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We are looking for a great Product Manager, who is able to take the lead in making our current and new service products globally successful by tapping into great interpersonal skills and a get-things-done attitude with track record of making things happen. You will work as a part of our team of Product Managers in Turku, Finland.
Would you be interested in being part of the next success story and shape how business applications are developed all around the world? Join the Vaadin team!
As a Product Manager your main mission is to understand the market and constantly crystallize what we make next. Your responsibilities are, among others, to:
- Communicate, communicate, communicate about all things relating to your products to keep everyone in the loop, both internally and externally.
- Ensure that everyone understands the value and features of our current and upcoming service products, and that they feel encouraged to contribute to the product
- Ensure product-market fit, analysis of the market and competition
- Fight for top-notch user experience and customer satisfaction
- Keep the product roadmap and milestones up to date and following the product strategy
- Crystallize product value, formulate product investment proposals, and facilitate investment decisions
- Meet with customers and prospects regularly to incubate ideas and validate product choices
- Collaborate with the Service delivery, Marketing and Sales teams and drive the go-to-market strategy of your product(s)
We expect that you
- are a confident and effective communicator
- are a systematic leader with a passion for UI/UX
- are proven to get things done
- have an understanding of the software development and service delivery domain
- have relevant Product Management experience
- have fluent English skills
- are able to work in Turku, Finland
- experience in service design is considered in your favor, but is not a requirement for the position.
What you can expect from us
We're a young and dynamic team with a good work-life balance. You'll work together with developers, designers, product management, and leadership teams – every day – to form the future of Vaadin. You'll get to choose your own tools from hardware to software. You will be working in a creative and friendly work environment, with minimal bureaucracy and super open culture. We have flexible working hours and we offer competitive salary and benefits, as well as help with relocation.
Apply today by clicking the "Send your resume" button below. For questions or more info don't hesitate to contact us at email@example.com.
This is your chance to join the Vaadin team! We are looking for enthusiastic Junior Developers, who love technology and challenges, to join us in our quest to make developing web applications easier. Our open source products for web and Java are being used by more than 150,000 developers all over the world, but we are just getting started.
We are currently looking for trainees for two different positions at our Turku office:
Junior Java Developer
Several of our teams, both in consulting and R&D, are looking for Junior Java Developers starting their careers. We expect you to know Java, be enthusiastic about user interfaces and modern web technologies, and have a working knowledge in English. Experience with Vaadin and open source is a plus.
Junior Front-End Developer
We are looking for several Junior Front-End Developers to R&D. We expect you to know JS, HTML and CSS, be enthusiastic about user interfaces and modern web technologies, and have a working knowledge in English. Experience with Polymer and open source is a plus.
In general, we are looking for candidates who are able to commit to a 6 month internship period. The internship will be a fulltime position and will be payed. After the 6 month internship, you would be committed to work full time or at least 100 hours per month at our Turku office. We are looking for interns who are really willing to commit to our team.
We are a relaxed company with minimal bureaucracy. You'll work with smart and passionate co-workers using the tools you want to work with. You get to learn our technologies from the people that create them and finish your degree, too. Oh, and let's not forget our own beer brands, the company summer cottage or the LAN parties or internal hackathons, either. Apply now!
This position is only available at out Turku office.
Apply today by clicking the "Send your resume" button below. For questions or more info don't hesitate to contact our In-house Recruiter Krista Nikkari via phone 0405752456 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I ended up at Vaadin because of all the interesting possibilities it had to offer. I'm lucky to have been able do so many things here as a Vaadin expert, project manager, consultant and now also as a team leader.
I'd say I'm open, willing to try new things and have a strong technological orientation. I feel passionate about software architecture and agile methods. As a project manager, good communication and organizing skills are essential. You need to be able to interact both with the client and your team and of course also get your team to interact with each other.
Because of my work I've also had a chance to travel a lot. I recently counted that last year I spent time in 13 different airports. I've been in Europe, the US and Africa. It was pretty exciting to give a speech to hundreds of people in a developer conference JMaghreb in Morocco!
