Do you want to develop the most critical asset of Finland's largest insurance company and make an impact on the daily life of up to a million users? Do you identify challenges from the world around you, while pondering how high-quality data could be used to build simple solutions? Yup, so do we and we are actually looking for a Cloud Data Engineer to strengthen our team in Helsinki.
What’s the role all about?
As a Data Engineer, you will work as a part of OP's Data & Knowledge -unit in a team of Information Management. As a humble squad of 6 data enthusiasts, we’re responsible for the data and reporting capabilities of Pohjola Non-Life Insurance. In other words, we live and breathe data, at least during workdays. You'll get involved in making decisions, not just on what information we collect but where and how we store all the information.
Your day-to-day tasks are built around developing ETL pipelines and data stream solutions. You utilize a variety of data sources in your work and develop analytics and reporting capabilities to meet the needs of the non-life insurance business. In other words, your job is to enable more agile business and support the business in data-driven decision-making. You will participate in the design and implementation of the Data Lake following the information architecture of the future.
TBH, the best thing in our team is the mutual vibe built on everyone’s expertise and the active spreading of superior knowledge with others. As like-minded fellows, we share a common interest in data and data-driven decision-making. Working in our team is easy-going and relaxed, but definitely productive. Our #1 promise to you is that you’ll get a chance to process extensive data and get acquainted with modern ways of working daily.
What do we hope from you?
Our recruitment is not meant to seem like a cryptographic puzzle, so we strive to tell you as clearly as possible what kind of expertise we believe is crucial to thriving in this role. This includes a previous experience of:
• Cloud Architecture and its components (AWS)
• Data storage (on-Prem & cloud)
• ETL solutions (tools such as SSIS, DataStage and Kafka)
• Programming (e.g., SQL, Scala, Python, and Spark)
• DevOps knowledge (CI / CD)
• Knowledge of reporting tools (PowerBI) is considered as an extra plus!
We don’t expect you to have thorough experience with all techs and tools mentioned above, but of course, we value your technical background and work experience in similar positions. However, the main thing is that you have the ability to learn new technological entities, you are ready to dive deep into our daily work and eager to outline the big picture as well as you’ll easily fit into an outgoing team. In addition, we hope that you will work fluently in English and/or Finnish. Please note that the job is located in Helsinki, Finland.
Why would you seize the opportunity?
For us, data is equal to business. With the help of data, we want to enable a safer everyday life for both our customers and us. Therefore, we want to help you develop professionally by offering you dedicated time to improve your individual skills to build up the competencies we personally feel would help us evolve.
You are encouraged to learn and grow (at work!). This working model organizes our ways of working into 70% ‘business as usual, 20% improving operations and continuous improvement, and 10% building up new competencies and learning and growing as humans. Modern Working culture at its best.
OP Software Academy
You will also have our own 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. On top of these, we also have different career paths customized according to your wishes. Or do you wish to dive deep into certain technologies? We’ve got you covered!
However, life is so more than just work. We have a wide range of staff benefits including a personnel fund and special terms for employee banking, insurance, and loan services. We invest in wellbeing at work by encouraging a good work-life balance, providing flexibility in your daily life, and offering comprehensive occupational health care, extensive medical expenses insurance, and full-time accident insurance.
Sounds like your future role?
Cool – that’s what we were secretly hoping for! The application period is open until 6.2.2022. However, we are going through the applications already during the application period so don’t hesitate with your application.
Any questions in mind? Lead Data Analyst & Product Owner Lauri Vornanen) will be happy to answer your questions via email (@pohjola.fi). Talk to you soon future colleague! 😊
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, and insurance services for our more than four million customers. For more information about OP as an employer and all vacancies, go to www.op-careers.fi. #LI-MS3