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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Software Development

Tampere, FI

Software Engineer

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.

Making your next move count



Kalmar’s Automation & Software Development division is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will have the responsibility of software development and engineering specific Kalmar One components according to the development roadmaps.

You will be working with main collaboration interfaces inside and outside of the organisation such as product management, release management, project teams and Kalmar external partners.


This position is based in our site in Tampere and reports directly to the Development Manager.



Key responsibilities:



  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Take ownership of software components and features, which are in your development team’s responsibility
  • Be a team player, commit to the release schedule and commonly agreed targets
  • Ensure software quality with own actions
  • Exception handling with other stakeholders
  • Regular progress reporting

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • MSc or BSc, Automation, Information Technology or Computer Science
  • 1-5 years of experience of software development projects
  • Ability to plan, organise and carry out technical activities
  • Strong competence of C/C++
  • Experience with Linux (or Unix) operating system and embedded system development
  • Experience with either CAN-bus, Profinet, EtherCAT or some other embedded comms
  • Understanding of control systems and signal processing concepts is required; filters, Laplace/Z transforms, time domain/frequency domain theory is viewed positively.
  • Hands-on experience in Simulink/Matlab control systems design is viewed positively

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?



For further information please contact Andrew Cox, Development Manager, Tampere at

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with salary request and CV by 01.12.2022


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.


Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,000 people.