It's great that you can actually influence what the company offers to its clients. I also want to have an influence on how people experience their own work – I think it's very meaningful that people enjoy what they do.
Why should you apply here? Vaadin is growing and constantly better known. It's an international open source Java house with a prominent product. If you want to do more than just the basic stuff, make your mark and go further in your career, this is the place.
I came to Finland from Spain in 2011 to work in mobile services. My first encounter with Vaadin was a little later in a student fair held in Aalto University where Vaadin was recruiting. I talked to the VP of Services and went to a couple of interviews – and here I am!
I'm a part of the Global Sales team. Basically I take care of clients and sell Vaadin's expertise to companies worldwide. In my job you need to be social and open-minded to be able to both listen to and assist companies in a variety of topics mainly related to their different needs on building their web apps.
I would describe Vaadin as an awesome place to work: we have a lot of talented people here and the atmosphere is very open. Here you are able to get results. The management gives you real support and ensures that you are properly recognized and rewarded for what you do. They also genuinely believe in a proper balance between work and personal life. When I'm not at work, I'm enjoying life with my family: I have a wife and a baby girl.
Why did I come to Finland in the first place? Well, I was looking for an international experience and a great place to develop myself both professionally and personally. It's really rewarding to be able to save companies' time and money on software development and let them concentrate on their core business. At Vaadin you really feel you are contributing to something bigger!
Vaadin and I just "clicked": The company is small enough that I can remember everyone's name, the management is approachable and easy to talk with, and I'm given the freedom and responsibility to do my job the way I think is best. Those are really the most important qualities I look for in an employer.
As a designer, I'm responsible for the user experience and usability of the software I help build. This requires good communication skills to get the right information from clients. You also need to be able to take criticism and not be afraid to show what you are working on, even when it's not finished yet. It's just really essential for everyone involved to communicate often and well. Thankfully, though, our work environment also allows me to concentrate without distractions, as well as take regular breaks – two things that I find absolutely necessary in a job like this.
Born and raised in the Netherlands, I moved to Finland in 2007 to look for an adventure. Instead, I found love and met my wife. We like living in Turku, because it's neither too small nor too big. In that way, it's very much like Vaadin.
I'm a sporty nerd who seeks new technologies. Earlier I worked in a smaller software company and studied IT in the university. A headhunter contacted me through LinkedIn and I got interested in developing my career at Vaadin.
During the first month I was in a training project, which was a good introduction to the tools. I also had a tutor. I currently work as a developer in a team of four guys in Services. Agile development is the key! In the future it would be interesting to widen my job description and get a chance to work in the R&D team or as a project manager.
In my work, I need versatile software knowledge, I have to learn what different browsers are capable of and how to create appealing user interfaces. I also need to understand the problems, think quickly and be eager to find solutions.
As a workplace Vaadin is open, skilled and constantly evolving. The work environment here is really good and in fact, Vaadin has been successful in many "Great places to work" listings. Another big reason for me to work here is the whole open source mentality.
Both my work and my most treasured hobby, climbing, offer interesting challenges. I have been climbing in Jordan, Åland Islands and the French Alps. I find new energy at the mountaintops!
We keep everyone posted on what's going on and make it everyone's business. Everyone can participate, discuss and comment.
We like to do things together. Every Monday we have a team meeting in which we tell what's new and everyone can comment and ask. And the discussion continues in the company Skype channels and G+ around the clock. Your opinion counts, you will be the one that makes what Vaadin is tomorrow.
You can use 10 % of working time to create something of your own choice.
We acknowledge that all work and no play makes Jack rather dull. We also have time for fun and games!
Our company hierarchy is low. Our management is as easy to approach as everyone. There is always time for you.
We know that the circumstances may differ from person to person. Need time to graduate? Take a thesis month. Need family time? Take some leave. Feel stuck in a routine? Let's find new challenges.
We are an international and multifaceted community. Our team comes from all over the world and speaks eight different languages natively. The company language is English. We appreciate you just the way you are.