Software Developer, Insurance Solutions

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Päivämäärä: 22.5.2021

Sijainti: Helsinki, FI

Yritys: OP Ryhmä

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. 

Software Developer, Terra team


As a Software Developer, in Terra team, your daily tasks will involve programming, developing and implementing high-quality technical solutions belonging to Shared Systems and Processes tribe in Non-Life Insurance business area. This is a key position where you focus on planning, developing, deploying and maintaining online solutions for Pohjola Insurance’s corporate customers on our main service platform Your team is international as a part of it is located in Latvia.


In our Agile teams all tasks are prioritized through one backlog owned by the team. Mentality is to empower the teams and give them freedom on decision making. 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. Sprints cycles are extended with quarterly planning session to improve the cooperation within the tribe and between the tribe.


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. Non-life Insurance 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 


Background in Java programming is essential and previous implementation and working experience with Cloud Services e.g. AWS as well as Containers. You are fluent communicator in English and Finnish is an asset. To succeed and thrive in this kind of environment, we hope you have:


Back-End Development Experience:

  • Java
  • Container Technologies
  • AWS

Together with your Back-End experience, you can have either Front End Development experience:

  • React

Or you can have experience of Ops:

  • Scripting
  • Infrastructure as Code


What we see as advantages is experience of:

    • Agile methods and mindset
    • building Testiautomation on multiple levels
    • Database planning
    • working in DevOps culture


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 OP Software Development as well. People First and Responsibility: we are building the systems and solutions to make them more secure and smoother for our customers and employees to use. 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 large community of developers working at OP and Succeeding Together. This also means that there is always help available. We have active chapters for Developers and you can join them to share your knowledge and benchmark ideas on various technical topics of Software Development.


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 banking and financial benefits along with competitive salaries. Also, you will be offered extensive occupational health care plus 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! Here 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 the 20th of June 2021! And don’t wait, we will interview and hire the best. If you have questions about this position or what it's like to work at OP, please contact Product Owner, Nicky Sorvali, firstname.lastname (at)


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 (and not too stressed out: a job search can be hard!) Keep in mind that you will eventually need to go through a coding assignment, assessment and background/medical check prior to employment. For more information about data privacy, our principles of recruiting and our values, please explore our careers page

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.



Työpaikan segmentti: Developer, Medical, Bank, Banking, Technology, Insurance, Healthcare, Finance