Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Software Development

Tampere, FI

Software Developer

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.


Do you want to make your next move count? With us, you can.


Kalmar is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Kalmar Digital Solutions team in Kalmar’s Strategy, Sustainability and Technology function.

In this role you will join a team of software experts building solutions ranging from data ingestion from machines to desktop applications to cloud applications. In this role you should be able to implement features independently and together with the team. You are able to communicate effectively when analysing, troubleshooting, and resolving issues together with other developers and stakeholders. 


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Designing and implementing features into existing and greenfield solutions Kalmar product divisions have
  • Depending on your seniority
    • mentoring and coaching other developers
    • discussing with the relevant stakeholders to get a better understanding of the requirements and their details

What you’ll need to succeed


  • Education
    • Bachelors or Masters of Science in software engineering


  • Experience
    • Several years of professional experience in designing and developing software
    • Strong working knowledge in programming languages like TypeScript, Python or C++
    • Proven track record of crafting elegant and fit-for-purpose system and software architectures
    • Good working knowledge of desktop and web applications
    • Understanding of automation and infrastructure management tools like CloudFormation, CDK, Terraform, Jenkins, Ansible or similar
    • Natural drive for continuous learning and interacting with the development team community
    • Proficiency with agile and lean software development methodologies
    • Strong analytical problem solving skills
    • Good communication skills allowing collaboration with stakeholders from various backgrounds
    • Proficiency in English (written and verbal)


Additionally we appreciate


  • Understanding of data acquisition for industrial IoT applications
  • Understanding of the mobile work machines industry and how machine control systems work
  • Understanding of autonomous vehicle development
  • Understanding of the cargo handling industry


What can we offer you?


We could be your ideal employer, if you value working on your own software products with long-term ownership of the solutions. We do state-of-the-art work with modern technologies.

We have the culture and the opportunities supporting continuous growth and learning of our professionals within our Tampere-based team and we provide them with highly interesting and meaningful software projects to work on.

There is a high level of autonomy and freedom to e.g. drive development initiatives most inspiring to you. We appreciate work life balance and provide flexible working hours.

Last but definitely not least we are a strong and stable, publicly listed employer with market-leading cargo brands to work for - and to have a huge impact on transforming the cargo industry and making the world more sustainable.

You will be part of


We believe in our people as it is our people who really make the difference. We always work in close collaboration with our customers, deliver on our promises and never walk away no matter how big the challenge. We succeed because we do it together. 

With us, you will have the opportunity to realise your potential and become an important member of our global team.


Interested to join?


If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your application now! Please note that the interview process may begin before the closing date of the job posting.


For further information please contact Jussi Haapanen, Senior Manager, Product Division Solutions by email address:



Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.