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Business:  Cargotec
Job Function:  Software Development

Tampere, FI

Software 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


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 growth of new digital business for Cargotec and its customers.


We are now looking for an experienced hands-on Software Architect to join us in Tampere.


You will be a senior member of our team developing digital software products for our customers and building our AWS based IoT platform. You appreciate working in an international, cross-functional setup and engaging with various internal and external stakeholders, ranging from developers and data scientists to designers and business owners.


As a software engineering generalist, you thrive in solving complex, real-world engineering problems.

You master different phases of software development, from capturing architecturally significant requirements to designing elegant software architecture, but finally gravitate towards implementing and deploying a working solution. You lead by example and drive your team to deliver on its goals, continuously helping improve its ways of working and coaching your team members.

Our ideal candidate has:


  • Several years of professional experience in architecting and developing cloud andWeb-based software applications
  • Strong working knowledge in programming languages like Java, Javascript/Typescript + Node.js, and Python
  • Proven track record of crafting elegant and fit-for-purpose system and software architectures
  • Good working knowledge of cloud technologies, preferably AWS services such as ECS, RDS, Lambda, Glue, Kinesis, S3, DynamoDB, Athena, Cognito, IAM, IoT Core and Greengrass
  • Good understanding of topics like serverless computing, containerization, data engineering, microservice architectures, SQL/NoSQL databases, and REST APIs
  • Exposure to cloud automation and infrastructure configuration management tools like Ansible, CloudFormation, Terraform, and Jenkins
  • Experience with tools, frameworks, and technologies related to designing, implementing, deploying, and hosting scalable and fault tolerant software services.
  • 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.
  • M.Sc (Eng.) or higher in Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

Your ideal employer?


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


  • Working on own software products with long-term ownership of the solutions
  • State-of-the-art, modern technologies at hand
  • Highly interesting and meaningful 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
  • 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 December 20, 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 2019 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs around 12,500 people. www.cargotec.com