Do you have the spark to develop new, influential solutions that help make daily life easier for wide audiences? We believe the best aspect in our work to be its opportunities for making an impact. At OP, we are currently continuing on our transformation journey to revolutionise both our own work and our services to customers. The new, agile operating model will be adopted in stages throughout the organisation and will distribute responsibilities and freedoms to all OP personnel. As a Network Specialist this will mean that you and your team will have the freedom to tackle ambitious development work however you consider best as top professionals.
So, why not consider joining Finland’s largest financial services provider and leading technology house as a Network Specialist? We are looking for a customer-oriented Network Specialist with excellent cooperation skills to support our development and operations. The position will combine significant opportunities for making an impact, continuous professional development and learning from co-workers, and the development of ambitious solutions that fulfill OP’s shared service promise. Located in Vallila, Helsinki, the Network Specialist position also offers an excellent opportunity to get into the core of Finnish fintech.
You are part of team, who is in charge of developing group’s network environment, supporting the development projects related to network solutions. Your team is also responsible for usability and reliability of the network environments on behalf of development and operations.
You understand customers’ and stakeholders’ needs, and you take them into account in your team’s way of working. As a part of the team, you participate in producing the desired customer value. You constantly look for optimal choices for creating customer value following the regulation of the financial sector. You participate in planning the product strategy of your area of responsibility. You are also involved in team’s decisions-making and prioritising.
You understand the impact of network to development and operations services. You actively follow the development of technologies of your own area. You fluently cooperate with different stakeholders and actively communicate with them ensuring transparency for them. You support business projects and coordinate network-related projects. In practice, you are a member of a team, who is responsible for the network environment of OP Group and leading the partners, who are providing network services.
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
We are looking for a person, who has strong experience and knowledge about extensive network environment. You can describe the requirements of the network environment on a level, which a service provider can deliver. You are a passionate professional, who is willing to develop yourself in environment, which is also evolving all the time. You are familiar with Agile way of working. You also understand the requirements of critical network environment from ITIL process point of view. You have a solid technical track record from using modern technologies in development and raising the level of automation level.
To succeed in this role, the customer has to be always on your focus. You get other people excited, and you have good cooperation and networking skills. You have an ability to see the big picture, you are creative and you can prioritize the most important goals to tasks. Your solution-oriented approach drives you towards common goal and new solutions. You can handle pressure and you are self-driven. In work-related issues, you communicate fluently in English. Finnish skills are seen as an advantage, but not mandatory.
In addition to the technical substance knowledge of network environment, the position also requires understanding of the challenges integrated on-premise and public environments and requirements create to network.
WHAT WE OFFER
We work mainly in Vallila, Helsinki. We also use virtual working environments and work remotely, but we do hope, that you’ll be present in Vallila when needed. On our beautiful and bright Vallila Campus, you’ll get to work in modern circumstances. Here we have diverse services, e.g. several lunch restaurants, gym, masseuses, physiotherapists, hairdressers, just to name a few. And remembering we are a bank, you get cheap mortgages and insurance benefits along with competitive salaries.
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested, get in touch with us to learn more and introduce yourself! For more information about the position, contact Head of Hybrid Infra and Datacom Janne Salminen. You can reach Janne on weekdays by phone, +358 40 8621 674, or by email at email@example.com. If we assured you about the position and culture fit, submit your application by Oct 27th, 2019!
Before signing the final job contract, we will do the credit reference and background check, drug test and occupational healthcare quiz.
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, wealth management, insurance and healthcare services for our more than four million customers.