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Backend Developer, Oulu

Oulu, FI, 90230

Job ID: 5800


Would you like to work on identity and access management for online banking? We are now looking for a backend developer to further develop Nordea owned authentication solution and build a common Nordic solution to support different national authentication schemes. This is a permanent role. 

At Nordea, we know our customers’ needs are changing – and we’re deeply committed to meeting them with the financial solutions of tomorrow. We’re creating an agile environment where we’re harnessing the power of technology – one where you can make an impact. So bring your skills, ideas and unique background. With us, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and make your mark on something bigger.         


About this opportunity

Welcome to the Authentication and Signing teams. We add value by developing Nordea identity provider and related services to authenticate and authorize our customers online. As a backend developer you’ll play a valuable role in building our future top quality solutions for digital banking.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working with microservices and micro front-end patterns with a solid toolset like latest Spring Boot version, Java 8 and 11, soon 17 and front-end technologies like Angular and React. The solutions will be built cloud native, running with Docker and Kubernetes, monitored with Prometheus and Grafana, allowed to be run on-premise or in the cloud.
  • Getting familiar with cryptography, industry standard authentication protocols like Oauth2.0 and OpenID Connect, and EU level requirements like PSD2.


You’ll join an enthusiastic and dedicated group of colleagues who believe in Agile and DevOps ways of working for digital banking solutions. This role is based in Oulu, Finland.

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To succeed in this role, we believe that you:

  • Are a team player and create great working atmosphere.
  • Are open to learn new things.
  • Have good communication skills to sell your views and ideas.
  • Are not afraid to voice your concerns.

Your experience and background: 

  • Solid Java skills
  • Comfortable with software development tools, such as Git, Jenkins and IntelliJ Idea
  • Familiar with Test Driven Development (TDD) and unit testing frameworks
  • Previous work experience in software development



We value hobby projects and motivation, please indicate these in your CV or motivation letter.


Next steps

Please note that we will start screening applications already before job opening closes, submit your application as soon as possible, no later than 31/07/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact Jukka Ahola at


Recruitment process in a nutshell in this Backend Developer role: 1) application via, 2) you get a call/email from Jukka for an interview where we tell more about the role,3) technical assessment & we go through results together with two future team member of yours, 4) personality assessment & you’ll have an opportunity to hear the review of this assessment from our recruiter (Sanna) and hiring manager Jukka. 5) Background check, mandatory finance sector requirement, 6) Final offer from Nordea.

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at serving customers and communities. So, please come as you are.


Department:  IT/Technology

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