OP is a financial services group with strong visions for the future. We are constantly hiring new colleagues to OP Financial Group’s central cooperative where even the most ambitious career dreams can come true. We are strategically building a culture that allows you to work with bold, transforming solutions and, as a member of our pioneering team, make a difference in the lives of millions of people in Finland.
After months of remote-work and social distancing starting to get back to the office? How about changing the environment all at once and joining the leading financial services group in Finland? If you prefer working from home/summer cottage/dock/sailing boat/you name it – be our guest! But if you’re tired working from home and having lunch with your cat/house plant/roommate or want to meet other people than your family members (or just people!), you can always pay a visit to our HQ in Vallila!
About the position
As a Software Developer, Identity Access Management (IAM), your daily tasks will involve programming as part of identification development teams (four teams) belonging to Digital Capabilities tribe. Your team has a common goal to design, develop and implement high-quality technical solutions for Customer Identity and Access Management. Team balances their work with new development and maintenance of the existing services. All tasks are prioritized through one backlog owned by the team. Mentality is to empower the teams and give them freedom on decision making.
At OP we put emphasis on Agile. Our teams utilize Scrum or Kanban based on their own needs. Agile ceremonies are followed, but common sense is used on implementation of them. That's why we hope that you enjoy working in a team and you are an active team member. Improving our practices is a task for us all. Sprints cycles are extended with quarterly planning session to improve the cooperation within the tribe and between the tribe.
OP is currently executing a large-scale DevOps transformation. Teams are improving solution architecture, automating CI/CD pipelines and taking in increasing amounts ownership of service operations. We embrace the 70:20:10 rule and reserve time for improving day-to-day working and learning. Digital Capabilities tribe is committed for the DevOps transformation based on OP’s DevOps transformation framework. Check out what DevOps means to us and how your working days might look like in the future.
What we hope from you
In this position you don’t have to be IAM-guru already, but you must have previous knowledge working with customer IAM. Background in Java programming is required. All prior knowledge from commercial Customer Identify & Access Management products is valued but not required. We have openings for persons in start of their career with IAM and already seasoned IAM specialist. To succeed and thrive in this kind of environment, we hope you have:
- previous programming expertise (back-end or full-stack) with Java, React
- expertise from implementation of customer IAM solutions
- fluent communication skills in English, Finnish is an asset
- motivation for the problems and demands set by financial sectors customer Identity and Access Management
What we see as advantages
Your previous experience with:
- IAM protocols and methods e.g. Oauth v2, OpenID Connect (OIDC), SAML2, Single Sign On (SSO)
- User authorization and authentication commercial products
What we offer to you
Our corporate culture and every-day operations are based on our core values: People First, Responsibility and Succeeding Together. These core values have enabled our cooperative success through decades and they will also form the cornerstone of our future corporate culture.
Our values are present in the Identity Access Management development as well. People First and Responsibility: we are building the systems and solutions to make access more secure and smoother for our customers and employees. People First doesn’t only apply to our customers who are using our solutions, but also for our people who are designing, coding, configurating, implementing and testing technical solutions. We appreciate that you have a life outside of OP as well, and we encourage you to that. It’s important that you have a good work-life balance! That’s why we want our employees to be able to live their lives to the full as well. We have a whole tribe working with the Identity Access Management and Succeeding Together. This also means that there is always help available. We have several professionals, who are always ready and willing to share their knowledge and expertise.
Even though we have transformed from a traditional financial group more and more towards a technology house, you should not forget that we are a bank, after all. And this means that as an employee of OP, you will enjoy cheap mortgages and significant insurance benefits along with competitive salaries. Also, you will be offered extensive occupational health care plus health and accident insurances. And as a big house we also have the benefits of a big organization for your personal professional growth and development! As a cliff hanger, we can mention our internal education program, OP Software Academy, which is created to broaden and deepen our employees’ technical skills and competence.
More information and application instructions
Please apply here as soon as possible and latest by 9th of August 2020! And don’t wait, we will interview and hire the best candidates without delay even during the summer :) If you have questions about this position or what it's like to work at OP, please contact Tech Lead, Jani Nieminen, firstname.lastname (at).fi
If you are a solid fit, we will expeditiously set up a brief 'phone screen' with you where we will get to know you, qualify your background and match you to the particular position (or a different one if we find your background is more suitable for something else). After that, we will manage your candidate experience to be sure you are thoroughly prepared for every interview step you will participate in, and to be sure you are enjoying the process (and not too stressed out: a job search can be hard!) Keep in mind that you will eventually need to go through a coding assignment, assessment and background/medical check prior to employment. These won't take long, and are a necessary step considering the billions of euros our company manages for a majority of Finns :) For more information about data privacy, our principles of recruiting and our values, please explore our careers page https://op-careers.fi
OP is the leading financial services group in Finland and 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.