Senior Software Developer - Wellness Product Team
Firstbeat Technologies Oy

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Alkuperäinen julkaisupäivä 11.2.2021

You have it in you 

Firstbeat Technologies is a leading sports and wellness technology company. Our solutions transform physiological data into personalized guidance on exercise, stress, sleep, and recovery. Hundreds of elite sports teams (e.g. Sacramento Kings and Benfica) , thousands of wellness professionals, and top companies in over 40 countries trust Firstbeat to enhance performance and well-being. Our purpose is to help people reach their health and performance potential with science-backed confidence. The head office is in Jyväskylä, Finland.   

Is purpose at work important to you as a software developer? We’ll offer you something extraordinary. Our Wellness team is looking for a Senior Software Developer to join our winning team. The Wellness Product team develops and operates Firstbeat Life™ a subscription-based native cloud (AWS) corporate wellness solution including mobile apps for employees. For employers, it is a modern workplace well-being management solution and an integral part of preventive healthcare in corporate and other settings, targeting global markets. 

As a Senior Software Developer you get to 

  • be involved in designing, developing, and maintaining various functional elements in the service and improvement of CI/CD pipelines, among others
  • develop Firstbeat Life™, a subscription-based native cloud (AWS) corporate wellness solution including mobile apps for employees
  • hear feedback directly from end-users
  • work closely daily with our UX designers, data scientists and physiologists, sensor researchers , and wellness sales and marketing

What software developers think of working at Firstbeat Technologies: 

“We have great people all around, both in software development and in other tasks. It is a joy to work with them and to know that the tools we create help people to improve their lives.”  Antti Kuusela - Senior Software Developer, Wellness R&D 

“I am an avid software developer, and I like to learn new things. Over the past year, I have learned to operate in cloud platforms, and the team has been a great support in my personal development. At this work, you also learn a great deal about your wellbeing and body reactions.”  Sanna Laitinen - Software Developer, Wellness Team

To clinch the role: 

  • You have gained several years of experience in software development and possible in a lead role
  • AWS and serverless is your thing
  • React knowledge is seen as a plus
  • You have previous experience of different tools and technologies and demonstrated ability and desire to rapidly adapt new technologies and tools
  • You have an ability to create engagement and inspiration in a team through your own example and personality, and to coach younger software developers

Buzzwords: AWS, Javascript, TypeScript, software development, healthtech, analytics

Firstbeat as an employer for software developers  

World–leading software and cutting-edge technologies 

Firstbeat has developed revolutionary analytics technology that creates a digital model of a user's physiology through advanced modeling of heart function and heart rate variability (HRV). As proof of this, we have been received awards many times, both nationally and internationally.   

Trusted professionals 

Together, we are around 100 people enthusiastic about sports and well-being with backgrounds in physiology and sports sciences, algorithms and software, behavioral sciences, service delivery, and consumer product concepts. We like to work to make people healthier, happier and more productive. 

Meet some of our winning team  

Performance potential as a mission 

Our purpose is to help every individual, whether in competitive sports, personal fitness or the corporate world, reach their health and performance potential with science-backed confidence.  

Well-being as a value and a culture 

For us, the well-being of our staff is important, and its impact should be visible and feel tangible in everyday life. For example, an essential part of Firstbeat’s positive wellness culture is the weekly ’free hour’ available to staff during the working week. Read more here 

You can be based in Jyväskylä, Espoo, or your home – what counts is that you can fluently participate in daily work, and it works for you and us. We will provide you with the tools enabling remote and hybrid work, if needed. 

We use both Finnish and English as work languages. The job does not require regular traveling. 

Want to learn more about working as a software developer at Firstbeat Technologies? 

Have a chat with either Wellness product Team Lead Jonne Räsänen ( or with our Senior Tech Recruiter Johanna Ilves ( 

Please send your application and CV with a salary request using the online form by March 14, 2021.

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  • Ilmoitusnumero: 1424840
  • Tehtäväalue: IT
  • Työsuhde: Vakituinen työsuhde
  • Työn tyyppi: Kokopäiväinen
  • Hakuaika päättyy: 14.3.2021
  • Hakuosoite: www-osoite
  • Yhteyshenkilö: Johanna Ilves (johanna.ilves (a)