Software Lead

Location: Vantaa, Uusimaa
Date Posted: 01-12-2017
Suunto was founded in 1936 by Tuomas Vohlonen, a Finnish orienteer and inventor of the liquid-filled field compass. Since then Suunto has been at the forefront of design and innovation for sports watches, dive computers and instruments used by adventure seekers all over the globe. From the top of the mountain to the bottom of the sea, Suunto physically and mentally equips outdoor adventurers to conquer new territory.
Suunto’s headquarters and manufacturing plant are in Vantaa, Finland. Employing more than 400 people worldwide, Suunto products are sold in over 100 countries. The company is a subsidiary of Amer Sports Corporation along with its sister brand, such as, Salomon, Arc’teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor, and Mavic.  

We are looking for a Software Lead to join our Device Development team

Do you want to have a positive impact on the way people live an active and adventurous life? We, at Suunto, build the most reliable and robust products that our consumers take to their adventures in the deepest oceans and the highest mountains. We are now looking for a Software Lead to join our Device Development Team in Vantaa. This is a great opportunity for the one, who wants to contribute to the high-tech consumer solutions for global markets in a challenging technology environment.

As a Software Lead, your main task is to lead our software team that creates solutions for Suunto dive computers. This squad operates within our Device Development Team, which consists of 30 people. In addition to software development, the Device team works on hardware and mechanics development and device testing. In this team, you can participate in creating an amazing consumer product from the start to the finish. Did you know that Suunto Dive computers are ranking as one of the top dive computers in the world?

Your job in a nutshell: 
  • You own the technical software asset in dive computers.
  • You lead a software team of senior developers. It is essential, you have proven technical capability and experience in leading agile software development and delivery.
  • Setting up clear objectives and targets for the team is familiar to you. You make sure there is a sharp focus and prioritization of tasks within the team.
  • You ensure the software delivered by the team meets the set quality expectations.
  • You are not afraid of hands-on coding. Excellent skills of C/C++ and object-oriented thinking are required, fullstack experience is considered as a great plus.
  • You carry the responsibility of the outcome and have the capacity/capability to do so.
  • You have excellent people and leadership skills and you enjoy collaborating with necessary stakeholders.
  • You enjoy working in a team environment and you communicate clearly both in Finnish and English.
Want to join us and lead our dive software creation? Tell us more about yourself latest on Monday, December 20th, 2017. More information from our Talent Acquisition Partner Petra Erkkilä or 0400 653 089.
About Amer Sports Digital
Do you want to influence the way people live an active and adventurous life? How about building software that impacts the way millions of people around the world experience scuba diving, basketball, trail running, and other sports? Join our sports-loving community to build the best active lifestyle and adventure products that money can buy. You will get to work with awesome global consumer brands such as Suunto, Salomon, Atomic, Armada, Wilson, Sports Tracker, Arc’teryx, Enve, and Mavic.
Amer Sports is a great place to work for people who are passionate, who love to create great products and services, and who want to have a positive impact on people's lives. Our culture encourages being active, our leaders will coach you for success, and we will offer you challenges as well as freedom. If the shoe fits, then we invite you to join the team as you are, no formal dress or corporate BS required.
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