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Java Developer Finland, Germany or SF Bay Area
Front-End Developer Finland or Germany
UX Designer Finland
Community Manager Finland, Germany or SF Bay Area
Developer Advocate SF Bay Area
Inside Sales Representative SF Bay Area
Vaadin Expert Finland
Inside Sales Representative Finland or Germany
 
Java Developer

We are currently looking for enthusiastic Java Developers to join our ranks in upcoming battles. Our flagship open source product, Java based Vaadin Framework, is currently experiencing a rapid worldwide adoption. Since its launch 3,5 years ago Vaadin has already conquered the hearts of more than 150 000 developers worldwide, and we are hungry for more.

Would you be interested in being part of the next success story and leaving your mark in history? Join the Vaadin team!

What you can expect from us

We value technology and innovation over convention and status quo. We are all rich with ideas, ardent towards developing new and better solutions and love bending the limits of what is possible on the web. The organization is free from frivolous bureaucracy and assuredly developer-friendly. At Vaadin, you get to work with cutting edge technologies and pick the tools you need to succeed. We encourage you to put 10% of your working time into your personal projects that help moving Vaadin forward. We are truly proud - not only of the fact that our open source technology is used by thousands of developers worldwide, but also of our brilliant team. We boost our team spirit with work as well as fun related activities. We challenge and support you to grow as a professional in our creative, startup-like environment with customers all over the globe. Oh, and there are LAN parties, a game room and BBQ's!

What we hope you to bring us

Your relevant degree is equipped with strong and provable programming skills. We believe your interest and experience in Java, open source and web technologies will work towards your advantage. Because you are a team player, we know you'll fit our compact team creating peerless user experiences. We trust you to be as confident in close interaction with our customers, as you are writing kick-ass Java. Our operating market is global and our customers located around the world. Therefore, readiness to travel and fluency in English are pretty vital for your survival. The post is located in Finland, Germany or the US. We offer a comprehensive relocation package should you need one.

Apply now by sending your application and resume to jobs@vaadin.com.

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Front-­End Developer

We are experiencing a rapid worldwide adoption of our flagship open source product, Vaadin Framework, and are now looking for multiple Front­End Developers to strengthen our team. We are seeking people who love technology and challenges, and have the ability to find good solutions to hard problems both independently and as a member of a team. You will get the chance to work in a creative, startup­like company with customers all over the globe.

What we are looking for

  • Strong skills in JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • Java skills are a big plus
  • Good social skills and team spirit
  • Fluent spoken and written English communication skills

We offer

  • A chance to be a part of the Vaadin team and work with cutting edge technologies and tools
  • Excellent opportunities for career development in a growing and prosperous organization
  • Possibility of using 10% of your work on your own projects that help moving Vaadin technology or community forwards
  • A creative and friendly work environment with minimal bureaucracy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Assistance for relocation if needed

Your position will be in Finland or Germany.

Send your resume and a free application today!

For questions or more info don't hesitate to contact us at jobs@vaadin.com.

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UX Designer

We are looking for a passionate designer to join our UX team. Together, we help our development teams and international customers to build the best possible products. We know that UX is not just UI, and that every great product begins with empathy for the end users. Our design team has accumulated a lot of talent and experience over the years, and we'd love to share everything we know in exchange for the new perspectives and ideas you will bring into the team.

What we are expecting from you

  • 3+ years of professional design experience
  • Great interaction design skills
  • Good visual design skills
  • Native HTML/CSS speaker
  • Some Javascript skills
  • Fluent English written/spoken skills
  • Great communication skills
  • Readiness to relocate to Turku, Finland

Any experience from the following is considered a big plus

  • Prototyping
  • User testing
  • Web app frameworks
  • CSS frameworks/interpreters
  • Working together with software developers
  • Agile methodologies, especially Scrum

We offer

  • A chance to be a part of the Vaadin team and work with cutting edge technologies and tools
  • Excellent opportunities for career development in a growing and prosperous organization
  • Possibility of using 10% of your work time on your own projects within the Vaadin community
  • A creative and friendly work environment with minimal bureaucracy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Assistance for relocation if needed

Send your resume and online/PDF portfolio containing the best success stories and examples of your work today!

For questions or more info don't hesitate to contact us at jobs@vaadin.com.

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Community & Partnership Manager

Join the Marketing team and help us grow the community. Vaadin today has some 150 000 developers from around the world – help us double that by segmented and proven measures. The community has been built by creating platforms for developers to talk at and help each other. Our partnerships with other technologies and vendors have helped us expand rapidly to new markets. Now we want to gear up on community and partnerships and need somebody to manage it. But don't get us wrong: We need somebody who is a doer. You would be managing our community, our own developer's community-friday contributions as well as things we do with our partners on a grass-root level.

