Dev Academy to boost your software developer career!

Location

Finland

Do you want to develop your skills as a software developer and get involved with impactful software projects? Apply to Solita Dev Academy and become a part of our diversely talented community of developers! 

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We are looking for future software developers to join our growing community in Finland!

Dev Academy is an intensive onboarding to Solita and at the same time a stepping board to getting started with your career in software development. As a dev academian you will start your employment with a short training and onboarding period and then move on to work as a software developer in real customer projects.

As Solita’s employee you will be part of customer projects where you can see in practice how your work as a software developer can make an impact in different ways. We have a variety of modern technologies in use and we choose the technologies in projects based on customer and project needs. Some popular technologies in our projects are for example JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Clojure, .NET and React. You can read more about technologies we use from our Solita Developer Survey 2022.

Would Dev Academy be the next step in your career?

  • You can be a student or recent graduate, who has gained a good base of knowledge in software development.
  • If you haven’t studied software development in school, don’t worry – you can also be a self-taught developer. Take a look at some of our former academians’ experiences of working at Solita as software developer
  • Dev Academy might be useful for you even though you already have a couple of years’ experience as a software developer. As long as you are interested in developing your skills in software development and enjoy coding, we would love to hear from you!


What would your role include?

  • problem solving and writing beautiful code together with your team and our clients

  • designing, developing and testing different kinds of softwares and systems

  • using and learning technologies and tools relevant to your work


What do we expect from you?

  • experience in programming through education, hobbies or work
  • passion for coding and courage to embrace new challenges

  • ability to use English as a working language
  • To be able to participate in the Academy, you need to be living in Finland. We have offices in Helsinki, Oulu, Tampere, Lahti and Turku and light offices in Kuopio, Joensuu, Pori and Jyväskylä. We also have flexible remote working possibilities. 


In turn you will get:

  • Permanent employment, competitive salary and Solita’s comprehensive employee benefits

  • Chance to learn software development in a safe environment with experienced colleagues in real customer projects. 

  • Easy going community which is passionate about technology. You will always have a caring and competent colleague to reach out to.
  • Culture that embraces high-level of autonomy and low hierarchies


Interested?
We want to hear more about you: tell us who you are, what experience you have in software development and where your passion lies.

We would also like to see how you code!

So, before handing in your application, please do our pre-assignment: 

github.com/solita/dev-academy-2023-exercise 

You can find some tips for the pre-assignment from our Dev blog:

If you already happen to have some project which demonstrates your skills in software development, you can also share that instead of our pre-assignment exercise. Make sure that in your own project there are enough for us to see your skills (both backend and frontend). We appreciate good documentation, structure & tests. You can find more tips from the pre-assignment exercise and the blog posts mentioned above.

Send us your CV with a cover letter and remember to add a GitHub-link (the pre-assignment exercise or your own project). You can also attach your transcript of records of your studies or other relevant documents or links that showcase your relevant skills and knowhow.

Schedule

  • Last day to apply is February 5th, but we will start the interviews already during the application period, so apply now, don’t wait until the last minute!

  • We will be making recruitment decisions all the way during the application period, however all candidates will be informed about the decisions at the latest on February 14th. 

  • The Academy will start in March 2023 and it will be organized by mixing remote participation and workshops in our main office locations in Finland.


Questions?

For more information about the Dev Academy contact Meri Merkkiniemi ([email protected]) or Minna Luiro ([email protected]). We can also arrange a call by email if you wish. 

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