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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  R&D

Tampere, FI

Chief Engineer, Automation Software Architecture & Development

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.



Purpose of the position


The purpose of the position is to ensure state of the art architecture design and development of the automation platform. This person leads the architecture and development of the cloud and back-end software systems.
This person is expected to be eager for growth, in order to take full responsibility for the automation architecture and development.



• Lead architect for cloud and back-end software and terminal operations center design
• Co-design of the end-to-end architecture for automation platform, i.e. automation systems software and interfaces, remote operations center, robotised equipment and infrastructure systems.
• Project manager for selected automation platform projects
• Development environment and tools
• Support for customer delivery and pilot projects
• Engineering support for customer projects.


• Excellent problem solving
• Professional in documentation
• Good in collaboration
• Capability to challenge technology status quo and identify smarter ways of working
• Project management experience is considered as a plus
• Systems engineering experience
• Software architecture experience
• Hands-on software development knowledge in cloud and and back-end servers
• Hands-on automation hardware knowledge are considered as plus
• Knowledge of terminal operation, terminal operating systems and terminal operations center is considered as a plus
• Earlier experience on automation project engineering is considered as a plus.



• Product management 
• Software and automation development teams
• Automation technology partners and suppliers
• Simulator and live equipment test engineers, product integration
• Project delivery, maintenance & support services.


Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application.


For further information please contact Jari Hämäläinen, Director, Automation by email at jari.hamalainen@kalmarglobal.com.


This role is located in primarily in Tampere, Finland; potentially in Helsinki, Finland.




Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar offers the widest range of cargo handling solutions and services to ports, terminals, distribution centres and to the heavy industry. Kalmar is the industry forerunner in terminal automation and in energy efficient container handling, with one in four container movements around the globe being handled by a Kalmar solution. Through its extensive product portfolio, global service network and ability to enable a seamless integration of different terminal processes, Kalmar improves the efficiency of every move. www.kalmarglobal.com


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales in 2019 totalled approximately EUR 3.7 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com