hyperscalers, open source alternatives, challenges with open source.
  • You have experience in leading team of architects from both a technical and a managerial perspective.


Please submit your online application with your CV and salary request. This position will be filled as soon as we find a suitable candidate.

For further information please contact Indrajit Chaudhuri by email. (indrajit.chaudhuri@vaisala.com)



What we offer

Our innovative high-tech business provides opportunities for curious challenge-seekers to make a real difference. 

As a part of our global team you can contribute with science and technology to solve the big environmental and societal challenges of our time.


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