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Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  Software Development

Tampere, FI

Trainee, 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.

Making your next move count


The Automation R&D Development department is looking for a new summer trainee to join the Data Collection and Analytics team. You would be able to start working in May 2023 or part-time even earlier. After a successful training period there is a possibility to do your final thesis with us if that is something that would be of interest to you.


The position is located in Tampere, Finland. The trainee period lasts from April to August, but exact duration can be agreed with some degree of flexibility. Hybrid working, i.e. partial remote work, is possible.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


You will be part of the Horizontal Transport Data Collection and Analytics team responsible for the analytics data flow in container terminals. Terminal operations generate a vast amount of data, which is then refined into reports used for monitoring and further improving the container terminal performance. In our data collection and analytics stack we use Java, Python and Apache Spark.


Tasks will depend on your experience, capabilities and interests. There are many exciting opportunities to contribute to. You will help the team testing the created software components in simulated environments and get work with reports and data from real container terminals.

What you’ll need to succeed:


  • Degree studies in automation engineering or software engineering
  • Genuine interest in software development and data analytics
  • Some Experience and interest in Python
  • Good study record
  • Detail oriented and problem solving attitude
  • Excellent communication skills in English


We offer you:


We offer you an opportunity in a global organisation to put your skills and knowledge into practice in various meaningful working tasks. We value collaboration in our open and
inclusive culture and you will get to work with colleagues from different backgrounds. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally - and have fun
while doing it!

Cargotec’s Trainee community is active throughout the summer. You will get to know other trainees through different Trainee activities and events, which have been very valued among our Trainees.

Interested to join?


For further information please contact Veli-Pekka Jaakkola, Development Manager, by email :


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application until 5th of March. We are reviewing the applications continuously and will fill the position when we find a suitable candidate.

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 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.