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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Software

Tampere, FI

Apply by:  06-01-2020

AWS Cloud Architect

Cargotec is at the forefront of the transformation in the cargo handling industry. Our cargo handling solutions and services make global trade smarter, better and more sustainable. As leaders in ports, on roads and at sea, our business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor have a unique position to optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value.

Purpose of the position

Did you know that Cargotec is one of Finland’s largest publicly listed software companies? Join us for the exciting software projects - and to transform global trade into a smarter and more sustainable industry!

Cargotec Digital Solutions Hub creates data-driven software and services for intelligent cargo handling. By using cutting-edge cloud technologies and industry best practices, we are responsible for driving digital transformation and accelerating the development of software solutions. Through our work we make global trade smarter and more sustainable, while securing the growth of new digital business for Cargotec and its customers.
We are now looking for a hands-on AWS Cloud Architect to strengthen our growing team of cloud developers in Tampere.

In this role, you will join a team of experts building our AWS-based IoT platform and guide the implementing of data driven digital products for our customers. You feel comfortable interacting with various internal and external stakeholders, ranging from developers and data scientists to designers and business owners. You can work your way through the entire lifecycle of software products, from capturing architecturally significant requirements to designing elegant architectures, and leading their implementation hands-on to deployment. You will drive the team to deliver on its goals and continuously improve its ways of working while solving complex engineering problems.

Our ideal candidate has:


  • M.Sc (Eng.) or higher in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of AWS services such as ECS, RDS, Lambda, Glue, Kinesis, S3, DynamoDB, Athena, IAM, IoT Platform, and CloudFormation
  • Several years of hands-on professional experience in software architecture and developing cloud and Web-based software applications
  • Strong working knowledge in one or more programming languages including Java, Javascript/Node.js, and Python
  • Good understanding of software architectures and requirements management
  • Good working knowledge of topics like serverless computing, containerization, data streaming, microservice architectures, SQL/NoSQL databases, and REST APIs
  • Broad knowledge of tools, frameworks, and technologies related to designing, implementing, deploying, and hosting scalable and fault tolerant software services
  • Exposure to cloud automation and infrastructure configuration management tools like Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform, and Jenkins
  • Natural drive for continuous learning and interacting with the development community
  • Proficiency with Agile and Lean software development methods
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good communication skills allowing collaboration with stakeholders from various backgrounds.
Your ideal employer?

We could be your ideal employer, if you value the following:


  • Our very own software products and long-term ownership of the solutions
  • State-of-the-art, modern technologies at hand
  • Highly interesting and exciting software projects to work with
  • High level of autonomy and freedom to e.g. drive development initiatives most inspiring to you
  • Culture and opportunities supporting continuous growth and learning
  • Competitive compensation and benefits (such as wide healthcare package, sports & culture, fruits and refreshments always available)
  • Nice, modern office environment with true Nordic values - such as high appreciation for work-life balance and flexible working hours
  • Truly global company and working environment - around 13,000 people in 45 countries and operations in more than 100 countries
  • Strong and stable, publicly listed employer with market-leading cargo brands to work for - and to have an impact on transforming the cargo industry.

Greetings… from your future colleagues?

“We enjoy coming to work because we get to collaborate with amazing and talented colleagues. Our team is international, professional and self-guided. We are working with smart people which we can rely on.” 
- Chief Software Architect Jari & Scrum Master Marko - 

Interested to join?

Please submit your application and CV by 06.01.2020. The applications will be continuously reviewed until the position is filled.
For further information please contact Petri Selonen, Chief Software Engineer, by email at Petri.Selonen@cargotec.com


Cargotec and its businesses
Cargotec (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) enables smarter cargo flow for a better everyday with its leading cargo handling solutions and services. Cargotec's business areas Kalmar, Hiab and MacGregor are pioneers in their fields. Through their unique position in ports, at sea and on roads, they optimise global cargo flows and create sustainable customer value. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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