Backend Developer, Credit Engine

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 13.1.2022

Are you interested in developing software that makes a difference in the lives of millions of other people? Are you a seasoned professional with experience in Java-based programming languages? Join us at OP Group in developing the Finnish mortgage market as a Backend Developer! We have been one of the trailblazers in Europe by creating a fully automated credit decision and pricing software.

Backend Developer, Credit Engine 

We are currently looking for a new Backend Developer to bolster our Credit Engine team and join us in developing our algorithm-based credit decision software. In this role you will be a very important part of our team by making sure the backend side of our software works as intended. You will also be creating new functionalities and work closely, sometimes directly yourself, with the frontend. In our team, we love to see our product work and make a difference in the life of millions of people.  The composition of our team allows you to have a very wide vision of the whole lifecycle of the product, and the possibility to dive into the world of AI, mathematics, or data.
What do you need to succeed in this role?
You should have several years of experience in software development in Java Virtual Machine (e.g. Java, Scala, Clojure etc.). Experience in Kotlin is a plus. In this role, you will also get the chance to use your skills in testing (e.g. Robot Framework) as well as creating and documenting REST APIs. You should also have working proficiency in Finnish. Experience in Spring/Spring Boot, Maven, Git and UNIX-tools is beneficial.
We warmly welcome diverse software development backgrounds and having an agile DevOps mindset. If you feel like you would like to embark on new challenges with other experienced software development specialists and work in a business-critical area, this might be a well-suited position for you. At OP, we want to foster a culture of taking initiative, proactivity, and maintaining a positive attitude also when something unexpected occurs – we hope that you find these ideas as fascinating as we do!

What’s the catch, then?
It wouldn’t be fair if we had nothing to offer you. We have a wide range of staff benefits including a personnel fund and special terms for employee banking, insurance, and loan services. We offer comprehensive occupational health care, extensive medical treatment expenses insurance and a full-time group accident insurance policy. We invest in wellbeing at work by encouraging a good work-life balance, providing flexibility in your daily life, and offering lunch, sport and cultural benefits. 
We also encourage and help you to further develop yourself as a technical professional. We have the so called “70/20/10 rule” in use, which means you will use 70% of your time for your daily tasks, 20% to develop the way you do those tasks, and the last 10% is reserved for you to learn and try new things. You will also have our OP Software Academy at your disposal in case you are interested in learning new technologies or methodologies, or why not in honing your skills in your current stack.   


Did we spark your interest?  


Great, we can’t wait to hear from you! The application period is open until Sun 9.1.2022, so now it is your time to shine! Please note that we will be on Christmas break between 23.12.-3.1. and we will not be actively going through the applications between this time range. 


Do you have some questions related to the role in your mind? Our Lead Developer Ville Peurala will be happy to answer to your questions via email ville.peurala(at)


In the financial sector, our business is founded on trust and accountability, which is why the successful candidate will be checked for credit history and corporate connections and must take a drug test and fill in a health questionnaire.  


OP Financial Group is the leading financial services group in Finland and a pioneer in the industry’s digital transformation. Owned by our customers, we are the largest financial sector employer in Finland. OP Financial Group employs over 12,000 professionals and provides banking, asset management, wealth management, insurance and healthcare services for our more than four million customers. For more information about OP as an employer and for all vacancies, go to   #LI-MS3


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  • Ilmoitusnumero: 1551956
  • Tehtäväalue: IT & Tech
  • Työsuhde: Vakituinen työsuhde
  • Työn tyyppi: Kokopäiväinen
  • Hakuaika päättyy: 30.1.2022
  • Hakuosoite: www-osoite
  • Sijainti: Helsinki