What we're looking for:

  • Engage with the Vaadin Community in our channels (Forum, Directory, Social) as well as external (e.g. Stackoverflow, meetup groups, other tech sites)
  • Take care of and nurture existing and new 3rd party evangelists
  • Activate the community through different means
  • Be our ears and mouth in the direction of the community
  • Track and report key metrics about community growth
  • Willingness to help others and see the community grow thanks to it
  • Innovative ideas on how to engage with the community
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • You to be detail oriented and organized
  • Experience from Java and JavaScript programming

What we offer:

  • A chance to be at the forefront of web technologies development
  • A chance to make a visible impact on a large community
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • A creative and friendly work environment with minimal bureaucracy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Assistance for relocation if needed

Apply now by sending your application and resume to jobs@vaadin.com.

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Developer Advocate – Web Components

Join us as a Developer Advocate and help us expand Polymer based Vaadin Elements to everyone creating web applications! You'll be working at our San Jose office with our marketing team, developing the ecosystem for the rapidly rising web components standard around rising web frameworks. You have a heart for excellent code quality and you like building enterprise grade large applications.

What we are looking for

  • Excellent JavaScript skills
  • Experience from working with JS frameworks like Angular, React and Ember
  • Good writing/blogging skills
  • Someone to do market research and help the Vaadin Elements team focus their development efforts on the right things
  • Willingness to present at meetups/conferences a plus

We offer

  • A chance to be at the forefront of emerging web trends and the possibility to use leading front end frameworks and produce demo apps, technical blog posts and screencasts
  • The possibility to attend leading web conferences around the world
  • The possibility to shape Vaadin's business by a large scale by making our free and paying customers' lives easier
  • And most importantly: The possibility to become or increase your knowledge in open source sales and marketing
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • A creative and friendly work environment with minimal bureaucracy
  • Flexible working hours

Apply now by sending your application and resume to jobs@vaadin.com.

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Inside Sales Representative

Vaadin provides technology, tools, and services for software developers who create web based business oriented applications. Vaadin Framework is a Java web application development framework that is designed to make creation and maintenance of high quality web-based user interfaces easy.

We believe in open source, transparency, and that the best user experience wins. We've been in business for over 15 years and are operating with positive cash flow. Today we have more than 100 people working with us globally with our HQ office in Turku Finland, and additional offices in Helsinki, Berlin, and in Silicon Valley CA USA.

Our framework is currently adopted by more than 100,000 developers, and the user base has grown significantly in recent years, due to the explosion in mobile and other applications. We have customers all over the globe with the vast majority in Europe and North America.

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Inside Sales Representative to nurture our leads and help close product deals. We need help to keep up with our growing sales pipeline. This is an Inside Sales position based in our California office (located in Milpitas), working with two outside Key Account Managers covering the Americas. You would be part of an international sales team with a mission to turn happy developers into satisfied customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Contacting prospective clients
  • Lead analysis and data collection
  • Lead nurturing
  • Sales presentations
  • Product sales and order handling
  • Reporting to Sales Manager
  • Continuous process improvement

What we are looking for

  • Good organization and analytical skills
  • Strong desire to succeed and positive attitude
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to learn and present technical information
  • Ability to think creatively and develop sales processes
  • Comfort level with software development and programming as conversation topic, in addition to solution selling is a definite plus
  • Experience working with data, reporting and CRM systems
  • Able to work in fast-paced self-directed environment
  • 2+ years experience in similar type inside sales role
  • Studies in Information Technology or Business Administration
    • Bachelor's Degree preferred

We offer

  • A chance to be a part of a fast growing international software company with a community of over 100.000 software developers
  • Clear career development path
  • Position in a growing and prosperous organization
  • A creative and friendly work environment with minimal bureaucracy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and commission based compensation plan

Relocation to Milpitas, CA required. Assistance for relocation offered.

Interested? For more information, contact Vincent Tsai at Vaadin Inc. Please send your application with a salary request to vincent@vaadin.com.

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Vaadin Expert

We are currently looking for enthusiastic Vaadin Experts to join our ranks in upcoming battles. Our flagship open source product, Java based Vaadin Framework, is currently experiencing a rapid worldwide adoption. Since its launch 3,5 years ago Vaadin has already conquered the hearts of more than 150 000 developers worldwide, and we are hungry for more.

Would you be interested in being part of the next success story and leaving your mark in history? Join the Vaadin team!

What you can expect from us

We value technology and innovation over convention and status quo. We are all rich with ideas, ardent towards developing new and better solutions and love bending the limits of what is possible on the web. The organization is free from frivolous bureaucracy and assuredly developerfriendly. At Vaadin, you get to work with cutting edge technologies and pick the tools you need to succeed. We encourage you to put 10% of your working time into your personal projects that help moving Vaadin forward. We are truly proud not only of the fact that our open source technology is used by thousands of developers worldwide, but also of our brilliant team. We boost our team spirit with work as well as fun related activities. We challenge and support you to grow as a professional in our creative, startuplike environment with customers all over the globe.

What we are looking for

  • Strong Java skills
  • At least one year of relevant experience with Vaadin framework
  • Good social skills and team spirit
  • Fluent spoken and written English communication skills
  • Readiness to locate in Helsinki, Finland

We offer

  • A chance to be a part of the Vaadin team and work with cutting edge technologies and tools
  • Excellent opportunities for career development in a growing and prosperous organization
  • Possibility of using 10% of your work on your own projects that help moving Vaadin technology or community forwards
  • A creative and friendly work environment with minimal bureaucracy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary & benefits
  • Assistance for relocation if needed

Your position will be in Helsinki, Finland.

