Backend developer (Java), Oulu

Oulu, FI, 90230

Job ID: 8956 


About this opportunity 
Welcome to the Authentication and Signing teams. Ever wondered where the magic happens in terms of Nordea log-in solutions? We add value by developing Nordea identity provider and related services to authenticate and authorize our customers online. As Senior 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, Spring Boot and Java

  • Solutions will be built cloud native, running with Docker and Kubernetes, monitored with Prometheus and Grafana, allowed to be run on-premises or in the cloud

  • Getting familiar with cryptography, industry standard authentication protocols 

  • Working in agile team using SAFe methodologies 

  • Participating in our technology communities - dev days, innovation sprints and DigiHacks 

This role is based in Oulu, Finland with a hybrid model of working opportunity. This is a full-time permanent role, and preferred starting time is between September - December 2022. 

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, Spring Boot and microservices skills

  • comfortable with software development tools, such as Git, Jenkins and IntelliJ Idea 

  • familiar with Test Driven Development (TDD) 

  • plus for Angular and TypeScript skills 


What we offer


You’ll join an enthusiastic and dedicated group of colleagues who believe in Agile and DevOps ways of working for digital banking solutions. We have around 100 very talented tech professional in our Oulu site. In this team, where you would join, we have 6 members who work with topics like software development, QA and testing. Naturally we have scrum master and business analysts as well to support our agile software development. Team is international as we have in total three different nationalities, hopefully you feel ease using English as a working language. 


We are solving complex authentication puzzles every day. With us you will learn how to build large scale software projects, and we want to hear your ideas to grow together.


If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps


Applications are processed as they come, so don’t waste time waiting. Submit your application no later than 31/10/2022. For more information, you’re welcome to contact hiring manager Mikko Mustonen at


Our recruitment process includes technical assignment (java, spring boot, microservices) and personality assessment. We will complete background check for selected candidate, including drug test and credit check. If you have any questions about recruitment steps you may contact our tech recruiter 

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