Senior Developer, Identification and Access Management (IAM)
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.
You know how important Identity Access Management is for any company’s IT security strategy especially in Banking and Financial sector where authentication needs to be strong. Our customers and internal users expect quick and easy access. Come and develop our IAM systems and products further and help us keeping OP banking and financial services smooth and secure. This position is located in our Helsinki campus, beautiful Vallila.
Senior Developer, Identification and Access Management (IAM)
About the position
As a Senior Software Developer, Identity Access Management (IAM), your daily tasks will involve planning, designing and programming software as part of identification development teams (four teams) belonging to Digital Capabilities tribe. The Identification and Access Management team is a technical team and have a common goal to design, develop and implement high-quality technical solutions for Customer Identity and Access Management. Your team focuses on the OP.fi, which is the major platform for all OP Group’s services on mobile and on web with tens of millions monthly transactions. Part of your work will be developing the Logging in services as an identification process as well as authorization services. Team balances their work with new development and maintenance of the existing services. We are a company with a long prosperous history and therefore we have our legacy systems as well. Our focus is on developing new solutions, but it is necessary for you to understand legacy systems too. The Identification and Access Management team has long term visions for developing applications to SaaS services and at the same time reduce the technical depth. In this team you get to work in the center of Identity Access Management of OP Group.
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. Sprint cycles are extended with quarterly planning session to improve the cooperation within the tribe and between the tribe. All tasks are prioritized through one backlog owned by the team. Mentality is to empower the teams and give them freedom on decision making. Despite the size our organization structure is flat, therefore cooperation between tribes and teams should be smooth and you can easily contact colleagues from other tribes and teams.
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 10:20:70 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 must have previous knowledge working with customer IAM and we hope you already are a seasoned IAM specialist. Background in Java programming is required. To succeed and thrive in this kind of environment, we hope you have:
- previous programming expertise with Java (back end)
- expertise from implementation of customer IAM solutions, Credential Management, and related processes
- good communication skills in English, Finnish is an asset
- motivation for the problems and demands set by financial sectors customer Identity and Access Management and you actively follow the IAM field & trends
- understanding the connection between IAM and different business layers
What we see as advantages:
Your previous experience with
- Maven, Jenkins, Git, Confluence, Jira, DevOps,
- IAM protocols and methods e.g. Oauth v2, OpenID Connect (OIDC), SAML2, Single Sign On (SSO), Federations
- All prior knowledge from commercial Customer Identify & Access Management products is valued but not required.
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 in our active Chapters as well.
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 extensive banking and financial benefits. Also, you will be offered on top of normal occupational benefits the health care, 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 16st of May 2021! And don’t wait, we might interview candidates already during the application time. 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) op.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. 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 infcruiting 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.