Apply now by sending your application and resume to jobs@vaadin.com.

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German Speaking Inside Sales Representative

Vaadin provides technology, tools, and services for software developers who create web based business oriented applications. Vaadin Framework is a Java web application development framework that is designed to make creation and maintenance of high quality web-based user interfaces easy.

We believe in open source, transparency, and that the best user experience wins. We've been in business for over 15 years and are operating with positive cash flow. Today we have more than 100 people working with us globally with our HQ office in Turku Finland, and additional offices in Helsinki, Berlin, and in Silicon Valley CA USA.

Our framework is currently adopted by more than 100,000 developers, and the user base has grown significantly in recent years, due to the explosion in mobile and other applications. We have customers all over the globe with the vast majority in Europe and North America.

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Inside Sales Representative to nurture our leads and help close product deals. We need help to keep up with our growing sales pipeline. This is an Inside Sales position based preferably in our Berlin office, or HQ office in Turku, covering the German speaking markets. You would be part of an international sales team with a mission to turn happy developers into satisfied customers.

Responsibilities

  • Contacting prospective clients
  • Lead analysis and data collection
  • Lead nurturing
  • Sales presentations
  • Product sales and order handling
  • Creating big sales opportunities for Key Account Managers
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Launching the outbound sales campaigns

What we are looking for

  • Good organization and analytical skills
  • Strong desire to succeed and positive attitude
  • Native level German language skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Eager to learn and present technical information
  • Ability to think creatively and develop sales processes
  • Comfort level with software development and programming as conversation topic, in addition to solution selling is a definite plus
  • Experience working with data, reporting and CRM systems
  • Able to work in fast-paced self-directed environment
  • 2+ years experience in similar type inside sales role
  • Studies in Information Technology or Business Administration
    • Bachelor's Degree or Master's degree

We offer

  • A chance to be a part of a fast growing international software company with a community of over 100.000 software developers
  • Clear career development path
  • Position in a growing and prosperous organization
  • A creative and friendly work environment with minimal bureaucracy
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive salary, excellent benefits, and commission based compensation plan

Assistance for relocation offered.

Interested? Please send your application with a salary request to jobs@vaadin.com.

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Great Place To Work - Best Workplaces 2016 - Finland
 
There's always place for a talented professional like you!
We are proud to be one of the best workplaces in Finland. (GPTW Survey 2013 & 2014)
Did you know that over 150,000 developers are using Vaadin?
Be a software superstar – share your talents and learn from the best!
Use 10 % of the working time to create whatever you choose!
Like traveling? We work with our users all around the world in all our global offices.
Vaadin is all about open source – come and contribute!
 
Meet our code miners
Peter
Project Pundit
Amir
Superman of Sales
Tanja
Marketing Magician
Marlon
UX Design Guru
Jonni
Climbing Developer
Peter Lehto
Project Pundit

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.

If you want to do more than just the basic stuff, make your mark and go further in your career, this is the place.
Amir Al-Majdalawi
Superman of Sales

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!

The management gives you real support and ensures that you are properly recognized and rewarded for what you do.
Tanja Repo
Marketing Magician

How I came to Vaadin? A coder I know came to work at Vaadin and he seemed to like it so much that I asked if they needed a sparkling personality and a Jack-of-all-trades. The answer was yes. My responsibilities are marketing communication and its coordination. Vaadin has been missing a female user interface and that's what I am.

I enjoy working at Vaadin because of the youthful and open spirit, technology and co-workers. The work environment is really important to me: here you get to be who you are. The code is based on openness – just like the organization. This is a great policy.

The mood is really positive. My colleagues are hard-core coders, nerds, funny, different, ironic and helpful – a whole bunch of great personalities. I get to work with real rockstars!

I see Vaadin as more than just an open source technology: I see it as a company, a tool and an organization. Every day brings something new to the table. My time at Vaadin has been a learning experience. I've begun to understand the Java world and how user interfaces work.

In my free time I drive a Vespa LX 50, float in a swimming pool and watch too many films. I also have two cats called Lillis and Nanna-kissa. They drive me mad, but I love them anyway.

I believe you can learn from every person you meet. When you keep your mind open, success and other good things will come your way!

I see Vaadin as more than just an open source technology: I see it as a company, a tool and an organization.
Marlon Richert
UX Design Guru

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 given the freedom and responsibility to do my job the way I think is best.
Jonni Nakari
Climbing Developer

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!

As a workplace Vaadin is open, skilled and constantly evolving.
We believe in...
Transparency

We keep everyone posted on what's going on and make it everyone's business. Everyone can participate, discuss and comment.

Team voice

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.

Creativity

You can use 10 % of working time to create something of your own choice.

Fun

We acknowledge that all work and no play makes Jack rather dull. We also have time for fun and games!

Approachability

Our company hierarchy is low. Our management is as easy to approach as everyone. There is always time for you.

Flexibility

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.

Diversity

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.